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December 9, 2019

Senator Cardin Convenes Discussion with MoCo Women Business Leaders

Maryland Has the Highest Concentration of Women-Owned Businesses in the Country Rockville, Md., December 6, 2019–Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today joined Rockville…

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November 19, 2019

MoCo’s Businesses Invited to Two, Upcoming 4Business Charrettes

County Executive Marc Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are hosting two charrettes as part of their joint 4Business – Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business initiative. This…

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November 14, 2019

2019 RCC Rockstars Announced

REDI is excited to congratulate the following companies and individuals on being named Rockville Chamber of Commerce Rockstars during its annual awards ceremony on November 7, 2019. Rockville Chamber of…

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October 28, 2019

Rockville Companies Receive Honors

REDI is excited to congratulate the following companies, with headquarters or locations in Rockville, for their recent or upcoming business recognitions—Dawson’s Market, Emmes, Cava, Sandy Spring Bank, TISTA Science &…

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October 28, 2019

REDI Celebrates Maryland Economic Development Week 2019

REDI celebrated Maryland’s Economic Development Week, an initiative of Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), from October 20-26, 2019. REDI’s year-round efforts to boost Rockville’s economic development contribute to the State’s…

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October 17, 2019

Emmes Ranks Among Area’s Top 100 Largest Private Companies

REDI would like to extend its congratulations to Emmes for its recognition on the Washington Business Journal’s annual list of the region’s 100 largest private companies. Emmes continues to exhibit…

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October 14, 2019

Connect with Critical Government Resources for Manufacturers on November 8 

Rockville Economic Development, Inc (REDI) is partnering with the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland and the Montgomery County Executive’s Office to bring some vital state and local resources to our…

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October 3, 2019

Leadercast Women 2019 Scheduled for October 18

The Rockville Chamber of Commerce and Intelligent Office present Leadercast Women 2019–a unique event for women and men featuring nine nationally-known speakers who will inspire and challenge attendees to take…

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September 23, 2019

REDI Seeking Firm for Website & Branding Work

Proposals will be accepted electronically until Friday, October 4, 2019. Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)–the economic development organization for the City of Rockville, Maryland–is seeking a marketing/design firm to to…

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September 4, 2019

Insurance Associates/MMA Proudly Supports Patriot Point

Insurance Associates/MMA and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation Provide Grant as Part of Regional Initiative for Community Impact Pictured: Hugh Carroll, Account Manager at Insurance Associates/MMA, (left) with Steve Beck,…

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August 15, 2019

Captial Bancorp, Inc. Rings the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

On August 13, 2019, Capital Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBNK), a registered bank holding company of Capital Bank, N. A. , visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion,…

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July 24, 2019

Emmes Honored for Workplace Excellence

REDI would like to extend its congratulations to Emmes, with special recognition to REDI Board Member Jennifer Hester, Emmes Vice President, for winning this honor for the 5th consecutive year….

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July 17, 2019

ULI’s Panel Offers Recommendations for Rockville Town Center

A panel of experts from the Urban Land Institute delivered a presentation of their recommendations for strengthening the vitality of Town Center on Wednesday, July 10, following an intensive two-day study in which panelists interviewed…

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July 8, 2019

REDI Welcomes New Deputy Director Ryan Gandy

ROCKVILLE, Md. – July 8, 2019—Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is pleased to announce it has selected Ryan Gandy as its Deputy Director. He begins his tenure with the Rockville-based,…

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May 6, 2019

REDI Celebrates Economic Development Week

REDI Celebrates National Economic Development Week: May 6-11, 2019 Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) joins economic development organizations nationwide to increase awareness of the positive work economic developers do to…

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May 2, 2019

Fedmine Wins $446M DoD BPA for IT Research, Informative Services

Along with Gartner and Forrester Research, Fedmine has been awarded a multiple award, firm-fixed-price DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) valued at $446M, with Fedmine the only…

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April 22, 2019

MWBC Announces Women’s Business Leadership Program for Female Entrepreneurs

Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC)—an initiative of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)—is pleased to announce the launch of a three-month Women’s Business Leadership Program on May 16, 2019, in partnership…

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April 5, 2019

REDI ISO Deputy Director

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is seeking a qualified professional Deputy Director. TITLE:    Deputy Director Accountability: Reports to the Executive Director Status:    Full-time, 40+ hour/week, benefitted position.  Salary range:  $80,000 –…

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April 3, 2019

National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Hosting IoT Industry Day on April 10

NCCoE Hosting Internet of Things (IoT) Industry Day on April 10, 2019.   The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence invites you to learn about the progress made to date on the Mitigating…

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February 4, 2019

REDI Releases 2018 Annual Report

2018 Marks Year of Growth for Rockville Economic Development, Inc. The Board of Directors for the Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) recently released the annual report for 2018. The report…

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January 23, 2019

Maryland Ranks Third in Technology and Science

Milken Institute Names Maryland #3 in National State Technology and Science Index In a report issued by the Milken Institute entitled “2018 State Technology and Science Index-Sustaining America’s Innovation Economy,”…

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December 17, 2018

Dawson’s Market Will Re-open on December 20

Announcing the Grand Re-opening of Dawson’s Market at Rockville Town Square Residents of Rockville will be pleased to learn that Dawson’s Market is re-opening at its Rockville Town Square location–225…

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December 12, 2018

Congratulations to MWBC Managing Director Kiesha Haughton, Leadership Maryland Program Graduate

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is pleased to announce that Kiesha Haughton, Managing Director of Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC)—an initiative of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)—graduated from Leadership Maryland…

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November 29, 2018

Rockville Small Business Impact Fund Approved

Rockville Small Business Impact Fund Approved Pilot Program Will Use $430,000 Investment to Help Revitalize Rockville Town Center The City of Rockville and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) are pleased…

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November 14, 2018

REDI Appoints New Executive Director

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Appoints New Executive Director Cynthia Stewart Assumes Role as Executive Director of Public-Private Partnership on December 3, 2018. The Board of Directors of Rockville Economic Development,…

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August 28, 2018

Rockville Ranks #19 in “Best Small Cities for Small Businesses”

Rockville Named in Verizon’s “Best Small Cities for Small Businesses” Report Congratulations Rockville! Verizon Business just released its 2018 “Best Small Cities for Small Businesses” report & Rockville is ranked #19….

