GBC President & CEO Speaks at Press Conference on Transit and Safety Investment Act

GBC President & CEO speaks at press conference.
On December 1, GBC President & CEO Donald Fry spoke during a press conference on the Transit Safety and Investment Act. Fry discussed the importance of reliable, efficient, and interconnected options to move people, goods, and services. He said investments in transportation are investments in a future stable and growing...

GBC Announces 12 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award Recipients

The Greater Baltimore Committee and the Baltimore Development Corporation have selected 12 businesses to receive the 2021 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award, which honors organizations that have demonstrated significant leadership and service to improve the quality of life in Baltimore. The annual awards are given for specific activities that have significantly benefited Baltimore City and are outside the regular mission or day-to-day work or activities of the business. Baltimore Mayor Brandon … Continue reading

GBC Wins Best in Maryland Award from Public Relations Society of America – Maryland Chapter

The Greater Baltimore Committee has won a Best in Maryland Award from the Public Relations Society of America (Maryland Chapter) in the Editorials/Op-Ed category. Selected commentaries for the GBC can be viewed below: A Winning Bet for Baltimore Salvos Over Public Safety Legislation The Leadership Qualities Needed in Baltimore’s Next Mayor Innovative Approaches Needed to Break Cycle of Violent Crime 5G Technology Is Maryland’s Future

GBC to Monitor Upcoming Maryland General Assembly Special Session

The GBC will be closely monitoring the special session of the General Assembly, which begins December 6. The session has been called by Gov. Larry Hogan to discuss and approve new districts for the state’s eight congressional seats. State lawmakers will review proposed districts being developed by a panel co-chaired by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne Jones. The Governor plans to present proposed congressional district maps developed … Continue reading

GBC Offers Insight on COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace

The Baltimore Sun published an article today regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and how employers are handling mandates in the workplace. Last month, the GBC urged employers to seriously examine vaccine mandates. Donald C. Fry, Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO, is quoted saying, “There’s a strong acknowledgement that vaccines have proven to be effective…With the level of available vaccines, and the risk [the virus] poses to everyone and business operations, it … Continue reading

Innovation, Growth and Goals at HBCUs Discussed at GBC Newsmaker

There are 101 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States, representing 3 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities, including public and private institutions. During the GBC’s November 15 Newsmaker Speakers event, Maryland HBCU Hubs of Innovation and Excellence, three leaders from Maryland institutions discussed challenges and opportunities they are facing at their universities and how they are transforming and benefiting from record investments in HBCUs. Dr. … Continue reading

GBC announces 16 winners of its 2021 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) has announced 16 winners of its 2021 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, which are issued annually to recognize minority and women-owned businesses and the majority businesses and executives that partner with them. The GBC received more than 40 award nominations. The winners were announced at the GBC’s annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, held on November 10 at Morgan State University. This year’s award categories … Continue reading

Directions to Morgan State University Student Center for Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards

From Baltimore City:       West Cold Spring Lane to Hillen Road Cross Hillen to the next light (Stadium Way) Make a right onto Stadium Way Pass the stadium and make a right at the stop sign Go up the hill to the garage. Park on the 3rd floor to enter the Student Center from the Bridge. Ballroom is on the same level   From 695:                            I-695E to Perring Parkway Perring … Continue reading