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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton was awarded a contract worth up to $165 million to provide support to the GSA's Federal System Integration and Management Center. GovConWire

  • ASRC Federal received a potential $428 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain and operate the Plum Island (N.Y.) Animal Disease Center's infrastructure and scientific efforts. GovConWire

  • AMERICAN SYSTEMS received a five-year, $68.6 million task order to help the Air Force install a new emergency mass notification system. Washington Technology

  • Salient CRGT won a subcontract worth a potential $100 million from Sev1Tech to deliver application hosting support to the Department of Health and Human Services. Potomac Tech Wire carried the release

  • General Dynamics Information Technology received a potential five-year, $58.9 million contract to provide medical training support to the U.S. Army. ExecutiveBiz

  • Octo Consulting secured a potential five-year, $10 million blanket purchase agreement to maintain and enhance a quality and safety review system for the Department of Health and Human Services. ExecutiveBiz

  • FedBid picked up a potential five-year contract to provide the U.S. Navy access to an online technology platform for buying multiple commodity goods and services. ExecutiveBiz

  • Under a $10.5 million task order, Kratos will help the Department of Defense modernize and expand capacity of a closed network designed to support a cyberspace weapon system. ExecutiveBiz


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Revature helps high-tech and niche companies find, train and retain the highly-skilled talent they need. Learn more about this Reston-based technology development firm on its Company Spotlight page.


Events presented or sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority: 

  • January 18: Annual Economic Conference -- One Region, One Future: Accelerating Economic Growth. 26th annual event, hosted by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • January 23: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the U.S. Small Business Administration to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here.

  • January 24: Develop and Execute Your 7-Step Marketing Plan. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • February 6: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the U.S. Small Business Administration to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here.

  • February 14: How to Work Smart for Business Owners. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • February 28: Capital Data Summit -- Accelerating Data's Impact in the Nation's Big Date Capital. Presented by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Click here.

  • March 3: Business Development Conference -- How to Increase Your Revenues and Quality of Life. Presented by BL Fairfax Networking Breakfast Club. Click here.