FCEDA In the News

Social Media Week Fairfax delights crowd thanks to media strategies, cooking videos and a bit of ‘Scandal’

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 11:35am

Fairfax County, Virginia –More than 400 turned out for Social Media Week Fairfax, presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on Thursday, October 18, and the second annual event truly offered something for everyone.

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Fairfax County EDA begins recruitment for next president/CEO to succeed Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 9:13am

Fairfax County, Virginia –The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has selected Korn Ferry to work alongside the FCEDA’s governing body to select the Authority’s next president and chief executive officer.

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BAE Systems, Inc. to relocate headquarters and 350 jobs to Fairfax County

Friday, October 12, 2018 - 3:09pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Following a regional search, BAE Systems Inc. announced October 8 it will move its headquarters to Fairfax County. The global defense, security and aerospace firm said it signed a lease for office space at 2941 Fairview Park Drive in the Falls Church area of the county, and will move about 350 employees to the space in 2020, furthering Fairfax County’s strengths in the aerospace and defense sector.

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Social Media Week Fairfax returns October 18 with high profile roster of speakers and panelists

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:32am

Fairfax County, VirginiaSocial Media Week Fairfax (SMWFairfax), presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), will take place October 18 at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner, bringing together leading influencers, marketers, entrepreneurs and digitally-connected consumers who thrive in the hyper-connected world and push the boundaries of the status quo.

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FCEDA names International Advisory Council to assist companies from India seeking a place in the U.S. market

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 9:06am

Fairfax County, Virginia The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has selected International Advisory Council (IAC) as its India representative to work with companies there considering expansion to the United States.

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Judy Smith, high-profile crisis management expert, brings more star power to Oct. 18 Social Media Week Fairfax

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Crisis management advisor Judy Smith, who has served as a consultant to high-profile celebrity and entertainment clients including Monica Lewinsky, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., actor Wesley Snipes and the family of Chandra Levy, has been added to the list of keynote speakers who will take part in Social Media Week Fairfax on October 18.

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Minority chambers of commerce unite to expand partnership, sign memorandum of understanding

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 3:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Three chambers of commerce with long histories of commitment to encouraging and sustaining minority-owned businesses in Fairfax County joined today in reinforcing that commitment by signing an expanded Memorandum of Understanding at Fairfax County Economic Development Authority headquarters in Tysons Corner.

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Social Media Week Fairfax rescheduled for October 18 with full slate of speakers and exhibitors to participate

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Social Media Week Fairfax, presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will take place October 18 at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner.

The one-day event, which promises to provoke rigorous discussion and debate about the changes in human connectivity through engaging, entertaining, educational and diverse content, was postponed last week due to safety concerns arising from the path of Hurricane Florence.

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With 122 of America’s fastest-growing firms, Fairfax County remains the regional leader on the Inc. 5000

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 4:11pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Fairfax County continues to be the leader in the Washington, D.C., area when it comes to starting and building a business.

It’s also one of the best places in the country for emerging businesses to grow and prosper, as indicated by the recently released Inc. 5000 list. Produced by Inc. magazine, the compilation spotlights America’s fastest-growing companies.

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With an eye toward continued collaboration, FCEDA and KISIA host Korean cybersecurity partnership conference

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 5:15pm

More than 50 participants, including representatives from eight South Korean cybersecurity companies, turned out today for a cybersecurity partnership conference co-presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and the Korea Information Security Industry Association (KISIA).

The FCEDA hosted the event at its headquarters in Tysons Corner.

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