Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, regarding bringing the 2026 World Cup to Baltimore-Maryland

Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, regarding bringing the 2026 World Cup to Baltimore-Maryland: “With its world class sports facilities, waterfront and accessible transportation, Baltimore makes for a very attractive host venue for the 2026 World Cup. Having previously hosted major soccer events such as...
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Letter from Regional Business Organizations to Md., D.C. & Va. Congressional Delegations regarding COVID-19 Relief Legislation

We support the inclusion of funding for healthcare providers and healthcare systems to combat the virus, increased support for transit agencies, and additional aid for state and local governments who have diverted their resources to preventing further spread of the virus. Continue reading

Letter to Senator Ben Cardin regarding Congressional action to address economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

The GBC thanks Senator Cardin for taking the time to meet with the Greater Baltimore Committee’s COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council regarding pending Congressional action to address the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee Elects New Board Members

“The new members strengthen an already very strong Board of Directors, and will enhance the Board’s private sector engagement in the economic and business recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic and the business competitiveness challenges that affect our region’s growth and prosperity,” said Don Fry. Continue reading

We Stand for Racial Equity, Justice and Peace

The GBC stands with all in the Greater Baltimore community and throughout the state and nation who demand justice for George Floyd and his family. Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee launches COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council to help Baltimore Region’s Economic Recovery

The council will prioritize identifying and recommending programs, policies and initiatives that can assist small and minority business recovery. Continue reading

Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, Regarding the Governor’s Decision to Initiate Stage 1 of Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery

The Greater Baltimore Committee applauds the decision of Governor Hogan to lift the stay at home advisory and to initiate Stage 1 of the Maryland’s Roadmap to Recovery. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Election Debates

The Greater Baltimore Committee, in partnership with WBAL NewsRadio, will host two debates for the 2020 Baltimore City Elections with leading candidates in the City Council President and Mayoral races. Continue reading

Statement of Donald C. Fry, GBC President & CEO, regarding Gov. Hogan’s March 30 Stay-At-Home order

While Governor Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Executive Order may create more hardship for businesses, employers and employees, it is meant to ensure that Maryland can respond aggressively to the COVID-19 pandemic and enable us bounce back when the crisis subsides. Continue reading