Howard County Maryland Launches New Economic Development Website

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New Howard County Website is one-stop site for businesses and consumers looking for economic development information.

“We wanted the new website to have a crisp look and feel, but more importantly, be intuitive, user-friendly and supplement the work performed by our professional HCEDA team, and we have acheived this goal, said Laura A. Neuman, CEO, HCEDA.

The Howard County Economic Development Authority today announced the launch of its new website, http://www.hceda.org. The goal of the new site is to better promote Howard County, Maryland, as the premier location to live, work and do business. The new site is clean, dynamic and easy to navigate with interactive features.

“When we were looking to create a new website, we didn’t want visitors to struggle to find information,” said Laura A. Neuman, HCEDA CEO. “We wanted it to have a crisp look and feel, but more importantly, be intuitive, user-friendly and supplement the work being performed by our professional HCEDA team. We have achieved this goal.”

The HCEDA homepage tells the stories of successful businesses that are already making their homes in Howard County. There are five key tabs across the top of the homepage of the site that will lead visitors to information about starting a business, growing a business, relocating a business, farms and agriculture and a link to the HCEDA’s Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship.

“For companies looking to grow or relocate to Howard County, the search often begins online,” said Howard County Executive Ken Ulman. “The new HCEDA site makes an excellent first impression and in a matter of a few clicks a business or entrepreneur can find what they need to know about Howard County – from our physical climate to our business climate. I am pleased with this new economic development site. It accomplishes exactly what we wanted it to and more.”

“When we promote Maryland as an ideal location to start and grow a business, we talk about the unique characteristics of each jurisdiction,” said Christian S. Johansson, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. “You can’t talk about Howard County without mentioning its positive business climate, quality of life, well-educated workforce and outstanding schools. The new HCEDA website tells the story of what makes Maryland great and will serve as a terrific resource and business development tool for the State.”

The Howard County Economic Development Authority is a public-private partnership and the organization responsible for helping businesses start, grow and relocate in Howard County.

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