International Committee

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Mission Statement
To create international business opportunities for NVTC members by promoting the region as a global technology center through active participation in international activities. Through meetings, events, and hosting foreign delegations, the International Committee keeps NVTC membership current on international business opportunities, global trends in technology policy, and promotes developments in Northern Virginia technology to international business audience.

Goals and Objectives

1. Provide linkages to do business internationally
2. Provide weekly/monthly/bimonthly newsletter covers the update on local and international events and news, in the form of "Chairman's letter"
3. Provide guidance to communicate with or to conduct business in certain markets
4. Create sustainable relation with related government agencies and NGO's that encourage and support exports and international market
5. Provide networking to members with foreign delegations inward and outward trade delegations

About Us

The NVTC International Committee fosters relationships with international businesses in the region by proactively providing intelligence, programs, access and counsel to NVTC members. The committee helps technology businesses successfully tap into the thriving international technology marketplace. Through meetings, events and hosting foreign delegations, the committee keeps the Northern Virginia technology community current on global trends in technology policy and promotes the region's technology community to an international audience.

Committee Leaders

Jenni Bickerstaff
AHT Insurance

Chris Spille

Vice Chair
Matthew Beardall
JP Morgan Chase

Board Liaison
Jim LeBlanc
Unity Resources Group


Throughout the year, we will have delegations from different areas, technology companies visiting and opportunities to partner with additional organizations. These will be in addition to our normal meetings.

Committee Meetings - Northern Virginia Technology Council February 22, 2017

Technology Spotlight - Lithuania
Learn what you are missing by not doing business in Lithuania. Lithuanian Ambassador Rolandas Krisciunas will discuss the immediate and direct benefits of doing business with Lithuania to include:
  • Program developers and other labor at a fraction of the cost elsewhere in the EU;

  • Minimal income tax, dividend tax, and real estate tax for your international operations

  • A highly skilled, educated, and multi-lingual labor force

  • Substantial government funding for investment in your research and development, products, services, or process.

  • 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Deloitte LLP
    7900 Tysons One Place, 8th Floor
    Mc Lean , VA 22102
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    Upcoming Events

    To Be Announced

    To see the entire lineup of NVTC Events click here.


    How Foreign Investments Respond to Regional Innovations
    February 11, 2015 - RGIT Presentation

    International Markets
    May/June 2005 | The Voice of Technology
    Northern Virginia Technology Council Magazine

    March 2004 | The Voice of Technology
    Northern Virginia Technology Council Magazine