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March 2011

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by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Boxtone, Inc. a global Mobile Service Management Software and Services provider headquartered in Columbia, Maryland will be expanding their offices and creating 40 new positions. The company, which has been in business since 1999, currently employs 90 employees and serves over 300 clients worldwide.  The

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by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia The State’s Department of Business of Economic Development will launch the third phase of its Land of Opportunity campaign, this spring. The campaign, launched in December of 2009, and designed by TBC, features notable Marylanders paired with audacious headlines positioning Maryland as a dynamic state

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Industry NewsManufacturing & ProductionUncategorized

by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia With 4,700 companies calling Maryland home and employing over 128,000 Marylanders, manufacturing has been a part of the state’s rich history for over 100 years.  Marylanders can be proud to know that many of the foods they eat, many of the clothes they wear, and

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by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Forbes Magazine named Baltimore the second best American city for minority entrepreneurs last week.  Atlanta was named first, and Washington, DC came in at eighth according to the magazine’s rankings.  The article ranked 52 American cities. “I am glad to see that Baltimore is touted

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ArtsIndustry NewsUncategorized

by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia   HBO has named Ed Harris to play John McCain in its new film Game Change, a film based on the bestselling book by the same name that follows John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign.   MDBizMedia reported earlier this month that HBO planned to shoot

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by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Maryland employers created 8,100 jobs in February according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today.  Maryland’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent from 7.2 percent, and remains better than the national average, 8.9 percent. “February’s 8,100 total jobs added was the

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by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Maryland officials, including Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, today unveiled a 7-foot scale model replica of The Pride of Baltimore II, Maryland’s maritime ambassador schooner.  The replica will be on permanent display in the Baltimore Visitor Center while

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Energy & SustainabilityEventsFinance & Professional ServicesInformation & TechnologyInternationalManufacturing & ProductionUncategorized

by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia Business leaders, government officials and dignitaries from Maryland, DC and the Western Balkan region convened today at the University of Baltimore for the U.S. Balkans Business Summit. The two-day event includes panels on energy, transportation, tourism, defense, manufacturing, and information and technology.  The first business

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Finance & Professional ServicesProfilesUncategorized

by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia As a small business owner for 12 years, Deborah Stallings understands the challenges small business owners face. “I joined some professional organizations like the Howard County Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Women Business Owners,” she said. “I used those organizations to mentor

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EventsHospitality & RecreationUncategorized

by Christine Hansen for MDBizMedia When you enter the James Joyce pub, there is no mistaking you are visiting an authentic Irish pub.  Named after the Irish author, the bar feels like it’s been shipped straight from Ireland.  And there’s a reason for that.  It was. Designed and built in

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