September 28, 2021
2021 GovCon Finalists
Contractor of the Year, Up To $25 Million
  • Arena Technologies
  • Electrosoft Services, Inc.
  • INCATech LLC
  • Kreative Technologies
  • Managed Care Advisors
  • Pueo Business Solutions LLC
  • Ripple Effect

Contractor of the Year, $25 – 75 Million
  • Aptive Resources
  • Integral Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Metron, Inc.
  • NetImpact Strategies, Inc.
  • Steampunk, Inc.
  • VariQ

Contractor of the Year, $75 – 300 Million
  • B3 Group
  • Credence Management Solutions LLC
  • Dev Technology Group, Inc.
  • REI Systems, Inc.
  • Systems Planning and Analysis

Contractor of the Year, Over $300 Million
  • Accenture Federal Services
  • DCS Corporation
  • Dovel Technologies
  • OptumServe
  • SAIC
  • Siemens Government Technologies
Executive of the Year, Up to $75 Million
  • Rachele Cooper, Aptive Resources
  • J. Van Gurley, Metron, Inc.
  • Dave Hart, Continental Mapping Consultants LLC
  • Ki Ho Kang, KIHOMAC
  • Mike Kushin, BlackHorse Solutions
  • Deepti Malhotra, VMD Systems Integrators

Executive of the Year, $75 – 300 Million
  • Anirudh Kulkarni, CVP
  • Kendall Holbrook, Dev Technology Group, Inc.
  • Dwight Hunt, B3 Group
  • Shyam Salona, REI Systems, Inc.
  • Mehul Sanghani, Octo

Executive of the Year, Executive of the Year, Over $300 Million
  • Damon Griggs, Dovel Technologies
  • Patricia D. Horoho, OptumServe
  • Nazzic Keene, SAIC
  • John Wasson, ICF

Vaccination Requirement: The safety of our members and guests is always of the utmost importance. The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce requires all staff, members and guests who attend our events to be fully vaccinated. All attendees will be asked to provide their physical COVID-19 vaccine card, a photo of vaccination card, or Health Pass by CLEAR. For additional details see our individual registration pages.
Workforce Index Launch Event
October 6th | 8:30-10:30AM | Chamber Offices
Keynote: Dr. Anne Kress, President, Northern Virginia Community College

  • Kathy Albarado, CEO, Helios HR
  • Deb Gandy, Managing Director, Chevy Chase Trust
  • Chris Gros, VP Talent, NT Concepts
  • Paul Misener, VP Global Innovation Policy and Communications, Amazon

Moderator: Steven Partridge, Vice President for Strategy, Research and Workforce Innovation, Northern Virginia Community College

What trends are defining Northern Virginia’s current and future workforce? Find out at our Northern Virginia Workforce Index launch event! You're invited to join us at the groundbreaking Northern Virginia Workforce Index's launch on October 6th. After conducting an intensive 2021 study to determine the trends impacting our region's workforce, we've compiled the study's results plus key learnings and critical intelligence on the trends defining the region’s current and future workforce into a report we'll reveal and share during this launch event. 
New Member Orientation
October 12th | 3-4PM | Virtual
This informational networking session will teach you about opportunities for engagement across a wide array of industries and subject areas.

You'll learn:
  • How you can engage a broad spectrum of employees
  • How the Chamber's advocacy efforts and communications can support your business
  • The best ways for you to connect to the Chamber's base of innovative and influential member companies

and much more. This will be a great opportunity to network with other new members.
2021 State of Economic Growth
October 19th | 9-10:30AM, Registration and Networking 8:30-9AM | Chamber Offices
Dr. Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership

  • Victor Hoskins, President & CEO Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
  • Stephanie Landrum, President & CEO Alexandria Economic Development Partnership
  • Buddy Rizer, Executive Director of Economic Development Loudoun County
  • Telly Tucker, Director Arlington Economic Development
  • Christina Winn, Executive Director Prince William Department of Economic Development

Join the Chamber as we host Dr. Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership and the leaders of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance at our annual State of Economic Growth. This is your opportunity to listen to and participate in a unique conversation on Virginia’s national and regional competitiveness, the impacts of new public policy on economic growth, and how we can keep Virginia at the top of CNBC’s Best State for Business ranking for a third year in a row!
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