February 16, 2021

Sent every week, the ChamberWatch keeps you informed. To learn more about the Chamber, visit our website or email staff@greaterbethesdachamber.org.

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Join Us Today For Virtual Speed Networking
Virtual Speed Networking
Today, February 16, 3:00 p.m.

Join us for some virtual speed networking this afternoon! Attendees will be broken up into several rooms. Each room will meet for 15 minutes and then be switched at random to a different room. 
Celebrating Black History Month
To celebrate Black History Month, we are spotlighting exceptional black leaders and professionals in our area throughout February. Here's who we recognized last week:
Verelyn Gibbs Watson
Fanchise Owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes in Bethesda

Read Verelyn's full spotlight on our blog.
Sateria Venable
Founder & CEO of

Read Sateria's full spotlight on our blog.
Follow along on our social media to see all of our Black History Month spotlights!
Learn What You Can Do With Microsoft SharePoint
SharePoint with Advantage Industries
Wednesday, February 17, 11:30 a.m.

Join Mike Shelah & Russell Smith from Advantage Industries as they discuss how to use SharePoint for many of your daily business tasks. They will also show you how SharePoint can: reduce expenses, shorten your sales cycle, improve staff & customer communication and improve your data security.
Member-to-Member Discounts
We are proud that members of our Chamber community are continuing to help other members – even in the midst of a pandemic.

Check out these great new M2M Discount offers; to add your name to the list, submit a new discount.


Silver New American Brasserie

John Marshall Bank

McKay Mortgage

Roll by Good Year
COVID-19 Briefs
In this COVID-19 Brief, Eileen Miligan, Director of Nursing at Assisting Hands Home Care, discusses how to keep yourself and your caregiver safe at home during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 Vaccine & HR Issues
We had a great webinar last week presented by Michael Neary and Marc Engel from Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd. who discussed what employers should do about the COVID-19 vaccine. The program also included an update from Dr. Matthew Mintz on the current vaccine situation. 

If you missed it, you can watch the full presentation below. You can also watch any of our past webinars on our website.
Thank You to Our Annual Corporate Sponsors
Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors 
Atlantech Online – Behnam and Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. - The Bernstein Companies - Capacity Partners – Dembo Jones – Grossberg Company LLP – The Jane Fairweather Team – Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd. – Maier & Warner PR – Marriott International - Selzer Gurvitch Rabin Wertheimer & Polott, P.C - WithumSmith+Brown, PC

Partner Sponsors 
 Bethesda Magazine - Chesapeake Public Strategies - Hyatt Regency Bethesda - Mon Ami Gabi - North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - sasse agency - SpeedPro              
Chamber 101 Sponsor
Sandy Spring Bank
Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor 
M&T Bank
NextExec Sponsor 
McKay Mortgage Company