Produced by the Northern Virginia Technology Council

As businesses and consumers generate exponentially more data and demand for data storage, protection and analytics, data centers are increasingly recognized as the backbone of technology and innovation worldwide. Virginia has emerged as the world's largest data center market and the data center sector is now a substantial driver of Virginia's statewide economy.

On July 14, 2020, NVTC will host the 2020 NVTC Virginia Data Center Awards. The NVTC Virginia Data Center Awards will offer the statewide business community and public sector leaders the opportunity to join together in celebrating the enormous growth and contributions of Virginia's data center industry.

Various award categories will recognize data centers that implement innovative construction projects, energy efficient practices, or impactful community engagements. In addition, the awards will honor individuals who have advanced the data center sector or championed the industry. All of the award categories will be judged by an independent panel of business leaders.

Date:
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Time:
5:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards

Location:
Stone Tower Winery
19925 Hogback Mountain Rd, Leesburg, VA 20175




Award Categories

NVTC Data Center Construction Project Award(s)
Much of the innovation in the data center sector is driven through building design and construction. This award recognizes the team behind Virginia's most innovative data center construction project in terms of design, scale, costs, quality, and time-to-market.
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NVTC Data Center Industry Icon Award(s)
Virginia is the largest data center market in the world driven by forward thinkers and leaders in the internet, computing, power, cooling, telecommunications, and security. This award recognizes the person(s) whose substantial contributions to Virginia's Data Center community have helped advance the industry and underpin the growth, prominence and success of Virginia's world-leading data center sector.
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NVTC Sustainable Champion Award(s)
The data center community is constantly striving to build and operate facilities that set new standards for efficiency, promoting energy sustainability, stewardship of natural resources and minimal environmental impacts. This award recognizes a data center owner and/or tenants and/or partners whose facilities and/or business practices best reflects the commitment of Virginia's data center sector toward aggressively promoting and utilizing sustainable energy technologies, business models, and practices.
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NVTC Data Center Community Champion Award(s)
The data center community strongly believes in supporting and positively impacting the communities where they locate and where their employees live and work. This award recognizes data center owner(s) and/or their employees and/or their partners who make a substantial, voluntary contribution that demonstrates and reflects the commitment of the data center sector to invest in and positively impact the community.
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NVTC Data Center Supplier Award(s)
The data center industry in Virginia has thrived due to a robust ecosystem of suppliers including: infrastructure manufacturers and distributors, engineering and architecture firms, expert consultants, data center services providers, and telecommunications and energy companies. This award recognizes the data center supplier that has made the biggest positive impact on the Virginia data center industry in 2019.
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NVTC Data Center Veterans High Impact Award(s)
Virginia is the largest data center market in the world driven by forward thinkers and leaders in the internet, computing, power, cooling, telecommunications, and security. This award recognizes veterans who have made substantial contributions to the veteran community both inside and outside of Virginia's Data Center community.
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Platinum Sponsors



CoreSite         Loudoun County Economic Development          NOVAWorkforce







Printed Program



Google







Reception Sponsors



Equinix







Award Sponsor



Amazon         Prince William County Economic Development







Silver Sponsors



Facebook         Henrico County Economic Development Authority         Hunton Andrews Kurth

Iron Mountain         QTS Data Centers         Vantage Data Centers