Making the Short List: Ten Ways to Position your Community for Site Selection Success

Mary Ford-Naill, Economic Development Manager, City of Frederick

The state of Maryland has been gaining steam as the place to do business in the Mid-Atlantic region.  Recently acknowledged as the 10th best economy in the USA, Secretary Pennington recently shared that Maryland is the second most innovative state in the country! As part of the Maryland Economic Development Association’s Fall Conference, a site…

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Site Selection Data Resources and Tools Panel Moderated by Sandy Sponaugle, CEO, Platinum PR

Kavita Verma, Director of Business Recruitment & Location Services, Maryland Department of Commerce

This was a highly informative panel on the web based databases and tools that help site selectors and executives collect, analyze and compare data on potential locations for business expansion and relocation. The key take away from the panel is that through a variety of databases, we are able to look at site specific demographics…

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Hyattsville and Partners Celebrate Economic Development Week with Three Events

Sandy Sponaugle

The City of Hyattsville will showcase several successful development projects in recognition of Maryland Economic Development Week. A schedule of events open to the media follows. “The City of Hyattsville is committed to economic development and has prioritized partnerships and investment that elevate our community’s built environment,” said Mayor Candace B. Hollingsworth. “The City’s investment…

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Maryland’s statewide celebration of Economic Development slated for next week

Sandy Sponaugle

Events from Oct. 22 through Oct. 28 will celebrate economic development initiatives and examine Maryland’s business climate Baltimore, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), in partnership with counties and municipalities throughout the state, announces its seventh annual Economic Development Week. Being held on Sunday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 28, the weeklong celebration…

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MEDA to host Economic Development Week and Fall Conference

Sandy Sponaugle

Events from Sept. 19 through Sept. 23 will celebrate economic development initiatives and examine Maryland’s business climate Baltimore, Md. – The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), in partnership with counties and municipalities throughout the state, announces its sixth annual Economic Development Week. Being held from Monday, Sept. 19, through Friday, Sept. 23, the weeklong celebration…

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County Executive Baker Declares Economic Development Week in Prince George’s County

Sandy Sponaugle

EDC Readies with Recruitment Event, Panel Discussion and Ribbon Cutting   The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation staff was excited to receive a proclamation from County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III today declaring September 28 through October 2, 2015 as Economic Development Week in Prince George’s County. The EDC is celebrating the fifth annual…

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Why Comcast Commits

Sean Looney

As treasurer of MEDA, I’ve committed myself to an organization that supports creating a healthy business climate. As vice president of state government affairs at Comcast, I understand how important it is for our business to support the MEDA Foundation, Inc. That’s why each year Comcast is an Economic Development Week sponsor. MEDA will celebrate…

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Maryland Economic Development Week: Meet the State’s Regional Business Representatives

Sandy Sponaugle

BALTIMORE, MD (October 31, 2014) – Maryland Economic Development Week continues today with a look at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development’s (DBED) regional business representatives, who provide one-on-one assistance to businesses all across the state and work with local economic development partners on business retention and expansion projects. Started in 2011, Economic…

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