2020 Economic Development Day in Annapolis

Join us for MEDA’s Annual Economic Development Day in Annapolis.

Economic Development Day, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce, brings together elected and appointed officials from around the state with economic development professionals for one day to celebrate and explore efforts to bring jobs and investment to Maryland. As we gather in the state capital, there is a special focus on the role of public policy in creating an environment that puts Maryland in a competitive position with other states. All members of the General Assembly have been invited by MEDA, but we encourage you to reach out to your local influencers and encourage them to attend.

The day is designed to provide an opportunity to network with elected and appointed officials, highlight your business in a unique location, share how our diverse industry sectors play a vital role in the state’s economic climate, and represent economic development to all our partners.

Industry sectors including telecommunications, biotechnology, manufacturing, health care, cybersecurity, and others will come together to highlight their transformative statewide economic development efforts. Do you create opportunities? Do you inspire innovation? Do you enrich communities? Maximize your time and join us in Annapolis to share your message.


10-10:30 a.m.: Network/Continental Breakfast

10:30 -11:00: Working with your Elected Officials Session with Sean Looney

11:00 – 12:00: Meet with your legislators. Note:  these meetings should be scheduled by you

12:00-1:00 p.m.: Lunch and Presentations: Moderated by: Rhonda Ray and Andrea Mansfield

Welcome by: Senator Stephen S. Hershey, Jr.

Speakers: Secretary Kelly Schulz, Maryland Department of Commerce, Senator Guy Guzzone, Delegate Anne R. Kaiser (invited)

1:00 – 2:00 Networking


Sponsorship opportunities are available at levels starting at $500. Contact Pam Ruff at to learn how you can participate.


February 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Miller Senate Building, Presidents Conference Center West
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD

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