Minority Business Vision

The Frederick County Minority Business Vision (MBV) was established in 2015 as an initiative to assist minority businesses. The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has taken the lead on this initiative and works with local and state partners to provide resources, educational opportunities, and networking events for minority, veteran or women-owned businesses throughout the year.

Networking Events

2020 Minority Business Vision Networking Events

The MBV holds monthly networking events geared towards helping minorities start a business and helping minority-owned businesses grow. Events include experts on topics such as marketing, finances, procurement, real estate, exit strategy and more. Exciting business connections are always happening at the MBV Networking – Come check it out!

Dates TBD

Educational Opportunities

Frederick County Minority Business Executive Development Program







The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered with Hood College and Mount St. Mary’s University to offer a four month Executive Development Program to enhance and acquire new tools and techniques to further develop skills in Business Accounting and Finance, Marketing, Promotion and Advertising, Organizational Leadership and Organizational Management. 

This course is designed for mid-level and senior management executives and business owners representing small, medium and large businesses.  Enrollment will be a competitive process, 10-12 people will be selected for this program. The cost of the program is $100 (Non-Refundable).

Maryland Minority-Owned Business Resources


For more information about any Minority Business Vision programs, events, or to be added to the Business Directory, call 301-600-2137.