Economic Development Department Launches Business Appreciation Week, May 9-13

Posted by: Economic Development Department on Thursday, May 5, 2022

The Charles County Economic Development Department will celebrate the achievements of local small businesses during our Business Appreciation Week, May 9-13. This inaugural weekly celebration includes a free Business Resource webinar, special proclamation by the Charles County Board of Commissioners, business visits, and a grand opening ceremony for the U.S. Bomb Technician Association in the Town of Indian Head.

“The Charles County Economic Development Department is pleased to be launching its first-ever Business Appreciation Week this year to recognize all the incredible businesses that make up our local economy,” said Economic Development Director Kelly Robertson-Slagle. “Charles County businesses provide jobs, products, and services that keep our community strong, and we are excited to celebrate their contributions and continued success.”

A free, 45-minute Business Resource Webinar on Monday, May 9 at 9:00 am, will showcase local business resources and include representatives from several partner agencies. Attendees will be able to ask questions in an open, collaborative forum. This webinar is designed to empower businesses at every stage of development.  Register for the webinar.

On Tuesday, May 10, at 10:00 am, the Charles County Board of County Commissioners will issue a proclamation for Business Appreciation Week during their weekly meeting. Chambers and business associations are encouraged to attend in support of Business Appreciation Week.

On Wednesday and Thursday, selected businesses will receive a visit from the Economic Development team. The week will conclude with a grand opening ceremony for the U.S. Bomb Technician Association (USBTA), a professional association of bomb disposal specialists, academics, innovators, and industry partners that has relocated to the Town of Indian Head. Attendance at this event will require an invitation.

To learn more about the Charles County Economic Development Department’s 2022 Business Appreciation Week and register for the Business Resource webinar, visit

Views from Charles

Upcoming Events


Subscribe to our E-News