This year’s convention was held in Philadelphia, PA, from June 3-6. More than 16,000 attendees from around the globe, including 67 countries, gathered for high level partnering, education, and networking.
Technology is one of Frederick’s key economic growth engines. As more tech businesses launch and expand here, the County also benefits from a pool of local tech talent that is growing both in numbers, and sophistication.
In an effort to expand business attraction services, OED along with other partner organizations hosted two bus groups to tour Frederick in October.
Early-stage technology company GOEFER has teamed up with ROOT’s five partner organizations to conduct a pilot program of the company’s proprietary energy technology, which analyzes energy usage and gives users greater control.
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.
OED announces that Luis Rugeles has joined its Business Development team.
Before many manufacturers ever put certain products on the market, there are standards they must meet and this Frederick company has the ability to find what doesn't work.