Area business events

Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics: B2B Marketing for Small Business

Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Time: 
7:30am-10:00am

This session will highlight B2B marketing practices for small business and give tips on how you can improve your B2B marketing approach.

  • B2B marketing: Who’s the target?
  • What makes B2B effective? 
  • Building the Authenticity of Your Message
  • Key Steps in developing a B2B Program

For more information and to register, click here.

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Fee: 
Free, but registration required

Location

FCEDA
8300 Boone Boulevard Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States

Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics: Developing and Delivering Your Message

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time: 
7:30am-10:00am

Every business needs a good pitch. Part I of this session will cover pitching media and how to gain the attention and trust of journalists. Part II will provide simulated on-camera media interviews where participants can put their pitch to work.

 

Participants will learn about:

·         Framing your business' news

·         Developing talking points

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Fee: 
Free, but registration required

Location

FCEDA
8300 Boone Boulevard Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States

Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics: Making Social Content Collection and Delivery Easier

Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time: 
7:30am-10:00am

Two posts a week here, two blog posts a month there, push and pull social communications on three to five platforms - social media is a lot of work! Learn how to painlessly develop a social program that is strategic, measurable and productive.

Participants in this session will learn about:

·         Discovering your social story and enchanting your audience

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Fee: 
Free, but registration required

Location

FCEDA
8300 Boone Boulevard Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States

Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics: Affordable Ways to Advertise Your Small Business

Date: 
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 
7:30am-10:00am

This session will explore the most effective and efficient ways to market your small business on a shoestring budget.

  • Defining and prioritizing your target audience
  • Prioritizing your message strategy
  • Effective and efficient strategies and tactics for reaching your target
  • How to measure results

For more information and to register, click here.

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Fee: 
Free, but registration required

Location

FCEDA
8300 Boone Boulevard Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States

Marketing Communications Strategies and Tactics: Do's and Don'ts of Promoting Your Small Business

Date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 
7:30am-10:00am

Participants will learn how to develop a marketing and communication plan for a new business, including goal-setting and ROI, budgets, vendors and tactical outlines.

The session will address the following questions:

·         When should I begin marketing?

·         How do I know if my business needs a marketing director?

·         What should my budget look like?

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Fee: 
Free, but registration required

Location

FCEDA
8300 Boone Boulevard Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States

Business Roundtable Speaker Series: Veteran-Owned Businesses

Date: 
Friday, August 8, 2014
Time: 
8:30am-10:00am

SFDC’s Free Business Roundtable Speaker Series is ending for the 2014 year with Session 8: Veteran-Owned Businesses on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8:30am at the SpringHill Suites, 6065 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303. Come find out all the advantages of starting your business as a vet or of partnering with a vet! Coffee and continental breakfast will be served.

Sponsor: 
Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation
Fee: 
FREE

Location

SpringHill Suites
6065 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22309
United States
More information: 

To RSVP, email info@sfdc.org.

Procurement Academy: 2014-2015

Date: 
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 
7:30am - 11:00am

Procurement Academy is a series of comprehensive workshops focused on various aspects of the procurement process, from start to finish. The workshops emphasize practical strategies for success and provide the essential elements you need to function effectively in today’s procurement arena.

Sponsor: 
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA)

Location

Gannett Co., Inc.
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22107
United States
Fee: 
There is no charge, but pre-registration is required.
More information: 

Please check back with us regarding event registration. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Smaw at ksmaw@fceda.org.

Israeli Homeland Security Delegation to Washington, D.C.

Date: 
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time: 
11:00am - 1:30pm

The FCEDA, together with UberOffices, is hosting a lunch roundtable to present emerging business opportunities for Israeli firms in Fairfax County and the U.S. market. The forum will focus on emerging Homeland Security (HLS) technologies from Israel and how to successfully conduct business with federal, state and local government agencies. This will be a unique opportunity to meet Israeli technology companies, integrators and government contractors that focus on emerging sectors.

SPEAKERS (invited):

Sponsor: 
FCEDA and UberOffices

Location

UberOffices
1751 Pinnacle Drive Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
United States
Fee: 
Free, but space is limited; pre-registration required
More information: 

PLEASE REGISTER BY MAY 8. To register for the seminar, click here.

2014 GCS Job Fair

Date: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Time: 
4:00pm – 7:00pm















Sponsor: 
GCS, Inc.

Location

GCS, Inc. headquarters
8251 Greensboro Drive Suite 500
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
United States
Fee: 
Free
More information: 

Tysons Corner-based government contractor GCS, Inc. is holding a job fair for mid- to senior-level candidates interested in exciting and immediate opportunities in the company's Civilian, Mission-Support and Industry divisions. On-site interviews and security clearances will be conducted.

GCS is particularly interested in candidates with experience serving the government or industry with skills in the areas of systems engineering & integration, performance improvement and program, financial and acquisition management. (Note: GCS is CMMI Level 2 and ISO 9001:2008 Registered.)

Specifically, we’re seeking to fill the following positions:

Civilian and Industry
Contracts Closeout Specialists
Contracts Policy SMEs
Contract Specialists (Cradle-to-Grave)
Subcontract & Contract Administrators/Managers
Procurement/Purchasing Specialists
Financial Analysts/Pricers

Mission-Critical (Intel and Defense)
MSG - Cleared (Top Secret SCI, CI Polygraph & Full-Scope Polygraph)
Contract Specialists
Acquisition Policy
Financial Analysts
Financial Auditors (FIAR Specialists)
Contract Auditors
Accountants
Executive Administrators (Full-Scope Polygraph)
Administrative Assistants (Full-Scope Polygraph)
Facility Security Officer
Program Managers

Please feel free to call 703-749-2223 if you have any questions or would like more information.

Visit http://bit.ly/1jfWmKl for more information.

Global Expansion through Exporting – New Markets, New Opportunities

Date: 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time: 
7:30am - 11:30am

Global expansion through exporting into rapidly growing economies can lead to increased sales and revenue.  If you are looking to enter the export market for the first time or to expand your export activities, into other parts of the world, this is an excellent opportunity for you to initiate or refine an export growth strategy.

Fee: 
No cost to attend. Pre-registration required.

Location

TD Bank - Lower Lobby Auditorium
2070 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
United States
More information: 

To register, click here. If you need further information, please contact the FCEDA at 703-790-0600 or email info@fceda.org.

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