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Knowland Nominated for 2010 NVTC Hot Ticket Award Featured
Among Top Competitors in Northern Virginia

McLean, VA, June 21, 2010  – The Knowland Group, a leading provider of business development solutions for the hospitality industry, has recently been nominated in the “Hottest Bootstrap” category for the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s (NVTC) Hot Ticket Awardsfor their efforts in developing innovative technology and tremendous growth.

Representing 1,000 companies and over 200,000 employees, NVTC is the largest technology council in the nation. The annual Hot Ticket event recognizes the “hottest” local companies breaking stride in the community with pioneering advancements in technology.  

“We’re honored to be acknowledged by NVTC for our efforts to continually cultivate new products and features that promote proven business development results for our clients,” said Knowland Group CEO Mike McKean. “Our success is directly related to the evolution of our products and it’s what keeps us on the leading edge of the travel industry.”

The Knowland Group, headquartered in McLean, VA,has experienced a five-year revenue growth rate of 5,764 percent due to the ability to reach new markets and attract hotel meetingplanners with their products. Dubai, Phuket, Bangkok, and cities across Europe are among the company’s recently added markets.Earlier this year Knowland launched its third product Target Net, a sales force automation tool designed to assist sales professionals in managing leads, booking groups, and planning meeting specifics.
NVTC will be announcing the Hot Ticket Award finalists and winners on Tuesday, June 29th.

About The Knowland Group
The Knowland Group is a proven innovator, developing intuitive marketing products and services that streamline and support event and group sales in the hospitality industry. The company, headquartered in McLean, VA serves over 2,000 hotel clients and 17,000 users globally. Recently featured on the Inc.Fast 500 List, The Knowland Group is the second fastest growing company in the travel industry. For more information, visit, call 410-860-2270 or follow us on Twitter @knowlandgroup.


Hannah Karaszkiewicz, Communications Manager
The Knowland Group
(703) 286-0853

Also See: Knowland University Hires Expert in Sales Technology; Former Corporate Manager, Sales Technology Learning and Development for Ritz-Carlton to Take Lead Training Role at Innovative Business Development Firm / June 2010
Knowland Expands into Mainland Europe; Innovative hotel business development firm to launch service with multiple clients in Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Frankfort, and Brussels / April 2010
Knowland Launches Revolutionary New Group Rating Technology; Patents pending software generates micro-targeted group sales leads based on past meeting activity / March 2009

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