The forum will provide technology business leaders the opportunity to learn about the candidates’ views related to technology and business policy.
HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that Virginia Senate candidates Senator Mark Warner and Ed Gillespie will participate in a Technology Town Hall Forum, co-hosted by NVTC and Microsoft, on Monday, September 8 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 be introduced while on stage together before appearing separately to answer questions from a panel of technology business leaders and participate in audience Q&A. Event hashtag is #VATechForum.
September 8, 2014
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Program
Microsoft Offices, Reston
12012 Sunset Hills Rd
To register as a member of the press, please contact Sarah Jones at
703-904-7878 ext. 207 or email sjones(at)nvtc(dot)org.
The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
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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 300,000 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 NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community; 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 http://www.nvtc.org.
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