2021 Business Appreciation Week

On October 25th-29th the Frederick County Office of Economic Development (FCOED) and BAW ambassadors will be highlighted Frederick County’s businesses that STARTED, EXPANDED or LOCATED to Frederick in 2020-2021. These businesses have truly “Gone the Distance” and they are being recognized for their perseverance and dedication, especially during these challenging years.  

This year FCOED is partnered with Manning Media to offer participating businesses free extensive marketing exposure.

Click here to read the 2021 BAW Report.

FCOED Services:

  • Business Expansion and Location Assistance
  • Incentive/Funding Resources
  • Workforce Recruitment and Training Programs
  • Permitting/Zoning Assistance
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Diversity and Inclusion EmPOWER Program
  • Business Networking and Industry Connections
  • Demographic and Business Data


  • PR Frederick – Free press release distribution to newswire service with access to over 30,000 media outlets
  • Business Pitch Services – Pitch Creater, an online and self-paced program for entrepreneurs who want to pitch to investors and Business Pitch Room at Root, a state of the art video studio that allows Frederick County businesses to have their pitch videotaped at no charge
  • FCOED Monthly E-Newsletter - Top economic development news with business spotlights
  • Database of Available Buildings and Land Sites - Site/Property Assistance, Incentive/Funding Resource Qualifications, CoStar database reports and more.
  • Underrepresented Business Resources, Programs and Directory – promotes economic diversity, equity, and inclusion in Frederick County through educational programs, networking events, and enhanced support for existing businesses.
  • Small Business Development Center – Counseling, training, business plan assistance and other resources
  • Maryland Women’s Business Center - Helping women think strategically from the beginning about building a business that allows them to succeed over the long-term
  • Frederick Innovative Technology Center – Provides the resources and services particular to start-up technology-based businesses
  • Business Partners and Organizations to help businesses start, expand and locate

Participating Businesses:

ALLAUR Gravel and Grind Player's Fitness and Performance
ArachnidWorks, Inc. Harmonia Home Décor ProList
Augusta Rose Heartland Foods Prospect Pantry
Basal Therapies Hidden Hills Farm and Vineyard Puerto Rico Distillery
Big Papis Tacos LLC HighGear Inc Ramar Moving Systems Inc.
BK Juices Hobbs Lumber & Hardware LLC RS Will Wealth Management
Black's Funeral Home HomeCentris Personal Care Scotty's Vodka 
Bliss & Zen Health and Wellness Honey Doers LLC  Sisters in Style
Boss Hair Salon  Ibiza Café  SL Studio
BUDS In Balance Massage Therapy  SOUL Street
Camp Bow Wow Frederick InBloom Jewelry Squad Car Supply / SCS Tire
Carmen's Corner Store  Jerk N Jive Steinhardt Brewing Company
Chappelle Candle Co.  Justice Jobs of Maryland, Inc. Stone Pillar Farm, LLC
Chestnut Hill Farm and Market LLC Krietz Auto Surveillance Secure
Chris Lucas State Farm KTS Mental Health Group, Inc. TAG/The Artists Gallery
CIAN Diagnostics Law For Parents Tenth Ward Distilling Company
Citizens Ballroom LifeCYCLE Studio  Thacher & Rye
COAST Designs Los Amigos The Center . Sound . Mind . Body
Coco Cabana Luv Pup The Common Market
Corps Access  Magnolia Dentistry on Market The Farmhouse Exchange
Cowork Frederick McClintock Distilling The Kombucha Lady
Criswell CDJR of Thurmont MeetingPlay The SunBox Company 
Cucina Massi Menocal Family Practice The Sweet Farm
Cugino Forno Frederick  Michelle Lucille Photography TONIQ
Custom Tub and Tile Resurfacing Miner Feinstein Architects, LLC Tracie's House of Hair
David T Caines CPA Moo Cow Creamery @ Walnut Ridge Farm Transdermal Specialties Global
Details Matter Bookkeeping Moon Valley Farm Truth & Beauty
District Farms Murray & Co Real Estate UnCorporate Headshot
Downtown Piano Works North Market Pop Shop Urbana Spine and Wellness Center
Edgewater Federal Solutions, Inc. Oak & Steel Vintage MC 
Frederick Fit Body Boot Camp ODIN CrossFit Warehouse Cinemas Frederick
Frederick Wig Company  Peace Woodsboro Bank
Fredericktowne Labs Inc Pediatric Movement Center Woodsboro Craftsmen Cabinet Division
Fusion Carwash Perfect Truffle YMCA of Frederick County