Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development
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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Solnet Presented With 20th Anniversary Proclamation
The Dijak family moved the business to Garrett County in 2017 and has made significant contributions to the county while serving the Web Design & IT Security needs of the business community.
U.S. Commercial Service Presents Making Global Markets Accessible
Join the U.S. Commercial Service and gather virtually with other U.S. companies focused on defining and refining their international business opportunities and strategies.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in September
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.
Upcoming SBA Webinar: Access to Capital for Minority Small Businesses
Join the SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute for a webinar on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. at 2 PM to learn about access to capital for minority small businesses.
SBA Seeking Feedback on Its COVID-19-Related Relief Programs
The results will be used to monitor and improve the effectiveness of future SBA customer service and communications efforts.
Meet Connor Norman, Our New Business Development Specialist
Connor's responsibilities include assisting county businesses with development, expansion, assistance, retention, and growth.
Tucker County Community Foundation Serves 501(c)(3) Organizations in Garrett County
The Foundation manages 140 endowment funds providing annual scholarships and grants to 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit or public agency located in one of the eight counties served by the Foundation.
Meet Melissa Bolyard, Our New Agriculture Business Specialist
Melissa's duties include promoting agriculture, assisting farm businesses, and advocating for agriculture issues.
MD Commerce Provides Details on New COVID Relief Funding for Businesses
There are 6 new programs targeting specific groups of businesses. Three of these programs will be administered by Commerce, which expects to accept applications from March 30, 2021 to April 6, 2021.
Local Gourmet in Online 'Favorite Chef' Competition
Private executive chef Larry Roby of McHenry is currently involved in an online competition through Bon Appétit magazine to be named the world’s Favorite Chef. Voters can submit a free daily vote.
MD World Class Consortia Information Session Set for March 24th - CANCELLED
The MD World Class Consortia & Total Biz Fulfillment cordially invite you to attend an information session at Total Biz Fulfillment's HQ in Grantsville to learn about the Consortia's programs.
National Women's Business Council Issues Roundtable Report
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) releases its new 2019 Women in Small Business Roundtable Series Report.
GCED Director to Speak at Leadership Summit
Alex McCoy, MBA, CEcD, EDFP, IOM will be one of the featured speakers at the International Economic Development Council's (IEDC) 2017 Leadership Summit.
Site Work Nearly Finished at Garrett Business Park
Strata Worldwide, LLC will occupy the finished space in October and will offer 25 jobs over the next three years.
Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership Proves Manufacturing Bootcamp Program Successful With Pilot Program
MD MEP rolled out its pilot program in partnership with Garrett College for Garrett Container Systems, Inc.