Chamber to Host Panel on Innovation

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Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce

On Thursday, February 16 from 11:30 a. m.-1:30 p. m., the Prince William Chamber of Commerce presents the second event in their Economic Development Series: Exploring Innovation. The program will focus on organizations doing cutting edge work in Prince William County’s Innovation Park. George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus will host the event in their Beacon Hall facility, located at 10900 University Boulevard in Manassas.

According to the website for Prince William County Economic Development: Innovation Technology Park is a 1500 acre university-anchored corporate research park.  Over the past several years it has seen construction of more than 2.1 million square feet, including the headquarters of ATCC, the state-of-the art COPT DC-6 data center, and the Level-3 GMU/NIH Biomedical Research Laboratory. 

Jeff Kaczmarek, Executive Director of Prince William County’s Economic Development Department, will serve as Moderator for the panel; providing insights on the opportunities the park provides for the region when it comes to economic development before introducing the panel.

Confirmed panelists for the event include:

The Chamber’s Economic Development Series is co-sponsored by R.W. Murray Co.; The Fauquier Bank and Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC.

 “Innovation Park is an economic development gem in Prince William County,” said Steve Daves, President of R.W. Murray Co. “R. W. Murray Co. is proud to have been part of the development and construction of the infrastructure that houses the Virginia Department of Forensic Science and the George Mason University Biomedical Research Lab, as well as five other buildings within the Park. Our team has played an integral part in bringing over 450,000 SF of world-class office, lab, research and development projects to the Park and Prince William County.”

Rinker Design Associates is the Gold Sponsor. Online registration for Exploring Innovation is available at Tickets are $40 for members of the Prince William Chamber; $55 for non-members. For additional information, call 703-368-6600.


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