Fairfax County: A Community with the Power of Ideas for UK Businesses
The FCEDA has maintained an office in South Korea since 2004 and serves as a go-to resource for companies interested in expanding into the U.S. market. The FCEDA’s office in Seoul also serves other Pacific Rim countries.
More than 60 Korean 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 8,800 technology businesses and global headquarters for outstanding companies such as Hilton, Mars and Northrop Grumman.
- 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.
- Multiple Korean companies have already selected Fairfax County as their U.S. home of choice. SBC, Korea Innovation Center and Samsung are examples of Asian companies with a major presence in Fairfax County.
Charles Kim, Director
C-213, 5, Chungmin-ro,
Songpa-gu, Seoul, 05841, Korea
Tel: + 82 2-774-0601
Fax: + 82 2-774-6646