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August 20, 2018

Rockville Rewards: RCC’s Unique Local Marketing Program

Rockville Rewards:  The unique local marketing program you’ve been looking for. by Jane Meier, Rockville Rewards Program Manager   Rockville Rewards is a “buy local” savings card sold by area non-profits,…

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August 1, 2018

REDI Announces Retail Façade Improvement Grant Program

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is pleased to announce its newest business incentive for the City of Rockville—the Retail Façade Improvement Grant Program. The grant program offers financial assistance to…

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January 26, 2018

REDI Releases 2017 Annual Report

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is pleased to release its 2017 Annual Report, which includes highlights and achievements from the past year for both REDI and the Maryland Women’s Business…

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January 2, 2018

REDI ISO Senior Business Administrator

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) is seeking a qualified professional Senior Business Administrator.             This  is a full-time, benefited position whose duties include: Provide overall Fiscal…

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January 2, 2018

MWBC ISO Marketing Manager

The Maryland Women’s Business Center is accepting resumes for the part-time Marketing Manager position at our Rockville location.  The job description is as follows:   TITLE:                                   Marketing & Communications…

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January 2, 2018


Rockville Economic Development, Inc. welcomes Bridget Mburu  as our new Business Development Manager. With an MBA from Avila University, Bridget comes to REDI from George Washington University where as Senior Associate…

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November 30, 2017

REDI Hosts Commercial Broker Breakfast

Join us for the 2017 Commercial Broker Breakfast at Research West: Transwestern Posts this Press Release

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November 28, 2017

How To Do a Holiday To Do List…For Your Business

It is crystal clear how vital holidays are to your clients and loved ones. What is not clear is how to plan, manage and execute all of the necessary tasks…

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November 21, 2017

REDI’s “Thankful For” Top 10

‘Tis the season to be grateful and to take stock of everything that makes Rockville such a great place to be thankful for.  Here’s our Top 10 Reasons why we’re…

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November 6, 2017

Commercial Broker Breakfast Coming Soon

Join Rockville Economic Development, Inc. as we celebrate the dealmakers that contribute to the CIty’s vibrant business community and promote connections with local service providers that are critical to completing transactions. Our Commercial Broker Breakfast,…

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November 6, 2017

Rockville Biz Academy is Back!

The Rockville Business Academy offers a FREE “How to” for Doing Business in the City. Rockville business owners, managers and leaders – and those interested in starting a business in the city –…

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October 17, 2017

October- Not Just About Pumpkin Latte’s

If you didn’t know, October is the Small Business Administration’s National Women’s Small Business Month.  Let’s talk about it.  Maybe you have some questions.   What does that mean, the…

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October 4, 2017

R2M Event on the 24th

REDI’s annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) 2017 is scheduled for October 24 at the Best Western Plus Hotel and you will NOT want to miss it! R2M is our opportunity to celebrate Maryland’s…

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October 3, 2017

MWBC Anniversary Luncheon Coming

Celebrate women entrepreneurs at the 2nd Annual Maryland Women’s Business Center Awards Luncheon on the 17th. Hear keynote Dr. Maya Rockeymore Cummings, network with local business and community leaders and be…

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September 12, 2017

Preparing for Guests Like Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia

Did you know that September is the Small Business Administration’s National Preparedness Month?   Good thing, because it’s all over the news.  You can’t avoid it.  Everybody’s talking about it. …

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September 5, 2017

10 City Companies Make Inc. 5000

Rockville continues to be a great place to build your business as we have 10 local companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 list. They include BarnAllen Technologies,Ripple Effect Communications,BETAH Associates,United Solutions,TISTA…

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August 15, 2017

What’s Up at the MWBC?

This summer has been action-packed for Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) with the launch of new programming and our 14th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition in full swing!  …

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July 21, 2017

DSFederal Awarded 5-Year Contract to Support HHS

DSFederal. Inc., was awarded a five-year re-compete contract to support the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Research integrity (ORI).Through this contract, DSFederal will continue to provide ORI’s Division…

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July 14, 2017

LAC Federal Wins Library of Congress Contract

LAC Federal, a provider of mission-critical  library, information, and knowledge management services for the U.S. government, has won a contract from the Library of Congress Music Division to archive an…

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June 27, 2017

Emmes Ranked as Top Area Workplace

The Emmes Corporation announced that it was selected as one of the best places to work in the greater Washington area.  The Washington Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces list ranked private,…

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June 20, 2017

Selling Rockville….Strategically.

Every year as part of our business attraction efforts, REDI attends the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Annual International Convention. We find ourselves on a tradeshow floor with life sciences companies,…

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June 15, 2017

REDI Celebrates 20 Years of Rockville’s Economic Development

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) recently celebrated its 20th anniversary by hosting a business luncheon at Lakewood Country Club. One of the highlights of the event was the premiere of…

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May 30, 2017

REDI Celebrating 20 Years with Luncheon

Join us at a special luncheon to celebrate our accomplishments, recognize key contributors and partners, and preview Rockville’s economic future.  During the luncheon, we will premiere our 20th Anniversary video…

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May 23, 2017

Rockville on Best Cities for Young Professionals List

Forbes has come out with a new list of the best cities for young professional post-college and Rockville is in the top 20! Using the following metrics crucial to recent…

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May 18, 2017

Montgomery Hospice Claims Leadership Montgomery Award

Leadership Montgomery will hold its annual Celebration of Leadership in June and has named Rockville’s own Montgomery Hospice as the recipient of the The Nonprofit Impact Award.  This award recognizes…

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May 17, 2017

Emmes’ COO Recognized for Eye Disease Research

The Emmes Corporation today announced that Dr. Paul VanVeldhuisen, chief operating officer and principal investigator, co‐authored a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The study…

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May 16, 2017

REDI is Full Steam Ahead!

What were you doing in 1997?   While you were possibly swept away by the romance and tragedy depicted in the box office hit of 1997, Titanic,  the proactive leadership of…

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May 9, 2017

Two Rockville Companies Up for Incubator Award

Twenty-one of the State’s leading incubator companies have been selected as finalists for the 2017 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards. The team from BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) is…

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April 18, 2017

Make Your Spring StartRight!

If it’s Spring, it must be time for the MWBC’s StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition!   Every year the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) provides an opportunity for women entrepreneurs…

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April 18, 2017

Five Rockville Companies Named Award Finalists

The Maryland Tech Council (MTC), Maryland’s largest technology trade association, has announced the finalists for its 29th Annual Industry Awards. Winners will be revealed at a celebration on June 1,…

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April 14, 2017

2017 Rockville Business Appreciation Week Is A Wrap!

From April 3rd to April 7th, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. visited 51 local businesses and organizations to show our appreciation for the outstanding work being done in the City. Along with teams of ambassadors,…

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April 4, 2017

WorkSource Montgomery Aims to Connect Kids with Careers

WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. invites the business community to participate in the innovative Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) program by providing career development opportunities to rising juniors and seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools.   Become a Sponsor and a…

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March 21, 2017

How REDI Can Promote You!

While we are just under 2 weeks away from Rockville Business Appreciation Week, which compresses visits with 50+ local companies into a five-day span, it’s important to remember that REDI…

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March 20, 2017

Champions Oncology Opening Lab Facility

Champions Oncology, Inc., a company engaged in the development and sale of advanced technology solutions and products to personalize the development and use of oncology drugs, today announced plans for…

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February 21, 2017

Business Appreciation Week – We’re Glad You’re Here!

Business Appreciation Week is an opportunity for REDI to get a snapshot of how things are going in the local business environment, gathering information from companies of all sizes and…

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February 17, 2017

Standard Solar Completes Parking Garage Canopy

Standard Solar, Inc., a leading solar energy company specializing in the development and financing of commercial solar electric systems nationwide, announces the completion of a 708 kilowatt (kW) solar project…

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February 17, 2017

Companies Wanted! Join Business Appreciation Week

The 2017 edition of Rockville Business Appreciation Week (BAW) is April 3rd-7th, which is when REDI visits 50+ companies to thank them for doing business in the city and connect…

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January 17, 2017

New Year, New…Business?

