GBC’s 65th Annual Meeting

  • GBC's 65th Annual Meeting
    October 14, 2020
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for its 65th Annual Meeting, the state’s premier business event of the year.

  • Join with the Baltimore region’s top business, civic and elected leaders.
  • Celebrate the work of the GBC since the 2019 Annual Meeting.
  • Thank the outgoing Board Chair and welcome the incoming Board Chair.
  • Learn about the goals of the GBC for the remainder of the year.
  • Enjoy 65th Anniversary celebration activities.

Keynote speaker:

Oscar Jimenez, CNN National CorrespondentOmar Jimenez, CNN National Correspondent —

“Reporting from the Front Lines of the Racial Equity Protests”

Omar Jimenez is a CNN National Correspondent based in Chicago.

In his first year as a National Correspondent, he was the lead reporter in the death of Kobe Bryant, covered the COVID-19 pandemic from the front lines beginning in March at a nursing home in Washington, and was at the forefront of numerous protests within the Black Lives Matter movement, including the death of George Floyd. He and his crew were arrested on live television in Minneapolis while covering protests in the city after Floyd’s death.

Jimenez started with CNN in 2017 for the network’s affiliate service, CNN Newsource, based in Washington, D.C. While there, he covered breaking news stories for CNN’s more than 900 affiliates nationwide.

Prior to joining CNN, Jimenez worked for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, where he was a reporter and fill-in anchor. While there, he received an individual Emmy nomination for general assignment reporting.

He graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he also played on the varsity men’s basketball team.

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When: Wednesday, October 14, 2020; 11 a.m.

Where: Virtual event

*A personal, one-time link to join the livestream will be sent out via email to all registrants the evening of October 13.

(If you do not receive your link by 9 a.m., October 14, please contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at

Cost: GBC Members: $75, Non-members: $125

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund. Contact Karen Parrish at

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at

Thank you to our sponsor, Southwest Airlines. In celebration of our 65th Anniversary, 60 lucky GBC Annual Meeting registrants — chosen at random — will receive a $100 Southwest gift card, and 5 lucky winners will receive a roundtrip ticket. 

Event Sponsors:




Patricia and Mark Joseph


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Gold Sponsors:

The Howard Hughes Corporation; Kaiser Permanente Loyola University Maryland; Towson University; University of Maryland, Baltimore

Silver Sponsors:

The Bozzuto Group, Community College of Baltimore County

Bronze Sponsors:

Baltimore City Community College; Saint Agnes Foundation; University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Partner Sponsors:

Bank of America, Camden Partners, First National Bank, Grander Capital Partners, LLC., KPMG, RCM&D, Southway Builders, TEDCO, The Y in Central Maryland

Media Sponsors:

Baltimore Business Journal, The Daily Record