Steve Forbes to Keynote NVTC's Premier Titans Series

HERNDON, VA, September 8, 2009 - The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Steve Forbes, Chairman & CEO of Forbes Media and Editor-In-Chief of Forbes magazine, will officially kick off the fall Titans Series on September 15.

Forbes' presentation titled "What Now for the Economy?" will lend insight into the current status of our nation's economy and where it is headed. During his keynote speech, he will address the following areas including how big is the recovery; areas of the economy that will boom, and those that will lag; status of small businesses and how they still face credit constraints; how regulatory reform of the financial system will evolve; and the impact of the coming military showdown between Israel and Iran.

Steve Forbes is President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine. Since Forbes assumed his position in 1990, the Company has launched a variety of new publications and businesses. The company's flagship publication, Forbes, is the nation's leading business magazine, with a circulation of over 900,000, with Forbes and Forbes Global together reaching a worldwide audience of nearly five million readers. Forbes writes editorials for each issue of Forbes under the heading "Fact and Comment." A widely respected economic prognosticator, he is the only writer to have won the highly prestigious Crystal Owl Award four times. The prize was formerly given by U.S. Steel Corporation to the financial journalist whose economic forecasts for the coming year proved most accurate.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

7 - 7:45 a.m. - Registration & Networking
7:45 - 9:15 a.m. - Program featuring Steve Forbes

West Belmont Place at The National Conference Center; Leesburg, VA (Directions to West Belmont Place)

To register as a member of the press, please contact Kristine Gager at 703 218 3555 or via e-mail to kristine@w2comm.com
Free for press but must register in advance; Press credentials will be required for entry.