Charles County Economic Development Announces Fall Meeting

Published Tuesday, September 10, 2019

White Plains, Md. -- Charles County Economic Development Department will hold its 2019 Fall Meeting on November 5 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Center, 3090 Crain Highway, Waldorf. The meeting will run from 8 am to 12 pm, and the theme will discuss “The Future in Focus.”


“Being in such a dynamic region of the country, Charles County is growing and developing new opportunities” says Darréll Brown, Director of the Economic Development Department. “We will focus on the future of our county’s economic development and what we’re doing to flourish in the region.”


Meeting highlights will include an update on the department’s five-year strategic economic development plan presented by Jay Garner, president of Garner Economics. Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc. will give the keynote, followed by a panel discussion on the future of work in Charles County.  


Businesses interested in increasing their exposure and networking opportunities should consider sponsoring the fall meeting. Different levels of sponsorship packages are available to fit all business needs. Each package includes business name and logo recognition in all marketing promotions and collateral, such as paid advertisements, email blasts, posters, websites, and advertising and event signage. Sponsorship level contributions are available. For more information on the meeting and how to become a sponsor, contact Michelle DeSoto at 301-885-1347.


Individual tickets can be purchased To learn more about Charles County Economic Development Department, visit


About Charles County Economic Development Department


The Charles County Economic Development Department (EDD) supports and promotes the economic vitality of Charles County, Md., a dynamic and fast-growing region in the Washington D.C. metro area. It serves as the first point of contact for local businesses and for companies seeking to locate or relocate to Charles County.


With a strong collaborative network of businesses, education, and governmental partners, the organization assists companies through a variety of services including site selection, workforce training, incentives packaging, introductions to business contacts, permit expedition, and sourcing of capital.


The Charles County Economic Development Department seeks to attract entrepreneurs, talented professionals, and companies from key growth industries to the region by marketing Charles County's business, workforce, and lifestyle assets. In addition, the EDD provides resources and support for existing businesses to help them grow and expand in Charles County. 

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