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Young Professional of the Year 2014

Young Professional of the Year 2014 About the Award The annual Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes a young professional in Frederick County who demonstrates professionalism, community service, and a commitment to building their careers and industry. The process is competitive. Each YP is nominated by his or her supervisor, completes an initial screening [...]

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Third Annual Public Safety Awards

Third Annual Public Safety Awards March 11, 2015 About the Awards At the third annual Public Safety Awards on March 11, 2014 more than 330 professionals gathered to celebrate the hard work and achievements of Frederick County Fire and Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services personnel. The event included breakfast provided by Leiter’s Fine Catering [...]

Tobin Lehman

Stop Wasting Your Time with Social Media

Tobin Lehman, New North, is a presenter at the 6th annual New Media & Technology Conference (Fred NMT 2014). Let’s get right to the heart of the matter.  If you are managing social media marketing for your business without specific goals and metrics that identify the value to your business, you are wasting your time. Once we [...]

Beth Schillaci

Digital Detox

Beth Schillaci, VillageWorks, is a presenter at the 6th annual New Media & Technology Conference (Fred NMT 2014). It’s the new year and we’re all making resolutions for our personal and business lives. One idea I’d like to introduce during this time of reflection and change is the concept of a Digital Detox for your business. I’m [...]

Fred NMT Social Business SUrvey

How Are You Using Social Media?

Each year we ask you, a professional in Frederick County, how you’re using social media and the internet to get connected and stay connected with other Frederick professionals online. Why do we ask?  Social media is here to stay. In addition to a vibrant, thriving community in real life, Frederick is also alive and engaging [...]

Whitney Hahn

3 Online Video Themes for Your Sales Funnel

Whitney Hahn, Digital Bard, is a presenter at the 6th annual New Media & Technology Conference (Fred NMT 2014). Lots of business owners have heard that they “should” use online video to connect with prospects, communicate with clients, and make customers raving fans. They realize they “should” create product demo videos, client testimonials, and how-to tutorials [...]

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Generation Connect Young Professional of the Year 2013

Jennifer Alcorn (The Plamondon Companies), a member of the Generation Connect Steering Committee. Generation Connect knows how to throw a party! The room was abuzz with excitement and networking at the Generation Connect Third Birthday Party & Chamber Networking Event on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  A few words come to mind when reflecting on the event: Anticipation, energy, [...]