Chamber Connections  
June 15, 2018
Young Professionals Happy Hour
June 20th- 5:30-7:30PM
Vida Taco Bar- Severna Park

The CMC is joining its sister chambers to launch a new Young Professionals Network! Please join us on June 20th at Vida Taco in Severna Park. Hosting this month’s multi-chamber young professional event will be the Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce. This event is geared for those 40 and under looking for great networking!

Free for members of the various Chambers/PBA and $15 for non-members.

Enjoy refreshments, beer, wine, music, door prize and, of course, GREAT NETWORKING! 
AAEDC's Runway to Success Program

Runway to Success Powered By Southwest Airlines helps Anne Arundel County small businesses that want to take advantage of business development opportunities outside of Maryland. The Runway to Success Program awards a qualified business two Southwest Airlines one-way travel awards to any SWA destination for the following:

  • Exhibit opportunities and sales and marketing meetings
  • Employee training classes and conferences

In order to qualify, a company:

  • Must be located in Anne Arundel County
  • Must be under 100 employees and generate annual revenue of less than $10 million
  • Is required to detail their marketing / training goals, travel plans and staff assignments
  • Must contact an AAEDC Business Development Associate to begin the application process
  • Must not have been awarded travel rewards in a prior year

In calendar year 2018, AAEDC has a limited supply of travel rewards which have a use-by date of May 22, 2019.
Women Mean Business
Social Media Distraction
Wednesday, June 27th- 8:30-10:00AM
Bagels 'n Grinds-Hanover

Is Social Media helping or hurting your productivity? Let’s talk about it! Women Mean Business will hold a strategy session around the power of social media on June 27th from 8:30am – 10:00am. Won’t you join us for this breakfast meeting at Bagels ‘n Grinds, 7791 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076?
Salute to
Colonel Thomas Rickard

Please join the Fort Meade Community Covenant Council and the Greater Fort Meade Community as we honor Col. Tom Rickard, Fort Meade Garrison Commander for his leadership to the Fort Meade Region.
Thursday, June 28, 2018

11:30am - 1:30pm
Lunch served at 12:00 pm

Club Meade
6600 Mapes Road
Fort Meade, MD 20755 

$55 - Members Only
$35 - Government Rate

Pre-registration is required. 
Our Host Partners
Instructions on gaining access to Fort George G. Meade

Your registration will require personal information for your access to Fort Meade. Your name will be added to a list for this event. On the day of the event, please go to the Reece Road Gate where you will go through a vehicle inspection before proceeding on to Club Meade. If you already have a post pass for Fort Meade, you will not need to include this information on your registration. 
Networking Mixer at
Staybridge Suites- BWI
Tuesday, July 10th- 5:00-7:00PM

Please join us for our July Networking Mixer, hosted by Staybridge Suites- BWI! Take a break from the sun and come make some new connections and reconnect with some old friends! We will gather from 5-7PM. FREE for CMC members; $10 for guests.
Small Business Seminar
Getting Your Business
Found Online
Wednesday, July 18th- 9:00AM

While social media marketing is important, it’s only a piece of the puzzle. You should know how your reputation on sites like Yelp, Google and Bing, along with strategically placed information, gets you in front of your customers instantly and in a positive light. See how to get that process started and why it’s important. Join us for our next Small Business Seminar on Social Media Marketing on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9 AM in the Chamber's Conference room.

Space is limited, so reserve your seat early.
Getting Engaged!
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 19th

Wednesday, June 27th

Tuesday, July 3rd

Wednesday, July 4th
Chamber Office Closed for Independence Day

Tuesday, July 10th

Wednesday, July 18th

Wednesday, August 8th
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