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CES 2017: Will We See You There?
CES 2017: Will We See You There?
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be at the center of innovation and technology? Well I’ve been there, and let me tell you, it’s surreal

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Business Plan II: Templates, Examples & More
Wondering how to get your business plan started? Check out this list of free resources that will help organize your ideas and save you time.

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Arlington, Virginia is Open for Business
Arlington is known for being a safe and prosperous town with plenty to offer to its residents and visitors. Learn more about our business-friendly and diverse environment.

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Do You Really Need a Business Plan?
Many people mistakenly believe that simply having a general business idea in their minds is as effective as writing an official business plan. In reality, writing a detailed business plan is essential to starting a business on the right path.

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BizLaunch Featured Business: SenSations
BizLaunch Featured Business: SenSations Party Designs
Meredith Sen says she’s always had a love for party design and entertaining. “I go all out for my kids’ birthday parties and plan for months,” she says. 

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Listening in at Tech.Co's Innovate! and Celebrate: What Companies Want
Last week, AED traveled to San Jose, CA for the Tech.co Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 Global Conference. There, we met tech enthusiasts, startups and some of the world’s biggest names in consumer technology.

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BizLaunch Featured Business: Cultural Quotient Corporation
BizLaunch Featured Business: Cultural Quotient Corporation
Arlingtonian Cameron Childs decided there needed to be a way to ensure new technologies that were developed were commercialized into their best uses, and so he decided to start his own business to help do just that.

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Arlington Named Hardest Working City in America
Arlington Named Hardest Working City in America
SmartAsset.com took a look at data on things like average weeks worked per year, hours worked per week, and labor force participation, and Arlington, Virginia got named Hardest Working City in America.

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Arlington Companies Honored with Inc 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies
Several Arlington businesses were among those who received top honors from Inc. Magazine in its annual Inc. 5000 list, which rates the fastest-growing companies in the nation.

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SBSD - Not Just Another Small Business Acronym
If you are a small, women- and minority-owned businesses, then take a moment to get to know SBSD and find out how they can help you grow your business.

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Why Applied Predictive Technologies Calls Arlington an Excellent Location
Earlier this month, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe formally announced that Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) will continue to call Arlington its home, growing its employees in the next several years by 368 and also doubling its office space in Ballston.

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A New Perspective on Arlington's Business Development Process
Growing up in Arlington, it was very easy for me to believe that the County always grew and flourished of its own accord. However, after spending a summer interning with Arlington Economic Development, I have learned that there are people working tirelessly behind the scenes to secure the prosperity that appears to come to Arlington effortlessly.

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Moving The Way Forward... Forward
Moving The Way Forward... Forward
It’s been about 18 months since Victor Hoskins joined Arlington Economic Development as Director and created "The Way Forward" strategy to combat the rising commercial vacancy rates. His plan included an increased marketing budget, additional staff resources, an incentive toolbox and a national and international marketing branding strategy leveraging regional partners.

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BizLaunch Featured Business: McNeil Creative Enterprises
BizLaunch Featured Business: McNeil Creative Enterprises
A new Arlington business is helping artists and arts organizations in the area achieve their goals and ignite growth.

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Community Participation as a Business Strategy: The Car-Free Diet Challenge
Community Participation as a Business Strategy: The Car-Free Diet Challenge
We all know it takes a lot of time and effort to run a small business, but consider carving out some of that time to engage and participate in local events as a strategy to increase awareness about your products and services and differentiate your business from the competition.

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BizLaunch Offers New Exciting Opportunity: Doing Business with the Commonwealth of Virginia
Starting in September 2016, BizLaunch will be hosting Chris Tran Ley, the Business Development Specialist for the Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) in Virginia, the second Friday of each month, as a resource for those of you interested in selling your products and services to state agencies, colleges, universities and local governments.

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What You Need to Know About BizLaunch
As an entrepreneur, here are four important things you should know about BizLaunch.

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Getting Started: Market Research Resources
Getting Started: Market Research Resources
Here are five market research tools that will help get the data needed to write a business plan and guide business decisions.

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Phone2Action Relocates from D.C. to Arlington
Phone2Action Relocates from D.C. to Arlington
"Arlington County is the hottest county in the USA!" Said VA Governor Terry McAuliffe as he helped to welcome communications technology company Phone2Action to Arlington's Rosslyn neighborhood. 

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Three Tips to Enhance Your Online Presence
Three Tips to Enhance Your Online Presence
Three tips – categorized by the level of effort required – to help you create or enhance your business’ online presence.

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