2024 Economic Development Day In Annapolis

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When: February 15, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 2 PM

Where: Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401

MEDA’s 2024 Economic Development Day in Annapolis served as a platform for networking and informing attendees about legislation related to economic development that the Maryland General Assembly is considering in the 2024 session. MEDA would also like to thank the Bainbridge Development Corporation and the Rockville Economic Development, Inc. for sponsoring Economic Development Day in Annapolis.

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9:30 – 10:00 am Networking and Continental Breakfast

  • Welcome: Richard Griffin, CEcD, MEDA President

10:00 – 10:15 am Review Governor Moore’s Legislative Agenda

  • Brad Fallon, Deputy Legislative Officer to Governor Moore

10:15 – 11:30 am State House Session Observation and Meetings with Legislators

11:30 – 11:45 am MEDA ROI Dashboard Discussion

  • Moderator: Jennifer LaHatte, Managing Director of Policy, Research & Government Affairs, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Speakers: John N. Hickman, Director, BEACON Salisbury University, and Larry Twele, CEcD, Principal, Eastport Partners

11:45 – 12:30 pm Lunch and Panel Presentation

  • Moderator: Lori Valentine, Vice President of Policy and Public Relations, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation
  • Panel: Senator J. B. Jennings

12:30 – 12:45 pm Secretary Keynote

  • Secretary Kevin Anderson, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Introduction: Andrea Mansfield, Government Affairs Professional, Manis Canning & Associates

12:45 – 2:00 pm Networking

Please consider supporting Economic Development Day as a sponsor or a partner. Your contributions provide MEDA members with the platform to move their communities forward. As a thank you, MEDA offers sponsors and partners display space on Economic Development Day and recognition of their support on social media and at the event itself. Contact Pam Ruff at info@MEDAmd.com to learn how you can participate.

Sponsor Economic Development Day in Annapolis for $1,000 to receive two complimentary tickets or $500 for one ticket; both include a logo presence on all electronic marketing materials.


Thu, Feb 15 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


Governor Calvert House
58 State Circle
Annapolis , MD 21401

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