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October 2018

Economic Development Week 2018

October 21 - October 27

Overview Economic Development Week will emphasize to the general public the importance of economic development for the State of Maryland. The week is designed to increase an understanding of economic development’s contribution to the State’s business climate, job retention and growth, the tax base and the overall quality of life in Maryland. Recognition Economic development will take center stage in counties, cities and towns throughout Maryland when proclamations are made heralding the significant projects that have made Maryland a great…

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2018 MEDA Fall Conference

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - October 22 @ 1:00 pm
Rocky Gap Casino & Resort, 16701 Lakeview Road
Flintstone, MD 21530 United States
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This conference will be the kickoff for Economic Development Week!   Click here to download the draft agenda! FALL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Sunday, October 21, 2018 (3pm - 6:30pm) in downtown Cumberland 3:00pm – 4:30pm Discover Cumberland Main Street! Join the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Main Street Maryland program with a tour of one of the state’s first designated Main Streets! Designated a Main Street Maryland community in 1998,…

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Highlighting Economic Development and Higher Education in Maryland

October 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Salisbury University, Assembly Hall (AC 460) on the 4th Floor of the Guerrieri Academic Commons
Salisbury, MD United States
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Join us for the third installment in a series of conversations that highlight the positive impact of the partnership that exists in Maryland between our leaders in economic development and higher education. Throughout the nine counties of the Eastern Shore, robust partnerships between businesses, local governments, and our colleges and universities are yielding many positive results. Salisbury University and its Franklin P. Perdue School of Business are playing a vital role by supporting business and industry in the region. The…

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November 2018

2018 MEDA Event: Engaging With Your Elected Officials

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC), 2660 Riva Road, Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Please join MEDA for a Professional Development Seminar "Engaging With Your Elected Officials" Facilitated by Sean M. Looney, Vice President, State Government Affairs Comcast NBC Universal Sean has been chief lobbyist for major companies in Annapolis for 24 years, and has also lobbied the US Congress, Federal Communications Commission and the New Jersey General Assembly.  He will discuss the nuts and bolts of the legislative process as well as how to be most effective in communicating with state elected and…

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October 2018

Wicomico County Tourism Event: Autumn Wine Festival

October 20 @ 11:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Pemberton Historical Park, 5561 Plantation Lane
Salisbury, Maryland
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Taste wines from across the state of Maryland here in Wicomico County when the Autumn Wine Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park this October. The 16th annual festival will be held Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 20-21, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. The event is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association and offers festivalgoers the opportunity to taste samples from different Maryland wineries. The Autumn Wine Festival has also partnered with Women Supporting Women, a local nonprofit that strives to provide awareness, education and…

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CCED Event: Small Business Exit Strategies and Transition

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
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The fact is you might want to retire in the next several years, eventually sell your business, or pass the business on to the next generation. Good planning can make all of the difference in effecting a smooth transition. Lean how to position for an exit providing a smooth transition with strategies that can yield better results and avoid some of the biggest pitfalls.

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CCDED Event: Brown Bag lunch workshop

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
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Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business  Learn how to identify and implement critical steps to create a marketing plan that moves your business toward sustained success. Register online for this FREE event. Co-sponsored by Calvert Library For accessibility accommodations, please contact Calvert Library at least two weeks prior to the event at 410-535-0291.

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AURP Event: AURP’s 2018 International Conference (IC2018)

October 23 - October 26
The Hotel at the University of Maryland, 7777 Baltimore Avenue
College Park, 20742 United States
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The University of Maryland at College Park and UMD Discovery District, located within miles of the White House and U.S. Capitol, are undergoing a revolution of impressive proportions. With over $1 billion of construction on and off campus, you'll want to attend IC2018 to learn more about this vibrant and transformative region. Recipient of AURP's 2015 Research of Year Award, you'll want to view firsthand the growth, collaboration and partnership opportunities available for you and your park at IC2018. Get fired up, inspired…

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CCED Event: “A Passion for Service” (How to Win Customers, Reduce Lost Sales And Build Company Wide Customer Obsession)

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Town Mall of Westminster, 400 N. Center St.
Westminster, Maryland 21157
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“A Passion for Service” ® is an action-packed 1/2-day workshop with proven strategies and techniques to help your business: Get ready for turbulent change * Stay motivated * Build and maintain a positive attitude * Communicate respect to every customer * Remember and use customer names * Personalize their service * Listen effectively * Know who really signs their paycheck * Make a great first impression * Turn irate customers into the best customers * Overcome stress and burnout *…

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CCDED Event: Economic Development Open House

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Calvert County Department of Economic Development, 205 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
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Economic Development Open House Come visit us to talk about the local economy and what we can do to help your business succeed. Join us for: A tour of our new offices Staff meet-and-greet Snacks and drinks Giveaways and raffles! Drop in at any time. We look forward to seeing you.

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