GBC Foundation, Inc. announces Hall of Fame Raffle

The GBC Foundation, Inc. announces a Hall of Fame Raffle. Raffle tickets are on sale through Thursday, July 26, 2018 and the winning tickets will be drawn at noon on Friday, July 27, 2018. Grand Prize Ray Lewis framed autographed jersey (Lewis will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of...
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The Daily Record: A look at today’s Greater Baltimore region

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on May 18, 2018. Construction cranes are prevalent throughout the Baltimore region these days — from downtown Baltimore to Towson, Columbia and beyond — and to many they are the most visible sign of changes afoot in Baltimore City and the surrounding counties. But the recently released 2018 Greater Baltimore State of the Region Report makes clear that other changes have occurred during the … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee focuses on “Now, New, Next” at 63rd Annual Meeting

The focus of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 63rd Annual Meeting was what is happening now, what is new and what is next. “The GBC is the only private-sector regional business organization focused on growing our economy and working to make our city, region and state a more competitive place to do business,” said Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry. “GBC’s active engagement in the public policy arena … Continue reading

Greater Baltimore Committee, Baltimore Metropolitan Council release 2018 Greater Baltimore State of the Region report

A report being released today by the Greater Baltimore Committee and Baltimore Metropolitan Council, which looks at demographic and other changes that have occurred in the Baltimore region since 1998, finds that the region’s population has become more diversified, a higher percentage of residents hold college degrees, and the economy has transitioned from industrial manufacturing to one driven by technology, medicine, higher-education and service-based businesses. These major shifts, which are still … Continue reading

GBC’s Annual Meeting is now sold out

The Greater Baltimore Committee’s 63rd Annual Meeting is now sold out. Hallie Jackson, NBC Chief White House Correspondent, will be the featured speaker at the event on May 14, 2018. “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 … Continue reading

Statement from GBC President and CEO Donald C. Fry on the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

What follows is a statement from Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry on the sudden passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kametez on May 10, 2018. “The Greater Baltimore Committee expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz,” said Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry. “He was a steadfast supporter of business and a great regional partner. The Greater Baltimore Committee enjoyed his … Continue reading

The Daily Record: General Assembly delivers on public safety

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on April 20, 2018. Decades ago a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, not known for his colloquy, reportedly rose as the legislative session came to an end and stated: “I have come to the conclusion that the making of laws is like the making of sausage — the less you know about the process the more you respect the result.” That assessment was … Continue reading

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

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