Arlington, Va. – The Arlington business community celebrated our area’s best in business at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s 32nd Arlington Best Business Awards, held on May 2 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel. This annual event recognizes the most illustrious and accomplished businesses that have made significant contributions to the Arlington community. Included in those honored was Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC, winner of the 2018 Home Based Small Business Award.
“Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC has proven that it meets the tough criteria for winning this coveted award,” said Kate Bates, Arlington Chamber President & CEO. “The Chamber is pleased to present this award to them, and our community is fortunate to have such a quality organization operating in Arlington.” Accepting the award on behalf of his business partner and the company employees, Sr. Vice President Mark A. Buchholz noted that Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC was proud to be an active member of Arlington County and Northern Virginia through its support for such charitable organizations as the Arlington Free Clinic, Bridges to Independence, Leadership Arlington and the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Center.
Arlington Best Business Award recipients are nominated by the Chamber membership and are evaluated by a committee of past award winners, whose scores determine the winners. Criteria for this prestigious award are as follows:
- Be a member of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and located in Arlington.
- Be a viable, ongoing, full-time business that has experienced significant growth or stability over its business life.
- Be well-known and respected by customers or clients for consistently delivering exceptional quality or service.
- Be a leader in its industry in Arlington OR have a significantly unique approach to delivery of its goods or services.
- Display an interest in and concern for the Arlington community – either corporately or through its owners and/or employees backed by the company.
In addition to Federal Acquisition Strategies, LLC, other winners of the 2018 Arlington Best Business Awards include:
- Crystal Gateway Marriott – 2018 Business of the Year
- Enterprise Knowledge – 2018 Business of the Year
- Envescent, LLC – 2018 Technology Small Business of the Year
- New District Brewing Company – 2018 Retail Small Business of the Year
- Association of the United States Army – 2018 Nonprofit of the Year
- Awesome Women Entrepreneurs – 2018 Service Small Business of the Year
- Snergy HomeCare – 2018 Service Small Business of the Year