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Meet the CEO: Justin Antonipillai, WireWheel
Meet the CEO: Justin Antonipillai, WireWheel
Meet the CEO is a quarterly feature in which we interview a local CEO. In this interview, we speak with Justin Antonipillai of WireWheel to find out more about what  motivated him to start the company and why he chose Arlington.

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AED showcases NOVA business climate at Collision
NOVA headed to Toronto to take on the technology world at Collision Conference 2019 and showcase the business climate, quality of life and tech workforce pipeline that will carry northern Virginia’s economy over the coming decade.

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Made in Arlington Pop-Up is Bigger than Ever
Made in Arlington Pop-Up is Bigger than Ever
Plenty of favorite vendors along with many new faces. Welcome Arlington's enterprising spirit!

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Return on Creativity Finds Insights in the Military
Return on Creativity Finds Insights in the Military
Arlington Economic Development asked the question, what does the creative economy have to do with the military? Turns out, a lot more than you might think. At the May 16th Return on Creativity seminar: Leading From the Front, a diverse panel of former and active members of the military spanning three generations talked about how their military training and experiences influenced their business leadership and acumen.

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Small Business Focus: Celebrating Arlington's OUTstanding Entrepreneurs
Small Business Focus: Celebrating Arlington's OUTstanding Entrepreneurs
In Arlington, we celebrate 50 years of Pride by honoring our local entrepreneurs on June 5 who have had such a great impact on our community. Hear the personal journeys of business owners as they describe how they live their dream of entrepreneurship each day. Understand the founder’s challenges and celebrate their victories at our final Brunch and Business: BizPride, Celebrating Arlington’s OUTstanding Entrepreneurs

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Spring Arlington Premiere Honors Legacy Award Winners
Three longtime and landmark Arlington businesses were honored recently as model businesses in the community by Arlington Economic Development in the annual Legacy Awards presentation. The awards are given annually to Arlington companies that have been leaders or otherwise serve as role models in the Arlington business community.

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Return on Creativity looks to the Front Line of leadership
Return on Creativity looks to the Front Line of leadership
Arlington Economic Development’s (AED) May 16th Return on Creativity event will explore how leadership experiences gained by serving in the military have helped grow companies and lead people from the perspective of small, start-up and large businesses in and around Arlington. Hear from three generations of military and business leaders who apply their military leadership experience to business each day.

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Congratulations to Arlington's "Fantastic 50" Honorees
Congratulations to Arlington's "Fantastic 50" Honorees
Arlington companies took center stage as winners of the 24 annual “Fantastic 50” event. A total of eleven Arlington companies were honored at the awards, sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, that highlight the Commonwealth’s fastest growing companies for their entrepreneurial success and contribution to Virginia’s economic vitality.

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Amazon HQ2 Named "Deal of the Year"
Amazon HQ2 Named "Deal of the Year"
For the second year in a row, the team at Arlington Economic Development has taken home the coveted "Deal of the Year" at the annual “Best Real Estate Deals” awards from the Washington Business Journal.

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Small Business Focus: Arlington's Collaborative Approach to Alcohol
Small Business Focus: Arlington's Collaborative Approach to Alcohol
The Arlington Restaurant Initiative (ARI) was developed as a voluntary accreditation program to increase the overall safety of customers, businesses and neighborhood residents in areas with nightlife and entertainment.

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El comercio electrónico, una alternativa a nuestro alcance para generar ingresos
El comercio electrónico, una alternativa a nuestro alcance para generar ingresos


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Arlington and Alexandria Win Joint State Economic Development Award
On March 29, Arlington Economic Development took home a Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) at the 2019 Virginia Economic Development Association Spring Conference. The award was jointly given to AED and Alexandria Economic Development Partnership (AEDP) for the coordination of Amazon HQ2 recruitment.

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Is Your Business Stuck?
Is Your Business Stuck?
Is your business stuck and not growing year-to-year? Are you looking for new tools to take your business to the next level? At BizLaunch, we have discovered a secret way to grow your business....

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Five Tips for Getting an Angel Investment in Your Startup
Five Tips for Getting an Angel Investment in Your Startup
Has your early-stage, high-growth startup ever considered raising capital and wanted to know more about Angel investors and what they look for?  

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Lidl Opens First Store in Arlington
Lidl Opens First Store in Arlington
On Monday, March 25, German discount grocery company Lidl opened store 67 – and its first store in Arlington. Lidl Express, a new, smaller concept store for Lidl, is 1,000 square feet and located on the ground floor of its U.S. headquarters.

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Amazon HQ2 Deal Approved by County Board
Amazon has won additional approvals for its new headquarters in Arlington. The Arlington County Board unanimously approved the County’s proposed direct financial incentive to Amazon, an annual pay-for-performance grant valued at approximately $23 million. 

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Small Business Focus: Getting Noticed. The Star Power of Your Business
Small Business Focus: Getting Noticed. The Star Power of Your Business
Each day thousands of internet activities take place in under a minute. So how does your business stand apart from others? This blog has tips on how to get noticed.

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Arlington's Economy Diversifies
Arlington has made quite a bit of economic news recently, and we don’t just mean the obvious announcement of Amazon’s HQ2 and the associated $2.5 billion investment, 4.1 million SF of office space, and 25,000 high-paying jobs that will finally trigger the revitalization that has been envisioned for the Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yards neighborhoods.

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Talent, Tech and Feeling Welcome: Why Amazon Chose Arlington for HQ2
“Amazon HQ2-apalooza,” a sold-out event from Bisnow, brought together real estate developers, economic developers, educators and more to tell the story of Arlington’s path to landing Amazon HQ2.

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Small Business Focus: Celebrating the Sheroes of Business during Women's History Month
Small Business Focus:  Celebrating the Sheroes of Business during Women's History Month
From cyber security companies to health and wellness to engineering, women are starting and leading a variety of innovative businesses in the Arlington community. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses is growing at a rate five times faster than the national average.

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