For Our Members

The Greater Baltimore Committee is a regional, membership organization of more than 500 businesses, nonprofit organizations, and educational and civic institutions. Members are located in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties.

The GBC’s mission is to improve the business climate of the Baltimore region by organizing its corporate and civic leadership to develop solutions to the problems that affect the region’s competitiveness and viability.

Since its founding in 1955, the GBC has sought to apply private sector leadership and resources to improve the region by identifying issues that are crucial to the region’s business growth and by playing an influential role in developing strategies and implementing action to create change. Opportunities abound for GBC members to expand their perspectives, build relationships and influence the business climate.

Through the GBC, members work with officials at the highest levels of state and local government as well as business leaders who are shaping the future of Central Maryland. Members lead by serving on committees that address issues of bioscience, education, energy, government contracting, health care, planning, small business, technology and transportation.

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GBC Priorities in 2014

  • Creating and advocating for a competitive business environment to attract new businesses and expand existing business, thereby creating jobs and opportunities.
  • Developing and promoting a comprehensive and efficient regional transportation system capable of moving goods, services, and the workforce.
  • Building and nurturing a highly-trained and educated workforce to meet the needs of the 21st century knowledge-based economy.
  • Providing programs and services to GBC members that enhance their community involvement, open doors for new business opportunities, and highlight the company’s assets to the Greater Baltimore community.