Opportunities

Video Pitch Services & ROOT Pitch Competition

Video Pitch Services & ROOT Pitch Competition

Part of creating a successful business is having a solid pitch. If you had two minutes, or even only 30 seconds, could you explain and sell your idea?

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Connecting Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business to Local & State Contracting Opportunities

Connecting Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business to Local & State Contracting Opportunities

Frederick County was the host this year for the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs (GOMA) signature outreach annual event called Ready, Set, GROW - a procurement connections workshop that provides information about how to navigate the procurement process and connects small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses with buyers from local and state agencies.

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New Market Named 5th Main Street Maryland Community in Frederick County

New Market Named 5th Main Street Maryland Community in Frederick County

New Market joins Downtown Frederick, Brunswick, Thurmont, and Middletown as communities with the statewide designation. Frederick County has the largest number of Main Street communities in Maryland.

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Regional Partnerships Bring Key Industry Groups to Frederick

Regional Partnerships Bring Key Industry Groups to Frederick

In an effort to expand business attraction services, OED along with other partner organizations hosted two bus groups to tour Frederick in October.

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Startup Grind is Coming to Frederick!

Startup Grind is Coming to Frederick!

Join us Nov. 13, 2018, for the inaugural event of Startup Grind Frederick!

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Local Opportunity Zones Highlighted in New Website

Local Opportunity Zones Highlighted in New Website

Frederick County, in collaboration with the City of Frederick and City of Brunswick, has launched a website to help connect investors with existing local ventures eligible for the Opportunity Zone incentive program. The Opportunity Zone program is a nationwide initiative administered by the U.S. Treasury and created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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Major Company Locations & Expansions Fuel Recent Job Growth

Major Company Locations & Expansions Fuel Recent Job Growth

OED worked with 184 companies in Fiscal Year 2018 who chose to locate or expand in Frederick County. The department helped to create 747 jobs and retain 976 existing jobs, representing more than $10M of capital investment to Frederick County.

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Business Pitch Services Available at ROOT

Business Pitch Services Available at ROOT

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (OED) has created three business pitch services to help grow all businesses in Frederick County

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Town of New Market Uses Economic Development Tools to Spur Business Growth and Tourism

Town of New Market Uses Economic Development Tools to Spur Business Growth and Tourism

The Town of New Market has been busy positioning their Main Street and historic district with economic development programs to continue to encourage business growth and enhance tourism.

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Frederick's Top 50: EDCO, Experient, Fitzgerald Auto Mall

Frederick's Top 50: EDCO, Experient, Fitzgerald Auto Mall

Frederick's Top 50 Businesses is an inaugural, metrics-driven list of businesses who have the largest potential to contribute to Frederick's vibrant economy.

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