NIH to Receive Public Sector Partner of the Year Award at the MCCC 57th Annual Dinner

May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016

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NIH to Receive Public Sector Partner of the Year Award at the MCCC 57th Annual Dinner

Rockville, MD – The National Institutes of Health (NIH), will receive the Public Sector Partner of the Year at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) 57th Annual Dinner. The award will be presented by award sponsor NextWin Services’ President Ann Sullivan on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.

“NextWin Services is pleased to sponsor the Public Sector Partner award to NIH. As the world leader in biomedical research, their commitment to improving global health is unsurpassed,” said Ann Sullivan. “The agency's collaboration with small businesses, the community, higher education institutions and Montgomery County are exemplary. For all of these reasons, this award is well deserved." 

NIH is receiving the Public Sector Partner of the Year award for its 

  • Commitment to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability on a global scale
  • Investment in Montgomery County as the county's largest employer and through their ever-growing headquarters in Bethesda
  • Collaboration in the community through partnerships with companies and higher education institutions

“NIH is honored to receive the 2016 MCCC Public Sector Partner of the Year Award,” said Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D., principal deputy director, NIH. “NIH’s location in Bethesda helps facilitate collaborations and relationships with multiple partners from the public and private sectors. The MCCC plays a pivotal role in assisting to support and sustain these relationships, and we hope they continue to grow for years to come.”

The MCCC 57th Annual Dinner celebrates leaders who are building a strong business environment in Montgomery County and beyond. To register and for sponsorship opportunities, visit

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