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January 28, 2010

February 4: Learn More About the Chamber

Join us in Annapolis on February 4 for Chamber 101, a free networking and informational event. Whether you are a new member or an existing member looking to get the... More»

January 14, 2010

Feb. 24: Membership Drive Kickoff Event

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce will kickoff its 2010 Membership Drive with a networking reception at M&T Bank Stadium on Wednesday, February 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Invite... More»

Chamber to Host Small Business Lending on Feb. 18

The Maryland Chamber will host a program to connect small businesses with representatives from several community and national banks on February 18, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the... More»

January 8, 2010

Jan. 19: Business Tweetup in Annapolis

The Maryland Chamber is partnering with the Maryland Association of CPAs to hold a Tweetup on Tuesday, January 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Chamber office in... More»

December 4, 2009

Congressional Dinner is February 8

The U.S. Congress is debating a number of issues that will impact Maryland businesses, including health care reform, cap-and-trade, the Employee Free Choice Act, and more. The Maryland Congressional... More»

November 9, 2009

Save the Date: Business Day in Annapolis

Mark your calendars. The Maryland Chamber will hold Business Day in Annapolis at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 15 at the Governor Calvert House in Annapolis. Business Day is... More»

October 13, 2009

Discuss the Issues Driving Maryland's Economy

The Maryland Chamber will hold its annual Business Policy Conference on November 5 and 6 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge. The reservation deadline for our... More»

October 12, 2009

Nov. 10: Employer Branding and Social Media Seminar

Join HR Anew for its next breakfast seminar on November 10, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the firm’s office in Columbia. The seminar will cover how your... More»

September 28, 2009

Business Policy Conference Agenda

The agenda for the Chamber’s Business Policy Conference is coming together nicely. The Conference will be held on November 5-6 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge.... More»

September 17, 2009

Oct. 20: Learn to Assess and Minimize Business Risk

Don’t roll the dice and put your company at risk. Attend the Business Development Council’s next educational and networking event on October 20 to learn strategies for assessing and... More»

September 15, 2009

Sept. 22: Health Care Reform Update in Rockville

Maryland Chamber members in Montgomery County who want to learn more about the federal health care debate can attend a free briefing on September 22 at Adventist HealthCare Support Center... More»

September 10, 2009

Chamber's Wineholt to Speak at BBJ Health Care Breakfast

Maryland Chamber Vice President of Government Affairs Ron Wineholt will participate in a panel discussion during the Baltimore Business Journal’s Health Care Breakfast on October 16, 2009 at Hayfield’s Country... More»

August 6, 2009

October 1: Chamber 101

Whether you are a new member or an established member looking to get the most for your membership investment, attend Chamber 101 to find out how you can put your... More»

July 24, 2009

Maryland Chamber President and Members Honored at Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards

Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kathy Snyder and Maryland Chamber members were honored Friday morning at the Brava! Women Business Achievement Awards hosted by SmartCEO magazine. Other... More»

July 22, 2009

Save The Date: 2009 Business Policy Conference

Mark your calendars. The 2009 Business Policy Conference will be held on November 5 and 6 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge. The conference is an... More»

July 20, 2009

Sept 16: Maximize the Performance of Diverse Teams

In today’s tough economic climate, workplace diversity can be a competitive advantage. A diverse team brings together a greater collection of skills, perspectives and experiences that can lead to... More»

July 8, 2009

Lt. Gov. Brown to Attend Aug. 5 Baltimore the Region Networking Event

We just heard from Baltimore County Chamber President & CEO Keith Scott that Maryland’s Lt. Governor Anthony Brown plans to attend the August 5 Baltimore the Region networking event. The... More»

June 23, 2009

Aug. 5: Baltimore the Region Networking Event

Join members of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, along with members of other area business organizations, for a special networking event on August 5 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry,... More»

June 16, 2009

Follow the MD Biz Expo Live

We’re here at the MD Biz Expo today. I’ll post a few items throughout the day, but you can follow some of the action online at MD Biz Expo Live.... More»

June 10, 2009

Free Tickets Available for MD Biz Expo June 16-17

The MD Biz Expo is one week away. Register today! The Expo will address current issues facing Maryland’s economy and will help businesses and organizations of all sizes experience the... More»

May 29, 2009

June 16-17: MD Biz Expo - Survive & Thrive

How do you position your business and career to survive and thrive during an economic recession? Start by attending the MD Biz Expo on June 16-17 at the Baltimore Convention... More»

