Our commitment is to work tirelessly on behalf of businesses and the citizens of Howard County to show why Howard County is the best place to live, work and do business.
Who We Are
The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is a public-private partnership whose primary goal is to promote economic growth and stability by supporting existing businesses, targeting new businesses and attracting corporate and regional headquarters. Its role, central to its mission, is to be a catalyst for economic growth and sustainability in Howard County. Quality economic development is critical to the County's future to ensure an adequate tax base that will maintain and sustain the high quality of life that its residents have come to expect and deserve.
The HCEDA hosts and co-hosts many events in Howard County, including events at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship and the Howard Tech Council.
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Mission & Vision
The mission of the Howard County Economic Development Authority is to promote economic growth and stability in Howard County.
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EDA Board of Directors
The Howard County Economic Development Authority reports to a private-sector-led Board of Directors. The Board has fiduciary oversight and is responsible for strategic direction of the HCEDA.
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