Happy New Year!  And then what? January is the time for taking stock of where one is: physically, emotionally and financially.  It is the month where more resolutions are made…

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January 10, 2017

Health Data Portal Aids Spinal Cord Rehab

Get Real Health broadened its patient scope by developing a pilot program for MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (MedStar NRH) targeted at improving access to health data for patients with spinal…

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December 20, 2016

Start the New Year With a New Plan

December is synonymous with gift giving over the holidays, but there’s also an opportunity to reward yourself and your business by taking part in National Write a Business Plan Month….

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December 8, 2016

Avendra Claims Green Supply Chain Award

Avendra, North America’s leading procurement services provider serving the hospitality industry, announced today it has been named a recipient of the SDCE Green Supply Chain Award for 2016.  The award…

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November 28, 2016

Rockville Companies Make Fastest Growing List

Coming in at #11 and #411 respectively, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Credible Behavioral Health Software earned coveted spots on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 list. The annual list ranks the…

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November 15, 2016

ReveraGen Agrees to New In-License

Rockville’s own ReveraGen BioPharma, Inc., a Rockville Innovation Center tenant, granted an option to in-license vamorolone to Swiss company Actelion Ltd.  This agreement marks the first tech transfer out of…

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November 15, 2016

Have You Thanked a Rockville Business Lately?

November is a month to celebrate our local businesses – it’s National Entrepreneur Month, a time to recognize those entrepreneurs who serve our local community and help bolster our economy,…

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November 7, 2016

Supernus Tops Fastest-Growing List

With a nearly 500% average annual increase in revenue since 2013, Supernus Pharmaceuticals easily topped the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies list in 2016. Founded in 2005, the Rockville-based company…

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November 1, 2016

Rexahn Announces U.S. Patent

Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has been issued a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) covering RX-21101 for the targeted delivery of docetaxel directly into…

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October 28, 2016

NIKA Wins Veterans Affairs’ Contract

NIKA, a global provider of architecture, engineering, facilities and operations and maintenance solutions to government, was recently awarded a $1M contract to design the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA)…

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October 27, 2016

Motionsoft Raises $6M in Expansion Capital

Motionsoft, the leader in software, payment processing, and back office support services for the fitness, health and wellness markets today announced the closing of its Series C funding round. The…

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October 25, 2016

IDT Biologika Wins Major Contract

IDT Biologika, a globally integrated manufacturer of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, with over 1600 employees worldwide, announces today that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the office of…

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October 25, 2016

Why the MWBC Loves October

It isn’t just the clean, crisp chill in the air that comes with the season.  It isn’t just the beauty of the leaves and their oranges, yellows and umbers.  It…

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October 20, 2016

CosmosID Partners with Cancer Moonshoot Initiative

CosmosID announced participation in Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot, which aims to accelerate progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer. CosmosID will provide access to its automated bioinformatics platform, MetaGenID, for five…

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October 12, 2016

KNG Health Receives First Expansion Grant

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) and the City of Rockville are pleased to announce that KNG Health Consulting is the first recipient of a grant from the Business Expansion Fund,…

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October 12, 2016

Supernus Announces Positive Clinical Trial Results

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced positive topline results from its Phase IIb…

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October 6, 2016

VariQ CEO Honored as Small Business Leader

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce selected Ben Edson, Founder and CEO of Rockville-based VariQ Corporation, as the Small Business Leader of the Year Award Winner. Ben will be recognized…

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October 4, 2016

Microfocus Adds to Acquisition List

Micro Focus, a U.K.-based enterprise software company with U.S. headquarters in Rockville, announced the acquisition of GWAVA, Inc., a worldwide leader in Enterprise Information Archiving (EIA). The transaction extends Micro Focus’s rapidly…

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September 28, 2016

Aeras Launches Website to Advance TB Vaccine

Aeras, a nonprofit research and development organization dedicated to the development of new TB vaccines, has launched the AerasSHARE Biorepository, a new website to allow researchers from other organizations to access…

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September 23, 2016

REDI Awards Rockin’ Companies for EDW

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) and over 100 local business owners and leaders filled the Best Western Plus Rockville to network and honor standout businesses during the 3rd Annual REDI…

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September 15, 2016

IDT Biologika Celebrates Anniversary

IDT Biologika, a globally integrated manufacturer of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, announces today the one-year anniversary celebration of its first U.S. contract manufacturing facility in Rockville, Maryland. The state-of-the-art facility offers…

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September 14, 2016

Supernus Receives FDA Approval

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…

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September 12, 2016

Micro Focus Merges with HP’s Software Business

Micro Focus, a U.K.-based enterprise software company with U.S. headquarters in Rockville, recently announced its intent to merge with HP Enterprises’ Software Business Segment in a transaction valued at approximately…

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August 24, 2016

REDI & MWBC Receive $100,000 Grant from Coca-Cola Foundation

Today, The Coca-Coca Foundation has awarded Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) a grant of $100,000 to support the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC). Empowering women to thrive is a worldwide…

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August 23, 2016

Innovation Center Grad Launches Night Vision Device

Bertin Corp., a recent Rockville Innovation Center graduate and the US subsidiary of Bertin Technologies, a French engineering company, is pleased to present its brand new FusionSight Night Vision Device….

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August 19, 2016

7 Rockville Companies Make Fastest-Growing List

Earlier this week Inc. Magazine announced their list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States, which featured seven companies based in the City of Rockville. The magazine…

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August 16, 2016

Networking with a Purpose

When you think about networking events, what are some of the first thoughts that come to mind? Likely a combination of free food and drinks, connections to grow your business…

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August 13, 2016

REDI In Search of “Rockin” Companies in City

REDI’s annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) 2016 is scheduled for September 22 at the Best Western Plus Hotel and we are gearing up for a great event! One highlight is…

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August 12, 2016

MWBC’s StartRight! 2016 Pick Your Pitch is ON!

Voting–not just for November anymore! Now in its thirteenth year, the StartRight! Business Plan Competition for Women Entrepreneurs is REDI and MWBC’s annual search for up-and-coming businesses run by women…

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August 11, 2016

Speak Agent Wins New NSF Grant

The  National Science Foundation awarded a two-year Phase II SBIR grant to Speak Agent of Rockville that will fund further R/R&D on their new digital platform for English Language Learners (ELLs). It…

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August 8, 2016

Montgomery County Wants Your Feedback

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is asking the business community to provide feedback on County services by completing an online Business Survey. Mr. Leggett has kicked off the Excellence in…

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August 2, 2016

Get Real Health Develops Canadian Pilot Program

Get Real Health furthered its mission of empowering patients across the globe, by developing a pilot program for eHealth Saskatchewan targeted at improving access to health data for residents of the…

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July 19, 2016

REDI Adds Incentive Program

The City of Rockville recently approved a program to financially help businesses move to Rockville,  and those already here, expand.  Check out all the info in our recent blog.  …

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July 19, 2016

Choosing Rockville Has Never Been Smarter

If we’re being honest, we’ve all probably bought something because we were offered a special deal – “Buy two, get one free!” If you were already thinking about buying the…

