December 28, 2024: New Year, New You? Find Purpose-driven Jobs in Northern Virginia + Resources for Starting a Business in 2024

Looking for a Purpose-Driven Career?

To kick-off the new year, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is hosting a FREE two-day networking and hiring event Jan. 30–31, 2024, in Tysons and virtually. People from all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome! 

All backgrounds and experience levels are welcome, and attendees do not need to live in Northern Virginia to meet with participating companies. To register, job seekers can visit https://workinnorthernvirginia.com/career-fairs/.

  • In-person event – Tuesday, January 30, 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. EST, at Capital One Hall, 750 Capital One Tower Rd, Tysons, VA, 22102. For registration, transit and parking information, visit this link.
  • Virtual event – Wednesday, January 31, 1:00-4:00 p.m. EST. To register, visit this link.

Network with dozens of hiring organizations from Fortune 500s to government agencies and rising start-ups. Some of our nation’s top employers – including the Microsoft, GDIT, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), CACI, Peraton, SOSi and more – are actively hiring for thousands of positions across a variety of sectors including IT, aerospace, cybersecurity, and healthcare. For more information, visit https://workinnorthernvirginia.com/career-fairs/. We look forward to seeing you there!

Everything You Need to Know to Start a Business in 2024

If starting a business is on top of your list for 2024, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is ready to assist you!

Ken Harvey, Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker and NFL Legend will be the featured guest speaker during FCEDA’s next Entrepreneurship 101 (E-101) workshop scheduled for January 23, 2024, in Tysons.

  • Click here to register for the free workshop. This in-person event will be held at the FCEDA headquarters at 8300 Boone Blvd., Tysons. 

During this interactive workshop, you will hear from Ken Harvey about his entrepreneurial journey from the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals and the Washington Commanders, to founding and serving as President of KRH Consulting

You will also hear from a panel of experts on registering your business, permitting requirements, business feasibility and business plan basics, business certifications, financing options and government resources. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with the presenters and FCEDA staff.

The E-101 workshops are presented by FCEDA, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD), the Community Business Partnership (CBP), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives (DEI). 

FCEDA is Here to Help Your Business Thrive

Fairfax County EDA is here to connect businesses of all kinds to resources and information. For direct assistance, email the FCEDA at info@fceda.org, or call 703-790-0600 to leave a voice message for our staff. And click here for resources available in the other nine jurisdictions that make up the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance.