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Innovation & TechPrograms

From striving to increase sales to recognizing the need for larger facilities, growth is often on the minds of business owners. If you’re a business owner who set out to grow your Maryland business in 2017, use the infographic below as a guide. Explore Business Events and Commerce Programs Workforce Resources Business-to-Government Resources 

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Open_Business_Maryland
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Does your New Year’s resolution include business-related goals—like starting a business? If getting a business up and running in 2017 is on your list, you may be wondering where to begin. Use the infographic below as a checklist of what you need to do before launching your business. Links: View Commerce

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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
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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
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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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County Line Auto Repairs
ProgramsSmall Business

County Line Auto Repairs, a family-owned auto repair business located in Salisbury, is constructing a new shop and office space to better meet consumer demand. The company was founded in 2005 by James and Alisha Matthews and specializes in automotive repairs and maintenance work. As part of the project, County

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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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Cambridge
Maryland LivingPrograms

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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InternationalPrograms

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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