May 21, 2009

June 5: Innovation Made in Maryland

Learn more about one of Maryland’s great small business stories on June 5, when Under Armour Vice President Scott Plank shares the company’s story of innovation and growth. Learn the... More»

May 18, 2009

Digital Marketing Tips for Your Business

As your organization works to incorporate more online tools and tactics into your marketing strategy, don’t get too caught up in the buzz surrounding the latest and greatest online... More»

May 15, 2009

3 Digital Marketing Activities Your Business Should Be Doing Now

Here is a short video from yesterday’s Digital Marketing event. We’ll post a complete wrap up from the event Monday — we’re still sorting through all the great information from... More»

May 11, 2009

Some Photos from Our Annual Meeting

Here are some photos from our Annual Membership Meeting & Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. All photos by John Drew of Professional Image Photography, the official photographer of the... More»

May 4, 2009

Small Business of the Year Finalists Announced

The Maryland Chamber is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2009 Small Business of the Year Awards. Winners will be announced during the Chamber’s Small Business of the Year... More»

April 30, 2009

2009 Business Hall of Fame Videos

The Maryland Chamber inducted three outstanding business leaders into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame last night, during our Annual Membership Meeting & Business Hall of Fame Awards dinner at... More»

April 28, 2009

How Does Your Online Marketing Measure Up?

We’ve assembled a panel of the region’s top digital marketing minds to discuss online and social media marketing strategies during an interactive panel discussion on May 14, from 8... More»

April 9, 2009

Don't Forget About Our April 29 Annual Meeting

We’ll be holding our 2009 Annual Membership Meeting & Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on April 29 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. This is the Chamber’s largest networking event... More»

February 23, 2009

Chamber Announces 2009 Business Hall of Fame Inductees

The Maryland Chamber’s Executive Committee is pleased to announce this year’s inductees into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored during the Maryland Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting... More»

February 10, 2009

Feb. 25: Membership Drive Kickoff Reception

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce will kickoff its 2009 Membership Drive with a kickoff reception on Wednesday, February 25 at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, beginning at 5:30... More»

January 16, 2009

Jan. 28: Chamber 101

Whether you are a new member or an established member looking to get the most for your membership investment, attend Chamber 101 to find out how you can put your... More»

November 25, 2008

Jan. 22: Business Day in Annapolis

The Maryland Chamber will hold Business Day in Annapolis on January 22 in the Miller Senate Office Building. Business Day in Annapolis provides you with an outstanding opportunity to: Preview... More»

November 13, 2008

Governor Addresses Maryland Chamber

Governor Martin O’Malley thanked the Maryland Chamber for its support of the successful slots referendum and discussed Maryland’s economic future during the Chamber’s recent Business Policy Conference in Cambridge.... More»

November 11, 2008

Maryland Politics: What Just Happened And What Lies Ahead?

During last week’s Business Policy Conference, just three days after the Nov. 4 election, Blair Lee addressed the topic, “Maryland Politics: What Just Happened and What Lies Ahead.” If you’re... More»

November 10, 2008

Presentations from the 2008 Business Policy Conference

Many attendees requested that we make the presentations from last week’s Business Policy Conference available online. Here are pdfs of the speaker presentations: Jim Perdue: Chickens, Economy and the Environment... More»

October 31, 2008

Who's Taking Care of Your Customers?

Customer loyalty can be a powerful competitive advantage. Loyal customers are repeat buyers. They help spread the word about your business. They are willing to pay more for your product... More»

October 9, 2008

Issues and Trends in the Housing Industry

Earlier this week, the Office of the Attorney General, working with the Maryland Chamber and the Maryland Bankers Association, held a business roundtable focused on issues and trends in the... More»

September 24, 2008

Business Policy Conference to Feature Economic Outlook

We’re pleased to report that representatives from the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond have agreed to provide Business Policy Conference attendees with an economic outlook following dinner on Thursday, November... More»

September 22, 2008

Governor O'Malley to Speak at Business Policy Conference

Governor Martin O’Malley is confirmed to speak during the Business Policy Conference’s closing luncheon on November 7. In the wake of the November 4 election, and with the 2009 General... More»

September 18, 2008

Jim Perdue to Speak at Business Policy Conference

Jim Perdue, Chairman of Perdue Farms, will be the speaker for the Business Policy Conference’s opening lunch on Thursday, November 6. Perdue will discuss the significant role the Poultry industry... More»

