Chesapeake Bay Bridge
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Behind the beautiful scenery and rural workforce of the Chesapeake Bay region lays a hidden gem—an actively growing entrepreneurial community. When serial-entrepreneur Jamie Kizer decided to move to Annapolis last year, she never expected to find such a bustling business scene in her own backyard. And after meeting many of

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Maryland Department of Commerce
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Governor Larry Hogan today announced the formation of the Maryland Department of Commerce and appointed Mike Gill the state’s first Secretary of Commerce. Formerly known as the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), the new Department of Commerce will focus on attracting, retaining, and expanding businesses and creating

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Secretary Mike Gill
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October 2015 Business Pulse: We are Commerce Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. “We are Commerce.” You’re going to see those three simple words from us a lot in the coming weeks. We are Commerce. We are marking our transition to the Department of Commerce from the

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October 2015 Cyber Pulse: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month LaToya Staten is the Program Manager for Cyber Development within the Maryland Department of Commerce. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Maryland will again play host to the CyberMaryland Conference, being held October 28-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The 2015 conference builds on

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Maryland military
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Video produced by Brian Fisher Maryland plays a crucial role in our nation’s defense. Our military installations generate $57.4 billion in economic impact per year. We are a thriving location for Department of Defense related activities such as biodefense, cybersecurity, avionics, informatics and ordnance and weapons testing. Under the Base

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Seven small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. Among the companies included in this round of ExportMD grants is EndoMaster Medical Inc. of Beltsville. “Because of the ExportMD grant, our small company has an excellent opportunity

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