Fairfax County EDA, partners team up for March 28 Tel Aviv session on U.S. business expansion strategies

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

IATI, Deloitte, Kan-Tor & Acco co-host roundtable at SOSA 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Fairfax County, Virginia USA –The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will partner with Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), Deloitte and the global corporate immigration law firm of Kan-Tor & Acco for an informational round table event March 28 in Tel Aviv.

“Overcoming USA Business Immigration and Relocation Challenges Facing Israeli Companies” will be held at SOSA offices, 13 Schocken St., beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Featured speakers include Cindy Azoulay, who leads the U.S. department for Kan-Tor & Acco; Alan Cohen, director, and Moshe Bina, senior manager of Deloitte’s international tax group; and Asher Kotz, the FCEDA business development manager for cybersecurity and Israel.

Azoulay will cover U.S. visa strategies for startups, creative options for entrepreneurs, American border issues for business travelers and U.S. immigration trends and updates under the Trump administration.

Cohen and Bina will talk about expansion abroad and present an overview of the U.S. taxation system.  Kotz will discuss business strategies for entering the U.S. market, and current business opportunities in homeland security, aerospace, defense, cybersecurity and data analytics.

The FCEDA has had a marketing office in Tel Aviv since 2005. About 30 Israeli firms have a presence in Fairfax County, which is minutes from Washington, D.C.

“Fairfax County is a leader in cybersecurity, aerospace and defense, and IT services, and provides a robust business climate for Israeli companies to start and expand U.S. operations just outside Washington,” said Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA. “We appreciate our opportunity for our Tel Aviv office to partner with IATI, Deloitte and Kan-Tor & Acco to familiarize Israeli businesses with opportunities in Fairfax County.”

The event will be conducted in English. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Click here to register. For additional information, contact liri@iati.co.il/ or call 073-3725336.

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.