Firebird AST was honored to receive the 2017 Government Contractor of the Year award by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF). The Government Contractor of the Year awards recognize companies that have shown a compelling and profound commitment to excellence in growth and financial performance. Finalists were chosen from a record pool of well qualified applicants by a team of nearly 30 regional business leaders that comprised this year’s Selection Committee. 

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Firebird AST was honored to be recognized at the Recognized GovCon Awards as the Most Impactful Contractor of 2017.

About the Program

The GovCon Summit – RecognizeDC Celebration is the premiere fall awards program that recognizes 40 government contracting companies and their contributions to the local economy and the marketplace, as well as their focus on veterans, impact, innovation, and vision to the market. Government contracting is the leading industry for the DMV. The program’s goal is to recognize the meritorious virtues of government contracting companies striving for excellence in their communities through mentorship, economic growth, passion for country in this intricate and ambitious industry. A committee of local business leaders serve on the nomination committee and an independent panel chooses the top 40 candidates.

The 2017 Annual Moxie Award theme was “Celebrating Boldness in Business.”

The Moxie Award program honors the accomplishments and achievements of growing businesses, nonprofits, and associations in the DC metro community. Organizations are recognized for having demonstrated boldness and innovation as an integral part of their growth strategy. These outstanding organizations not only help make the DC metro area a great place to do business, but also an incredible place to live, thrive and play.

On April 26 2018, Firebird AST was honored to be awarded the Fantastic 50 Award by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, which recognized 50 of Virginia’s fastest growing, most dynamic companies from across the state.
About the Program
Virginia’s FANTASTIC 50 award program is a signature event of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. The FANTASTIC 50 program is the only annual statewide award recognizing Virginia’s fastest growing business. Nominations for the 2018 FANTASTIC 50 were sought last fall from local chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and through the sponsors’ networks; companies may also nominate themselves. To be eligible, a company must be privately held with headquarters in Virginia, show revenues between $200,000 and $200 million, and demonstrate positive revenue growth and positive net income in its most recent fiscal year over the previous year. Companies are judged on four-year revenue history. Please click here for more information about the Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s Fantastic 50 Award.