NVTC and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC Announce "Surviving an Economic Downturn and Changing Government Priorities" Event

December 18 Event Includes Expert Panel Session and Technology Showcase Featuring 20 Area Emerging Technology Companies

HERNDON, VA, December 11, 2008 - The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that its Emerging Business & Entrepreneur Committee will host a unique event on December 18th that addresses a topic that is front and center for all businesses - how to survive the current economic downturn. The event will take place at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) building in Herndon, Va., from 7:30am - 9:30am. Supported by The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, a resource hub for technology-focused start-ups and entrepreneurs at every stage of their lifecycle, this event will offer attendees a chance to hear leading experts discuss "survival tips" as well as meet with emerging technology companies showcasing innovative cost-saving solutions.

"If you are looking for ways to improve your bottom line, interested in learning more about the emerging business community, searching for promising, emerging businesses in which to invest, or just seeking ideas for operating your business in these uncertain times, we encourage you to attend this event," said Kristin D'Amore, director of The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC "We have assembled a showcase of 20 emerging technology companies with solutions that provide the cost savings, efficiency and productivity that are essential to surviving uncertain economic conditions. In addition, we will have a panel discussion that will enable you to learn from those with firsthand knowledge and experience in surviving an economic downturn."

The event will start with a panel discussion moderated by the Washington Business Journal's Darlene Darcy and include Ken Bartee, Former President of McDonald Bradley; David Wiley, Founder, CEO and President, Widelity; and Matt Goddard, CEO and Co-Founder, R2i.

Companies that will showcase their technology solutions, include:

  • KnowledgeBank
  • LeverPoint, inc.
  • American Remote Help Desk
  • www.ClickforHelp.com
  • CrossMine
  • Intridea
  • KZO Innovations, Inc.
  • Results Software
  • Unanet
  • WorkProducts
  • Carpathia Hosting, Inc.
  • Cranial Tap
  • LogicStudio
  • AccessibleTech
  • Aptela
  • Equilibrium Networks
  • Searchles
  • Softential
  • CC Pace
  • NexVortex
  • R2Integrated
  • Trusted Integration

Event Details:

Center for Innovative Technology
2214 Rock Hill Road, Herndon, VA
Directions to Center for Innovative Technology

NVTC or MITEF Member: No Charge
Non-Member: $ 75.00
Special Government Rate: No Charge

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