• Join us for the

    MEDA 2017 Annual Conference

    April 30-May 2
  • Join us for

    Economic Development Day in Annapolis

    January 24, 2017
  • MEDA Winter Conference

    MEDA 2017 Winter Conference

    January 12, 2017
  • September 22, 2016

    MEDA Fall Conference: Global Maryland

    The Gathering Place in Howard County
  • September 19-24, 2016

    Economic Development Week

    Showcasing the investment in partnerships that strengthen our competitiveness.
  • Becoming a MEDA Member

    MEDA Membership Committee

    MEDA members work throughout the state and share the common goal of improving Maryland's business climate.
  • Economic Development… Transforms Lives


What’s Working in Economic Development! Economic Development Works! It evolves as necessary, but remains unchanged in its inherent drive to transform lives. There are various approaches depending on the needs of your region, but the underlining goal of economic development will always be to create opportunities, inspire innovation and enrich communities. The 2017 MEDA Annual…

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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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This hands-on course will review the fundamentals of developing and implementing a high-impact marketing and attraction plan. Businesses looking to locate or expand need accurate, up-to-date, and credible information and communities need rock-solid marketing techniques to reach the needs of the business community. Course participants will be able to learn how to craft their community’s…

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