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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • SAIC was awarded a potential five-year, $320 million task order to provide IT support services at multiple locations for the Environmental Protection Agency. GovConWire

  • Lockheed Martin secured a $137.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to fund cost reduction efforts on a lot of nine F-35 aircraft. GovConWire

  • Accenture's federal services business obtained a $59.5 million contract modification to assist the U.S. Army in operating and maintaining a web-based financial and asset management platform. ExecutiveBiz

  • AllCom Global Services received military construction subcontracts in South Korea to work under Gilbane Federal and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on offices, operation centers and data centers. WashingtonExec

  • Document Storage Systems won a $19.6 million contract to provide an online patient scheduling system for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Potomac Tech Wire noted the release.


FAIRFACT: With more than 8,900 technology firms, Fairfax County has the second highest concentration of tech jobs in the U.S.


Events presented or sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority: 

  • May 24:  Procurement Academy -- Fairfax County Government Procurement Opportunities. Part of the FCEDA workshop series. Click here.

  • May 24: The No. 1 Way to Get More Clients. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  • June 6: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Presented by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • June 13: Cybertech Fairfax. International cybersecurity conference and exhibition presented by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • June 14: Ten Hacks to Move from "Busy" to "Productive." Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  • June 14-15: Capital Health Tech Summit. Hosted by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Click here.

  • June 15: Procurement Academy -- Government Contracting Tools for Success. Part of the FCEDA workshop series. Click here.
  • June 20: Tysons, America's Next Great City? Presented by the Mason Business Roundtable. Click here.