Oct. 30 NVTC Annual Banquet to Feature SAP's Bill McDermott and the NVTC Innovator Awards

Oct 17, 2013, 10:30 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

Gov. Bob McDonnell and INpower's Paul Lombardi to be Recognized at the Event

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that SAP Co-CEO Bill McDermott, who will become sole CEO of the global business software firm in 2014, will deliver keynote remarks at this year's TechCelebration banquet on Oct. 30 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

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TechCelebration will also feature the presentation of the 2013 Chairman's Award to Gov. Bob McDonnell, for his leadership in ensuring Virginia remains a top state for business, and the Earle C. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award to INpower's Paul Lombardi, in recognition of his exceptional service to NVTC and the region's technology industry.

NVTC will also honor the finalists and announce the winners of the 2013 NVTC Innovator Awards, a new awards program honoring groundbreaking companies and technologies in our region's technology community.

DATE:           Oct. 30, 2013

TIME:            5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Registration
                     6:30 – 9:15 p.m. Dinner and Program

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

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