Fairfax County: A Community with the Power of Ideas for European Businesses

The FCEDA has maintained a European office in Germany since 2000. Now based in Berlin, the office is a go-to resource for companies interested in expanding into the U.S. market and services companies from across the continent including those from France, The Netherlands, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg.

More than 100 Europe-based companies are part of the dynamic and diverse business community, taking advantage of the highly skilled workforce in Fairfax County, which includes Tysons, Reston and the technology corridor just to the west of Washington, D.C.

  • Fairfax County's business community features 10 Fortune 500 headquarters, leading government contractors, a mix of more than 8,900 technology businesses and global headquarters for outstanding companies such as Hilton, Mars and Freddie Mac.
  • Along with its strength in government and defense technology, Fairfax County’s diverse ecosystem is evident in cybersecurity, communications, financial and healthcare companies based in the region.
  • Along with its eastern time zone, Fairfax County offers direct links to global markets through Washington Dulles International Airport, which serves more than 50 international destinations, and a central location that’s within easy commuting distance to all major U.S. cities.
  • Successful European companies that have already selected Fairfax County as their U.S. home of choice include: Volkswagen Group, Airbus, Capgemini, Randstad and IDEMIA.


Markus van Tilburg
Director, Europe Office
Unter den Linden 21
10117 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: +49 30 5521 6753

Sign up to receive our Global Newsletter!