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Smart Cities Week Global Conference


Through the crisis of the global pandemic, the Smart Cities Council sees an opportunity to connect cities like never before. Smart Cities Week Global is a FREE online experience, accessible by all smart city practitioners.

Business & Economic Development Summit


Elizabeth Hagg, Revitalization Section Director for the Department of Planning and Development, will discuss a new Fairfax County program to incentivize economic development that could catalyze future real estate development in the central Springfield commercial area.


The 8(a) Business Development Program: Leveling the Playing Field


Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act establishes a Business Development Program that helps level the playing field for small businesses that are owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities. This program limits competition for certain government contracts to program participants and establishes mechanisms so qualified 8(a) businesses can learn from an experienced government contractor through the 8(a) Mentor-Protégé program. This class will give an overview of the 8(a) program and its benefits. It will also discuss how contractors can get certified to participate in the 8(a) program. Finally, this class will cover the 8(a) Mentor-Protégé program, the Management and Technical Assistance program, and how 8(a) participants can win sole source awards.

PPP Update


Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) where are we now?  This will be facilitated by Robert LeMay, CPA and President of LeMay & Company. The Women’s Business Center is funded at the […]