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Here at Commerce, we’re always talking with representatives from Maryland businesses. Recently, we spoke with several business owners and executives about success, specifically asking how their companies are finding success in Maryland. We regularly tout Maryland’s location, workforce and quality of life as components that help Maryland companies succeed. When

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Salisbury Wicomico

Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook and Twitter. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development (SWED) recently launched its second video in a series promoting Salisbury and Wicomico County as a choice location for business and living. The latest video highlights one of

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Wicomico County's Tom Knorr of Evolution Craft Brewing
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Guest feature: David Ryan is the Executive Director for Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development. Follow along with SWED on Facebook. Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development recently launched its new website and the first of a series of two-minute videos showcasing why the Salisbury-Wicomico County region is a great place for business and living. “Marketing

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Port of Baltimore
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The Port of Baltimore has inked a new contract with its biggest roll on/roll off customer through 2045, a deal that will support nearly 1,000 jobs over the next three decades, Governor Larry Hogan announced Thursday. The contract extends the close ties of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, a global shipping and

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Teaching Strategies
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Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of early childhood education curriculum and assessment resources, is relocating from Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda and expanding its headquarters to a new location on East-West Highway, also in Bethesda. The growing company plans to create nearly 50 jobs, with hiring already under way. Teaching Strategies

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Chesapeake Bay Bridge
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Behind the beautiful scenery and rural workforce of the Chesapeake Bay region lays a hidden gem—an actively growing entrepreneurial community. When serial-entrepreneur Jamie Kizer decided to move to Annapolis last year, she never expected to find such a bustling business scene in her own backyard. And after meeting many of

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DLLR, September is Workforce Development Month

Guest feature: Summar Goodman is the Deputy Director of Communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is using this month as an opportunity to highlight many of the quality employment and job training

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Frederick Maryland: Work Where There's Room
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Guest feature: Michelle Kershner is the Business Development Specialist for the City of Frederick. Late last month, the City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development released a new three minute video, “Work Where There’s Room to Play,” to showcase the benefits of working in Frederick, Maryland. From thriving Downtown Frederick to outdoor

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Inc 5000
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August 2015 Entrepreneur Pulse: 2015 Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland according to Inc. 5000 Diana Chen is a Business Research Analyst at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. The 2015 Inc. magazine 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country includes 106 firms in Maryland. And five Maryland

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Port Of Baltimore Welcomes Back Maersk Group To The Port
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Guest feature: Matthew Scales is the Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Port Administration. The Port of Baltimore, a port over 300-years old, recently welcomed Maersk Line to its growing container business. Maersk Line, the number one container shipping company in the world, has a leading 15 percent market share

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