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July 2017

2017 Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

July 24 - July 27

The Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of economic development. The course is designed to prepare participants for the challenges they face in the practice of developing communities. The course will highlight the key aspects in an economic developer’s career: Managing Economic Development Offices Strategic Planning Ethics Business Retention & Expansion Finance for Economic Development Marketing & Business Attraction Neighborhood Revitalization Workforce Development Small Business & Entrepreneurship (This section will be taught as part of…

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MEDA 2017 Summer Conference

July 26 @ 8:45 am - 1:30 pm

In today’s world, economic development professionals are increasingly focusing their efforts on building strong ecosystems that encourage small businesses and entrepreneurs to grow in their communities.  During our Summer Conference, you will discover approaches for building these ecosystems, collaborate with others who are doing or creating unique systems, and learn how to identify what works best for your community.  Join us as we share best practices in transforming communities into ecosystems that attract and support small businesses and entrepreneurs. Review the…

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August 2017

Highlighting Economic Development and Higher Education in Maryland

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

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September 2017

EAGB Breakfast Series

September 19 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, September 19, 2017  The EAGB invites you for breakfast and engaging discussion around topics of particular interest to the Greater Baltimore region. The series will shine light on the region’s assets and share the wisdom of its thought leaders – including those from industry, government, and education. *Speakers to be announced

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IEDC: Economic Development Finance

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm

The core objective of this analytical course is to explain the financial tools used to stimulate private sector investment that results in the creation of permanent, private sector jobs, increased productivity and improvement in the local tax base. Specifically, the course will review current debt, equity, grant and incentive-based financing programs that are accessible to practitioners both rural and urban. Moreover, course participants will learn how to calculate debt/service ratios, cash on cash rate of return, capitalization rates, underwriting ratios,…

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October 2017

Economic Development Week 2017

October 22 - October 28

Overview Economic Development Week will emphasize to the general public the importance of economic development for the State of Maryland. The week is designed to increase an understanding of economic development’s contribution to the State’s business climate, job retention and growth, the tax base and the overall quality of life in Maryland. Recognition Economic development will take center stage in counties, cities and towns throughout Maryland when proclamations are made heralding the significant projects that have made Maryland a great…

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TECH AT THE GAP LEADING THE CHARGE ’17

October 24 @ 8:30 am

Technology at the Gap is a one-day conference for web developers, system admins, network and security specialists, managers, and others in, or around, the IT industry. Hear from engaging and informative speakers and spend time sharing ideas as you enjoy a little bit of fall in Western Maryland. Network with other professionals and vendors as you learn about the latest tools and processes in the industry and how you can apply them at your company. Technology at the Gap is…

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December 2017

EAGB Breakfast Series

December 12 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, December 12, 2017  The EAGB invites you for breakfast and engaging discussion around topics of particular interest to the Greater Baltimore region. The series will shine light on the region’s assets and share the wisdom of its thought leaders – including those from industry, government, and education. *Speakers to be announced

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