Loudoun gears up for Small Business Conference

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Preparations for the 2018 Loudoun Small Business Conference are in full swing. Approximately 200 attendees will participate in 12 breakout sessions focusing on business building topics, including marketing, operations, and finances. Eric Major, founder and CEO of the Leesburg-based medical device company K2M, will deliver the keynote. Building on the success of last year,the MEC-Leesburg […]

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SBDC manager Eric Byrd elected EDC chair

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Eric Byrd, manager of the SBDC at MEC-Leesburg, was elected chair of the Town of Leesburg Economic Development Commission. Byrd will lead the commission in advising the town council on matters of economic development in Leesburg. He plans to focus on “practical, achievable projects” and guiding the discussion of the EDC “so we can make […]

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MEC-Leesburg launches federal contractor peer group

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MEC-Leesburg is working with past and present member companies to create a federal contracting peer group. Companies will meet monthly to share information as well as form partnerships and teams that will increase their competitive edge. Founding member Pete Curry of DAR Partners describes the program as “graduate-level professional development.” The peer group is just […]

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MEC-Leesburg welcomes new members

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Two educational organizations have been added to MEC-Leesburg’s client roster. Family Education and Media Services provides training for childcare providers and education and mediation services to separated/divorced families. Soulsana will utilize the MEC-Leesburg to help hospice providers learn to utilize Reiki as an end-of-life care option. Both companies will be using the unique conference spaces […]

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Lynker Technologies makes Inc 5000 and Fast 50

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Lynker Technologies, based at MEC-Leesburg, appeared on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. Their rank of 1237 lies just a few slots behind MEC alum B3 Group. Additionally, Washington Technology’s Fast 50 ranked Lynker at number 47. Joe Linza, founder of Lynker Technologies, recently presented at “Contractor Chat,” an MEC event, […]

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Solvitur Systems lands GSA contract

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MEC-Leesburg member Solvitur Systems has received a five-year U.S. General Services Administration schedule contract award, which makes them an approved vendor on GSA’s IT Schedule 70. “This award broadens our ability to work with federal, state and local agencies, and offers easier and more streamlined access to our broad range of consulting services,” Managing Director […]

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