Business Appreciation Reception 2016 – Stafford County Virginia Economic Development

Business Appreciation Reception 2016


Thursday, May 19, 2016

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stafford Regional Airport

Join us at the B.A.R.

The Business Appreciation Reception, that is.

Every year, the Stafford County Economic Development Authority (EDA) hosts a Business Appreciation Reception to celebrate the County’s diverse business community. Additional details for this year’s event are coming soon. 

This year’s theme is The Entrepreneurial Economy.  Speaker to be announced in April.

Stafford County is Business Proud and appreciates its businesses 52 weeks a year. Part of the Business Appreciation Event is an award program to highlight some of Stafford’s most accomplished businesses.  This year we will present awards to the Stafford Business of the Year and the Business Innovator of the Year.

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors – UMUC – featuring their new offering – MASTER’S PROGRAM – Master of Science in Cybersecurity. Thank YOU – UMUC for being our Premiere Sponsor for this year’s event.


Supporting Sponsors:




A few pictures from previous event.  

Congratulations, winners!






GEICO is fortunate to have located its Mid-Atlantic Regional Office in southern Stafford County.  For more than 20 years we have been able to grow our business here with the availability of a great workforce and a cooperative partnership with local government administrators.  We look forward to continued mutual growth and success for many years to come.”

John Izzo
Regional Vice President of Middle Atlantic Regional Operations