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Nearly 400 Local Companies Energized By $24 Billion In Federal And County Procurement Opportunities
Largo, MD – Close to 400 local companies congregated in the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) conference room in anticipation of hearing top executives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Prince George’s County Office of Central Services explain how to tap into the more than $24 bil...


Looking East: County Executive Baker To Lead Business Mission Trip to Korea and China
Largo, MD - Last week, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted an information session for County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III's Business Mission Trip to Korea and China that will take place in April of this year.  Over 70 local business owners were in attendance and were briefed on the Korea...


EDC Job Fair Brings Veterans In From The Cold
  Capitol Heights, MD, January 10, 2017 - More than 300 Veterans, Veteran employers and resource providers braved the cold yesterday morning to come out to the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's (EDC) third installment of 'Operation 500' - its Veteran jobs and resource event geared towards securing good,...


EDC Holiday Extravaganza Thanks Local Business Community For A Great 2016
Mitchellville, MD December 16, 2016 – Last night, the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Team (EDC) rang in the holidays by hosting its Annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Country Club at Woodmore to express its appreciation to the business community for their continued support, commitment and dedication...


EDC President & CEO Jim Coleman Brokers Deal To Bring Over $500 Million In Investment For County Projects
Largo, MD December 14, 2016 - Yesterday, Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Jim Coleman and his International Business Development Team hosted an impromptu delegation of eleven business leaders from the China SanDing Holding Group in Yiwu Zhejiang China. Led by Lisa Liu, the EDC Asian Business Committee Chair, t...


South County Economic Development Association Honors EDC President & CEO
Oxon Hill, MD, December 9, 2016 – On Sunday, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman was the guest speaker for the South County Economic Development Association’s 20th Anniversary and Awards Gala.  More than 350 South County residents, business leaders and elected officials turned out to support the community based organization t...