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July 6, 2016

Research Court Building with 90% Occupancy Acquired

One Research Court, a 113,620 square foot office building in Rockville has been acquired by a joint venture of Alex Brown Realty, Inc. and Washington Property Company. Financing for the acquisition…

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June 21, 2016

Marketing on a Shoestring

Rent. Utilities. Salaries. Insurance. Once you’re finished adding up all the recurring expenses, there’s not much room left in your budget for marketing your business to potential customers. Still, getting…

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June 17, 2016

Wright Management LLC & Wright Brokerage with Nancy S. Stevenson

                              1. Why are you located in Rockville? What about the location do you like?  Rockville allows…

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June 3, 2016

SPS Consulting, LLC. with Kamran Molkara

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? We provide consulting for accounting services and administrative staffing…

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May 20, 2016

Kendall Capital Management with Clark Kendall

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? We offer personalized investment and wealth management advice.  …

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May 19, 2016

REDI Starts New Program to Award DealMakers

REDI has announced a new program to recognize leasing activity that contributes to Rockville’s vibrant business community, and is looking for the most newsworthy commercial real estate transactions taking place in the…

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May 17, 2016

Funding a Tech Start-Up

Unless you happen to share a tax bracket with Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg it is unlikely you have the financial means to take your great idea from the home…

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May 12, 2016

Supernus Head Named CEO of the Year

Jack Khattar, President and CEO of Supernus Pharmaceuticals, was named Life Science CEO of the Year by  The Tech Council of Maryland, the state’s largest technology trade association, during its…

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May 6, 2016

Speak Agent, Inc. with Ben Grimley

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? We provide custom digital lessons to children in grades…

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May 5, 2016

Duball Wins MEDA Award

Local developer Duball LLC was awarded the Maryland Economic Devleopment Association (MEDA) Economic Development Project of the Year Award for its impact on the City of Rockville by transforming the…

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April 22, 2016

Chevo Wins 5-Year, $38M DOL Contract

Chevo Consulting, LLC (Chevo), a provider of Strategic, Portfolio, Project, and Financial Management consulting services, has been awarded the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OFCO),…

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April 22, 2016

Metro Engineering Services with Marvin Bennett

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? We provide structural engineering services. We also offer inspections…

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April 19, 2016

Site Selection Assistance

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had an extra hour or two in the day to cook a healthy dinner or take care of that long-needed home repair? Whether…

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April 18, 2016

Breezio Partners with BioTreks

Rockville based Breezio has announced a partnership with BioTreks to provide high school synthetic biology students the experience of writing and evaluating scientific research papers and sharing their own ideas,…

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April 15, 2016

Rockville StartUps Get TEDCO $

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced that 17 companies have received over $1.7 million in funding from the organization’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) and Cyber Security Investment Fund (CIF)in…

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April 8, 2016

The Animal Exchange with Ruth Hanessian

                              1. When did you start your business? August 5, 1979   2. What product/service does your…

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April 5, 2016

The Stories at Congressional Plaza Opens

The Stories at Congressional Plaza, a new boutique apartment community with an emphasis on well-being, is now open and accepting leases. This 48-unit community, developed by Federal Realty Investment Trust…

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March 30, 2016

BAE Scores $75M Navy Contract

The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced that Rockville based BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services being awarded a $75,320,272  contract for up to 1,075,200 man-hours of technical and…

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March 29, 2016

IRS Awards Chevo $9 Million Contract

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) awarded Chevo Consulting, LLC (Chevo), a provider of Strategic, Portfolio, Project, and Financial Management consulting services, the competitively solicited TIPSS-4 MBOSS Enterprise PMO (EPMO) Project…

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March 24, 2016

Duball LLC Wins 2016 MEDA Award for Upton & Cambria Development

The Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) announced the recipients of the 2016 MEDA Awards, which celebrate the people, projects and programs bringing economic vitality to Maryland. Nominated by REDI, local…

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March 23, 2016

Relevant Health Hosts Cohort Demo Day

At its first Demo Day, Relevant Health, a health technology startup accelerator in Rockville,  hosted a group of more than 150 investors, industry leaders and top technology company representatives to experience first-hand…

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March 22, 2016

Appreciating What You’ve Got

It’s fun and easy to get excited about new things – they’re shiny and different and, well, new!!  But it’s the things you already have, that sustain and support you…

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March 18, 2016

Dawson’s Market with Mike Houston

                              1. When did you start your business? September of 2012   2. What is a little…

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March 17, 2016

Four Rockville Companies Make Final Cut for Tech Council Industry Awards

The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association, today announced the finalists for its 28th Annual Industry Awards. Winners will be revealed at a celebration on May…

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March 9, 2016

Rockville Town Square Launches Beer and Wine Dinner Pairing Series on March 9th

Nine restaurants, each with their own international flair in Rockville Town Square, will host Craft Beer and Wine Dinner Pairings each second Wednesday of the month through December with the…

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March 7, 2016

REDI’s BAW Off to Great Start

Rockville Business Appreciation Week is a go and Monday’s agenda included ambassador teams visits to City companies, Centeva, Beghou Consulting, Brightview Fallsgrove, Cordia Partners, ISG Solutions, and Gemini Title & Escrow….

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March 7, 2016

Triumfant Receives Two Global Excellence Awards

Triumfant, a Rockville headquartered enterprise endpoint security provider, announced that its endpoint security solution, AtomicEye was recognized as a Bronze winner forEndpoint Security and a Gold winner for Security Products…

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March 4, 2016

The American Dance Institute with Jen O’Brian

                              1. When and how did you start your business? ADI Performance/ Incubator Series started in…

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March 1, 2016

Three Ways to Successfully Grow Your Business

Costello: Well, then who’s playing first? Abbott: Yes. Costello: I mean the fellow’s name on first base. Abbott: Who. Costello: The fellow playin’ first base. Abbott: Who. Costello: The guy…

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February 25, 2016

Choice Hotels Named Best Franchise

10 Best Franchise recently released its list of the top ten businesses in the best hotel franchise business. The latest list gives the first place award to Choice Hotels in…

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February 22, 2016

Rockville’s Nexercise Wins Shark Tank

Rockville Business Innovation Center’s Nexercise COO and CEO, Greg Coleman and Ben Young, appeared on a recent episode of ABC television network’s show “Shark Tank”, pitched their latest phone app,…

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February 19, 2016

Cambria Hotel and Suites with Bernard Howe

                              1. When did you start your business? Our doors opened May 8, 2015.    2….

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February 18, 2016

BHI Awarded Dept of Commerce Grant to Expand Program

Rockville’s BioHealth Innovation was awarded $495K from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the EDA’s 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies program to expand its venture commercialization model.  This is part of…

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February 17, 2016

REDI Wants to Appreciate You!

