Cambridge International Sponsors Economic Development Technology Summit

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To discuss Linking Economic Development and Technology in Rural America

Establishing partnerships in the technological arena is of utmost importance to developing solutions for rural communities.

Cambridge International is proud to be a sponsor of the 2012 Economic Development Technology Summit Linking Economic Development and Technology in Rural America. Hosted by the Dorchester County Economic Development Department, the Summit takes place on December 9th and 10th at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, MD.

The Summit focuses on building partnerships between business, educational institutions, and economic development organizations to assess ways rural America can be an effective component of the growing technological sector of the economy. Keynote speakers include Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President, University of Maryland Baltimore Co.; Christian S. Johansson, Secretary, Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED); and Victor W. Hwang, Cofounder and Director, T2 Venture Capital.

A selection of panelists will also participate in a collaborative discussion regarding several topic areas including broadband in rural America, and the use of incubators. The Summit will close with an announcement of this year’s Business Plan Competition winners.

Cambridge International will be represented at the Summit by Dion Banks, Director of Governmental Affairs, and recent graduate of the LeadershipMD Program. “Cambridge is honored to be one of ten sponsors for this two-day event,” Banks says. “Establishing partnerships in the technological arena is of utmost importance to developing solutions for rural communities.”

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With a heritage that dates back to 1911, Cambridge International is a global industry leader, expanding to include three distinct divisions – Cambridge Engineered Solutions, Cambridge Architectural, and Cambridge Environmental Technologies. Based on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, with five manufacturing locations around the world, the company is recognized as a pioneer in engineering and manufacturing. Employing over 400 team members, Cambridge is actively growing and expanding as it continues to develop innovative product solutions to help its customers, and are thusly poised to evolve and grow into the next century.

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