November 30, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT:  Caroline Taylor
Communications Manager
(703) 525-2400
ARLINGTON, Va. - The Arlington Chamber of Commerce today announced the outstanding Chamber members that will be honored as 2016 award winners at the Chamber's 92nd Annual Meeting. With nearly 300 attendees anticipated, the 92nd Annual Meeting is a key event for the Arlington business community that will celebrate the Chamber's 2016 accomplishments, while looking ahead to 2017. In addition, this year's event will feature Victor Hoskins, Director of Arlington Economic Development, as the keynote speaker. The event will be held on Friday, December 9 from 11:30 - 2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel.

"The Arlington Chamber is thankful for our dedicated members, whose support and involvement is invaluable to our work to strengthen our economic environment and help local businesses thrive," said Chamber President & CEO Kate Bates. "Our 92nd Annual Meeting award winners have truly gone above and beyond for the Chamber, and their impact on the Chamber and business community as a whole will certainly last for years to come. We look forward to honoring them and celebrating the accomplishments of Chamber this year, as we prepare for a prosperous 2017."

Bates added, "Victor Hoskins is a groundbreaking innovator. His insight into Arlington's economic status, business composition, and plans moving forward can help our area's businesses and organizations continue to prosper."

The 92nd Annual Meeting a ward winners are: 
2016 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.
2016 President's Award
Recognizes the individual who has made an outstanding contribution of volunteer assistance to the Chamber.
2016 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.

Members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend the event. If you would like to register as media, please contact Caroline Taylor, Communications Manager, at (703) 525-2400 or .


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