REDI’s annual Rockville Business Appreciation Week is next month and we want to see what your company is working on in 2016. Each year we visit over 50 local companies to “take…

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February 16, 2016

5 Business Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

In recent years, more college grads are choosing to blaze their own career paths over competing with thousands, perhaps millions of equally qualified applicants for a handful of positions. While…

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February 5, 2016

Apex Home Loans, Inc. with Craig Strent

                              1. When did you start your business? 1998   2. What is a little known secret…

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February 4, 2016

MORI Associates Awarded NASA Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to Rockville based MORI Associates, Inc. for information technology and external communications services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The Communications, Outreach, Multimedia…

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February 2, 2016

Be Accountable: A Guide to Completing (Acheivable) Business Goals

What does it mean to be accountable? According to Webster’s, “accountable” means, “required to explain actions or decisions to someone,” or “required to be responsible for something.” In business, being…

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February 1, 2016

GenArraytion Self Funds Development of Zika Test

Rockville based GenArraytion, Inc. announced  that it self-funded the development of the first commercially available polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based molecular test to identify the Zika virus, a fever-causing disease transmitted by…

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January 28, 2016

REDI Releases 2015 Annual Report

Despite some challenges in 2015, Rockville’s economy continued to grow with several notable events including the opening of the Cambria Hotel & Suites in Rockville Town Center, the corporate relocation…

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January 27, 2016

CosmosID Raises $6M in Funding

CosmosID, a Rockville-based genomic big data company said it has raised $6 million in its second round of funding. Applied Value Group led the round, which the company will use…

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January 22, 2016

Spectrum Printing & Graphics with Andrew Berman

                              1. When did you start your business? 1997   2. Who is your client/customer base?…

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January 20, 2016

BHI’s Bendis Appointed to LSAB

Rich Bendis, President and CEO of Rockville’s BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), was recently appointed to serve on Governor Larry Hogan’s Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board (LSAB). He is one of 16…

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January 19, 2016

7 Ways To Be Involved in Your Community

7 Ways To Be Involved in Your Community — Because it’s Bigger Than Just Business We’re are all working longer and harder than ever have before. Small and medium-sized business…

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January 18, 2016

REDI In Search Of Companies to Appreciate

REDI’s Annual Business Appreciation Week (BAW) is coming up March 7 – 11. Each year we visit over 50 of our Rockville companies and “take the pulse” of how their business is…

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January 11, 2016

Sucampo Announces Exclusive Collaboration with CPP

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced an option and collaboration agreement under which Cancer Prevention Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPP) has granted Sucampo the sole option to acquire an exclusive license to commercialize…

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January 8, 2016

Vantage Point Solutions Group with Tim Robinson

                              1.  What product/service does your business sell? IT Solutions, Applications, Web Development.   2. When…

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January 6, 2016

More Growth for Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels International, Inc. , with headquarters and a hotel in Rockville,  announced it has signed an agreement to develop a new Cambria hotel & suites at Arundel Mills in Hanover, expected…

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January 5, 2016

How To Monitor Your Media

There’s an old saying that a person is only as good as their reputation. The same is true in business. And nothing can bolster (or ruin) a reputation faster than…

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December 25, 2015

Santos, Postal & Company, P.C. CPAs with Robert Greenfest

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? Tax preparation, audit, accounting, valuation.   2. When…

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December 22, 2015

Quarterly Review of Your Strategic Plan

Quarterly reviews are an essential element in the strategic plan for your business. Not only are they helpful for performance evaluation, but they also provide your company with the opportunity…

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December 11, 2015

Washington ArtWorks with Natanya Khashan

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? Art and craft classes and workshops.   2….

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December 8, 2015

How to Start Implementing Public Relations

Public relations is a relatively inexpensive way to get your business noticed. A good news story can raise awareness about your business and drive customers to your website or storefront–and…

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December 3, 2015

Get Real Health Tapped to Provide Health Data to Swedish

The Swedish Government selected Rockville’s own Get Real Health to provide its citizens with a national health data platform.     Swedish citizens will be introduced to an electronic personal…

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December 2, 2015

Accelovance Acquires Clinquest

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc.  a global contract research organization  focusing in oncology, vaccines, and general medicine clinical research; announced it has acquired Clinquest, Inc. and Clinquest Services BV.  With offices in…

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December 1, 2015

Rockville Holiday Toy Drive is On

The annual Rockville Holiday Drive has begun with the City Community Services Division collecting and distributing toys and gifts in December to hundreds of children and families in Rockville.     You can…

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November 27, 2015

Carl M. Freeman Companies with Hilary W. Shure

                      1. What product/service does your business sell? Commercial Real Estate. 2. When did you start your business? 1947 3….

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November 13, 2015

Supernus Ranked Top 5 of Fast 500

Rockville based Supernus Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology firm developing drugs for neurology and psychiatry, is the highest-ranked local company in the newly released 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking…

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November 13, 2015

Fina Biosolutions LLC with Andrew Lees

                              1. What product/service does your company sell? Biotechnology, vaccines, biopolymers R&D.   2. When did…

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November 10, 2015

Pillars of Growth Every Leader Should Know: Part 3 of 3

All organizations — be they small businesses, nonprofits or large corporations — are apt to acquire different needs as they grow and evolve. But how can we, as the leaders…

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November 3, 2015

Accelovance Allies with FHI 360

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc. (Accelovance), a global contract research organization (CRO) focusing in Oncology, Vaccines, and General Medicine and FHI 360, a global nonprofit organization with CRO capabilities focusing on…

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October 30, 2015

Hartman Design Group with Phyllis Hartman

                              1. What product/service does your business sell? Interior design and interior architecture.   2. When…

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October 27, 2015

Tips for Tracking Marketing Efforts

No marketing effort is successful without the data to back it up. Without accurate data analysis, you’ll never know if your marketing is meeting its goals or just spinning in…

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October 27, 2015

Relevant Health Accelerator Announces 1st Roster of StartUps

Relevant Health, a health technology startup accelerator located in Rockville’s VisArts Center, welcomes its inaugural class. The selected startups come to Relevant Health from Bethesda, Rockville, Washington, DC, Baltimore, New York City, and…

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October 23, 2015

Adventure Theatre Wins the EXCEL Award

Michael J. Bobbitt and Adventure Theatre MTC were recognized on October 21st by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as the 2015 winner of the Gelman Rosenberg and Freedman EXCEL Award. Michael and…

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October 16, 2015

The Bottle Shop with George Photinakis

                              1. When did you start your business? November 2009   2. What is a little fun…

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October 13, 2015

Pillars of Growth Every Leader Should Know: Part 2 of 3

A few weeks ago, we started talking about three “pillars” that a business owner — or any decision-maker, really — should rely on while evaluating a certain course of action….

