FCEDA In the News

Hiring professionals, trainers gather to discuss innovative ways to narrow the high-tech skills gap

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:06pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) yesterday presented “Innovative Pipelines for Tech Recruiting,” a seminar for training, recruitment and human resource professionals concerned with filling the need for highly skilled workers in the technology workforce.

The event, held at the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, featured representatives from nine innovative workforce programs in the Washington, D.C., area.

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SAP National Security Services to add 95 jobs in Fairfax County, invest $6 million to expand IT and cybersecurity operation

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that SAP National Security Services, Inc. (SAP NS2), a provider of national security and critical infrastructure solutions, will create 95 new jobs and invest $6 million to expand its operation in Fairfax County. Virginia successfully competed against Maryland and Pennsylvania for the project.

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FCEDA to sponsor “Innovative Pipelines for Tech Recruiting,” a conference to address workforce skills gap

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 9:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia – Recognizing that the availability of a skilled labor force affects business and economic growth,  the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will present “Innovative Pipelines for Tech Recruiting” on November 16.

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With 21 companies, Fairfax County dominates Washington Business Journal list of the region’s 50 fastest growing firms

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – Twenty-one Fairfax County firms – many of which provide technical or professional services to private- and public-sector clients – are on the Washington Business Journal’s 2017 list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Fairfax County EDA hosts German delegation to discuss cybersecurity challenges, opportunities

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 4:21pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – More than 30 German and American cybersecurity professionals heard from experts at a conference hosted by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and Cyber-Sicherheitsrat Deutschland e.V. in Tysons Corner on Thursday.

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FCEDA celebrates 25 years of India-Israel trade and diplomatic relations with Tysons Corner event

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:21pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) celebrated a quarter century of India-Israel trade and diplomatic relations last night, hosting a networking reception at the Tower Club in Tysons Corner.

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FCEDA, Chamber of Digital Commerce host D.C. region professionals for introduction to blockchain technology

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 5:13pm

Fairfax County, Virginia – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and the Chamber of Digital Commerce hosted more than 50 members of the Washington, D.C., area business community today for a discussion of blockchain technology and its potential to alter the way the world conducts business.

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Inova CEO Knox Singleton announces he’ll retire and FCEDA’s Gordon reflects upon his impact on the region

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 4:49pm

Fairfax County, Virginia, Sept. 18,  2017 – Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of  the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), reacted to the announcement that J. Knox Singleton, longtime CEO of Inova Health Systems, will retire effective July 1, 2018.

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Almost 300 turn out for SMWiFairfax, a look at social media today and in the future, presented by the FCEDA

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 1:40pm

Fairfax County, Virginia — The two-way street that is social media ran through the heart of Fairfax County yesterday, with almost 300 turning out for a robust give-and-take at SMWiFairfax, an event presented for the first time by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner.

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SMWiFairfax announces new speakers and hands-on exhibitors at September 14 social media conference

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 9:32am

Fairfax County, Virginia — SMWiFairfax, the Social Media Week conference being presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) on September 14, has added more leaders in communications and marketing to an already-impressive roster of panelists for the event that will be held at Capital One headquarters in Tysons Corner.

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