Fall Meeting 2020

November 10th, 8:30am-12pm • An Online Event

Explore the Forces Shaping the Economic Future of Charles County

Charles County held its 2020 Fall Meeting on November 10th, 2020. Regional economists, Charles County businesses, and stakeholders gathered to discuss “Building A New and Better Normal” in Charles County’s economic landscape.

Highlights of the Fall Meeting included hearing from keynote speaker Anirban Basu, economist and CEO of Sage Policy Group, who gave us an in-depth update on Maryland’s economic performance over the last year, and provided insights on trends and predictions for 2021 and beyond; the "2020 Pivot Plan" with Jay Garner of Garner Economics; and exploring opportunities for innovation, flexibility, and embracing change in the “The Future of Normal” panel discussion.

The Annual Fall Meeting is your opportunity to stay informed about Charles County’s initiatives to help businesses grow and thrive and to learn about the trends shaping markets everywhere. 

Click here to watch a recording of the 2020 Fall Meeting. 

 

Meeting Highlights

Keynote Address

Anirban Basu

Economist, Chief Executive
Officer, Sage Policy Group

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2020 Pivot Plan

Jay Garner

President,
Garner Economics

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Presenters and Panelists

 

Wynne Sotanya Briscoe

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Keith Grasso

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Tony Jacobs

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Angela Melton Fray

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Dr. Amish V. Shah, MD

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Downloads

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Views from Charles

Collaboration and Lessons Learned

Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Economic Development Department Director Darréll Brown has said many times that those communities that collaborate are the communities that succeed and advance. The value of collaboration has ...

“Charles County is a great central location for us to have access to all of our customers. We do business with NSWC Carderock, Naval Research Laboratory, NAWCAD Patuxent River, NSWC Dahlgren, and Indian Head Naval Support Facility, to name a few.”

Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County is where we started our company and where we grew and expanded. We now operate our managed print and managed IT solutions in five states and provide custom apps all around the globe. Our headquarters is still in Charles County, an excellent place to conduct business and recruit highly skilled individuals for our ever growing team!"

Joshua Justice
President

Just Tech

 

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck

Owner

Southern Maryland Business Center

“Charles County is a great place to do business because of the passion of the business community and the residents who strive to make it the best that it can be."

Andrew W. Welburn

President

The Welburn Organization