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Nominations Now Open for Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards

Nominations Now Open for Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards

Nominations are now open to all Frederick County businesses to enter for the Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. Companies can be considered by completing an online nomination form: http://bit.ly/bestplaces2017.

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Frederick County’s Best Commercial Real Estate Deals Honored

Frederick County’s Best Commercial Real Estate Deals Honored

Frederick County’s commercial real estate industry was honored at the inaugural Frederick Real Estate Dealmakers (FRED) Awards.

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And the Frederick Cybersecurity Winner is……

And the Frederick Cybersecurity Winner is……

Antietam Technologies, Inc. was awarded the 2017 Best of Frederick County Winner by the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland during their Maryland Cybersecurity Awards celebration. 

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Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

Latest NACo Data for Frederick County Shows Strong Economic Growth

According to the latest County Profile, Frederick County’s unemployment has dropped and jobs have grown by 1.9% over last year.

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Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Fast Track Permitting Case Study: Emmes Corporation

Thanks to Fast Track permitting, and the collaborative approach of Frederick County agencies, Emmes moved from pre-submittal to permits-in-hand in just six weeks and are on track to occupy their space less than four months later. The company will open their doors at 5280 Corporate Drive this spring, bringing 100 new jobs to Frederick over the next few years.

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Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

Startup Seminars for Winery, Brewery and Distillery Offered

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has partnered for the first time with Grow & Fortify to offer startup seminars to Frederick County for the winery, brewery and distillery industries.

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Frederick County Office of Economic Development Welcomes Heather Gramm as Assistant Director

Frederick County Office of Economic Development Welcomes Heather Gramm as Assistant Director

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development announces that Heather Gramm has joined the office as Assistant Director. Ms. Gramm, a Certified Economic Developer, brings 15 years of economic development experience to the organization, most recently as the Director of Regional Growth and Retention for the Maryland Department of Commerce.

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Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Streamlined Process for Craft Beverage Industry Proposed

Great things are brewing in Frederick County as we lead the state in the craft beverage industry,” said County Executive Jan Gardner.

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Business & Technology Cultivation Center Unveiled

Business & Technology Cultivation Center Unveiled

County Executive Jan Gardner announced plans today to bring partners from the public and private sectors under one roof for the new Business & Technology Cultivation Center at 118 N. Market Street in the heart of downtown Frederick.

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Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders Program Now Accepting Applications

The Frederick County Office of Economic Development has announced a new initiative to help develop and grow current and future minority business leaders in Frederick County. The Frederick County Future Minority Business Leaders program will begin on March 17, 2017 and sessions covered will include a variety of topics such as: leadership traits, funding sources, marketing, hiring issues, making connections in the community and more.

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