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Hancock Maryland
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The Maryland Department of Commerce has designated two Enterprise Zones this month, one on the Eastern Shore and another in Western Maryland. The program provides real property and state income tax credits for businesses located in an enterprise zone in return for job creation and investments. The designated Zones encompass

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The Maryland Department of Commerce has launched a new international initiative aimed at boosting exporting by Maryland companies. The Maryland Partners in International Trade program, or MAPIT, will bring together key partners from local, state and federal government and academia to raise awareness of existing export promotion programs, facilitate greater

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Cambridge
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The City of Cambridge has received a $25,000 grant to re-evaluate and update its economic development strategic plan. The funding is provided by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), which is administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, and overseen

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Six small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. The ExportMD grant program is administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce and helps businesses finance the costs of marketing internationally, including trade show fees, brochures and travel

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Finance & ServicesPrograms

Six Maryland companies have been selected to participate in the Advance Maryland program, an initiative that accelerates expansion of second-stage growth companies. Run by the Maryland Department of Commerce and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore (EAGB), the program offers critical, customized strategic information at no cost to selected companies

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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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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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Secretary Mike Gill
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August 2015 Business Pulse: Be heard on regulatory reform Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Governor Hogan appointed me to this job almost nine months ago. I’ve seen a lot, learned a lot, and met a ton of great people from Ocean City

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