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MEDA is pleased to present the annual MEDA Awards, a program to celebrate the people, programs, and projects that are transforming lives across the State of Maryland. The MEDA Awards showcase efforts to attract new businesses, assist existing businesses, redevelop business districts, market communities, and support economic development throughout the state. The MEDA Awards are presented at the Awards Banquet held during the MEDA Annual Conference. MEDA Award nominations open annually in September.
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2023 MEDA Award Winners
2023 Economic Development Project —Large Community: Union Knitting Mills Project
Nominated by: The City of Frederick: Department of Economic Development
2023 Economic Development Project — Small Community: BSI
Nominated by: Allegany County Economic & Community Development
2023 Economic Development Project — Honorable Mention: StarTUp at the Armory
Nominated by: Towson University
2023 Economic Development Program — Large Community: Project Restore
Nominated by: Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development
2023 Economic Development Program — Small Community: The Patuxent Partnership for AMP/Tech Jobs Rule
Nominated by: St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development
2023 Economic Development Program — Honorable Mention: The Frederick County Office of Economic Development’s EmPOWER Program
Nominated by: Frederick County Office of Economic Development
2023 Economic Development Marketing — Large Community: My ArundelBiz Podcast
Nominated by: Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation
2023 Economic Development Marketing — Small Community: St. Mary’s County Technology Resource Book or ‘TechBook’
Nominated by: St. Mary’s County Economic Development
2023 MEDA Rising Star: Candace Pruett
2023 MEDA Hall of Fame: Shelly Gross-Wade