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Prince George's County Selected As Host Nation For The 2016 Miss World Festival
      Largo, MD, September 30, 2016 - Last week, Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Jim Coleman announced that the 2016 Miss World Festival will be held in Prince George's County. As the largest and the longest running international competition in existence, Miss World will bring more...


EDC Partners With Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber To Bring Procurement Opportunities To Local Companies
      Laurel, MD, September 28, 2016 - Yesterday, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman was among several guest speakers at the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber (BWCC) Procurement Opportunity Outreach Session at the Patuxent Greens Country Club. BWCC Chairman of the Board Eric Harris, in collaboration with MGM National Ha...


EDC’s ‘Thirsty For Business Thursday’ Draws Record Crowds For Economic Development Week
  Upper Marlboro, MD, September 22, 2016 – On Thursday, the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) took its signature networking event ‘Thirsty (for Business) Thursday” (T4BT) to another level as more than 300 people came out to the Marlton Golf Club in Upper Marlboro to network and to celebrate ...


EDC President & Ceo Jim Coleman Announces Prince George’s County $5,000 Median Household Income Increase At Maryland Chamber Of Commerce Conference
Cambridge, MD, September 15, 2016 – EDC President & CEO Jim Coleman provided remarks on behalf of County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Business Policy and Competitiveness Conference in Cambridge, Maryland. Over 200 people attended the luncheon to kick off the conference that brought t...


Wheels Of Progress Turning In Prince George’s County – On Purpose
  Largo, MD, September 20, 2016 - Members of the press and the business community gathered at the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on Monday, September 19 to join top officials from County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III's office kicked off Economic Development Week with two new initiatives geared ...


Research Center Roundtable Sparks Farming Revolution
  Beltsville, MD, September 9, 2016 - More than 40 nationally renowned scientists and researchers from the agricultural business community, along with state and local officials came out to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) last week to participate in the inaugural Maryland Agricultural Business Roundtable. The...