Thursday, October 21, 2021

Aspiring entrepreneurs can get start-up tips from Reston Limousine Service President and CEO Kristina Bouweiri at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority's next Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County webinar on May 4 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Click here to register for the workshop.

Entrepreneurship 101 (E-101) is a virtual workshop that features a panel of small business experts on how to start a business. Participants are provided with informative step-by-step information sessions that cover registering a business, permitting requirements, business feasibility and business plan basics, business certifications, financing options, and government resources.

Reston Limousine Kristina Bouweiri

In addition, this session’s the Entrepreneur Spotlight will feature Bouweiri, who will discuss her entrepreneurial journey and share valuable tips for business success. Reston Limousine has a fleet of 250 vehicles—sedans, limousines, vans and buses—as well as 350 drivers and 60 office employees.

E-101 is presented by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority in partnership with Fairfax County, the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, the Community Business Partnership and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

“Prospective entrepreneurs will greatly benefit from attending this session and learning from our experts on how to start or grow a business,” said Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the FCEDA. “We thank Kristina Bouweiri, a real Northern Virginia success story, for her participation in the workshop and look forward to hearing her insight on growing Reston Limousine Service.”

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. 

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance. Other members: the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Arlington County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and the Prince William County Department of Economic Development.

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