March 2, 2021

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

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Celebrating Black History Month
To celebrate Black History Month, we spotlighted exceptional black leaders and professionals in our area in February. Here's who we recognized last week:
Bola Audena
Managing Partner
MBA Growth Partners
Tami Watkins
Government & Public Affairs Manager Pepco
Travis Royall
Director of Community Relations
Brandywine Living at Potomac
Anthony Featherstone
Executive Director
WorkSource Montgomery
You can see all of our Black History Month Spotlights on our blog!
Become a More Efficient and Confident Public Speaker in One Hour
Wednesday, March 17 @ 11:30 a.m.

Learn simple and effective tips to immediately help you feel more confident and effective when you speak in front of an audience, regardless of size. 

COVID-19 Briefs
In this Health & Wellness Committee COVID-19 Brief, Erin McKittrick, Director of Nursing at Assisting Hands Home Care Potomac, discusses the warning signs of a stroke.
SBA Free Business Development Program
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore District Office is offering free live online events to introduce small business owners to the 8(a) Business Development Program.

Join them to learn about the 8(a) Program including: what it is, program benefits, who qualifies and how to apply. They will also discuss various resources and opportunities available for small businesses. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions related to the 8(a) Business Development Program.

You can learn more and register for the sessions here.
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
Chesapeake Public Strategies - 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 - 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