The GBC Economic Outlook Conference will focus on “Expanding Into Global Markets: Exporting your Goods and Services to Grow your Business.”
Learn how your company and the Greater Baltimore region can expand export activities to stay competitive in today’s global economy.
Did you know?
• More than 70 percent of the world’s purchasing power is outside the U.S.
• On average, exporting firms’ sales grow faster, more jobs are created and employees earn more than in non-exporting firms.
• Small- and medium-sized companies comprise 98 percent of U.S. exporters.
Source: International Trade Administration
Speakers at the breakfast will be announced.
When: Monday, October 19, 2015; 7:30 a.m. registration/breakfast, 8 a.m. program
The 12th Annual Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards program celebrates successful minority- and women-owned businesses and honors those who are striving to enhance the role and impact of minority- and women-owned businesses in the regional economy.
The event helps to cultivate diverse business relationships and recognize organizations and people for the following awards:
Majority-owned businesses or business leaders
Partnership or strategic alliance
The event’s keynote speaker is Tiffany Eubanks-Saunders, Senior Vice President and Enterprise Services Executive for Bank of America.
When: Thursday, November 12, 2015; 6 p.m. registration, heavy hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, 7 p.m. program
For four decades, the Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards has honored deserving companies that have engaged in specific activities or projects that have significantly benefited the Baltimore community and are outside of the business’s regular mission or day-to-day work or activities.
Nominate a deserving organization for a Mayor’s Business Recognition Award and print, fax (410-539-5705) or mail the form and supporting documentation to Samantha Zerhusen, events and sponsor relations associate, by October 30, 2015. Supporting documentation must still be provided.