May 19, 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Dannenfelser 
Member Services Administrator
Scott Thuman
WHAT: The Arlington Chamber of Commerce presents the 30 th Annual Arlington Best Business Awards recognizing outstanding businesses in the community. Businesses are selected for their contributions to the Arlington Community in the categories of Retail, Service, Technology, Nonprofit, Home-Based Business, Large Business and a Green Award for a business showing leadership in environmental protections.  Scott Thuman, Senior Political Reporter covering the White House and Capitol Hill for ABC7 News and News Channel 8 , will s erve as our Emcee.

WHY: The Arlington Best Business Awards celebrate area businesses that go above and beyond serving their clients to make Arlington a great place to work and live. Awards are earned by businesses that deliver exceptional quality of service to their customers, are industry leaders or offer a unique approach to delivery of its goods or services, and display an interest in  and concern for the Arlington community. 

The event also features the induction of Arlington business leaders into the Arlington Business Hall of Fame. This year's inductees include William G. Buck of Buck & Associates, the late Emerson Gerald Reinsch of E.G. Reinsch Construction and Management Companies (honored posthumously), and John Shooshan of the Shooshan Company.

William G. Buck
Emerson Gerald Reinsch
John Shooshan

WHEN: Tuesday, May 24 from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  
WHERE: Sheraton Pentagon City,  900 South Orme Street,  Arlington, VA 22204
WHO:  Founded in 1924, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, nonprofit organization of hundreds of businesses and thousands of professional people who are committed to the economic prosperity and civic well being of the Arlington community. The Chamber focuses on ways to make the community a better place to work, live and visit, including recognizing the men and women who contribute to the well-being of Arlington.
REGISTER:  Advance registration is $45 for Chamber members, $55 for non-members. Breakfast is included. Register online at   or call 703-525-2400.
MEDIA: Media attendance is encouraged, but advance confirmation is requested. To attend, please contact Hannah Dannenfelser, Member Services Administrator, at  or 703-525-2400.

The Arlington Best Business Awards are made possible thanks to our sponsors , including 
Allied Telecom.  

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