Meda Summer Conference: Creating Ecosystems That Encourage Opportunities
In today’s world, economic development professionals are increasingly focusing their efforts on building strong ecosystems that encourage small businesses and entrepreneurs to grow in their communities. During Meda’s Summer Conference, you will discover approaches for building these ecosystems, collaborate with others who are doing or creating unique systems, and learn how to identify what works best for your community. Join Meda and other professionals to share best practices in transforming communities into ecosystems that attract and support small businesses and entrepreneurs.
When: Wednesday, July 26 from 8:45 am – 1:30 pm
Where: World Trade Center: 401 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
To register, visit https://www.medamd.com/event/meda-2017-summer-conference/
140 acres of key commercial area along Pennsylvania and W. North Avenue designated as a Focus Area
The BDC’s application for an Enterprise Zone Focus Area designation for key commercial portions of Pennsylvania and W. North Avenue (Central West Baltimore Focus Area) received approval from MD Dept. of Commerce. Enterprise Zones (EZ) program encourages investment in distressed neighborhoods by providing tax credits to spur private investment. A fact sheet about Enterprise Zone and EZ Focus Area benefits can be downloaded here. To download the map of the Central West Baltimore Focus Area, please click here.