Econ development group to hold annual conference
CAMBRIDGE — The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) will host their annual conference from May 1 to May 3 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay.
MEDA is a nonprofit group of economic development professionals from many different industry sectors such as government, private businesses, chamber of commerce organizations and more. They work to promote and improve the state of Maryland’s economic health.
At this year’s conference, award-winning author Matt Carmichael will serve as the keynote speaker. Carmichael is vice president of Journal Communications Inc. and editor of livability. com, a website that ranks cities based on demographic data like median income, housing and education.
Cambridge was named one of the top ten small towns in 2013 by livability. com.
Peter Kageyama, author of For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places will also speak at the conference.
Additional programming will include a roundtable discussion session with several members of Governor Larry Hogan’s cabinet, a banquet and awards ceremony, and presentations by attendees focused on the conference theme: Live, Work and Play.
Matt Carmichael, editor of livability.com.