STATE LEADS DELEGATION OF MARYLAND COMPANIES TO MEDICA 2019, AWARDS 27 EXPORTMD GRANTS

Amanda Winters

Medical forum attracts more than 5,100 exhibitors from across the globe BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce is leading a delegation of 11 Maryland companies this week to MEDICA 2019, the world’s largest medical trade show held every year in Dusseldorf, Germany. This is the 10th year that Maryland – through Commerce’s…

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HCEDA Hosts Mayor Cho Kwang-Han of Namyangju City, Republic of Korea, for Friendship Exchange City Event

Zach Jones, Howard County Economic Development Authority

November 15th, 2019 –  Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) hosted Mayor Cho Kwang-Han and a delegation of City Council members, officers, and staff from Namyangju City, Republic of Korea. The event also included Howard County Executive Calvin Ball, executive office officials, the Howard County-Namyangju Sister City Committee, and the Columbia Association’s International Exchange Program….

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MARYLAND COMMERCE SUPPORTS RESEARCH PROFESSORSHIPS AT THREE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS

Daniel Leaderman

The University of Maryland, College Park; the University of Maryland School of Medicine; and Johns Hopkins University raise matching funds to promote research and technology BALTIMORE, MD (November 13, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce; the University of Maryland, College Park; the University of Maryland School of Medicine; and Johns Hopkins University have endowed a total…

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HCEDA Welcomes Chuck Bubeck as Executive Director of the Innovation Center

Zach Jones, Howard County Economic Development Authority

November 13th, 2019 –  Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is excited to welcome Chuck Bubeck as the Executive Director of the Innovation Center. Chuck will bring a new and strategic approach to the activities and programs within the Innovation Center and further accelerate innovation in the region. “Chuck was selected because he possesses the…

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Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro announces new Economic Development Platform with County Executive Marc Elrich, Councilmembers and business and community leaders

Sonya Healy

Press conference on Nov. 12 in Rockville at 11 a.m. ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 11, 2019—Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro will be joined by County Executive Marc Elrich, Councilmembers, and business and community leaders for a press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Council Office Building (100 Maryland Ave., fourth floor) in Rockville…

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TOURISM SPENDING CONTINUES TO GROW IN MARYLAND

Karen Glenn Hood

Visitors spent more than $18 billion in 2018, up 47 percent from 2009  BALTIMORE, MD (November 6, 2019) – Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz today announced that visitors to Maryland spent more than $18 billion in calendar year 2018, up 2.1 percent from the previous year and 47 percent from 2009. The announcement…

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“This Ain’t Your Granddaddy’s Ag”—Agriculture 2.0 Panel Discussion at 2019 Fall MEDA Conference

Samuel Shoge, Economic Development Coordinator, Talbot County Economic Development and Tourism

“By 2050, the world will need to grow 70% more food.” These are the words used by Mike Thielke, Executive Director of the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center, to open the panel discussion on innovation in agriculture at the 2019 Fall MEDA Conference hosted at the Tidewater Inn in Easton, MD. Panelists included Sam Glickstein, CEO…

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Governor Hogan Announces $40 Million in Support to New and Expanding Small Businesses

Sara Luell

Neighborhood BusinessWorks Lending Program Hits Milestone With Loan to Ministry of Brewing in Baltimore City ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has surpassed the milestone of more than $40 million in lending to over 170 small businesses through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Neighborhood BusinessWorks…

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Maryland Environmental Service Signs Landmark Agreement with Bioenergy DevCo

citybizlist : Washington DC

Maryland Environmental Service (MES) announced today it has entered into an agreement with Bioenergy DevCo (BDC). MES, a State-owned not-for-profit, will provide extensive operational expertise to BDC as it designs, sites, constructs, permits, and subsequently operates two anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities planned for the Baltimore area in Maryland. BDC, headquartered in Howard County since 2016, is a…

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Freeman-Buster to Serve as Ambassador for Maryland Business Retention and Expansion International

Charles County Economic Development Department

October 28, 2019 – Charles County Economic Development Department is pleased to announce that Chief of Business Development Lucretia Freeman-Buster has been selected to serve as Business Retention and Expansion International (BREI) Ambassador for the State of Maryland by the Board of Directors of BREI.  As an ambassador, she will have a vested interest in…

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