Charles County Celebrates Business Appreciation Week May 6-10

The Charles County Economic Development Department (EDD) will celebrate 2024 Business Appreciation Week from May 6 to 10. Business Appreciation Week annually recognizes the invaluable contributions of local businesses, which serve as the backbone of the Charles County economy.

“2024 marks the third year of Charles County’s Business Appreciation Week,” says Economic Development Director Kelly Robertson-Slagle. “This week highlights the commitment from Charles County residents, businesses, and organizations to creating a thriving business environment for all. This shared spirit of support paves the way for our local businesses to strengthen our local economy and enrich our community.”

Charles County’s 2024 Business Appreciation Week will include events celebrating local businesses, from ribbon cuttings and business visits to webinars and mixers.

The week kicks off on May 6 when the Economic Development Department, in partnership with Will Holmes Consulting, will host the Money Maryland regional expo to connect business owners with beneficial local and state resources to grow their enterprises.

Tuesday, May 7, will feature a Business Appreciation Week Proclamation from the Charles County Board of County Commissioners, a Circle of Services Webinar highlighting local resources available to business owners, and the Business Growth Advantage Program (BGAP) Alumni Luncheon.

The Economic Development Department, community leaders, elected officials, and stakeholders will visit local businesses on Wednesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 9.

To wrap up the week, the Business Networking Mixer will welcome the businesses recognized during the Business Appreciation Week engagement visits on Friday, May 10.

“The Economic Development Department is constantly coming up with new ideas, solutions, and creative approaches to better the business landscape in Charles County,” shares Charles County Economic Development Advisory Board Chair Anne Hooper. “Business Appreciation Week will positively impact economic growth, development, and Charles County’s businesses and residents.”

Charles County’s 2024 Business Appreciation Week celebrates the remarkable efforts of local businesses providing essential jobs, products, and services to the entire community. Learn more about this year’s Business Appreciation Week events and how to participate here.

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