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55th Annual MEDA Conference Held at Hyatt

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The 55th Annual Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Conference was held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina May 1-3, 2016.  Nearly 300 people were in attendance for the annual gathering.  The theme for the conference was The Economic Dynamics of Live, Work and Play. The conference focused on the requirements …

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SCORE Mentoring Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm


The Eastern Shore Innovation Center hosted a start-up mentoring workshop for its tenants through SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Bud Cass, SCORE Chapter Leader and Ed French, SCORE Mentor, gave a presentation on the value the …

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DCPS Science Fair

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:18 pm

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Dorchester County families and Dorchester County Public School (DCPS) staff came together to celebrate students in grades 6, 7, & 8 for their accomplishments at the DCPS Science Fair and STEM Festival.  For the first time, a STEM Festival component was incorporated into the festivities; the STEM Festival event served as a kickoff to the …

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Ironman Races add $5.5M to Local Economy

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:18 pm

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SPECIAL by ANDREA VERNOT: IRONClub Maryland, the non-profit organization formed to support large-scale, high-impact endurance events in Dorchester County, today released the results of an economic impact report revealing that the 2015 IRONMAN races attracted 3,500 participants and generated almost $5.5 million for the region. The findings were announced at the Dorchester Visitors Center during …

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More than Meets the Eye

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 @ 7:02 pm


Focusing on re-purposed and up-cycled designs, Liv Again carries brand names, fair trade items, and home décor.  All items sold at Liv Again have a unique story and brings its own originality. Liv Again also features an open-space art gallery/bar on the second floor with pieces by original artists. The Art Bar is located on …

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Incubator Manager Hired

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office is pleased to welcome Steve Dolbow, the new manager of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. As manager, Dolbow is responsible for developing programs and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, he is responsible for managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County and …

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Export Forum held for local Businesses

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office hosted an Export Forum held at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center located in the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. The Maryland Department of Commerce planned the forum and invited businesses interested in exporting and expanding their reach overseas. Many supporting agencies presented including the United States Export Assistance Center; Maryland …

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Businesses Built on the Back of Innovation

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

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Special by STEVE DOLBOW: Have you ever heard the term, “Necessity is the mother of invention”? Well, that isn’t always the case. Consider the Slinky, a marvelous toy which has stood the test of time and sold more than 300 million toys in the past 60 years.  The Slinky was born as a result of …

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Dorchester Regional Technology Park

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:41 pm

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The Dorchester Regional Technology Park is a 113-acre, full-utility Park that includes water, sewer, and fiber connections for tenants.  Strategically located across from the Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport, the park boasts beautiful scenery with a paved pathway for walking. Four- to five-acre lots are for sale starting at $65,000 per acre. Dorchester County is located in …

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Millennials in Dorchester

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:38 pm


Each week the Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) posts a profile of a Millennial working in Dorchester County. Millennials, also know as Generation Y, are a highly educated generation known for their entrepreneurial spirit. The start and end dates for the generation are debated but are typically considered to be 1980-2000. According to the Pew Research Center, more than …

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Students Spend a Day in Annapolis

Posted on: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 @ 1:17 pm


The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) was pleased to welcome two Dorchester County students from Mace’s Lane Middle School, ZaMiera Page and Ta’Breon Sampson to Youth Day in Annapolis, held on Saturday, February 27th. The students were accompanied by Afterschool Program Coordinator, Ms. Terrell Sample and 5th grade teacher at Choptank Elementary, Ms. Jennifer Lake. …

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Cambridge International

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 5:33 pm


SPECIAL TO DORCHESTER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by Cambridge International: Dorchester County-based Cambridge International was recognized by SmartCEO magazine as one of the Washington, D.C. region’s fastest-growing, mid-sized companies at a gala event held February 4 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Virginia. Cambridge CEO Tracy L. Tyler accepted the Future 50 award from …

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Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:58 pm

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Years of planning have come to fruition and tech entrepreneurs have found a new home at the Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC), the Eastern Shore’s first full-service business incubator. February 29, 2016 was the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the ESIC. The ceremony began with opening remarks from the Director of the Dorchester …

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Because of Veterans

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:54 pm


Move over, J.K. Rowling! Michelle Gregori’s kindergarteners at Maple Elementary School are now published authors too, but their book is about real-life heroes. The class’s new book started as a Veteran’s Day project last November when Navy veteran Michael Nordstrom was invited to speak to the children about what it means to be a veteran.  …

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Economic Development Day

Posted on: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 @ 4:50 pm


On February 16, 2016, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) members came together in Annapolis to celebrate the 2nd Annual Economic Development Day. Over 60 economic developers attended and were able to connect with legislators and share information about Economic Development projects throughout the state of Maryland. Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, Ben …

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We Moved

Posted on: Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 @ 9:27 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office (DCED) recently announced its relocation to the Eastern Shore Innovation Center in the Dorchester Regional Technology Park.  The move was effective on February 5, 2016. Keasha Haythe, director of the DCED said, “We are excited to move into our new space that will provide the office and several other tenants …

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