Anne Arundel County Celebrates Business Appreciation Week May 1 to 5

Annapolis, Maryland – (April 17, 2017) – During Anne Arundel Business Appreciation Week, ambassador groups will be taking part in more than 35 visits to businesses large and small around the county.  Ambassador groups will be made up of representatives from Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation, various county agencies and other professionals from the public and private sector.  The visits, which will take place on Tuesday, May 2, Wednesday, May 3 and Thursday, May 4, will provide an opportunity for ambassadors to listen to concerns and suggestions from the business community.  Most importantly, the visits will be a chance to thank local business owners and entrepreneurs for their investment in the county. Business owners interested in hosting an ambassador group visit should register by clicking here.

The week will begin with a Virtual Business Summit on Facebook Live on Monday, May 1. At the top of every hour from 9:00am to noon, AAEDC’s Facebook page will showcase a business topic and expert who will take questions and comments from followers.  Also, during this time, followers who submit questions will be entered into a drawing for a gift card from a local business.

Anne Arundel Business Appreciation Week ends on May 5 with an Industry Forum. This year, AAEDC will focus on the county’s cybersecurity industry. The invitation-only breakfast will allow a small group of executives from more than a dozen technology companies to share ideas on how to grow this vital sector.

WHAT: Anne Arundel Business Appreciation Week 2017

WHEN: May 1 to 5

Monday, May 1 – Virtual Business Summit on Facebook Live

Expert and topics include the following:

9:00 am – 5Cs of Credit – How to Prepare to Apply for a Business Loan
Candace Pruett, Counselor, Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

10:00 am – Hiring Your First Employee – A Start Guide on Human Resources
Tameika Scott, Founder, TN2 Consulting

11:00 am – Costs & Benefits of Social Media Advertising
Ben Isenberg, Symmetry Agency

Tuesday, May 2 to Thursday, May 4 – Ambassador Group Visits to 37 Businesses

Friday, May 5, 8:00am to 10:00am – Cyber C-Level Forum


Rosa Cruz
Director of Communications and Marketing
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation/Chesapeake Innovation Center
(p) 410-222-7410


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