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WalletHub recently analyzed innovation nationwide to compile a list of the Most Innovative States. Maryland ranks second among the 50 states and Washington D.C. in WalletHub’s report, reinforcing what many in Maryland already know: Innovation thrives here. Here are five reasons why innovation flourishes in Maryland. 1. Workforce Maryland has

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ConstellationRum
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On a cold morning late last year, a crew loaded barrels of Tobacco Barn Distillery’s rum onto the USS Constellation, where the swaying of the boat helped age the rum by giving it more direct contact with the barrel. A crew met again last week to remove the barrels and

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All lights are on Charm City as it transforms into Light City March 31-April 8. Baltimore’s nine-day Light City festival may be best known for its endless sensory experiences, including light displays and performances, but it also provides several intellectual experiences for national and local thought leaders through the Labs@LightCity

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General Keith Alexander IronNet RSA
EventsIT and Cybersecurity

“It’s the hottest ticket in town,” said Steve Pennington, managing director of the Maryland Department of Commerce, welcoming more than 130 guests to breakfast with General (Ret) Keith Alexander. Hosted by the CyberMaryland delegation, led by Maryland Commerce, the event brought together companies from 11 states and four countries. Members

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RSA Conference
EventsIT and Cybersecurity

For the sixth consecutive year, Maryland’s vibrant cybersecurity community will​ be showcased during RSA™ 2017, the nation’s premier information security conference and expo. Held annually in San Francisco, the conference draws more than 40,000 attendees to the Moscone Center. Led by the Maryland Department of Commerce, the CyberMaryland delegation includes

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Foliage Western Maryland Leaves
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Guest feature: Autumn Becker works with the Allegany College of Maryland. Follow along on Facebook and Twitter. There is arguably nothing more breathtaking than the beauty of the colorful fall mountains in Western Maryland. Combine the gorgeous landscape with Maryland’s “top tech” climate, as described by the U.S. Chamber of

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Gigabit Fiber Westminster
EventsInnovation & Tech

Big cities are most often recognized as hubs for entrepreneurs, but smaller communities can also provide an ecosystem to help startups thrive. Resources available to companies in Westminster, including an innovative incubator model and lightning-fast internet, are setting the stage for Carroll County to emerge as an unconventional, but strategic,

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Three years ago, Early Light Media set out to help companies tell their stories through powerful videos that emphasize the human experience. The startup’s founders mastered the creative and technical side of a media company, but starting a business? That wasn’t in their wheelhouse. Thankfully, they chose to put roots down

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Farnborough International Airshow
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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford joins Maryland Department of Commerce Secretary Mike Gill in leading a delegation of nine Maryland companies to the Farnborough Airshow, which kicks off today in Hampshire, England and runs through July 17. The show, which draws more than 100,000 visitors and is considered one of the

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Carroll County Tour Commerce Secretary Mike Gill
Events

On a recent swing through Carroll County, Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill celebrated the success of three Maryland companies. First stop was EVAPCO Inc., an employee-owned manufacturer located in Taneytown. Bill Jones, EVAPCO’s Senior Vice President of Global Operations, provided an overview of the company and led a tour of

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