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Over 100 Serious Game Design Industry Leaders to gather in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County Department of Economic Development is proud to sponsor this year’s industry-leading Serious Play Conference taking place on July 18-20, 2017, at the George Mason University Science & Technology Campus. More than 100 thought leaders driving the adoption of game-based and simulation learning will gather to share experiences in implementing serious …

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First Virginia Scenic Byways Unveiled in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William Conservation Alliance | Photos by Rob Jinks Thanks to the partnership formed by the Prince William Conservation Alliance, Prince William County Supervisors and the Commonwealth Transportation Board have approved the designation of several important roads in Prince William County as the first Scenic Byways in the county, adding nearly 40 miles to Virginia’s Byways network. “These …

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Prince William Chamber says “Play Ball!”

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce On June 27, the Board of Directors of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted to endorse the proposed Potomac Nationals stadium in eastern Prince William County. After several months of meetings with representatives from the County and the project, Chamber Board members agreed the new stadium represents a significant economic opportunity …

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SBA Names Prince William County’s Corliss Udoema Virginia Small Business Person of the Year

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates Corliss Udoema, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Contract Solutions Inc. (CSI), on being named the 2017 Virginia Small Business Person of the Year and finalist for the National Small Business Person of the Year, by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Ms. Udoema was one of fifty-four winners …

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Three Prince William County-based Enterprises Recognized at Greater Washington Innovation Awards

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development Prince William County congratulates three Innovation Park enterprises on being recognized at this year’s Greater Washington Innovation Award Ceremony.  Scriyb LLC, a Virginia Serious Game Institute-based startup, won the ‘Public Service Innovator of the Year’ award and George Mason University (Mason) and Ceres Nanosciences were recognized as finalists in Public Service and Health & …

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Prince William County Grants $100,000 to Virginia Serious Game Institute-based Startup

Provided by Prince William County Economic Development The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced it has authorized a $100,000 performance agreement with Virginia Serious Game Institute-based, Scriyb, LLC, a technology start-up company, to pioneer a new cloud-based, live-streaming teaching platform that will revolutionize online education. This agreement allows Scriyb to scale-up and deliver on its mission of enticing a …

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BadWolf Public House to open in Historic Downtown Manassas

Provided by City of Manassas The owners of BadWolf Brewing Company and CJ Finz have teamed up to bring a new home grown restaurant & brewery to Historic Downtown Manassas – BadWolf Public House.  The 3,000 square foot restaurant and brewery, located at 9406 Battle Street, will consist of a three-barrel brewhouse, taproom and a two-floor private room that seats …

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Prince William County Congratulates MAG Aerospace on Receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 Award

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County congratulates two-time award winner, MAG Aerospace, a recognized leader in global aerial surveillance and situational awareness services, on receiving the 2017 Washington SmartCEO Future 50 award. According to SmartCEO, the Future 50 Awards program recognizes the region’s fastest growing,     mid-sized companies in the Washington D.C. Metro Area. The …

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Prince William County grants $50,000 to Caerus Discovery, LLC, to Boost Zika Virus Research

Provided by Prince William Department of Economic Development The Prince William Board of County Supervisors announced today that it has authorized a $50,000 public-private performance agreement with Caerus Discovery, LLC, to work with George Mason University, the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia, to discover an antibody for the Zika virus. Caerus Discovery, LLC, a biotechnology company …

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Prince William County Logs $1.3 Billion of Intended Capital Investment

Provided by Prince William County Department of Economic Development Prince William County, one of Virginia’s largest and fastest growing counties, today announced it logged $1.3 billion in intended capital investment, added 596 new jobs and retained 80 existing jobs from 23 economic development projects in calendar year 2016. The 23 projects consisted of 18 new business attractions, three expansions of …

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