2022-08-25

Q&A with Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Chairman Samuel Wiggins

In recognition of National Black Business Month, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) interviewed Samuel Wiggins, Chairman of the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce (NVBCC). Located in the same […]

2022-08-18

FCEDA ramps up in-person business engagement with Indian companies exploring U.S. opportunities

This summer, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) international business investment team ramped up in-person engagement with Indian businesses here in the United States and in India. FCEDA has maintained […]

August 18 E-Bird Newsletter: 113 Fairfax County companies make Inc. 5000 list

This year, 113 Fairfax County-based companies, along with 72 companies located in additional Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance jurisdictions, made the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing privately […]

2022-08-11

August 11 E-Bird Newsletter: SCOUT space company founder to appear as guest speaker on Entrepreneurship 101 webinar

Are you interested in finding out about SCOUT, the Fairfax County-based company that Eric Ingram founded in 2019 with the mission to enable a new era of space safety and […]

Fairfax County EDA visits Israel to foster business expansion opportunities to the U.S.

After a more than two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) returned to Israel for a market research trip in June 2022. Led […]

2022-08-04

August 4 E-Bird Newsletter: Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax County Creating 350 New Jobs + Weekly Business News Digest

Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax County Creating 350 New Jobs Over Next 5 Years Earlier today, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Hilton (NYSE: HLT), the leading global hospitality company, […]

Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax County Creating 350 New Jobs Over Next 5 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2022 Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Contact: Anna Nissinen Email: anissinen@fceda.org Phone: 571-446-9940 Hilton Contact: Kent Landers Email: kent.landers@hilton.com Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax […]

2022-07-28

July 28 E-Bird Newsletter: HawkEye 360 opens satellite manufacturing facility in Herndon + Weekly Business News Digest

On Friday, July 22, 2022, Fairfax County-based HawkEye 360, a commercial provider of space-based radio frequency (RF) data and analytics, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening […]

2022-07-21

July 21 E-Bird Newsletter: NoVa: next Silicon Valley? + Weekly Business News Digest

Silicon Valley 2.0? Is the DMV region becoming the next Silicon Valley? Dice senior editor Nick Kolakowski examines this question in a Dice article, referring to a new study by management-software […]

2022-07-14

July 14 E-Bird Newsletter: Northrop Grumman-built James Webb telescope releases space images + Weekly Business News Digest

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, built in partnership with Falls Church area-based Northrop Grumman, revealed the first images, providing never-before-seen glimpses into the origins of our universe, and ushering in […]