During this time of uncertainty, the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) will continue to advocate for the interests of business and civic communities, share relevant and timely information, and work to harness the collective power of the business community to assist with our economic recovery.
We’ve compiled a number of resources — including updates on COVID-19-related legislation and highlighted philanthropic giving by several GBC Member companies — here to keep you up-to-date on all of the GBC’s efforts.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to GBC President and CEO Don Fry at email@example.com if you feel there is anything your company can do or if there’s any way the GBC can be of assistance or benefit to you and your company.
During this challenging time, the GBC stands ready to support your organization and to provide timely information that may be useful to you. The GBC will provide updates on COVID-19-related state and federal legislation and highlight the impacts on business.
See the latest updates here.
Here are some business-related resources as well as official informational websites to help keep the Greater Baltimore business community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Find helpful resources and tips here.
To assist you, the Greater Baltimore Committee has compiled resources that may be useful to you in planning for a safe reopening. This information is categorized for ease of reference here.
The status of school openings, both K-12 and higher education, has tremendous influence on the economy in the region, impacting student learning and training opportunities and affecting employee availability. The GBC has compiled information from the region’s public school systems, community colleges, and public and private higher education institutions regarding their pandemic re-opening plans.
It’s no secret that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting the bottom line for countless Greater Baltimore businesses. In times like these, we often look to members of the private sector, large and small, for guidance and support. The GBC is proud to recognize members who have pledged economic donations or relief to businesses or organizations who need it the most.
See what GBC member companies are doing to support the community here.
The Greater Baltimore Committee continues to host timely and relevant Newsmaker Speaker Series, Zoom webinars and virtual meetings throughout the pandemic.
See coverage from these events here.
The Greater Baltimore Committee has launched the COVID-19 Business Recovery Advisory Council to help ensure the economy of the Baltimore region and the state successfully recover from the pandemic. Mary Ann Scully, Chair and CEO of Howard Bank and Vice Chair of the GBC Board of Directors, will oversee the work of the council, which includes leading executives from the private sector in the Baltimore region.
Read more about the council here.
October 6, 2020 — Governor Hogan’s Renewal of State of Emergency
September 30, 2020 — Baltimore City and Visit Baltimore to Launch Safe Travel Campaign
September 17, 2020 — COVID-19 vaccine trial begins at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
August 20, 2020 — Kaiser Permanente: Prioritizing a psychologically healthy workforce in the time of Covid-19
Aug. 13, 2020 — PCs for People seeks retired computer and equipment donations
Aug. 8, 2020 — Executive Actions by President of the United States
July 22, 2020: Governor Larry Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Conference
March 16, 2020: WYPR: How will coronavirus impact local business?