Benjamin Wu

June 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home Features Commerce Secretary Schulz, Economic Development CEO Wu

Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly Schultz and Montgomery County Economic Development Corporations’s President and CEO Ben Wu joined Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s third episode of Small Business Network At Home. The series of monthly morning sessions addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. Watch a video of their discussion recorded […]

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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

SBN At-Home: Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporations’s Executive Director Ben Wu and board member Tien Wong joined Kelly Leonard for Montgomery Community Media’s second episode of Small Business Network At Home. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard addresses topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. Watch a video of their discussion […]

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May 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Council President Katz Set to Host Second Business Briefing Friday

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz is hosting a series of online business briefings about the economic challenges due to the Covid-19 public health emergency. The next online briefing takes place Friday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m. Small Business Navigator Judy Stephenson and Assistant Chief Administrative Officer for Economic Development Jerome Fletcher joined Katz for […]

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December 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

We should expect to see the sun today and on that bright note, it’s also “Answer The Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day.” Watch this video for details: So, there’s one way to get excited that Christmas is only a week away. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Wednesday, Dec. 18. […]

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December 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

Economic Development Group Picks New Leader

Barely two weeks after the Montgomery County Council passed a new economic development platform, the nonprofit corporation in charge of attracting and retaining new businesses in the county has a new leader. Benjamin H. Wu, who is the current deputy secretary and chief operating officer of the Maryland Department of Commerce, will take over Montgomery […]

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October 28, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Center Welcomes Shoppers on Opening Day (VIDEO)

Just 12 months after construction began last year, the Clarksburg Premium Outlets welcomed shoppers at its grand opening ceremony on Oct. 27th. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Just in time for the holiday season, you can now shop at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets. This new shopping destination features over 90 stores and eateries and the two […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Plans Grand Opening Celebration, Oct. 27-29

Are you ready to shop? The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is celebrating its grand opening on Oct. 27 – 29, and this new shopping center is expected to put Clarksburg on the map. “It will be a destination, destination shopping,” said Marilyn Balcombe, president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce. According to a news release […]

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October 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland Deputy Secretary of Commerce on Montgomery County’s Economic Development (VIDEOS)

Deputy Secretary of Commerce for the State of Maryland Benjamin Wu headlined this month’s Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. MyMCMedia caught up with Wu after the event and in the Extra video, below, he talks about the economic impact of Marriott’s decision to stay in the County and move its headquarters to Downtown […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Benjamin Wu Headlines Small Business University Series (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Benjamin Wu was the featured speaker at the Oct. 20th Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Wu’s topic is entitled, “Steps to Success in Small Business.” Wu is the Deputy Secretary of Commerce for the State of Maryland. He also serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Maryland […]

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December 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

State Official Says Regionalism is Not Just About Economic Development (VIDEO)

Regionalism was a hot topic at the Committee for Montgomery’s legislative breakfast on Dec. 16. In this MyMCMedia Extra, a state official says Governor Larry Hogan believes in regionalism and not just for economic development.

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