Greater Baltimore Committee announces Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards recipients

46th Mayor's Awards

November 19, 2020

The Greater Baltimore Committee and Baltimore Development Corporation have selected 14 businesses to receive the annual Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards, which honor businesses that have demonstrated significant leadership and service to improve the quality of life in Baltimore.

The 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.

The Mayor of the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Development Corporation join with the GBC in presenting the awards, now in their 46th year. This year’s awards ceremony will be held virtually on December 11 at 11 a.m.

Examples of projects and activities award winners initiated include: providing students at Baltimore City Public Schools with exposure to basic coding skills; preparing and delivering hot meals during the pandemic to the homes of students that attend several city schools and others in need; and assisting two minority-owned restaurants with staying in business during the pandemic.

“This year’s award recipients and their efforts to help others outside their normal scope of business serve as an inspiration to everyone in the city,” said Donald C. Fry, President and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee. “They remind us that there are a lot of businesses in the city that have a mindset to step up to help others in need for the betterment of the Baltimore and its citizens.”

The 2020 award winners are:

  • Accenture
  • Breaking Bread LLC
  • Dent Education
  • Ekiben Baltimore
  • Heritage Financial Consultants LLC
  • Hotel Revival
  • Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
  • Ice Queens
  • imre
  • Italian Cultural Center of Maryland
  • Lord Baltimore Hotel
  • MileOne Autogroup
  • Plano-Coudon Construction
  • Su Casa Furniture


The Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC) is a regional organization of business and civic leaders that includes businesses, nonprofit organizations and educational and civic institutions. It is the leading voice for the private sector in the Baltimore region on issues relating to economic growth, job creation, workforce development, transportation, the business climate and quality of life. The GBC’s membership is comprised of over 500 member organizations, including large, mid-size and small companies, nonprofits, education and foundations in the Greater Baltimore region.