The City’s 2030 Strategic Plan will be developed in 2019 as a guide for driving future improvements to the City. The next phase of plan development offers an opportunity for active public engagement through a series of community events held across the City during the month of January.
Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Kelly M. Schulz as secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. Schulz, a Frederick County resident, previously served as the local representative in Maryland House of Delegates, and most recently served as the secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR).
Last Friday, the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority, and Women- Owned Businesses, in partnership with the City of Frederick and Frederick County Offices of Economic Development, hosted Ready, Set, GROW! — a free workshop aimed at providing an overview of public & private procurement programs. During the event, the Governor’s office took the opportunity to honor three Frederick business owners for exceptional business and community leadership.
Frederick had an impressive showing at the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland 2018 Champions of MD Manufacturing Awards Gala. A huge congratulations to the City of Frederick’s STULZ Air Technology Systems, Inc. on receiving the prestigious award for Energy and Sustainability.
Earlier this year, the City’s administration convened the ‘Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Review Panel.’ The panel, made up of eight members of the public, an alderman, and three City staff members, is tasked with the review of the City’s economic inclusion in procurement opportunities.
Frederick site hits the market as one of the largest contiguous industrial properties available near D.C. and Baltimore. Read full story at Bisnow.com.
This month, our Partner Spotlight highlights SmartProc.
SMART PROC is a 2-day conference that focuses not only on helping small businesses understand how to do business with the government, but connecting small business and academia with program offices detailing future defense, medical R&D, healthcare and cyber/IT priorities.
This month, our Partner Spotlight highlights techfrederick - a local non-profit focused on fostering Frederick’s rapidly growing high tech community … and ensuring there is fun to be had along the way. We spoke to Vaughn Thurman, a founding board member of techfrederick, to learn more about the organization, and the resources available to businesses in Frederick.
At this year’s NBAA-BACE conference, Frederick Municipal Airport’s competitive amenities and proximity to major markets were showcased as leading reasons for aircraft owners and business travelers to choose FDK instead of busier and costlier commercial service airports in the region.