GBC legislative reception draws 100 lawmakers

More than 100 members of the Maryland General Assembly attended the Greater Baltimore Committee’s legislative reception on January 16 at Harry Browne’s restaurant in Annapolis. Lawmakers who chatted with GBC members included House Speaker Michael Busch and several committee chairs from both the House and Senate. Reception hosts included GBC...
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Greater Baltimore Committee’s priorities for 2007 General Assembly session

Setting up streamlined budgeting and planning processes to address looming growth in central Maryland related to federal base realignment and closure (BRAC) are among the Greater Baltimore Committee’s top priorities for the 2007 General Assembly session. The region’s most prominent organization of business and civic leaders, the GBC is also...
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Lt. Gov. Brown, Senator Currie, Delegate O�Donnell to offer views of session at GBC Legislative Forum

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Chairman Ulysses Currie and House Minority Leader Anthony O’Donnell will assess the Maryland General Assembly’s 2007 issues and challenges at the GBC Legislative Forum on January 29 at the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel. More than 300 Greater Baltimore Committee members...
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Eleven receive 2006 Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards

More than 450 Greater Baltimore Committee members and guests joined Mayor Martin O’Malley in honoring nine Baltimore-area businesses, a regional association, and a nonprofit program as winners of the 2006 Mayor’s Business Recognition Awards for civic leadership and community service. During the awards ceremony, hosted by the GBC and the...
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Collaboration is key to ‘nanobio’ development, say experts at GBC conference

Maryland’s research universities are developing new levels of collaboration to make advances in the emerging field of nanobiology, said experts at a Nov. 28 GBC conference on nanomedicine. The conference at the Columbia Sheraton drew more than 50 scientists and advocates for Maryland’s development as a center for nanobiotechnology research...
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Don Fry and 28 GBC members on O’Malley, Dixon transition teams

Greater Baltimore Committee president Donald C. Fry and 28 executives from GBC-member companies, including six GBC board members, are among business, government and civic leaders named to the transition teams of Governor-elect Martin O’Malley and Baltimore Mayor-designee Sheila Dixon. GBC board member James L. Shea, managing partner of Venable LLP, is...
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GBC Bridging the Gap Award event draws 300; eight companies honored

More than 300 Baltimore-area business executives honored eight companies on November 28 as winners of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2006 Bridging the Gap Awards. The third annual awards event recognized minority-owned and women-owned firms for achievement and others for their efforts to strengthen minority business opportunities in the Baltimore region. Minority-owned business winners...
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Minority Business Development: Report frames lingering perception gaps

Despite widespread efforts to accelerate minority business development, lingering misperceptions and instinctive resistance to purchasing from minority suppliers remain among managers at both majority and minority-owned firms in Baltimore region. That’s the conclusion of a 2006 report to the Greater Baltimore Committee by Mid-Atlantic Marketing Consultants, Inc. The report, entitled...
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