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Innovation lives here: Welcome to Northern Virginia
In Fairfax County, your company gains access to a population where 60% of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher and the region's universities train thousands of highly skilled potential employees. But it doesn’t stop there. The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is aggressively marketing our region’s companies to top talent across the nation, from New York to San Francisco. Whether it's virtual career fairs, digital advertising or media relations, we offer the tools, tactics and messaging your company needs to land talent. And at no cost to you. See what talent sees on our site for living and working. Visit www.workinnorthernvirginia.com.
October 21, 2020
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is hosting a two-session Korea–U.S. Cybersecurity Virtual Forum on October 27 and 28. Session One, with the focus on Fairfax County, Va., will be held on Tuesday, October…
October 20, 2020
Med-tech milestone: The first augmented reality (AR) spinal surgery in the Virginia and D.C. region was performed at Reston Hospital on Oct. 8 by a…
October 19, 2020
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest organization for economic development organizations and professionals, honored the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) with a 2020 Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award in digital media…
October 15, 2020
The Army announced that it plans to open the National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir on Veterans Day, November 11. Building construction and exhibit installations are complete, and the museum is…
October 13, 2020
The beat goes on: Despite the pandemic, dozens of Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland area companies of all sizes across all industries and stages have raised funding since March. The biggest deals included Tysons-based…
October 8, 2020
For more than 25 years, Bode Technology, based in Lorton, has served the law enforcement and identification markets to provide state-of-the-art human DNA analysis and innovative DNA collection products. CEO Mike Cariola talked to the…
October 6, 2020
Focusing on forests: McLean-based Mars, the maker of Snickers and Dove candy, is trimming the ranks of its palm-oil suppliers and says it has now eliminated working…
October 1, 2020
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors adopted the Economic Incentive Program on Sept. 15, 2020 to give the private sector incentives to revitalize and redevelop properties in a half-dozen commercial revitalization districts, located within Annandale; Bailey’s Crossroads/Seven…
September 29, 2020
Live-work trio: The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an application to convert three…
September 28, 2020
https://youtu.be/86icjrOgy3g For more than 25 years, Bode Technology, based in Lorton, has served the law enforcement and identification markets to provide state-of-the-art human DNA analysis and innovative DNA collection products. CEO Mike Cariola talked to…
Date: October 22
Time: 2:00pm to 4:30pm
The 2020 Capital Cybersecurity Summit will feature keynote speakers and panels offering unique insights on emerging cybersecurity technologies, digital solutions, operations and enforcement from the private sector, government and academic perspectives. The Summit will also include a technology showcase at which cybersecurity companies from Virginia, Maryland and D.C. can promote their products and services, network, and connect with potential customers, partners, investors and employees.
Date: October 22
Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join VEDP's International Trade team to learn about accessing Australia and New Zealand virtually!
Date: October 22
Time: 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation for the 19th annual Mary Thonen Beautification Awards! We will be announcing winners in the residential, hospitality and retail categories and be speaking with each of the winners. We will also announce a new SFDC initiative to increase the livability of the Rt. 1 Corridor!
Date: October 23
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Every Friday in 2020 learn about each Part of The FAR, The Federal Acquisition Regulations or rule book for doing business with the US Federal Government. All webinars are complimentary and recorded.
Date: October 23
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Since 2018, the Regional Elected Leaders Initiative (RELI) has brought Northern Virginia’s elected leaders together to focus on regional challenges. RELI programs and events are uniquely designed for NOVA’s elected officials. This year’s webinar series will address the impacts of COVID and social equity on some of our region’s major public policy challenges.
Date: October 26
Time: 4:00pm to 5:15pm
With the massive change in how we work, live, play, and use the office space and retail space, especially in the hospitality industry, the October meeting of Metro Monday will focus on market driven changes in the use of buildings post COVID-19. This will be an eye-opening meeting not to be missed!