NVTC Annual Banquet to Feature Revolution's Steve Case and the NVTC Tech Awards

Oct. 24 Event an Annual Celebration of the Technology Community

HERNDON, Va. – Oct. 3, 2016 – The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, today announced that this year’s TechCelebration: NVTC’s Annual Banquet will be held on Oct. 24 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. The event will feature a celebration of NVTC’s 25 anniversary; Steve Case, chairman and CEO of Revolution; and the announcement of the winners of the 2016 Tech Awards.

Case will make remarks in accepting the Pinnacle Award for his outstanding leadership and contributions to the Northern Virginia community. Case, who co-founded AOL, is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future.

In addition, NVTC will announce the winners of the 2016 NVTC Tech Awards, an awards program honoring influential leaders and innovative companies in our region's technology community. Congratulations to the following finalists:

Tech Patent of the Year
AEGIS.net, Inc.
Fractograf, LLC
Patrocinium Systems
TransVoyant Inc.

Tech Executive of the Year
Kimberley Hayes, The Ambit Group
Roger A. Krone, Leidos
Michael B. O’Neil, Jr., GetWellNetwork
John Sheputis, Infomart Data Centers
Doug Wagoner, SAIC

Tech Company of the Year Under $50 Million in Revenue
Higher Logic

Tech Company of the Year Over $50 Million in Revenue
Datapipe Government Solutions
LookingGlass Cyber Solutions
Tenable Network Security

Oct. 24, 2016

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
6:45 – 9:15 p.m. Dinner and Program

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102

To register as a member of the press, please contact Alexa Magdalenski at 703-904-7878 ext. 207 or email amagdalenski(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; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.