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November 2, 2018
Congratulations Local Development Council (LDC) Grant Recipients!

 Live! Casino & Hotel and the Local Development Council Awarded $19 Million in Local Impact and Community Grants for FY19. The Central Maryland Chamber is proud to be a part of the LDC, which has disseminated $130 Million over the last six years. A special congratulations to our chamber partners that were recently awarded grants!
Anne Arundel Community College
$1,700,000

Anne Arundel County Library System
$1,010,000

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
$40,000

Rebuilding Together
$39,500
BWI Business Partnership
$1,059,000

ARC of the Chesapeake
$600,000

Fort Meade Alliance Foundation
$500,000

i5 Serve  
$10,000
Great Partners Doing Great Work In The Community!
FY20 LDC Grant Applications
Now Available!
Training for LDC Grant Applicants

Date/Time: Thu. Nov 8, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076
Details: Grants Training for grant applicants to help understand the LDC grant process. New grant applicants are encouraged to attend this training.
Registration Closes Today!

Do You Want to Understand How the Mid-Term Elections are going to impact the economy? Then attend this event!
Tipton Airport: A Regional Economic Asset Opportunities & Expansion Conversation
Presented by the Regional Economic Development Committee

Tuesday, November 13th | 8:00am-10:00am
* Did you know Tipton is open to anyone?
* Why is this airport complex important to our economy?
* How can you better move your people and products around?
* What marketing and growth opportunities are you missing?

Join us for a great panel of speakers presenting on the history of the airport, the upcoming proposed expansion, and real examples of how businesses are benefiting from Tipton. A Q&A session will follow so you can best understand how to tap into this growing regional asset!

FREE for Chamber Members
Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided.

Healthcare Job Fair
Thursday, Nov 8th | 10:00am-1:00pm


The job fair will provide individuals the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the area’s top firms that are seeking talented candidates in a variety of healthcare professions. Employment opportunities range from entry-level to management and include Certified Nursing Assistants, Geriatric Nursing Assistants, Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Direct Support Professionals, Social Workers and Case Managers. Some of the employers expected to be in attendance are: Maryland State Government; Howard County Health Department; White Haven Home Care, LLC; Kennedy Kreiger; DaVita Healthcare Co., MD Visiting Angels and Way Station. 
Small Business Seminar
B2B Content Marketing and Social Media Power Tips
Thursday, November 28th | 9:00AM
Join us for our November Small Business Seminar - B2B Content Marketing and Social Media Power Tips on Wednesday, November 28th at 9 AM. You will learn how to cut through the noise and get to the tips that move the needle. We will be looking at content marketing techniques and social media engagement do's and don'ts for B2B organizations. You won't want to miss this valuable presentation by Jon Bailey of Wood Street Inc. who has been involved in digital marketing since 1998.
Prince George's County
Opportunity Zones Conference
Wednesday, November 7th | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation has partnered with a team of experts to present Prince George's County Opportunity Zones Day at the EDC.  This exciting new program is building communities up through private capital investment and we want to bring it to you first. 

On November 7th at 10:00am learn about Opportunity Zones and where the hot opportunities are in Prince George's County. This is an event that you won't want to miss! Opportunity Zones:

  • Spur Economic Development
  • Gain Access to Private Capital
  • Eliminate Investor Capital Gains Tax & Grow Wealth
  • Build Up Communities In Prince George's County

A powerful group of speakers lined up that are ready to share the details and benefits of the Opportunity Zone Program. 
Membership 101
Thursday, November 15th | 9:00AM

Jump start your business by attending Membership 101. This free program introduces benefits of membership and gives you ideas that can help you grow your business. Membership provides a strong network of business contacts throughout Central Maryland, career-enhancing professional training, new business referrals, networking opportunities, pro-business advocacy support and money saving discounts. Belonging to the Central Maryland Chamber can help you grow your business. 

This meeting is FREE to members that want a refresher or future members that want to better understand all of the chamber's benefits and resources!

The 2018 Holiday Mixer!
Wednesday, Dec. 5th | 5:30PM
Relocation and Business Guide

The Central Maryland Chamber's new Relocation and Business Guide is officially out!

This beautiful publication is a premier source for information on our region and all the businesses in the chamber.

Copies of the guide will be mailed and hand delivered to all members in the chamber. In addition, over 3,500 copies will be disseminated throughout our communities and placed at key locations.

Not only is this guide a great resource on amenities and a wonderful way for us to showcase your business, but you can also use it to meet your business-to-business needs.

We encourage you to stop by the chamber offices for additional copies. There is also a digital copy you can use and share with your network!
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