Two years after launching the first ever cooperative branding campaign, “water moves us”, Dorchester County Economic Development (DCED) has expanded the industry sectors of faces. The campaign showcases quality of life and people who choose to re…

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The Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) is offering a small business outreach event for the Eastern Shore. The event is tailored to assist small, minority and women owned businesses compete for State contracting opportunities. The Ready…

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In an effort to provide broadband to the rural areas of Dorchester County the Broadband Taskforce is asking residents to fill out a simple survey that will assist in identifying specific locations with the most need. The Dorchester County Departme…

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One of the world’s most grueling athletic events is returning to Dorchester County on October 3, 2015. IRONMAN Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic’s only full-length IRONMAN triathlon will bring thousands of athletes—and the attention of the world—to …

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The Chesapeake Bay Seafood Industries Association (CBSIA) is holding their annual Crab Feast Fundraiser at J.M. Claytons Crab Co on September 20, 2015 from 2-5 P.M. The tickets cost $35 per person. Tickets include all you can eat crabs, hot dogs,…

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The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) recently held its 2015 Summer Conference:  Marketing and Business Attraction at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. Economic Developers from across the state joined to learn about product differe…

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By SUSAN BAUTZ, Special to the Dorchester County Department of Economic Development “People love trains,” according to David Owens, vice president of the Eastern Shore Scenic Railroad (ESSR) volunteer group. If the numbers riding the train at …

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Do you have a good idea for a business but need resources to help with capital and coaching? Pitch your idea during the Maryland Startup bus tour. The annual Pitch Across Maryland tour focuses on innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs. The three-week…

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The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference "Energize. Mobilize. Capitalize." will be held in Ocean City from August 12–15, 2015.  MACo is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that is dedicated to representing the needs…

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office recently hosted the groundbreaking ceremony for the Eastern Shore Innovation Center, the Eastern Shore’s first purpose-built incubator.  The purpose of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center is to spu…

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