Virginia Senatorial Candidates George Allen and Tim Kaine to Address Technology Business Leaders

Jun 13, 2012, 09:05 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

NVTC and Microsoft Co-Host Technology Town Hall Forum

HERNDON, Va., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that Virginia's candidates for U.S. Senate, George Allen and Tim Kaine, will participate in a Technology Town Hall Forum, co-hosted by NVTC and Microsoft, on Thursday, June 28 at Microsoft's offices in Reston.


The forum will provide technology business leaders the opportunity to learn about the candidates' views related to technology and business policy. During the forum, the candidates will appear separately to provide remarks and answer questions from a panel of business leaders. Following the panel Q&A, each candidate will respond to audience questions before his concluding remarks.

This event is co-sponsored by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Public Access Project (VPAP).


June 28, 2012


7:15 – 7:45 a.m. Registration and Networking

7:45 – 10:00 a.m. Program


Microsoft Offices, Reston

12012 Sunset Hills Rd

Reston, VA

Directions to Microsoft Offices, Reston


 To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878 ext. 287 or email

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

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council