by Loren G. Edelstein | August 22, 2013, an event planning company specializing in government meetings, has ranked #2 on Inc. magazine's annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America, released this week. The company, launched in 2006, saw sales revenue grow to $49 million last year, an increase of 24,830 percent from 2009 to 2012. The company, based in Dumfries, Va., was founded in 2006 by Paul Trapp, a service-disabled veteran who, in his military career, found that he was constantly planning events and identified a need for capable outsourcing of government meetings. employs 53 full-time employees at its headquarters in Dumfries, Va., and works with contracted professionals in 25 key meeting cities. To see the full Inc. 500 list, go to