Governor Bob McDonnell Selects NVTC's Prestigious Public Policy Series Event as First Speech to Address Area Business Leaders

Jan 21, 2010, 01:49 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

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HERNDON, Va., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will speak at the next Public Policy Series breakfast, his first appearance as Governor before a business organization in Northern Virginia. During the event, the Governor will discuss his plans for job creation and economic development, government reform and restructuring, and the important role that the technology industry will play in the state's economic recovery and growth. 


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Wednesday, January 27


7:00 – 7:45 a.m. – Registration

7:45 – 9:15 a.m. – Program featuring Governor McDonnell


The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA

Directions to The Ritz-Carlton


To register as a member of the press, please contact Kristine Gager at 703 218 3555 or via e-mail at

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 and is the largest technology council in the nation. NVTC has about 1,000 member companies representing more than 200,000 employees. Its membership includes companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. 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

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council