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October 5, 2015

NIKA and CMR Rockin’ Rockville at R2M

Maryland Economic Development Week in Rockville saw the 2nd Annual REDI Resource Meetup (R2M) event take place at the Best Western Plus Hotel & Suites. With over 100 attendees, and 14…

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October 4, 2015

FRIT Receives Award of Excellence from NAIOP

Federal Realty Investment Trust was given an Award of Excellence by the DC|MD Chapter of NAIOP for the Pike & Rose development. NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the…

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October 2, 2015

extendYoga with Arlet Koseian

                              1. When did you start your business? November 2011   2. What is a little…

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October 1, 2015

Avendra Acquires BuyEfficient

Avendra, a leading procurement services provider located in Rockville, and serving the lodging and hospitality industries, announced that effective immediately it has acquired BuyEfficient, an online purchasing program dedicated to serving…

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September 29, 2015

7 Social Media Marketing Tips

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest…there’s no shortage of social media outlets that you can use to market your business. The trick is knowing how to use them effectively. There are some…

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September 28, 2015

Economic Development Week in MD

The week of September 28 – October 2 is Economic Development Week in Maryland. Economic Development Week’s goal is to emphasize to the general public the importance of economic development…

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September 18, 2015

Glass Jacobson with Mary Stevenson

                              1. When did you start your business? 1983   2. What product/service does your business…

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September 15, 2015

Pillars of Growth Every Leader Should Know: Part 1 of 3

In business and in life, true leaders must have the ability to assess the situation, design a plan of attack, and then implement that plan. Pillar 1: Assess “The general…

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September 15, 2015

Accelovance in Partnership with MN Non-Profit

Rockville based Accelovance, Inc.,  a global contract research organization focusing in oncology, vaccines, and general medicine and the Midwest Melanoma Partnership  a non-profit organization dedicated to improving therapies for patients…

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September 14, 2015

Rockville in Top 20 Best Places to Live

According to, Rockville has landed once again in the Top 20 of best places to live in the United States.  This year the City ranks number 17, in between…

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September 10, 2015

2nd Annual Rockin in Rockville Award – Nominate Your Company Today!

We all know there are some great companies in Rockville and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. is highlighting one of these companies this month. It’s the second annual Rockin’ in Rockville…

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September 5, 2015

Economic Development Week in Maryland

The Maryland Economic Development Association’s (MEDA)  Economic Development Week will take place September 28 – October 2 this year.  This annual event was created to emphasize to the general public…

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September 4, 2015

HindSite Interactive, Inc. with Payman Taei

                              1. What year was HindSite Interactive  founded? 2002   2. What service do you provide? We are…

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September 1, 2015

BHI’s Relevant Health Named Leading Startup

Rockville’s own BioHealth Innovation’s Relevant Health, a recently launched health technology startup accelerator focused on bringing products to market, participated in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Second Annual Growth Accelerator…

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September 1, 2015

Steps to a Successful Web Re-design: Part 3 of 3

In Part 3 we will discuss how the development team builds, tests and launches your website to be viewed by the masses. In Part 2 we discussed the Design & Layout…

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September 1, 2015

Stanford Grill Comes to Rockville

The second location of Stanford Grill will open in Rockville in late September, bringing the upscale casual American fare to 2000 Tower Oaks Blvd. The first spot from Blueridge Restaurant…

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August 21, 2015

Longman & Van Grack

                              1. What year was Longman & Van Grack  founded? 2014   2. What product/service does…

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August 18, 2015

8 Keys to Mastering Marketing

Marketing can take many different forms–from print and digital advertising, to social media, to public relations. But regardless of the medium, all marketing efforts should share some key components. Here…

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August 13, 2015

VariQ Brings More Jobs to Rockville

Cybersecurity company VariQ Corp. will relocate its Maryland operations to a larger space in Rockville and add 250 jobs, more than doubling its workforce over the next five years. VariQ…

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August 7, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s with Marc Sosin

                              1. What is a little known secret about Ben & Jerry’s in Rockville that customers…

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August 4, 2015

Tradeshows on a Budget

As a small non-profit organization, it seems like everything is competing for a piece of our budget.  When it comes to promoting Rockville as a great place to do business,…

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July 30, 2015

New Retail Announced for Rockville Town Center

More choices for hoppy libations are coming to the new Cambria Hotels & Suites in Rockville! World of Beer is scheduled to join Rockville Town Center in the next several weeks,…

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July 24, 2015

Adventure Theatre MTC with Michael J. Bobbitt

                              1. When did Adventure Theatre MTC start doing business? 1951   2. What is a…

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July 21, 2015

4 Pop Star Reflections for Small Business Success

Last night I was 1 of 45,000 [multi-generational] screaming fans at Taylor Swift’s [SOLD OUT] 1989 World Tour at Nationals Stadium in Washington, DC.  I have a confession to make…

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July 15, 2015

Breezio Comes to Rockville

Rockville is home to a new startup, Breezio, that launched a cloud-based platform designed to help researchers more effectively collaborate on health projects. After two years of R&D, the company…

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July 10, 2015

Rockville Printing & Graphics with Ron Dobransky

                                1.  When did Rockville Printing & Graphics start doing business in Rockville?      …

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July 7, 2015

Rockville Fun Fact: Fastest Growing Companies Live Here

Did you know that the City of Rockville is home to nine of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States?   Ranked according to their percentage of revenue growth…

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July 1, 2015

Capital Bank Makes Top Lists

Capital Bank, N.A. has been recognized as one of the top-performing banks in the U.S. With assets totaling up to $2 billion, Capital Bank, a Rockville bank, has been ranked…

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July 1, 2015

Aeras and IDT Announce Partnership

Aeras and IDT Biologika annouced a strategic partnership that includes the acquisition of Aeras Biopharmaceutical Development Center’s (BDC) manufacturing facility by IDT. Aeras is a non-profit biotech organization, located in…

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June 26, 2015

New/Coming Soon to RTS!

This Friday 5 is all about the new “eats” coming to Rockville Town Square.  Click on the logos below for more info or menu.  Summer in Rockville is gonna rock!…

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June 19, 2015

EVEN Hotels with Kristin Lesino

                                1.  When did EVEN start doing business in Rockville?          …

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June 18, 2015

Coakley HQ Now in Rockville

Coakley Realty, a full-service real estate firm that has for years helped The Victoria Condominium Building in Rockville Town Center secure tenants, has purchased the entire condo building, which now…

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June 9, 2015

Mortgage Master Expands With Rockville Branch Opening

“We’re very excited to open our newest branch in the Rockville market, and we expect it will become an anchor location for further expansion in the region,” said president of…

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June 9, 2015

How to Build Your Brand!

There’s a lot of talk today about “branding,” and with good reason. Branding can be a huge factor in the success of a product (think Apple) or its failure (think…

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May 29, 2015

#HTH15 and #HometownHolidays

Great images from Rockville’s Hometown Holidays 2015!                                       @777Vote      …

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May 19, 2015

7 Steps to Building a Foundation for Marketing Success

Ready…Set…Market! It goes without saying that marketing is critical for any business venture. As a small business, it’s even more so. After all, how else will you stand out in…

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May 19, 2015

REDI ED Awarded Re-Certification

Laurie Boyer, Executive Director of Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI), has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).  Ms. Boyer first achieved Certified Economic Developer designation in…

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May 15, 2015

MWBC Seeking Business Counselor/Trainer

The Maryland Women’s Business Center is taking applications for the position of Business Counselor/Trainer for Montgomery County.       Job description: TITLE: Business Counselor/Trainer, Montgomery County ACCOUNTABILITY:   Reports to the…

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May 6, 2015

Steps to a Successful Web Re-Design 2 of 3

Design and Layout — the 2nd step in the Web Design and Re-Design process.  What is it?   This juggernaut of a definition perfectly explains what design is.   DESIGN:…

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May 5, 2015

Rockville on Top 10 List of Places to Live

Rockville has been named a Top 10 Best City for Families, 2015 by We’ve always known how great we are as a community, but it’s always nice when that…

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May 2, 2015

Taste of Rockville Volunteers Needed

The Rockville Chamber needs your help in selling food tickets at the Taste of Rockville, part of Hometown Holidays. Held the Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, Hometown Holidays…

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April 21, 2015

Montgomery Community Media Hosting #DITL

Montgomery Community Media is preparing for the third annual, “Day in the Life of Montgomery County,” which is set for Wednesday, April 22. MCM invites local shutterbugs, professional and amateur…

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April 16, 2015

Rockville Chamber Seeks President and CEO

The Rockville Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer.   Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to The President and…

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April 16, 2015

Steps to a Successful Web Re-Design 1 of 3

A good website helps convey your company’s message and purpose to your customers. Ask yourself,  Is my company’s online presence: Generating the results I desire? Aesthetically and technically Outdated? Mobile…

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March 31, 2015

10th Annual BAW a Success!

