Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Washington-area Economy Is Focus of April 2 Webinar Presented by Northern Virginia EDA and Chamber Partners

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va.--()--How the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will affect the Washington, D.C.-area economy is the focus of an April 2 live webinar to be presented by the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance (NOVA EDA).

Jeannette Chapman, director of the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University, will present findings of the institute’s first report on the pandemic. The webinar will run from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Click here to register for the free event.

Alex Iams, executive vice president of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), will follow Chapman to describe local, regional, state and federal resources available to help businesses affected by the coronavirus emergency.

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce are partners in this event.

“We know the COVID-19 pandemic is going to take an unprecedented toll on the Washington-area economy, just as it will on regional economies around the globe, and businesses need to understand that impact as they decide how they will respond to it,” said Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the FCEDA. “I thank Jeannette Chapman for bringing her expertise to this subject and to our chamber partners for their work to inform the business community and connect businesses with the resources they need to withstand this crisis. Working together, we will get through this and create a stronger economy.”

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, which promotes and markets Northern Virginia outside the region and conducts activities and events to build the regional business community. Other members of NOVA EDA are 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.

Contacts

Alan Fogg, afogg@fceda.org, +1 703-790-0600 (o) or +1 571-213-5065 (m)

Release Summary

A live webinar at 10 a.m. ET April 2 will focus on how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will affect the Washington, D.C.-area economy.

Contacts

Alan Fogg, afogg@fceda.org, +1 703-790-0600 (o) or +1 571-213-5065 (m)