May 13, 2015
MEDIA CONTACT: Meredith Smith 
Communications Manager
Scott Thuman
WHAT: The Arlington Chamber of Commerce,  with supporting partner  Rosslyn Business Improvement District , will be holding a business-themed candidate forum which will feature a moderated discussion of topics important to the Arlington business community and provide each candidate with the opportunity to engage with local business leaders and address the key issues for the business community. Scott Thuman, Emmy-award winning, Senior Political Reporter covering the White House and Capitol Hill for ABC7 News and News Channel 8, will be moderating. 

WHY: This year's general election, in which two County Board seats are without an incumbent running, marks a historic point for Arlington.  This event will offer attendees the chance to gain an inside look into the candidates' views on business in Arlington County. The candidates confirmed for the Forum are:

Audrey Clement (I)
Katie Cristol (D)
Christian Dorsey (D)
Peter Fallon (D)
James Lander (D)
Michael McMenamin (I)
Andrew Schneider (D)
B ruce Wiljanen (D)


WHEN: Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Registration will be from 5:00 - 5:30 p.m., and the program will run from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.   


WHERE: ARTISPHERE1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209


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. 


REGISTER: Registration is $25. Light refreshments will be provided. Sponsorships are also available. Register online at  or call 703-525-2400.


MEDIA: Media attendance is encouraged, but advance confirmation is requested. To attend, please contact Meredith Smith, Communications Manager, at or 703-525-2400.

The Arlington County Board Candidate Forum is made possible thanks to our sponsors, including 

Grand Sponsor AHC, Inc.


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