January events: Entrepreneurship 101, Cyber/Cloud Virtual Career Fair and more

Aspiring entrepreneurs can get start-up tips from Pallabi Saboo, CEO of Tysons-based Harmonia Holdings Group during the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s next Entrepreneurship 101 virtual workshop next Tuesday, January 11. Held […]


2021 highlights: Guidehouse, StarKist, Qualtrics announce growth in Fairfax County; career fairs pair thousands of job-seekers with NOVA companies

With 2021 drawing to a close, here’s a look at some of the biggest news and events of the year from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). The FCEDA […]


Dec. 23 E-Bird newsletter: ID.me and Healp win awards, D.C. area lures talent, office leasing continues despite pandemic

Technically touted: Two Fairfax County-based companies are 2021 Technical.ly Award winners: Fairfax-based Healp won the “Invention of the Year” award and Tysons-based ID.me won the “Growth Company of the Year” […]


ICF facilitates Fairfax County climate change initiative

Editor’s note: The following is adapted from a case study posted by ICF, a Fairfax-based global consulting and technology services provider. The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority thanks ICF for […]


Dec. 16 E-Bird newsletter: Cvent debuts on Nasdaq, Custom Ink back in growth mode, SAIC ups talent pitch

Another opening bell: Tysons-based event management company Cvent has once again become a public traded company. The firm began trading on Nasdaq on Dec. 9 following the close of a merger […]


‘A great location to access talent and technology’: Q&A with SICPA North America leader Greg Dunn

Springfield is the headquarters of the North American subsidiary of SICPA (Société Industrielle et Commerciale de Produits Alimentaires). Lausanne, Switzerland-based SICPA is a leading global provider of secured authentication, identification […]


Dec. 9 E-Bird newsletter: Qualtrics expanding and creating 400 new jobs, Fortune spotlights FCEDA’s Hoskins, FCEDA hosts health/care job fair

Qualtrics chooses Fairfax County: Gov. Ralph Northam announced this afternoon that Qualtrics, an experience management software company, will invest $15.9 million to expand in Fairfax County. The company will move […]

Experience management software leader Qualtrics to expand in Fairfax County, create 400 new jobs

Gov. Ralph Northam announced today that Qualtrics (Nasdaq: XM), an experience management software company, will invest $15.9 million to relocate and expand in Fairfax County. The company will move from […]


Why Fairfax County is the ‘perfect’ HQ location for Chenega MIOS: interview with President John Campagna

Operating out of its headquarters in the Lorton area of southern Fairfax County, Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides standard business services and contracts […]


NOVA EDA to present Dec. 9 webinar: ‘The Company We Keep: Building the Right Culture for Tomorrow’

The Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance (NOVA EDA) presents the 10th and final session of its Catalyst for Change webinar series: “The Company We Keep: Building the Right Culture for Tomorrow,” […]