Tue, Apr 16|
BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant
April Luncheon-- Amazon 101 with Victor Hoskins, Who Brought Amazon to the DC Area
Join us for insight into the Amazon/Crystal City deal and a lively discussion of its impact on the local economy.
Time & Location
Apr 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant, 4883 MacArthur Blvd NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
About the event
Charter 100 is excited to host Victor Hoskins, Director of Arlington Economic Development, for an informative discussion of the new Amazon headquarters in Crystal City and what it will mean for the DC area. Lunch will be served, and guests are most welcome. Please let us know in advance of any food allergies or special accommodations.
About Our Speaker
Victor Hoskins became the Arlington Economic Development (AED) Director in 2015 and is most known for leading the team that successfully attracted Amazon HQ2 to Arlington County, VA, a deal that will bring 25,000 jobs and more than $2.5 billion investment. Under Mr. Hoskins’ leadership, the County has successfully implemented an Innovation Strategy that has moved it toward technology and private sector commercialization.
Previously, Mr. Hoskins worked in private real estate investment on Wall Street. Moreover, he served as Deputy Mayor of Economic Development for the District of Columbia, during which time he turned around the economy of the District with projects like The Wharf and City Center. During his career his work has resulted in almost 280,000 jobs, and he has lead the teams that negotiated more than 700 major business deals resulting in billions in private investment.
He holds a Master’s degree in City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a BA with Honors from Dartmouth College.
Deadline for all reservations is Thursday, April 11, 2019.
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