Twenty finalists announced for GBC’s Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

Twenty finalists have been selected for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s sixth annual Bridging the Gap Awards for minority business achievement. Winners will be announced at an awards presentation event on September 23 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore, Md. The awards event, which begins at 6 p.m.,...
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GBC seeks nominations for 2009 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee will honor exceptional minority and women-owned businesses and outstanding advocates for minority business development at the 2009 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards on September 23 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The sixth annual awards event will honor outstanding businesses and individuals in the following categories: • Minority/Women-Owned Business that has demonstrated outstanding achievement.• Majority-Owned Business – corporations or individual executives that have shown leadership … Continue reading

GBC Bridging the Gap initiative featured in BusinessWeek

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s Bridging the Gap minority business development initiative was named a finalist in the Best Small Business Project category of World Chambers Competition 2009 and featured in BusinessWeek. The competition is a program of the International Chamber of Commerce, headquartered in Paris, France. The GBC was one of four finalists in the category. Other finalists were: Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, … Continue reading

GBC seeks nominations for 2009 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee will honor exceptional minority and women-owned businesses and outstanding advocates for minority business development at the 2009 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards on September 23 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The sixth annual awards event will honor outstanding businesses and individuals in the following categories: • Minority/Women-Owned Business that has demonstrated outstanding achievement.• Majority-Owned Business – corporations or individual executives that have shown leadership … Continue reading

Some successes for business emerge from difficult General Assembly session

Despite what has been a difficult session for both lawmakers and business advocates, a number of GBC-supported bills that will have a positive impact on Maryland’s business climate and economic growth gained passage, including measures to extend and improve the bioscience investment tax credit, provide local incentives for transit oriented development, and to strengthen the minority business enterprise program. Meanwhile, a bill to re-regulate electricity — which was strongly opposed … Continue reading

GBC’s Bridging the Gap program named finalist in world competition

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s Bridging the Gap minority business development initiative has been named a finalist in the Best Small Business Project category of World Chambers Competition 2009. The competition is a program of the International Chamber of Commerce, headquartered in Paris, France. The GBC is one of four finalists in the category. Other finalists are: Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the National … Continue reading

Eleven winners receive Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2008 ‘Bridging the Gap’ minority business awards

Six Baltimore-area companies, two nonprofits, a majority-minority partnership, and two individuals were named winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2008 Bridging the Gap Awards. The awards were presented during October 8 ceremonies honoring minority-owned and women-owned firms for achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business development. The awards event was held at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. Winners for outstanding … Continue reading

GBC hosted health care vendor fair

Five of the region’s top health care institutions and Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) members hosted a health care vendor fair on September 16 at University of Maryland, Baltimore. The event, held at the Health Sciences Facility I, introduced members of the health companies’ procurement staffs to more than 100 minority and women entrepreneurs who attended and discussed the procedures for doing business with host organizations. MWBEs also met with local business … Continue reading

Twenty-four finalists announced for the GBC’s ‘Bridging the Gap’ awards

Twenty-four finalists have been selected for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s fifth annual Bridging the Gap Awards for minority business achievement. Winners will be announced at an awards presentation event on October 8 at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture in Baltimore, Md. The awards event, which begins at 6 p.m., will recognize outstanding minority-owned and women-owned firms as well as majority businesses and executives … Continue reading

GBC-member health care institutions to host vendor fair

Five of the region’s top health care institutions and Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) members will host a health care vendor fair on September 16 at University of Maryland, Baltimore. The event will convene at Health Sciences Facility I to introduce members of the health companies’ procurement staffs to the minority and women-owned business community (MWBE) and to discuss the procedures for doing business with their respective organizations. MWBEs can also … Continue reading