Call for nominations for GBC’s Bridging the Gap and Mayor’s Business Recognition awards receptions

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The Greater Baltimore Committee seeks nominations for the 12th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards on November 12, 2015, and the 41st Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards on December 1, 2015.

For more than a decade, the GBC has been recognizing, through its Bridging the Gap Awards, exceptional minority- and women-owned businesses and majority businesses and executives who nurture the development of minority businesses in greater Baltimore and Maryland.

The GBC’s Bridging the Gap initiative works to advance greater Baltimore’s business culture by creating an atmosphere for majority and minority- and women-owned businesses to form mutually-beneficial partnerships. The Bridging the Gap initiative strives to equip businesses with the tools and support to develop such collaborations.

Bridging the Gap works to:

  • Nurture the creation of legacy wealth among minority- and women-owned businesses.
  • Communicate the business case for minority inclusion and development to the region’s larger business community.
  • Provide training opportunities and a match program that enhances capabilities within the minority- and women-owned business community to enable successful participation in partnership opportunities.

Nominate a deserving organization for a Bridging the Gap Achievement Award and print, fax (410-539-5705) or mail the form and supporting documentation to Candace Dodson-Reed, vice president, by September 30, 2015Supporting documentation must still be provided.

Read about the 2014 winners here.

For four decades, the Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards has honored deserving companies that have engaged in specific activities or projects that have significantly benefited the Baltimore community and are outside of the business’s regular mission or day-to-day work or activities.

Nominate a deserving organization for a Mayor’s Business Recognition Award and print, fax (410-539-5705) or mail the form and supporting documentation to Samantha Zerhusen, events and sponsor relations associate, by October 30, 2015Supporting documentation must still be provided.

Read about the 2014 winners here.

Register to attend the 2015 event here.

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