FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2018

Register for the Annual Meeting here.
MEDIA CONTACT: 
Communications Manager
(703) 525-2400
Fishman serves as Assistant General Manager & Director of Legal Affairs for the 2018 Stanley Cup champions
ARLINGTON, Va. - As the Washington Capitals prepare to raise the Stanley Cup banner at tonight's season opener, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce announced today that Don Fishman, Assistant General Manager & Director of Legal Affairs for the Capitals, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 94th Annual Meeting With over 300 attendees anticipated, the 94th Annual Meeting is a key event for the Arlington business community that will commemorate the Chamber's 2018 accomplishments, while looking ahead to 2019.  The event will be held on Friday, December 7 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel .

"We are excited to have Don Fishman serve as our Annual Meeting keynote speaker, while we celebrate our Chamber's yearly accomplishments and those who help Arlington continue to grow and thrive," said 2018 Chamber Chair Lindsey Rheaume of EagleBank. "It's no secret that our community is proud to claim the Washington Capitals as Arlington's home team. The insight that Don will provide into the operations and management of the 2018 Stanley Cup champions will be valuable for our members and set a positive tone for this exciting event."

Fishman handles player contract negotiations, player contract research and analysis, the club's day-to-day salary cap position, team salary cap strategic planning, the salary arbitration process, NHL and team salary cap analysis, and interpretation of NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) issues for the Capitals. Fishman also assists the club's general manager with the day-to-day operations of the Capitals hockey operations department such as roster issues, player movement, preseason and regular season scheduling, budgeting, and training camp planning. 

Registration and more information on the Annual Meeting can be found here. The deadline to sign up is December 1 or when the event sells out. 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  communications@arlingtonchamber.org .

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