Fairfax County EDA to host Czech cybersecurity delegation for March 8 networking event

Alan Fogg, afogg@fceda.org, +1 703-790-0600 (o), +1 571-213-5065 (m)

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will host a delegation of cybersecurity companies from the Czech Republic on March 8 in Tysons Corner.

The breakfast business networking event will take place from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the first floor conference center of the FCEDA building at 8300 Boone Boulevard.

Among those scheduled to participate are Tomas Hart, head of trade and economic section for the Embassy of the Czech Republic; Jim Hunt, managing partner of Lavrock Ventures; Jan Mul, director of international marketing for the FCEDA; Jatinder Kaur Khosla; European business development manager for the FCEDA; and Asher Kotz, cybersecurity business manager for the FCEDA.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council will offer a presentation entitled “Connecting Companies and Accelerating Innovation Across the Region’s Technology Ecosystem.”

There is no cost to attend, but registration by March 3 is required. Click here for more information and to register.

“As Czech IT and cybersecurity companies look to expand to the U.S., Fairfax County can provide excellent opportunities for their growth because of the many potential customers and partners and our skilled workforce,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA. “Both our headquarters and European office in Berlin are poised to work with these companies and we appreciate the opportunity to explore those partnerships.”

Time magazine called Fairfax County “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps Fairfax County fund the nation’s top-rated school system and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art telecommunications infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a highly skilled, well-educated workforce.

The award-winning Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on Twitter and LinkedIn.