August 22, 2008

Business Roundtable with the Attorney General

We’re working with the Office of the Attorney General and the Maryland Bankers Association on a business roundtable focused on issues and trends in the housing industry. The event will... More»

August 11, 2008

VoteForBusiness Bandwagon Coming to Baltimore

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s VoteForBusiness Bandwagon will make a stop in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Monday, August 18, at 2 p.m. If you missed the bus in 2006,... More»

August 5, 2008

Nov. 6-7: Business Policy Conference

Mark your calendars. This year’s Business Policy Conference will be held on November 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge. This conference is Maryland’s... More»

July 17, 2008

September 17: Thriving in Tough Economic Times

The Maryland Chamber’s Business Development Council has assembled a panel of experts to help you learn to achieve business growth and avoid pitfalls during tough economic times. Entitled Building Value... More»

June 13, 2008

Photos from the Small Business Awards Luncheon

We’ve posted some photos from last week’s Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon online here.... More»

June 9, 2008

2008 Small Business Award Winners

The Maryland Chamber announced its Small Business of the Year Award Winners Friday, during an awards luncheon at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel. This year’s winners are: Small Business... More»

May 15, 2008

Learn Online Marketing Basics

The Maryland Chamber is pleased to announce that Matt Myers, Vice President & General Manager of Internet Strategy Group, will be the keynote speaker during the Small Business of the... More»

April 21, 2008

June 6: Small Business of the Years Awards Luncheon

The Maryland Chamber will hold our Small Business of the Year Awards Luncheon on June 6 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Airport Hotel. Register today to help us celebrate the... More»

March 24, 2008

Maryland Chamber to Present Health Insurance Forums

Insurance premiums are rising drastically each year, and most traditional plans are providing no cash value for your investment. There are alternatives on the market for small employer groups to... More»

March 5, 2008

March 12: Rally in Annapolis to Repeal the Tech Tax

Join us for a rally in Annapolis on March 12 to help send lawmakers a clear message. The tech tax is a threat to Maryland’s future. It must be... More»

March 11: Join us For a Tech Tax Discussion in Baltimore

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP and Watkins, Meegan, Drury & Company LLC will host a lively discussion about the tech tax and its implications at 3:30 p.m. on March 11... More»

February 22, 2008

2008 Maryland Business Hall of Fame Inductees

During the 2008 Annual Membership Meeting & Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on April 22, the Maryland Chamber will induct the following business into the Maryland Business Hall of... More»

January 29, 2008

February 19: Maryland Bioscience in the 21st Century?

Join some of Maryland’s top bioscience, business and venture capital experts to discuss the future of the bioscience industry in the Old Line State. The MD Biz/Bio Program was established... More»

January 24, 2008

February 13: How to Succeed After SBA 8(a)

The Maryland Chamber’s Business Development Council will host its first small business event of the year on Wednesday, February 13 at 8 a.m., at the Greenbelt Marriott Hotel. Henry Gilford,... More»

November 26, 2007

January 17: Business Day in Annapolis

Mark your calendars. Business Day in Annapolis will be held on January 17 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Invited speakers include: Governor Martin O’Malley Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller, President... More»

September 5, 2007

Business Policy Conference Agenda Released

We’ve posted the complete Business Policy Conference agenda online here. To date, confirmed speakers include: Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. (D-Dist. 27)... More»

August 28, 2007

Gansler Confirmed for Business Policy Conference

Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler will participate in the Maryland Chamber’s Business Policy Conference as a panelist during a session on Maryland’s new security breach law. The panel, entitled... More»

August 24, 2007

Miller and Busch Confirmed for Business Policy Conference

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr. and House Speaker Michael E. Busch will provide a 2008 legislative preview during the Maryland Chamber’s Business Policy Conference. Both speakers are confirmed.... More»

August 20, 2007

Environment Committee to Meet with DNR Secretary

The Maryland Chamber’s Environment Committee will meet with Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary John Griffin and his senior staff on September 5 at DNR headquarters in Annapolis. If you’d... More»

August 10, 2007

Nov. 14-15: Business Policy Conference

The Maryland Chamber’s 2007 Business Policy Conference will be held on November 14-15 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge. You can register online here. The Business... More»

July 9, 2007

July 19: RecruitMilitary Career Fair

RecruitMilitary, the NAM Manufacturing Institute’s partner in its Veteran Hiring Initiative, will present a high-impact hiring event on Thursday, July 19—a career fair for military veterans with a wide variety... More»

