PPP Round 2 and NOVA business resources get spotlight in Feb. 9 FCEDA webinar

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will present a webinar, “Second Draw PPP and Resources for Business,” Tuesday, February 9, at 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Eastern Time. Join us to hear the latest information from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) about the second draw of the Paycheck Protection Program and how to take advantage of free Northern Virginia business resources and mentoring services.

Partners for this event are the SBAFairfax County Office of Economic Initiatives, Community Business PartnershipSCORE and Start Small Think Big.

Click here for more information and to register for the event.

The featured speaker will be Antonio Doss, district director of the Washington Metropolitan Area District Office of the SBA, who will discuss “PPP 2.0 — the details.”

A panel discussion focused on Northern Virginia business resources will feature Mark Scarano, executive director, Community Business Partnership; Elizabeth Rogers, legal fellow at Start Small Think Big; and Kristin Sharpe, volunteer small business mentor, SCORE. A Q&A period will follow both presentations.

“We are pleased to present this webinar to help businesses get access to the second round of the PPP program,” said Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the FCEDA. “During this unprecedented time financing such as this can be the resources that a company needs to bridge the pandemic. We thank the SBA, Fairfax County Office of Economic Initiatives, Community Business Partnership, SCORE and Start Small Think Big for their participation in the webinar to highlight vital resources that are available to businesses.”

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. 

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, which promotes and markets Northern Virginia outside the region and conducts activities and events to build the regional business community. Other members of NOVA EDA are the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Arlington County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and the Prince William County Department of Economic Development.

February 3, 2021

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