2020 Fed 100 gala rescheduled for June
- By Troy K. Schneider
- Mar 12, 2020
Due to the growing public health concerns regarding COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, FCW and Public Sector 360 are postponing the 2020 Federal 100 Awards Gala.
While it is disappointing to delay this celebration of outstanding individuals from across the federal IT community, we take the health and safety of our community seriously. The Washington, D.C., Health Department yesterday cautioned against mass gatherings until at least March 31, and we support that recommendation.
Originally scheduled for March 19, the 2020 Federal 100 Gala is now planned for Wednesday, June 3. The venue -- the Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. -- remains unchanged.
We will continue to monitor this rapidly evolving situation, and the related guidance from local and federal health authorities. Please look to the Federal 100 website (www.fed100.com) for any additional updates regarding the rescheduled Gala.
Thank you for your support and understanding. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
Troy K. Schneider is editor-in-chief of FCW and GCN, as well as General Manager of Public Sector 360.
Prior to joining 1105 Media in 2012, Schneider was the New America Foundation’s Director of Media & Technology, and before that was Managing Director for Electronic Publishing at the Atlantic Media Company. The founding editor of NationalJournal.com, Schneider also helped launch the political site PoliticsNow.com in the mid-1990s, and worked on the earliest online efforts of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, WashingtonPost.com, Slate, Politico, National Journal, Governing, and many of the other titles listed above.
Schneider is a graduate of Indiana University, where his emphases were journalism, business and religious studies.
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