Procurement Academy

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority's Procurement Academy

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority presents "Procurement Academy," 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.

Procurement Academy 2017 Series:

The 2017 series of Procurement Academy workshops will be held once per month, beginning January 25, 2017. Workshops run from approximately 8 am to 10:30 am, with registration and a networking break beginning at 7:30 am. The workshops will be held at: 

3170 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042


  • January 25, 2017 - Business Opportunities in Emergency Response Management
  • February 22, 2017 - Marketing and Selling to the Federal Government
  • March 15, 2017 - Women-Owned Businesses – Successful Growth Strategies in the Federal Space
  • April 25, 2017 -  Global Markets -- Opportunities and Resources
  • May 24, 2017 - Fairfax County Government – Procurement Opportunities
  • June 15, 2017 - Government Contracting Tools  for Success

The Procurement Academy is being presented by the FCEDA in collaboration with many partners:Asian American Chamber of Commerce • Capitol Region Minority Supplier Development Council • Community Business Partnership • CSRA • Fairfax County Department of Purchasing and Supply Management • Mason Enterprise Center at George Mason University • National Association of Women Business Owners – Greater D.C. Chapter • National Veteran Small Business Coalition • Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce • SCORE • Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum • Small Business Development Center at Community Business Partnership • U.S. Small Business Administration Veterans Business Outreach Center at Community Business Partnership • Veterans in Business Conference • Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce • Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce • Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia at Community Business Partnership • Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program at George Mason University • Women Presidents’ Educational Organization

Register here for the next workshop!


January 25, 2017: Business Opportunities in Emergency Response Management

Procurement Academy Archives (2010-2015 materials)

Note: Workshops and seminars will be canceled when Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) announces delays or cancels classes due to inclement weather. FCPS announces delays or cancellations on its Web site,, and on local television and radio stations.