2022 Business Appreciation Week


The Frederick County Office of Economic Development (FCOED) and our team of ambassadors visit 108 businesses in Frederick County for the 22nd Annual Business Appreciation Week (BAW). “There’s No Place Like Frederick County!,” and we will be recognize the brains, heart and courage of our business community.

FCOED partnered with Manning Media to offer participating businesses free extensive marketing exposure including videos, podcasts, online business listings, and even the chance to win a $5,000 marketing package.

Read the 2022 BAW Report.

OED 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

Thank you to our 2022 Annual Business Reception Sponsors

Participating Businesses:

4 the love of sweets Greek Aroma Pedego Frederick
A&S Construction, LLC Harlan Hawkins Aesthetics Perfect Truffle
AMI Signs, Inc. Healthy Home Living Solutions, LLC Pet and Home Care
Art Collective Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates Postern
Artisinal Hair Company Hillside Turkey Farms Inc Precision For Medicine
Asian American Center of Frederick Hippy Chick Hummus Priscilla’s Pound Cakes 
Beans  in the Belfry Hoffman Brothers Ice Cream Puerto Rico Distillery
BioAssay Works Honey Doers LLC Rehab 2 Perform
BioFactura, Inc. Housewives of Frederick County, LLC Rollins Life Celebration Center
Bliss & Zen Health and Wellness i9 Sports  Roots & River Yoga
Bridgepath Scientific Ibiza Cafe RS Will Wealth Management
Brunswick Heritage Museum Image Direct Sass Magazine
Carmen's Corner Store Inner-Evolution Counseling, Coaching & Yoga Seton Center Outreach and Family Store
Catoctin Breeze Vineyard  Juice Up Cafe Shoppers Insurance Agency
CDS - Xerox Agent L.P. Calomeris Realty, LLC Sir Speedy Printing
Chocolates and Tomatoes Farm Law For Parents Steinhardt Brewing Company 
Chris Lucas State Farm Law Office of Lena A. Clark Surelocked In Escape Games

Churchill Auto Care

Light and Day Lighting T.S. Writing Services, LLC and Savory Words Publishing
COAST Designs Light Side Floats Texcell-North America, Inc.
Colonial Jewelers Lilypons Water Gardens The Calara Agency Farmers Insurance & Financial Services
CorePartners Linganore Winecellars The Center . Sound . Mind . Body
Creative Motion Events Links Bridge Vineyards The Center for Holistic Wellness & Anti-aging
Danielle Marie Business Solutions  Lonza The Dirty Dawg
Dash Hair Studio LOZO LLC The Frederick Ballroom, LLC
DCM Bioservices LSWG CPAs The Kitchenette
Delta Holistic Therapy Center Lundy's Sweet Treats The Kombucha Lady
DISTRICT Arts Lyme Research & Healing Center The Muse
dlaw Maryland Center for Brain Health  The Temple a Paul Mitchell Partner School 
Downtown Piano Works Maryland Ensemble Theatre The Word Woman, LLC.

Dragon Distillery 

McClintock Distilling Thurmont Smiles 
Easy Oat Burgers McCutcheon's Apple Products, Inc. Traffic Pro Beds
Escape This LLC McHenry PCS Tree Trekkers
Fingerboard Farm Metlfab, Inc Wachter Wellness Co.
FITCI MIDAR Fashion LLC Walnut Ridge Farm/Moo Cow Creamery
FoodPRO  Minnodi LLC Wilcoxon Sensing Technologies
Four County Import Service Molly’s Meanderings Woodsboro Bank
Frederick Social Natural Glory Hair and Body Care Wookiee Walkers MD LLC
Fulton Bank Nelson Coleman Jewelers  
Galaxy Control Systems  Northwestern Mutual  
Gateway Automotive Orases  
Gaver Farm Orchid Cellar Meadery and Winery  


You can see photos from Frederick County Business Appreciation Week 2022 here.