Financing Tools for Economic Development

2019 MEDA Summer Conference

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A Tutorial for Business Assistance

Our Summer Conference will focus on the nuts and bolts of core Federal, State and Local finance programs, with an emphasis on Traditional Tools, Access to Capital and Lending, Innovative Projects, Investment, and Federal Support Tools. Hear from speakers who will address the types of programs that are available and identify how they work independently and together. Attendees will learn how to identify the right program for their specific business’s need and how to connect the resources available to them.

AGENDA: Please view the agenda here.

Click here to review minutes from the MEDA Annual Conference Business Meeting.

DIRECTIONS: Please use the ARC of Frederick County at Market Street, 555 South Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701. When coming from I-70, turn left onto Stadium Drive and follow the signs to the ARC at Market Street parking lot.

Speaker Presentations:

EDA’s Role in Economic Development

Brief Overview of USDA and MARBIDCO Financial Programs

U.S. Small Business Administration

Speaker Resources:

SBA Lender Match

SBA Resource Guide

Maryland’s Opportunity Zones

Media Coverage:

Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA) Summer Conference Wrap-Up


Wed, Jul 24, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


The Arc of Frederick County at Market Street
555 South Market Street
Frederick , 21701

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Conference Speakers

The 2019 MEDA Summer Conference Speakers

Conference Sponsors

The 2019 MEDA Summer Conference Sponsors

The Business Finance Group

Leveque Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation

Woodsboro Bank


2019 MEDA Summer Conference