Last week, long-term Prince George's County Youth CareerConnect employer partner and information tech company SGT Inc. was selected as one of the winners of what some are calling the largest government Information Technology contract in the past ten years.
Yesterday, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's Workforce Services Division hosted a Federal Jobs Workshop at the Prince George's One-Stop Career Center. Facilitated by Garry Gaston, a certified Federal Career Coach and Outreach & Recruitment Program Coordinator, the workshop provided vital information for veterans and their families as to how to search for and land a job with the federal government.
On Monday, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) concluded its 2017 collaboration series with MassMutual of Greater Washington by hosting the "Let's Increase Your Bottom Line with Tax Savings up to $500,000" forum. This forum gave County entrepreneurs and business owners an opportunity to hear from experts how they can purposefully and methodically increase their personal wealth and savings. EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman was happy to connect the business community with the wealth building experts from MassMutual.
Yesterday, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcomed another successful company into its India Business Center as Cheap World Tours, Inc. (CWT) opened its first office in the United States. Joined by international business development executives from the EDC, and local hospitality industry leaders, EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman and EDC Executive Vice-President Dr. Pradeep Ganguly celebrated this new addition to the business accelerator with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and words of support.
For the second year in a row, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Workforce Services Division opened the windows of opportunity to local Veterans at its Veterans Jobs and Resource Fair at Dave and Buster's yesterday. More than 200 Veterans were introduced to 80 private sector employment and resource partners ready to provide them with game-changing career opportunities. Walter Simmons, Executive Director of the EDC's Workforce Services Division, and James Rzepkowski, Assistant Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) kicked off the day with encouraging words to the Veterans and the employers.
Yesterday, the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's President and CEO Jim Coleman was among the featured speakers participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month at The Arc of Prince George's County's 2nd Annual 'Inclusion Works' Breakfast. Robert Malone, Executive Director of The Arc Prince George's County, Jim Estepp, Director of Operations of The Greater Prince George's Business Roundtable, along with top executives from Comcast NBCUniversal and the Federal Communications Commission were also in attendance to celebrate the important role individuals with disabilities play in workforce diversity.
On Wednesday, four entrepreneurs shared their newest innovations with the local businesss and technology community at Prince George's County's September TechBreakfast event. Hosted by the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), in partnership with TechBreakfast, founded by Ron Schmelzer, TechBreakfast's 'Chief Event Wrangler', tech industry professionals gathered at Spartan Business & Technology to learn about amazing new products. EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman was extremely pleased to provide a platform for entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts to meet and greet.