“Innovation in Fairfax County” video series debuts; FCEDA highlights how companies spur creativity

Alan Fogg, afogg@fceda.org, 703-790-0600 (office) or 571-213-5065 (mobile)

Hilton’s Innovation Gallery in Tysons Corner marks first entry 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Fairfax County, Virginia -- The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) today debuted its “Innovation in Fairfax County” video series. The first entry highlights the Innovation Gallery that Fortune 500 firm Hilton has opened at its Tysons Corner headquarters to showcase new ideas in the hospitality industry.

The goal of the series, explained FCEDA President and CEO Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., is to spotlight the many ways that Fairfax County businesses large and small are harnessing creativity in order to introduce new products and services to the market.

"Companies here are doing some amazing things to introduce new products and services, improve lives, find new solutions to problems in their industries, and ultimately grow and succeed, and we are delighted to work with them to showcase their creativity," Gordon said.

New videos will be introduced every two weeks or so, and will feature companies in a range of industries that reflect the diversity of the Fairfax County business community. The series will live on the FCEDA’s You Tube page, on the FCEDA website, and on the FCEDA’s social media channels. Click here to suggest a business that should be part of the series.

Time magazine called Fairfax County “one of the great economic success stories of our time.” Business growth and innovation helps Fairfax County fund one of the nation’s most prestigious school systems and other public services that contribute to the quality of life of residents. Fairfax County offers businesses a state-of-the-art infrastructure, access to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, a vibrant investment capital community and a highly skilled and well-educated workforce.

The award-winning 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 Corner, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains marketing offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.