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Support the EDA

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Know the saying, "A high tide raises all ships?" In the case of Howard County’s growing business community, nothing could be truer. Our vibrant business environment directly supports companies of all kinds, while ensuring a quality of life that’s one of the best in the nation.

The leadership of Howard County’s governmental and business community is committed to maintaining this momentum through our Economic Development Authority. In an era of global, national and regional competition, such support is essential in maintaining Howard County’s leadership.

Here’s how your company can support the work of the EDA in Howard County:

Become a Sponsor

Throughout the year, the EDA hosts a range of events that target different segments of the local business community. By sponsoring an event, your firm can insure the events success and enhance your company's visibility.

Please review our event Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a Supporter

If you understand that supporting the business climate in Howard County is good for your business you may just want to lend your support and let the experts at HCEDA figure out where best it can be used. Please review our Supporter Opportunities

Become an EnCorps Mentor

Some of EDA’s most important work lies in supporting entrepreneurs and their start-up businesses. But to make this initiative succeed, we need the added contribution by local business leaders to provide expert guidance and insight. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a service provider, or experienced executive, there's a mentoring role that you can play in this effort. Please review our EnCorps Mentor Program.

Become a Speaker

Twice a month the MCE produces a luncheon or breakfast seminar that is of interest to our residents, supporters and local businesses. We are always looking for relevant topics and experts to impart their knowledge. For a list of upcoming seminars Click Here and to find out how you can present, Contact Us.

We invite you to partner with us in these and other ways. 

Contact Us and we'll Make It Happen!


HCEDA Events

The HCEDA hosts and co-hosts many events in Howard County, including events at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship and the Howard Tech Council.

Mission & Vision

The mission of the Howard County Economic Development Authority is to promote economic growth and stability in Howard County.