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Maryland in Singapore
InternationalInternational

Maryland Commerce is overseas this week leading a delegation of companies to the Singapore Air Show, the largest aerospace and defense event in Asia. Held February 6-11, this is the first time Commerce has exhibited at the global trade show, promoting the state’s aerospace assets and unparalleled workforce. The six

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Hill Killer Maryland Jersey
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingProfiles

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, don’t forget to pick up a little something special from one of our local retailers. Maryland businesses offer plenty of options for your loved ones no matter what region you live in. Here are a few of our favorite gift ideas for the

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Amazon fulfillment
Breaking NewsInnovation & TechMaryland Economy

After narrowing down it from 238 applications, Amazon has named Montgomery County as a leading location for its second North American headquarters. The retail giant today announced the 20 potential candidates for its future facility, ranging from Los Angeles to Boston. Locally, Montgomery County, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Philadelphia

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colossal blue crab cake
Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Nothing says the holidays like a delicious homemade meal. Here at Maryland Commerce, we suggest spicing up your meals with some local flavor.

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Mama Biscuit's
ManufacturingManufacturing & ProductionProfiles

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. With only 10 employees, one of Frederick County’s smallest manufacturers is landing some of the biggest names in retail. Mama Biscuit’s, the first

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Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Get into the holiday spirit with help from our local breweries, wineries, and more. Here’s a toast to our favorite picks throughout Maryland.

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Dunlop Boots
ManufacturingManufacturing & Production

Dunlop Protective Footwear, a leading global manufacturer of protective footwear located in Harford County, is planning to expand its United States-based production to meet market demands. With assistance from a $100,000 training grant provided by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the company expects to nearly double the number of PVC

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Small Business Saturday Shop Small
Maryland EconomyMaryland LivingTourism

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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STEM coding
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last week, Governor Larry Hogan announced a new plan called the ACCESS Initiative – or Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide – to boost education and workforce development in the field throughout Maryland. The ACCESS Initiative fulfills the governor’s commitment to strengthening computer science education throughout Maryland, which

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Veterans Day
EventsMilitary

As we celebrate Veterans Appreciation Month, we recognize our local veteran-owned businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Maryland. Here at Maryland Commerce, we proudly support veterans in a number of ways, including managing two specific programs targeted towards hiring veterans and veteran-owned businesses. The Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business Loan Program

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