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  • November 13, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a conversation with Howard County Executive Calvin Ball.

Ball served as a member of the Howard County Council from 2006-2018. In 2006, he was elected as the youngest Council Chairperson in Howard County history. He was elected County Executive in 2018. Ball is a Maryland native and Columbia resident.

Ball holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from Towson State University, a Master of Arts in Legal and Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore and Doctor of Education from Morgan State University.

Event Details:

When: Wednesday, November 13, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $50 members

This event is limited 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 Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Breakfast Sponsor:

Benjamin F. Edwards logo


  • November 15, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Learn how the Maryland Food Bank and other nonprofits are working to address hunger and poverty in Maryland.

The GBC’s panel discussion will feature:

Carmen Del Guercio, President and CEO of the Maryland Food Bank

Carmen Del Guercio, President & CEO, Maryland Food Bank

Del Guercio joined the Maryland Food Bank in 2016 after a 29-year career in the banking industry. Under Del Guercio’s leadership, the food bank is feeding more people and offering solutions to address the root causes of food insecurity.

 

 

 

Meg Kimmel, Maryland Food Bank

Meg Kimmel, Executive Vice President of Programs and External Affairs, Maryland Food Bank

Kimmel oversees the food bank’s marketing, programs and fundraising. Under Kimmel, the food bank has built a fundraising program that celebrates donors and raises critical funds for the food bank’s goal to end hunger in Maryland.

 

 

Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. 

Rusyniak has served Goodwill Industries for 22 years, providing leadership to the $50 million organization, one of the largest workforce development agencies in the region focused on people with disabilities and other challenges.

 

 

 

Amy CollierAmy Collier, Director of Community Services Division, Catholic Charities of Baltimore

Collier oversees 20 programs for Catholic Charities of Baltimore, including those that provide assistance for homelessness, poverty and immigration issues. She manages a $35 million dollar budget.

 

Event details:

When: Friday, November 15, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: $35 members, $50 non-members

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Program Sponsor:

UMMS logo


  • November 18, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2018 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards winners

Join us for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2019 Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards!

Each year, through the Bridging the Gap Achievement Awards, the GBC recognizes exceptional minority, women-owned, majority businesses and executives who nurture the development of minority and women-owned businesses in Greater Baltimore and Maryland.

The GBC congratulations all of this year’s nominees. See the complete list here.

Event details: 

When: Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: American Visionary Arts Museum, 800 Key Hwy., Baltimore, Md., 21230

Cost: GBC Members: $75 individuals, $700 blocks of 10; Non-GBC members: $100 individuals, $900 blocks of 10

Tables of 10 are offered at a discounted rate. Please contact Karen Parrish at 410-727-2820, ext. 28 or karenp@gbc.org, for discounted table purchases.

Sponsors:

Ambassador Sponsors: Baltimore Development Corporation, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Group, University of Maryland Medical System

Signature Sponsors: LifeBridge Health, Medstar Health

Bronze Sponsor: Southwest Airlines

Supporting Sponsor: The Howard Hughes Corporation

Exhibit Sponsors: Baltimore Business Journal, The Daily Record

See a list of previous Bridging the Gap Achievement Award winners here.

2019 Bridging the Gap Nomination Form

To be eligible for a refund the Greater Baltimore Committee requires a 72-hour cancellation notice.


  • November 20, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:00 am

Chris McDonell

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for the final installment of a four-part speaker series with Chris McDonell, President and CEO of McDonell Consulting Group/Sandler Training.

The odds are high that anyone who is involved in business development will interact with others who are different from them. These differences can cause relationships to stagnate, disappear or grow depending on how you proactively address the challenges.

The program will explore a self-discovery process to assess whether or not you are aligning your current business development/networking strategy to what the environment calls for and why it’s important.

Event details:

When: Wednesday, November 20, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8-9 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost:

$35 members

$50 non-members

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for a refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, GBC’s Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.


  • December 12, 2019
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Baltimore City HallJoin us for the 45th Annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards!

Each year the Mayor of the City of Baltimore joins with the Greater Baltimore Committee and the Baltimore Development Corporation to recognize businesses that have demonstrated significant corporate leadership and service to improve the quality of life in Baltimore. The awards are given for specific activities or projects that have significantly benefited Baltimore City and are outside the regular mission or day-to-day work or activities of the business.

Event details:

When: December 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD, 21202

Cost:

Members: $90 individuals, $850 table of 10

Non-members: $125 individuals, $1,250 table of 10

Tables of 10 are offered at a discounted rate. Please contact Karen Parrish at 410-727-2820, ext. 28 or karenp@gbc.org, for discounted table purchases.

To be eligible for a refund the Greater Baltimore Committee requires a 72-hour cancellation notice.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Event Sponsors:

Ambassador Sponsors: Baltimore Development Corporation, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, University of Maryland Medical System

Signature Sponsors: AT&T, Baltimore Business Journal, BGE, Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield, LifeBridge Health,

Patron Sponsors: Loyola University, VPC, Inc.

Supporting Sponsor: Comcast

Exhibit Sponsors: Southwest Airlines, The Daily Record

See the 2019 nomination form.


  • December 16, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Baltimore County Executive Johnny "O" Olszewski, Jr.Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a conversation with Baltimore County Executive Johnny “O” Olszewski, Jr.

In 2018, Olszewski was elected Baltimore County Executive. Prior to that election, he was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates  in 2006, where he served for almost nine years, including as Chairman of the Baltimore County House Delegation. Olszewski earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Goucher College, a Master’s Degree from The George Washington University and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Event details:

When: Monday, December 16, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Greater Baltimore Committee, 111 South Calvert Street, Suite 1700, Baltimore, Md., 21202

Cost: GBC members: $50

This event is limited 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 Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Breakfast Sponsor:

Benjamin F. Edwards logo

Program Sponsor:

UMMS logo


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