MCCC Statement on Montgomery County on the Amazon HQ2 Short List

Date: 
January 18, 2018

MCCC Statement on Montgomery County on the Amazon HQ2 Short List

Rockville, MD – The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) is thrilled to see Montgomery County, Maryland on the short list for Amazon HQ2.  With a population of over 1 million and almost a third of our residents born outside the United States, we are a global and diverse community with unique assets and limitless opportunities.

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, Montgomery County Government and the State of Maryland collaborated to provide a compelling proposal that highlights many of our strengths. Our educated workforce, high-quality K-12 and post-secondary school systems, multi-modal transportation options, robust internet connectivity and network infrastructure, inclusive values, outstanding quality of life and location on the mid-Atlantic seaboard makes Montgomery County the ideal community for companies looking to grow.

The diverse and accomplished MCCC Board of Directors and members of our organization stand ready to provide insights and highlights of how businesses in Montgomery County achieve their goals and expand their reach. We look forward to working with all our partners in Montgomery County, across the state and in the region to support the county and state’s ongoing recruitment efforts.

 

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About The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce: The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) provides an effective voice to ensure business success. Its active membership includes small, medium, and large organizations representing a wide range of businesses and industries. Through effective advocacy, programs and events, MCCC accelerates the success of members. A non-partisan 501(c)(6), the Chamber is independent from any national, state, local chamber or other organization. For more information, visit www.mcccmd.com.

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