• July 27 - 31, 2020

    Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course

  • 2019 – 2020 Year in Review

  • COVID-19 Business Update

    View COVID-19 Business updates from the Maryland Department of Commerce.
  • Economic Development Offices in Maryland

    Access updated information from local offices.

    2020 MEDA Annual Conference – NEW DATE

    September 20-22, 2020
  • MEDA Young Leaders

    MEDA Young Leaders

  • Becoming a MEDA Member

    MEDA Membership

    MEDA members work throughout the state and share the common goal of improving Maryland's business climate.
  • 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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Theme: Diversity and Racial Equality in Economic Development Check back at a later date for more information.

The Raising the Bar Conference is back and we hope you will join us. This is not only an opportunity for your personal development, but you have the chance to connect and foster relationships with other professionals in the region. Mark your calendars!

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