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Best Place to Live in the US : Columbia MD
AboutMaryland Living

Money magazine announced its 2016 “Best Places to Live” list, and it includes a Maryland community at the very top spot.  After analyzing 823 towns, Money chose Columbia as the number one best place to call home, citing diversity and nearby access to Baltimore and Washington D.C. as key factors that make it a

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SBA awards
AboutSmall Business

This month, the Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program celebrated its 32nd year by honoring the area’s small business community under one roof. Held at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, the program highlighted the importance of small business to the local economy and across the nation. Les Hall, Maryland Commerce’s program

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Governor Larry Hogan customer service initiative
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I was excited to join Governor Hogan and my fellow cabinet secretaries last week for the unveiling of a new customer service initiative, which promises responsive, courteous and accountable service across all state agencies. This initiative will place a renewed focus on customer service by improving training for all state

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Neighborhood BusinessWorks
Programs

Guest feature: Pam Ruff is the Executive Director of the Maryland Economic Development Association. Follow MEDA on Facebook and Twitter. The Neighborhood BusinessWorks (NBW), a program of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), has been selected to receive the Economic Development Program Award for the impact it

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global international
Programs

Eighteen small and mid-sized Maryland companies have been awarded ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. Applications are accepted on a bi-monthly basis and the next application deadline is June 1, 2016. Eligibility requirements can be found on the Commerce website. This round of companies

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global international
Programs

The Maryland Department of Commerce and University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business have launched the Maryland Global Consulting Program to provide global consulting expertise to small Maryland companies. Smith students, both graduates and undergraduates, will provide the consulting services through the school’s Center for International Business Education

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Apprenticeship Maryland
Programs

Guest feature: Maureen O’Connor and Summar Goodman manage communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has announced the return of the Maryland Business Works Program, the highly successful worker training program. With an initial investment of

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Fourteen professionals with diverse expertise in business, economic development and marketing have been named by Governor Larry Hogan to a new organization that will help drive Maryland’s branding and marketing efforts to attract businesses, create jobs and grow the state’s economy. The Maryland Public-Private Partnership (P3) Marketing Corporation, working with

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Pinnacle Plant Hagerstown
CommerceManufacturing & Production

The Maryland Department of Commerce has received a 2016 CiCi (Corporate Investment and Community Impact) Award on behalf of the Pinnacle Foods project in Hagerstown. The award is presented by Trade & Industry Development magazine and honors commitment to economic development including corporate investment and community impact across the country.

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Maryland Department of Commerce
Commerce

The Maryland Department of Commerce has released its 2015 Activity Report, recapping the state’s transformative year and “Open for Business” atmosphere. Featured in the year’s top accomplishments is the agency’s transition to Commerce, with Mike Gill named the state’s first official Secretary of Commerce; increasing Maryland’s global footprint with Governor

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