Registration now open for GBC’s 2019 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for its annual Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum, which will feature top legislative leaders from both parties and the Governor’s office who will discuss the legislative dynamics that are in store under the State House dome in 2019’s Maryland General Assembly legislative session. The list of speakers...
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Greater Baltimore Committee welcomes new members

The GBC welcomes the following new members: Bird Rides, Inc. Clockwork Extend Coaching & Consulting Heritage Financial Consultants, LLC Manis Canning and Associates MATClinics To learn more about and to join the GBC, click here or call Sophia Silbergeld at 410-727-2820.

GBC announces 2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards finalists

The Greater Baltimore Committee announces the following companies as 2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards finalists: BB&T BGE Conscious Roundtable Cultivated D&L Cleanup Delmock Technologies, Inc. Global Air Media Greenbridge Pottery Higher Ground Transportation Services, Inc. I95 Business Intreegue Design Lewis Contractors MD Strategic Consulting Mary Kraft Staffing and HR Solutions Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center – Baltimore Mother Goose on the Loose LLC Optimal Health Care, Inc. … Continue reading

Applications for Certified Public Manager program accepted until October 31

The Maryland Certified Public Manager program, now in its eighth year and available exclusively through the University of Baltimore’s Schaefer Center for Public Policy, has been redesigned to meet the changing demands of today’s marketplace. This nationally recognized leadership development program is intended for federal, state and local public-sector and nonprofit managers who seek to strengthen their applied skills to meet the complex challenges of the 21st century public management environment. … Continue reading

WBAL News Radio 1090: Maryland Business Climate Survey

Editor’s note: The following commentary aired on wbal.com on October 5, 2018. Listen to the commentary. A survey of Maryland’s businesses found that a growing number of business executives see sunny skies for the state’s economy. But the skies are cloudy as they seek more skilled workers and move about the state’s transportation infrastructure. The survey, conducted by the University of Baltimore’s Jacob France Institute, found that 46 percent surveyed had a positive … Continue reading

GBC announces December 18 Newsmaker Breakfast: Meet Baltimore’s New Faces in Annapolis

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a panel discussion with Baltimore City’s new legislative leaders – Dalya Attar, Regina Boyce, Tony Bridges, Stephanie Smith and Melissa Wells – about the upcoming 2019 Maryland General Assembly legislative session, issues in their legislative districts and their opinions on the current state of our city, among other topics. If you go: When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert … Continue reading

GBC issues “Best Practices for Employers Managing Opioid Abuse” guide

The Greater Baltimore Committee has issued a set of guidelines to help employers manage opioid use and abuse in the workplace as part of a new initiative it has launched to help remedy this important workplace and public health issue. Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, said the recommendations were developed by the GBC to ensure employers have policies and insurance coverage in place to … Continue reading

GBC announces November 5 Newsmaker Breakfast featuring Kenneth Thompson, Monitor of the Consent Decree between Baltimore and U.S. Department of Justice

Join regional business leaders for a conversation with Kenneth Thompson, the Monitor of the sweeping Consent Decree mandating local police reforms between Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice. Thompson will update the business community on the status of the reform efforts and next steps in the process. Thompson is a Partner at Venable LLP. If you go: When: Monday, November 5, 2018; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 … Continue reading

GBC President and CEO Don Fry among The Daily Record’s 2018 Most Admired CEOs winners

Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald C. Fry has been named one of The Daily Record’s 2018 Most Admired CEOs winners, who will be honored at a November 5 event. In addition to Fry, the following GBC Board of Directors members and GBC members were also named as winners: Dave Hartman, Hartman Executive Advisors Sandra L. Kurtinitis, Community College of Baltimore County Rene LaVigne, Iron Bow Technologies Neil Meltzer, LifeBridge Health Dr. … Continue reading

The Daily Record: It’s time to go all in on expanded Baltimore Convention Center

Editor’s note: The following commentary appeared on thedailyrecord.com on September 20, 2018. The recent news that a major health and wellness convention has decided to relocate from Baltimore to Philadelphia because the city’s convention center can’t handle its growing attendance is the latest alarm bell that expansion of the Baltimore Convention Center is desperately needed. The convention and tourism business is reaching a critical turning point, and the political will … Continue reading