MEDIA ALERT:
December 4, 2015
MEDIA: Meredith Smith
Communications Manager
703-525-2400
ARLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO CELEBRATE 2015 AT THE 91ST ANNUAL MEETING
Arlington, VA - More than 200 people are already registered for the Arlington Chamber of Commerce's  91st Annual Meeting  to be held on  Friday, December 11 at the  Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel The  Annual Meeting , which runs from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., is a key event for the Arlington  business community and celebrates the Chamber's accomplishments of 2015 while looking ahead to what's to come in 2016.  The annual luncheon features keynote speaker Aneesh Chopra, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Hunch Analytics and former Chief Technology Officer of the United States.
 
In addition to the keynote speaker, the 91st Annual Meeting will feature the introduction of the 2016 Directors and Officers as well as the presentation of the prestigious Chair's Award, President's Award and Committee of the Year Award.  The  91st Annual Meeting  Award Winners are: 
2015 Chair's Award
Recognizes the member organization and its representative(s) who have made an outstanding contribution of resources to the Chamber and the business community.
 
2015 President's Award
Recognizes the individual who has made an outstanding contribution of volunteer assistance to the Chamber.
David Kinney, Asset Manager,   Kinco, LC
 
2015 Committee of the Year
Recognizes the Committee that has done an exceptional job of executing the mission of the Chamber membership and Arlington business community.

With over 250 anticipated attendees, the Chamber's Annual Meeting  is a can't miss event for Arlington business and community leaders and is a great opportunity to network and build relationships with many different Arlington businesses.   Members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend. If you would like to register as media, please contact the Chamber at 703-525-2400 or  communications@arlingtonchamber.org .

The  91st Annual Meeting  is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including Grand Sponsor:

ABOUT ANEESH CHOPRA
Aneesh Chopra is the co-founder and EVP of Hunch Analytics, a "hatchery" incubating ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets, including NavHealth, an open data intelligence service. From 2009-2012, he served as the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer with a focus on better public/private collaboration as described in his 2014 book, "Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government." In 2015, he served as the Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. In 2011, he was named to Modern Healthcare's list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and in 2008, to Government Technology magazine's Top 25 in their Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers issue. He is a Member of the Council on Virginia's Future, earned his master's degree in public policy from Harvard Kennedy School in 1997 and his bachelor's degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1994.

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Founded in 1924, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is a member-centric, volunteer-based, non-profit organization of over 700 businesses committed to the economic and civic well being of the community. For more information or to become a member, visit
www.arlingtonchamber.org

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