• July 26, 2017

    MEDA Summer Conference

    Creating Ecosystems That Encourage Opportunities
  • July 24 - 27, 2017

    Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

    Baltimore City Community College
  • Becoming a MEDA Member

    MEDA Membership Committee

    MEDA members work throughout the state and share the common goal of improving Maryland's business climate.
  • Join us for

    Economic Development Day in Annapolis

    January 24, 2017
  • October 22 - 28, 2017

    Economic Development Week

    Showcasing the investment in partnerships that strengthen our competitiveness.
  • Economic Development… Transforms Lives


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 &…

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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…

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