FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2018
Director, Marketing & Communications
Northern Virginia Chamber Announces The Greater Washington i-LIST and i-LIST Awards
Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) today announced the inaugural Greater Washington i-LIST, recognizing the region’s innovative companies based on the measurable impact the innovations have made.
Members of the i-LIST are revealed over the course of a year, culminating in a countdown of the top 10 companies at the i-LIST Awards, a high-octane celebration of this region’s innovation and entrepreneurial community. The i-LIST identifies the organizations that introduce new methods, ideas, and products to improve our lives and challenge the status quo.
“The Greater Washington Region has always been an innovative ecosystem. Our inter-relationships between corporations, academia, government – state and federal – foster creative solutions and incredible entrepreneurship. We want to spotlight and honor those who keep us on the edge of invention and impact,” said Jane-Scott Cantus, Northern Virginia Chamber Innovation & Entrepreneurship Chair and Managing Principal of the ILEX Group. “The i-LIST will change the narrative by spotlighting and promoting the innovations of the region.”
“The Northern Virginia Chamber is thrilled to announce the i-LIST, as it will maximize, foster, and give recognition to the growing industry of innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship in the region,” said Julie Coons, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO.
Each month, fifteen to twenty companies will be revealed. In May, we will recognize the top 10 at the i- LIST Awards.
The Northern Virginia Chamber congratulates the very first companies named to the i-LIST:
- Axios Media (Arlington, VA)
- Booz Allen Hamilton (McLean, VA)
- Capital One Financial Corporation (McLean, VA)
- Cofense (Leesburg, VA)
- Federated Wireless (Arlington, VA)
- Fractal Industries (Reston, VA)
- Fugue (Frederick, MD)
- HawkEye360 (Herndon, VA)
- INOVA Personalized Health Accelerator (Fairfax, VA)
- KnoNap (Washington, DC)
- MapBox (Washington, DC)
- Novetta (Tysons, VA)
- OPAQ (Herndon, VA)
- Smart City Works Actuator (Reston, VA)
- Tenable (Columbia, MD)
- United Therapeutics (Silver Spring, MD)
Companies named to the i-LIST are chosen by an independent selection committee. Companies interested in applying can visit the application here.
To learn more about the Greater Washington i-LIST Awards visit our website.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Ryan Pitts firstname.lastname@example.org, 703.752.7529
About the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce: The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber), formerly the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, the Voice of Business in Northern VirginiaTM, represents local employers with more than 500,000 regional employees. The Northern Virginia Chamber is the leader in advancing innovative solutions to the region’s priorities in transportation, education, workforce, and economic opportunity. For 90-plus years, the Northern Virginia Chamber has been working hand-in-hand with companies in the region to build a strong business community. To learn more about the Northern Virginia Chamber, please visit http://www.novachamber.org and follow the Northern Virginia Chamber on Twitter: @NOVAChamber