Montgomery County Department of Economic Development

July 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

USG Hosts Cybersecurity Forum in Rockville (VIDEO)

Business owners, federal, state and county officials gathered at the annual CyberMontgomery Forum on July 30 at the Universities of Shady Grove in Rockville. The forum was a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, the Federal Business Council, federal and county officials. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros reports:

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July 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Hosts Forum on Cybersecurity in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Business owners, federal, state and county leaders gathered at the annual CyberMontgomery Forum on July 30 at the Universities of Shady Grove in Rockville. The forum is a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, the Federal Business Council, Federal and county officials. “What we see taking place is really a transfer of […]

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July 29, 2015 | Aline Barros

Universities of Shady Grove To Host CyberMontgomery Forum (VIDEO)

Local officials are gearing up for CyberMontgomery on July 30 at the Universities of Shady Grove. The forum is a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, the Federal Business Council, federal and county officials. Watch this County Report This Week video to find out more. Click here to register.

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June 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

SoldierFit CEO Gives Keynote Address at Montgomery County Small Business Awards (VIDEO)

Small businesses took center stage Wednesday at the 3rd Annual Montgomery County Department of Economic Development Small Business Awards. Danny Farrar, CEO and Co-Founder of SoldierFit gave the keynote presentation speaking about his struggles with depression and finding a purpose until launching his company that now boasts three sites in Maryland, one in Gaithersburg. You […]

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April 21, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of county executive isiah leggett

Leggett Proposes New Structure for Economic Development in MoCo

County Executive Isiah Leggett is putting the wheels in motion to move Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development into a non-governmental agency. “He thinks the work of attracting investment and jobs obviously is something public officials have to be involved in, but the machinery to do it is a little more flexible and easier to […]

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April 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Steve Silverman and Isiah Leggett at launch of Increase Your Business Strength campaign

County Encourages Local Businesses to Be Active (Photo)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett April 15 joined local chamber and business support organization executives and board members, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Steve Silverman and other representatives of the local business community to officially launch the Increase Your Business Strength local marketing campaign. “We are excited to spearhead the County’s first-ever […]

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October 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ike Leggett

Leggett To Kick Off Innovation Conference

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will help kick off the second annual Innovation 2 Commercialization (I2C) Conference at 9 a.m. on Oct. 24 at the Universities at Shady Grove. Conceived and presented via a partnership between the Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for Technology Transfer, the full-day conference […]

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April 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Growing the Green Economy (Video)

At a recent meeting of the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, Steve Silverman, Director of Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development (DED) spoke about the county’s efforts to encourage business start ups in the “green economy,” including a green investor incentive program. Take a look.

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March 28, 2013 | Staff Writer

In-Flight Video Promotes MoCo (Video)

The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Conference & Visitors Bureau (CVB) have produced a three minute in-flight video to be shown aboard more than 1,700 U.S. Airways and American Airlines business first class national and international flights during the month of April 2013. “The department’s marketing and communications team is always […]

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March 20, 2013 | Staff Writer

Silverman on Cyber Jobs (Video)

During a recent meeting in Silver Spring, Steve Silverman, Montgomery County’s economic development director, said cyber jobs will be “the next wave of job creation” in Montgomery County and Maryland. Take a look. For more information about the county’s economic development efforts, visit its website at Department of Economic Development (DED).

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