Greater Baltimore Committee announces May 18 Breakfast Briefing with Maryland Family Network focused on child care

$2.41 billion. That’s how much employee absence and turnover due to child care issues cost Maryland employers in 2016. $2.34 billion per year is lost to lower wages, lower spending and fewer tax revenues due to Maryland parents who forgo additional education because of child care disruptions. Maryland’s economy lost out on $117 million of tax revenue because of child care breakdowns. This data is from Maryland Family Network’s new report, … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee announces June 20 Newsmaker Breakfast with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh

Join regional business leaders for a conversation with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh. When: Wednesday, June 20, 2018; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202 Cost: $45 members Register to attend This event is open to GBC member companies and employees of GBC member companies. A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund. For event and sponsorship information, contact … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee and Associated Black Charities to host Maryland Gubernatorial Forum on April 26

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee and Associated Black Charities for a Maryland Gubernatorial Forum featuring seven Democratic candidates for Governor of Maryland: Rushern Baker, Benjamin Jealous, Kevin Kamenetz, Richard Madaleno, Alec Ross, Jim Shea and Krish Vignarajah. When: Thursday, April 26, 2018; 5:30-6 p.m. reception, 6-7:30 p.m. program Where: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Leadership Hall, 685 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Cost: Complimentary, but you must be pre-registered to attend Register to attend … Continue reading

GBC announces Hallie Jackson, NBC Chief White House Correspondent, as featured speaker at Annual Meeting

Hallie Jackson, NBC Chief White House Correspondent, will be the featured speaker at Greater Baltimore Committee’s 63rd Annual Meeting on May 14. “Hallie is one of the foremost reporters covering national politics, in particular the White House,” said GBC President and CEO Don Fry. “We are thrilled that she will be speaking at the Annual Meeting and providing our attendees with unique insights into the current – and ever-changing – political … Continue reading

GBC’s 2018 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Policy Snapshot

The 2018 session of the Maryland General Assembly concluded at midnight on Monday, April 9. Many impactful bills were passed during the 90-day session that will have ramifications, both positive and negative, for the Greater Baltimore region. Based on the GBC’s 2018 Legislative Priorities, please check out our end of session recap. Click here to read the GBC’s wrap up of the 2018 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly.

Greater Baltimore Committee welcomes new members

The GBC welcomes the following new members: Adeo Advocacy, LLC B&O American Brasserie Conscious Real Estate Investors Round Table Edwards & Hill Office Furniture Environmental Design International Inc. (EDI) EZShield Fraud Protection Harbor Investment Advisory LLC I95 Business Jacob William Advisory Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor MidAtlantic Farm Credit Mind Over Machines, Inc. Owens & Minor Palatin Health Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys Sylvan Learning, LLC Learn about the … Continue reading

GBC’s Don Fry discusses Baltimore’s business climate on 11 TV Hill

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Don Fry was featured on WBAL-TV 11 News’ 11 TV Hill program on April 1, 2018. Fry talked to WBAL News Anchor Jason Newton about recent Census estimates, Baltimore’s business climate and how to attract business and jobs to Baltimore. Watch the segment.  Photo credit: WBAL-TV 11 News

GBC announces April 18 Newsmaker Breakfast with Baltimore Police Commissioner Darryl D. De Sousa

The Greater Baltimore Committee announces its April 18 Newsmaker Breakfast will feature a conversation with Baltimore’s new Police Commissioner Darryl D. De Sousa. Commissioner De Sousa has served the Baltimore Police Department since 1988. He was appointed Deputy Police Commissioner in August 2015 after serving as the Chief of Patrol. He was appointed as a law enforcement fellow with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in August 2016. … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee to honor CollegeBound Foundation, Brown Advisory’s Michael Hankin at Annual Meeting on May 14

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s 63rd Annual Meeting on May 14 will feature special award presentations honoring CollegeBound Foundation, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and Michael Hankin, President and CEO of Brown Advisory. Register to attend. Event Sponsors: Ambassador: Baltimore Development Corporation Star Spangled Banner Sponsor: BB&T Signature: AT&T Baltimore Business Journal BGE Legg Mason LifeBridge Health MedStar Health Merritt Companies The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company Platinum: Saul Ewing Arnstein & … Continue reading

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