2022 Business Appreciation Week

(Virtual or In Person Meetings to take place October 24-28, 2022)

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (FCOED) and our team of ambassadors invite you to participate in the 2022 Business Appreciation Week (BAW), “There’s No Place Like Frederick County”.  This year we will highlight and recognize the brains, heart and courage of our business community.

FCOED will conduct a 30-minute meeting, either in-person or virtually, with participating businesses with a small team of ambassadors consisting of economic development leaders in the community, to learn more about your business, identify concerns and share business resources. By participating, you will receive an extensive free marketing package from our partners including: 

Manning Media:

  • One participant will receive a $5,000 marketing package from Manning Media
  • Up to 30 businesses will be selected to receive a two-minute introductory video
  • Up to 75 businesses will receive a 20-30 second “image” video with the images you provide with your registration
  • Up to ten businesses will be selected to participate in a BAW podcast series and will receive a 3-5 minute audio Podcast.
  • Select businesses will receive a main mention on Key 103 and 106.9 The Eagle radio stations leading up to and during BAW
  • Business listing/logo on the Business Appreciation Week feature page
  • Business listing in the Open for Business Directory

Frederick County Office of Economic Development:

  • “LinkedIn Training for Businesses”, November 9 @ 9:00 am (virtual)
  • Highlight your business through FCOED’s  social media during the week of October 24-28
  • Featured in monthly e-newsletter (Approximately 1,400 Followers)
  • Complimentary ticket to FCOED’s largest networking of the year,  2022 FCOED Annual Business Reception in December
  • Frederick News Post ad featuring BAW business in a November 2022 issue
  • Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity for your business – Register by August 31st!
  • (As this is a highly popular event, if you have participated in BAW in 2020 or 2021 we’d still like to visit you, but ask that you contact our office @ info@discoverfrederickmd.com and we’ll schedule a time to meet with you outside of this designated week)


Registration is now closed.

If you didn't get a chance to sign up for Business Appreciation Week but would like to have our Business Retention and Expansion team meet with your business and discuss resources, please email info@discoverfrederickmd.com and we can schedule a meeting.