Northern Virginia Tech CouncilWith a membership base of approximately 1,100 member companies, the Northern Virginia Tech Council (NVTC) represents more than 200,000 employees. Membership includes companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through a series of networking and professional development events, the Council provides members the opportunities to learn about new trends, meet prospective clients and build relationships. More than 7,000 people attend NVTC events annually.
American Hotel & Lodging AssociationServing the hospitality industry for more than a century, American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) is the sole national association representing all sectors and stakeholders in the lodging industry, including individual hotel property members, hotel companies, student and faculty members, and industry suppliers.
Hospitality Financial & Technology ProfessionalsHospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) is the premier global professional association, serving members in hospitality financial and technology sectors. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.
Chesapeake Regional Tech CouncilThe Chesapeake Regional Tech Council (CRTC) is a growing membership association representing the technology community in the Annapolis-Washington-Baltimore region. Members include companies from throughout the technology sector as well as business support firms, agencies and educational institutions. Through its events and programs, the Council is an outstanding resource for visibility, connections and knowledge. NetLink has been actively involved with the Council for many years and Diann Turner, Director of Business Development for NetLink, regularly serves on committees. She finds that the programs and events provide wonderful opportunities for members to become actively engaged and develop deeper relationships within the tech community.
BWI Business PartnershipThe BWI Business Partnership, near the BWI Airport, is a public policy membership organization of major local and regional businesses and government agencies whose interests depend on a thriving airport and a sound transportation infrastructure. Known as one of the foremost business organizations in the area, the BWI Partnership provides excellent networking opportunities through its high caliber and widely attended events. Their monthly breakfast series with keynote speakers, including corporate executives and political leaders, are not to be missed as the speakers share their perspectives on the area and its developments.
Maryland Chamber of CommerceThe Maryland Chamber is a membership organization representing businesses of all shapes and sizes from around the state. The goal of the Chamber goal is to help member companies grow and prosper. The Chamber works to achieve this goal by advocating a pro-business agenda in Annapolis and connecting its members with business leaders and policy makers.
AFCEA InternationaEstablished in 1946, AFCEA International is a non-profit organization serving its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information, and dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.
Fort Meade AllianceThe Fort Meade Alliance is a 501(c)4 non-profit independent community membership organization created to promote and support Fort George G. Meade, its 80+ government agencies and organizations and surrounding areas as an economic asset, to promote the well being of the region with programs that support FGGM priorities, and serve as a resource to help facilitate connections that make a difference. The Fort Meade Alliance is supported by membership dues and through grants and in-kind donations from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation.
American Society for Association ExecutivesAs a membership organization, the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) is the voice of the association profession. With more than 22,000 association CEO's, staff professionals, industry partners and consultants as members, the organization is a premier provider of learning and knowledge for the association community. By connecting great ideas and great people the ASAE inspires leadership and achievement within their worldwide community of 287 million people. With their expansive events and programs calendar, the ASAE has something for everyone.