Finalists Announced for the 2018 Moxie Award


From an exciting record number of entries, the 2018 Moxie Award finalist selections have been made, with 144 finalists in 15 categories, announced Sarah Cody, 2018 Moxie Award chairwoman. Applicants were selected for their demonstrated boldness in business, and were evaluated on innovation, growth, industry leadership, community service and local achievements. The winner in each category will be announced at the 2018 Moxie Award Reception and Dinner on October 11th at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons, VA. The complete list of finalists is listed at

“The Moxie Award program is a celebration honoring the accomplishments and achievements of growing businesses, nonprofits, and associations in the Washington D.C. metro area,” Cody said. “Organizations are recognized for having demonstrated boldness and innovation as an integral part of their growth strategy. These outstanding organizations make our region a great place to do business and an incredible place to live, thrive, and play.”

The 2018 Moxie Award Reception and Dinner event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. on October 11, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner (1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA 22102). Tickets can be purchased at


The Moxie Award program has expanded in 2018 with the addition of several new categories. The full list of categories includes Businesses & Professional Services, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Services, Cybersecurity, Financial Services, Fortune 500™, Government Contractors (four categories based on size of company), Healthcare, Nonprofits & Associations, Software, Technology, and Women-Owned Government Contractors.


Sponsors of the 2018 Moxie Award include 3 Pillar Global, Accelerent, Acorn Financial Group, Berenzweig Leonard, BroadStreet, Buccini/Pollin Group (BPG), Business Benefits Group (BBG), Cohn Reznick, CONNECTpreneur, Criterion, CYwP Fund, EagleBank, Insperity, Institute for Private Investors (IPI), Mercedes-Benz of Arlington, NFP, Print 1, Shulman Rogers, Signature Financial Group (SFP), The McLean Group, Unanet, Verasolve, and Zinnia.

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