November 1, 2022

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

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Join us for a fun evening of networking hosted by Sports & Social Bethesda.

Lite Fare Provided 


(Special night due to Election Day, Nov. 8th)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

5:30 - 7:00 PM

11800 Grand Park Ave.

North Bethesda, MD 20852



Join us for a special evening of cocktails and mingling. 

We are bringing together prominent area business leaders and state, county and local lawmakers in a relaxed and social environment to help cultivate long-term relationships, discuss policy issues and unveil the Chamber’s state and county advocacy agendas.

Thursday, December 1st

6:00 - 8:00 pm

AC Hotel Bethesda

4646 Montgomery Ave.

Bethesda, MD 20814

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
Register Here


After 4 long years the GBCC is returning to international travel. In partnership with Aventura World, we will be visiting Athens, Greece from November 3-11, 2023 and you are ALL invited. A minimum $800.00 is required for initial deposit due by April 21, 2023. 

Please contact Allie Williams at (301) 652-4900 ext. 203 or for more information. 

Reserve Your Spot

Use group booking code: QKTVIB


Last week the GBCC held a free workshop led by Anna Behnam of Behnam & Associates.  The information provided offered insight into the newly passed law, the pros and cons, and potential penalties.  This MANDATORY retirement savings plan effects all employers in the state of Maryland.

Contact us to learn more:


Bethesda-based Yellow Boomerang aims to help those in need.

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Join us in welcoming our new members who joined in September and October!

Eat the Change

The Baney Bridgemohan Foundation

Prudential Financial

Yellow Boomerang

The St. James Performance Club Bethesda

Cherished Hands Home Healthcare

Washington Commanders

Dag Salon LLC/Salon Roi

Bauer Energy

Law Office of Justin McInery

SPIRIT Club Foundation


Bond Vet

Beyond Measure Custom

Capital Bank, N.A.

Olympia's Hair Studio

Dalissa Events & Party Rentals


Mark your calendar for this month's upcoming committee meetings!

Senior Market Group (SMG) 

Date: Nov. 8th

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am


Health & Wellness Committee (Virtual Only)

Date: Nov. 10th

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am


Economic Development Committee - Special Guest Speaker Kate Stewart

Date: Nov. 16th

Time: 9:15 - 10:30 am



Date: Nov. 22nd

Time: 8:30 - 9:30 am


Membership Development (New Meeting Time)

Date: Nov. 22nd

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am



Bond Vet is coming to Bethesda!

Join them on Tuesday, November 8th, for their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 2:00 pm.

7025 Arlington Road

Bethesda, MD 20814

Open Daily from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

“The Great Resignation is not about nobody wanting to work,” reports Carol Willis. “It’s about people re-examining their work life, wanting meaningful work, respect for their contributions, and a living wage.”


“…Actually, lots of people want to work, would love to work. But even in the face of employers scrambling to fully staff, a whole bunch of these willing workers [older workers] can’t even get an interview.”

In her article at Willis presents truths and myths about hiring and retaining older workers.

Learn more about The Chamber's upcoming events.

Thank You to Our Annual Corporate Sponsors

Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors

Advantage Industries - The Chevy Chase Land Company

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C., Suburban Hospital

Bronze Sponsors 

Atlantech Online - Behnam and Associates, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. - The Bernstein Companies - Capacity Partners

Chesapeake Public Strategies - Dembo Jones - Electric Advisors

Grossberg Company LLP - The Jane Fairweather Team - Maier & Warner PR Marriott International - RBC Wealth Management/Melanie Folstad -Selzer Gurvitch Rabin Wertheimer & Polott, P.C WithumSmith+Brown, PC


Partner Sponsors 

 Bethesda Magazine - Decision Making Research - Hyatt Regency Bethesda - Mon Ami Gabi - Nothing Bundt Cakes Bethesda - North Bethesda Marriott & Conference Center - sasse agency          


Chamber Connect Sponsor

Sandy Spring Bank

Leadership Luncheon Series Sponsor 

M&T Bank

NextExec Sponsor 

McKay Mortgage Company

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