During the week of March 9-13, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) board members and staff were joined by  the City’s Mayor, Council and Senior Staff and Rockville Chamber of Commerce…

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February 13, 2015

Academy Offers Info for Doing Business in Rockville

Rockville business owners, managers and leaders — and those interested in starting a business in the City — are invited to learn about the City through the Rockville Business Academy….

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February 6, 2015

Montgomery County TechBreakfast Event on February 24, 2015

In September 2014, Montgomery County became the newest location for the “TechBreakfast Meetup” that hosts events across Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia as well as locations around the country.  At this monthly…

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February 6, 2015

State of the City Address – The City That Energizes

Last Thursday, Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton presented the State of the City Address: “Rockville: The City That Energizes.” at F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville. In her address she spoke to…

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January 28, 2015

Newman leaving Leadership Montgomery

Reprinted from By Ryan Marshall Staff Writer Esther Newman, CEO of Leadership Montgomery, said she plans to “re-wire,” not retire, when she leaves the Rockville nonprofit in September. As Esther…

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January 9, 2015

County officials hear economic development strategies

As posted online in by Josh Bollinger – CAMBRIDGE — County officials sat in Wednesday Jan. 7 during the Maryland Association of Counties Winter Conference in Cambridge to listen about what…

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January 5, 2015

Advanced Studies in Technology Transfer Open House Event

On Thursday, January 15th from 4-6:30pm there will be an open house for the fall courses in the “Advanced Studies in Technology Transfer” program at the Foundation for Advanced Education…

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January 2, 2015

REDI Partner Event: Maryland SBIR Conference 2015

The first Maryland SBIR Conference is on January 9th at JHU Montgomery College Campus! Learn How to Get Seed Funding Investment for Your Business from the Government!  Improve your Federal…

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December 24, 2014

Amid regional competitors, Rockville’s Town Center looks to carry on

Originally published at by Ryan Marshall. Rockville’s Town Center needs to stay vibrant to compete with other entertainment centers around the county, one developer recently told the city’s mayor…

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December 17, 2014

MMG Names Helen West President, Ann Kottcamp as COO

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MMG, a global full-service patient recruitment group that is part of Ketchum, today announced the appointment of Helen West to president, effective Jan….

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December 3, 2014

City of Rockville Nominations Open for F. Michael Taff Award Nomination

The deadline for the F. Michael Taff Award has been extended to December 17. If you know of an individual, business or organization that has made a contribution to improving…

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November 25, 2014

Montgomery County Launches Grant Program to Support Life Sciences Growth

As published by Baltimore CityBizList at The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development (MCDED) has launched a new program aimed at strengthening the Life Sciences industry within the County. Life…

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November 7, 2014

Rockville Works for Me – October 2014 Featured Businesses

The Rockville Works for Me ad campaign is a year long ad campaign featuring 24 companies – 2 per month.  This October featured two great Rockville companies, Pigtails & Crewcuts and…

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November 7, 2014

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Awards Inaugural “Rockin’ in Rockville” to EMMES Corporation

 Rockville, MD – As part of Economic Development Week, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) awarded their first-ever “Rockin’ in Rockville” award to a local company.  The EMMES Corporation, who just…

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October 29, 2014

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Participates in Economic Development Week – October 26-31, 2014

Rockville, MD – In an effort to recognize and reaffirm the importance of business development locally and statewide, the week of October 26, 2014 has been identified by the Maryland…

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October 28, 2014

Community Members Wanted for Rockville Television Project

‘Our Town’ Production Seeks Video of Community People, Places and Events Rockville, Md., Oct. 27–The production of “Our Town–Rockville,” a Maryland Public Television (MPT) documentary, is giving community members a…

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October 21, 2014

Business Spotlight: Pigtails & Crewcuts

What year was the business founded? The Pigtails & Crewcuts franchise was founded 10 years ago and is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary. Pigtails & Crewcuts– Rockville in located in…

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October 17, 2014

REDI/MWBC Event: REDI Resource Meet-Up 2014

Don’t miss out on this networking happy hour. Meet Rockville business owners and learn more about the resources available to your business. Some of our resource partners in attendance will…

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October 8, 2014

Rockin’ in Rockville Award – Nominate Your Company Today!

We all know there are some great companies in Rockville and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. is highlighting one of these cool companies this month. It’s the first annual Rockin’ in Rockville…

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September 26, 2014

Rockville Works for Me – September 2014 Featured Businesses

The Rockville Works for Me ad campaign is a year long ad campaign featuring 24 companies – 2 per month.  The campaign kicked off in September and features two great…

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September 26, 2014

Rockville startup creates platform and app for journalists

As reported by ALLYSON JACOB on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014  Openreporter, a new platform built in Rockville, Md., for journalists, citizens and subject matter experts to collaborate on news, has soft launched….

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August 29, 2014

Monument Bank to Move Headquarters to Rockville

Originally appeared online as a post from Bethesda Magazine on 08/18/14. Monument Bank, which opened in Bethesda in 2005, will move its headquarters to Rockville by the end of the year, said…

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August 22, 2014

October 1, 2014 – Application Deadline: $50,000-$200,000 for Projects which Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Costs

The BioMaryland Center is partnering with Maryland’s Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP) to incorporate improved health care quality and cost…

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August 21, 2014

Pick the Pitch and Make Ideas a Reality!

Vote for your favorite business plan pitch from the StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition Semifinalists. Click here to watch each of the eight 30-second pitch videos and cast your vote…

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August 19, 2014

Peter Chang’s Rockville Restaurant Opens Next Year

Adapted from a post on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, by Missy Frederick Huge news for Maryland today — it’s official that renowned Virginia chef Peter Chang, who has some of the most devoted…

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August 15, 2014

Even While Traveling: Rockville’s New Kind of Hotel

This blog was taken from the Washington Post‘s article.     Do you ever find yourself traveling and wish you could still keep yourself fit like you would at home?…

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August 12, 2014

The Power Conference: Women Doing Business

Celebrating its 5th year, The Power Conference, which is designed to promote business development for women in business through networking, education and marketing opportunities, is being hosted this month in North…

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August 6, 2014

Check out the Maryland Women’s Business Center’s August Workshops!

