- County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III signs commitment letter to local, small, minority and women-owned business enterprises: County Executive Rushern Baker, III reaffirmed his pledge to creating and maintaining a world-class Local Small Minority Business Enterprise Program, and providing qualified and certified businesses equal access to Prince George’s County procurement opportunities via his commitment letter to Local, Small, Minority And Women-Owned Business Enterprises (LSMBEs).
- MBDD reaches certification milestone: In keeping with our mission to identify and register certified MBEs, MBDD is pleased to announce that we have registered over 900 certified MBEs with Prince George’s County.
- County Executive introduces legislation to include Native Americans in Prince George's County's MBE definition
- MBDD continues to make strides in outreach to MBEs: Over the last several months, MBDD has steadfastly worked to increase visibility and awareness of the Division to the minority business community,
- Upcoming MBDD outreach event, Credit qualifying for a business loan: MBDD showcasing Signal Financial Federal Credit Union. The November 9th seminar will shed light on how to qualify for a business loan and how lenders make lending decisions based on credit analysis.
- CMBD accepting applications for the accelerator program: Through their Local Minority Business Enterprise (LMBE) Accelerator Program, CMBD addresses minority participation gaps in the Prince George's County business community.
- MD/DC MSDC celebrates 2011 Leadership Awards Gala: For 30 years, consecutively, the Maryland/District of Columbia Minority Supplier Development Council (MD/DC MSDC) has convened in grand fashion at its Annual Leadership Awards Gala to celebrate trendsetters and trailblazers in supplier diversity.
- County Council Member Andrea Harrison Hosts Business Mixer in District 5: Business Owners in District 5 are encouraged to attend a Business Mixer on Thursday, November 10, 2011, from 8 to -11 a.m. to meet Council Member Andrea Harrison (D), District 5, Gwen McCall, President, Economic Development Corporation and individuals who are responsible for promoting and assisting the local business community.
- County Executive Baker leads economic Development bus tour of Prince George's County for " Maryland Economic Development Week" - Organized by the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the Economic Development Bus Tour featured three locations in the County, the Brick Yard Business Park in Beltsville, Hillcrest Heights Shopping Center in Temple Hills, and TSI Exterior Wall Systems in Upper Marlboro.
More information can be found at MBDD News October 2011, Volume 1