April 2, 2007

Growing Business, Celebrating Success

Today we updated the website with information about our June 1 Growing Business, Celebrating Success event. The event is a great opportunity for small business people to meet face-to-face with... More»

February 12, 2007

Chamber Announces 2007 Business Hall of Fame Inductees

The Maryland Chamber will induct the following business leaders into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame on May 10, during our Annual Membership Meeting and Business Hall of Fame Awards... More»

January 30, 2007

Entire Delegation Confirmed for Congressional Dinner

I’m pleased to report that we’ve heard back from every member of Maryland’s congressional delegation and we expect all 10 members of the delegation to attend next week’s Maryland Congressional... More»

January 19, 2007

Business Day a Success

Thanks to everyone who attended Business Day in Annapolis yesterday. The event was a huge success. Here are some photos: Governor Martin O’Malley addresses Maryland Chamber members during the Leadership... More»

January 9, 2007

Business Day is Next Week

The Maryland General Assembly returns to Annapolis tomorrow to kickoff its 2007 legislative session. Help the Maryland Chamber kickoff the session by attending Business Day in Annapolis next Thursday, January... More»

December 6, 2006

January 10: BBJ's Political Summit 2007

The Baltimore Business Journal has scheduled its 2007 Political Summit for Wednesday, January 10 at Phillips Seafood Restaurant in downtown Annapolis. This event features a roundtable discussion with Marc Steiner... More»

November 29, 2006

RESI: 2007 Economic Outlook Conference

Towson University’s 11th annual Economic Outlook Conference will feature Freakonomics co-author, Stephen Dubner. The event will be held on Friday, February 9, 2007, at the Sheraton Columbia Hotel. Attend this... More»

November 10, 2006

Business Day in Annapolis: Meet the New Faces

Business Day in Annapolis will be held January 18, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. With a new administration, 11 new Senators, and as many as 36 new Delegates, Business Day... More»

October 18, 2006

Business Policy Conference in the News

Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s Business Policy Conference a great success. Here are some news stories generated during the conference: Chamber’s policy meeting more about politicking The Daily... More»

October 4, 2006

Oct. 17: U.S. Senate Candidates Forum

If you picked up a newspaper this morning, you probably read something about the debate last night between Maryland’s U.S. Senate candidates Congressman Ben Cardin and Lt. Governor Michael Steele... More»

August 29, 2006

Business Policy Conference Agenda Released

We’ve released the complete agenda for the October 16-17 Business Policy Conference in Ocean City. You can view it, here (pdf). The highlight of the conference will be candidate forums... More»

August 11, 2006

October 16-17: Business Policy Conference

Don’t miss this year’s Business Policy Conference in Ocean City on October 16 and 17. The Business Policy Conference is the premier business-related public policy conference in the state, attracting... More»

May 9, 2006

The Maryland Business Matters Forum

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the Business Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC), and the Maryland Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to launch the BIPAC/NAM 2006 National Road Tour.... More»

March 31, 2006

Gauging the Democratic Candidates for Governor

The Maryland Chamber, in Partnership with the Tech Council of Maryland, will present a Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum on May 16 at the BWI Airport Marriott. Register today to take... More»

March 9, 2006

Lt. Governor Michael Steele to Speak at April 5 Grow Fast, Grow Right Seminar

If you are the leader of an emerging growth or middle market company, you don’t want to miss the Grow Fast, Grow Right Seminar on April 5 at the University... More»

February 23, 2006

Register Online for the Chamber's Annual Meeting

Online registration is up and running for the Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting and Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. Click here to register today. This event is an outstanding networking... More»

February 14, 2006

Sen. George Mitchell to Address Chamber's Annual Meeting

Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, Partner and Chairman of the Global Board of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and Chairman of the Walt Disney Company, will give a keynote on... More»

January 23, 2006

Hall of Fame Inductions

Not that Hall of Fame. Cal Ripken Jr. isn’t eligible until next year. I’m talking about the Maryland Business Hall of Fame. The Chamber is pleased to announce this year’s... More»

January 4, 2006

Congressional Delegatioin Dinner is February 6

Join the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Maryland’s congressional delegation for a discussion of the issues important to the state’s business climate on February 6 at Martin’s Crosswinds in Greenbelt.... More»

January 1, 2006

Business Day in Annapolis is January 19

Business Day in Annapolis will take place on January 19 this year. Register today to join hundreds of business and legislative leaders, and to help the Chamber promote a pro-business... More»