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Sign Up for Park & Shop Program
Through Park & Shop, visitors to Annapolis can enjoy up to four hours of parking free in downtown Annapolis. Businesses can get their validation tickets at reduced rates by contacting SP+, parking management firm for the City of Annapolis at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (443) 648-3087.
West Annapolis Business Affiliation Call for Vendors: Oktoberfest 2019
West Annapolis Business Affiliation is looking for new vendors for its 29th Annual West Annapolis Oktoberfest, to be held September 29th, 2019 from 10AM to 5PM on Annapolis Street in West Annapolis. If you are a retail or service provider in the greater DC/Chesapeake region, with great cache, products and vending experience, who might want to interact with more than 4,000 shop-happy and interested customers, fill out this vendor application.
Maintain "Good Standing" Status with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation
Is your business in "Good Standing" with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation? In order to maintain Good Standing status, your business must file the required annual reports and maintain compliance with all applicable Maryland laws. A forfeited entity may not legally conduct business in the State. Visit Maryland Business Express
to learn more about restoring or maintaining Good Standing status.
Study Finds Annapolis Among Best Places to Retire in Maryland
A new study from SmartAsset ranks the 10 best places to retire in Maryland
, considering income and sales taxes, the number of local doctors’ offices and opportunities for recreation and social life. According to the analysis, Annapolis ranked among the top spots in Maryland.
Maryland Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Level in a Decade
According to Baltimore Business Journal, Maryland gained 3,100 jobs in January and saw its unemployment rate fall to its lowest level since 2008. Maryland's unemployment rate is now below the national average, which edged up to 4 percent, according to preliminary data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Join the US Small Business Administration's Emerging Leaders Initiative
SBA's Emerging Leaders Initiative
provides free entrepreneurship education and training for executives of small, poised-for-growth companies that are potential job creators. The only cost is your time and commitment to complete the curriculum over the course of seven months. All other costs are covered by SBA and local partners.
SBA Class: Growing an Established Company
You have started your business and now you think you are ready to grow. How do you really know if you and your company are ready for the next step? This course
will help you determine if a growth opportunity is right for you.