Reston Limo CEO to appear on Fairfax County EDA Entrepreneurship 101 workshop

Fairfax County, Virginia  — Aspiring entrepreneurs can get start-up tips from Kristina Bouweiri, president and CEO of Reston Limousine Service, at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s next “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” webinar on May 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Held every other month, Entrepreneurship 101, or “E101,” is a virtual workshop that features a panel of small business experts on how to start a business. Participants are provided with informative step-by-step information sessions that cover registering a business, permitting requirements, business feasibility and business plan basics, business certifications, financing options and government resources.

“Prospective entrepreneurs will greatly benefit from attending this session and learning from our experts on how to start or grow a business,” said Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the FCEDA. “We thank Kristina Bouweiri, a real Northern Virginia success story, for her participation in the workshop and look forward to hearing her insight on growing Reston Limousine Service.”

“I am honored and excited to be telling my story of how I grew from five cars in 1990 to 250 vehicles today. As a woman in a male dominated industry I have some interesting stories to tell. I have built an incredible team and am very proud that 75 percent of my employees, including managers, are women and minorities. I am blessed and grateful to be in the DC region that offers many market segments for transportation,” said Bouweiri.

Click here to register for the May 4th E101 workshop.

Presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD), the Community Business Partnership (CBP) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the webinar provides an overview of business start-up fundamentals.

All participants who attend the entire webinar will receive a virtual “notebook” of business resource information. Networking opportunities will be provided during the event.

In addition, this session’s the Entrepreneur Spotlight will feature Kristin Bouweiri, who will discuss her entrepreneurial journey and share valuable tips for business success. As the sole owner of Reston Limousine, the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area’s largest luxury transportation provider, Bouweiri has implemented innovative business strategies over the last two decades. Reston Limousine is a luxury transportation service with a fleet of 220 vehicles – sedans, limousines, vans and buses – 350 drivers and 60 office employees.

Tune in on May 4th to hear Bouweiri talk about her entrepreneurial journey. Click here to register.

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 FacebookInstagramLinkedInTwitter 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.