The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) has announced winners of the 11th Annual NVTC Hot Ticket Awards, honoring the region’s best and brightest entrepreneurial technology companies.

More than 500 members of the Northern Virginia technology community celebrated the nominated companies this week at the home of NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg. Keep reading →

Governor Bob McDonnell signs new legislation to attract data centers to Virginia, accompanied by NVTC President Bobbie Kilberg (seated at right) and representatives from member firms.

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell gets technology. He also gets the importance data centers and technology firms will play in the future of the commonwealth’s economy. Keep reading →

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is no stranger to the government technology community. As founder and managing director of Columbia Capital, a venture capital firm, he helped found or invest in a number of technology companies, including Nextel.

So it was a logical leap when Warner reached out to the Northern Virginia Technology Council in 2010, asking for recommendations for remedying the major record-keeping deficiencies discovered at Arlington National Cemetery. Keep reading →

Three chief technology officers from the government contracting community were singled out for their innovation at the 20th annual TechCelebration event sponsored by a leading trade association, the Northern Virginia Technology Council.

The CTO awards, presented jointly by NVTC and Washington Technology magazine last night, recognize chief technology officers for their critical contributions to achieving results for their government customers and their leadership within their own companies. Keep reading →

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain made only indirect references to recent sexual harassment allegations but addressed a slew of other topics — from his famed tax plan to technology’s role in economic growth — at a speaking engagement in Northern Virginia on Wednesday.

Cain received a warm welcome and several bouts of laughter and applause in a ballroom full of Northern Virginia Technology Council members at the Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Virginia. Keep reading →