Oct. 29 NVTC Annual Banquet to Feature POLITICO Editor-in-Chief John Harris and NVTC/Washington Technology Government Contractor CTO Innovator Awards

Oct 15, 2012, 09:05 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

Harris to share predictions and insights about the November presidential elections

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that POLITICO Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder John Harris will deliver keynote remarks at this year's TechCelebration banquet on Oct. 29 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. Harris will share his insights and predictions about the upcoming November elections in his speech, "Eight More Days – Who Will Win the Presidency?"

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NVTC will also honor the finalists and announce the winners of the 2012 NVTC/Washington Technology Government Contractor CTO Innovator Awards, recognizing chief technology officers within the region's government contracting community for their critical contributions to achieving results for their customers and their leadership within their own companies.

DATE:  Oct. 29, 2012

TIME: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Registration
6:30 – 9:15 p.m. Dinner, awards ceremony and keynote remarks

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA
Directions to The Ritz-Carlton

REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Jenna Brown at 703-904-7878 ext. 207 or email jbrown@nvtc.org.

The event is free for press but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council