August is a hot month for programming at the Maryland Women’s Business Center! Check out their workshops and information on a conference they’ll be attending, The Power Conference. For the…

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July 29, 2014

Rap Highlights Rockville

Earlier this summer Youtube user “Rockville Slim” posted a rap video in tribute to his home city, Rockville, MD. The song is a response to the popular group R.E.M.’s song…

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July 17, 2014

CoFoundersLab merges with RockThePost to create Onevest

 CoFoundersLab has merged with NYC-based RockThePost to create a new company called Onevest! As we enter this new chapter for our company, I think this presents a good chance to reflect…

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July 16, 2014

Route 66 Ventures Announces $10 Million Series B Investment in Motionsoft

Route 66 Ventures, LLC, announced a $10 million investment in Motionsoft, a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and payment solutions in the health and wellness industry. Route 66 Ventures, a…

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July 14, 2014

June 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

In June, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the June 6th edition of the Gazette. The ad featured Ben…

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July 14, 2014

May 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

“In May, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the May 9th edition of the Gazette. The ad featured Woodside…

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July 14, 2014

April 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

In April, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the April 11th edition of the Gazette. The ad featured local…

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July 10, 2014

Rockville Rocks Low Unemployment Rate

Located only 12 miles outside Washington, DC and home to thousands of businesses, it is no surprise the City of Rockville is a hot spot for economic growth. Where there is…

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May 12, 2014

Rockville Businesses Win Four Small Business Awards

The 2nd Annual Montgomery County Small Business Awards was held last month with four Rockville companies taking home 4 awards. The event featured 11 categories, with awards presented to local Montgomery County…

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April 22, 2014

Register now for the Rockville Commercial Broker B2B Industry Event!

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. is hosting a breakfast for commercial brokers.  The event will take place on May 14, 2014 from 8:00 – 10:30 AM at the Glenview Mansion. Though…

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April 8, 2014

Have You Considered a Second Act Career in Entrepreneurship?

Original post by Tameka Montgomery, SBA Official on the site. Did you know that one in four individuals between the ages of 44 to 70 are interested in becoming entrepreneurs? In fact,…

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April 7, 2014

March 2014 – Rockville Works for Me

In March, Rockville Works for Me ad campaign in the Gazette featured two local businesses. The first ad appeared in the March 14 edition of the Gazette.  The ad featured local…

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April 1, 2014

Top Five Employment Action Items for 2014

As published by Articles & Issues from McMillan Metro By Ginny Cascio on 03/21/2014 With Spring upon us, it is a great time to review your employment practices, ensure compliance with any new laws,…

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March 28, 2014

REDI Teams Visit 51 Companies During 9th Annual “Business Appreciation Week”

Rockville, MD – During the week of March 10-14, the Rockville, MD Mayor and Council joined Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) board members and staff, Rockville Chamber of Commerce board…

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March 5, 2014

Employers and Job Seekers: Take Advantage of the 50+ Expo!

Whether you are a job seeker who is fifty or more years of age or an employer looking for reliable, experienced professionals, the 50+ Expo is for you! Over 50…

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February 26, 2014

Rockville’s Ninth Annual Business Appreciation Week Set For March 10-14, 2014.

Mayor, City Council, and Other Leaders to Visit 50+ Local Businesses Rockville, Md., February 24, 2014 – The Rockville Mayor and City Council, in coordination with Rockville Economic Development, Inc….

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February 21, 2014

Business Spotlight – McMillan Metro, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

A quick overview. What year was the business founded?  1992 What product/service does your business provide?  We provide legal services focused on corporate and business law, commercial real estate, commercial litigation…

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February 18, 2014

Participate in the PostDoc Conference this Spring!

In times of economic struggle, hiring new employees can be a risk. Take that risk away by hiring a person of quality who will give more back to your business…

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January 29, 2014

February 2014 Events at the Maryland Women’s Business Center

Orientation to MWBC and Small Business Resources – Prince George’s County Friday, February 7, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM Meet the staff of the MWBC to learn about…

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January 29, 2014

Business Appreciation Week – March 10-14, 2014

Business Appreciation Week 2014 is March 10- 14, 2014 and we want to visit YOU!Every year, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) holds Business Appreciation Week to visit local businesses in Rockville and…

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January 17, 2014

Business Spotlight – Roberts & Team Wealth Management Group

A quick overview: What year was the business founded?  2012 What product/service does your business provide?  We help teach privately held and family business owners how to coordinate their succession…

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January 15, 2014

Stay Current with the Benefit Changes for 2014

Thanks to Eddie Snyder of Snyder Cohn, PC – CPA’s and Business Advisors for the following information on the benefit changes for 2014. Many entrepreneurs and business owners have questions…

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January 2, 2014

January 2014 Events

REDI/MWBC Events  Orientation to MWBC and Small Business Resources – January 10, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Meet the staff of the MWBC to learn about the resources in the community…

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December 24, 2013

Company News: BHI Elects MedImmune’s Reg Seeto, M.D. to Board of Directors

 BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today that Reg Seeto, M.D., has been…

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December 20, 2013

Company News: Synthetic Biologics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious and other diseases, announced today that…

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December 11, 2013

Maryland Casino Business Investment Fund (MCBIF) Money Tour – Montgomery County

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Meridian Management Group and Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development will bring the Money Tour to Montgomery County.  This half-day seminar at the Silver…

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November 26, 2013

3 Ways to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday®

November 30 is Small Business Saturday®  – a day to celebrate and support small businesses in your local community.  Here are some ways to promote your business during Small Business Saturday®….

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November 26, 2013

Rockville Economic Development, Inc. Announces New Team Members

Rockville, MD – Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announces the addition of two new staff members to their team.  Alicia McLeod joined the organization as the Business Development Manager.  In…

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November 19, 2013

InvestMaryland Challenge – Deadline fast approaching

The InvestMaryland Challenge is a national seed and early-stage business competition hosted by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development in partnership with Inc. Magazine. The Challenge will award…

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November 12, 2013

REDI for Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur Expo on November 18, 2013

It is not too late to register for the 3rd Annual Entrepreneur Expo, hosted by The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) being held on November 18.  The event is expected to attract…

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November 7, 2013

REDI for Fun – Ice Rink Grand Opening this Friday.

The Rockville Town Square Ice Rink Grand Opening is tomorrow. COME EARLY AND PURCHASE YOUR SKATING PACKAGE! The first 100 adult skating tickets will receive a signature Rockville Town Square (RTS) fleece…

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November 5, 2013

REDI for Brokers

Did you know REDI lists current commercial space vacancies on our website?  When a prospect calls us or visits our site, one of the questions they ask is, “What commercial…

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September 18, 2013

Maryland Women’s Business Center Designated a SBA Women’s Business Center

Rockville, MD – The Maryland Women’s Business Center and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announce the award of a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Women’s…

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August 29, 2013

StartRight! Women’s Business Plan 2013 Winners Announced

Silver Spring’s Mercaris Captures Top Prize Rockville, MD – The Maryland Women’s Business Center and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 10th annual StartRight! Women’s Business…

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July 23, 2013

EMMES Corporation Signs 10-Year Lease For Nearly 100,000 Square Feet

Rockville, MD – The EMMES Corporation recently announced the signing of a 10-year lease at its current headquarters at 401 North Washington Street in Rockville. Located in Rockville’s Town Center,…

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