September 20, 2022

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GBCC members visited the brand new AC Hotel by Marriott Bethesda Downtown for the first time during our monthly "Off the Clock" happy hour last week. Thank you to our gracious host and don't miss the first "Off the Clock" for the Fall season on Tuesday, October 11th.


Join us for a fun evening of networking at Junction Bistro, Bar, & Bakery

Hosted by The Chevy Chase Land Co.

Lite Fare Provided 


October 11th

5:30 - 7PM

5471 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 206B

Chevy Chase, MD 20815


The Annual Regional Young Professionals Networking Event returns to bring young professionals from around Montgomery County together for an evening of networking and contact building. 

No fee to attend.

Lite fare will be provided. 


September 29th

5:00-7:00 pm

Denizens Brewing Company

1115 East-West Hwy.

Silver Spring, MD 20910



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

Chamber Connect

Date: Sept. 27th

Time: 8:30-9:30 am


Membership Development (New Meeting Time)

Date: Sept. 27th

Time: 10:00-11:00 am


Economic Development Committee

Date: Sept. 28th

Time: 8:00-9:00 am


Real Estate Committee

Date: Sept. 28th

Time: 9:00-10:00 am


NextExecs (Special Event)

Date: Sept. 29th

Time: 5:00-7:00 pm

Young Professionals' Joint HH  



Governor Hogan with Korean President, Makes Major Announcements on Expanding Maryland-Korea Partnership.  Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Support Continued Growth of Innovative Start-ups​​ UNDBIO Commits to New U.S. R&D Headquarters in Rockville, Bringing More Biotech Jobs to Maryland State to Open New Foreign Trade Office in South Korea.

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Snyder Cohn Named One of 2022 Best Accounting Firms to Work For!

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Marriott International celebrated the opening of its new 21-story global headquarters in downtown Bethesda on Monday.

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The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has officially began accepting applications for commercial loans from the new Accelerating Community Excellence (ACE) Loan Fund, a state of Maryland-funded program that provides loans to small, minority and women-owned companies. 

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This Member Minute highlights Christen Milstead, Kiersten Parsons, and Kristin Shanks of Ingleside.

Ingleside is the umbrella organization of three premier, not-for-profit Life Plan Communities located within the Washington, DC, metropolitan area: Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, and Ingleside at King Farm. Ingleside also manages and supports the Westminster Ingleside Foundation, a charitable organization.

The GBCC's "Member Minute" is a video series that highlights our Chamber members in under sixty seconds! Videos will cover all industries including hospitality, health, retail, finance and more! Get to know the Greater Bethesda business community better one short video at a time.


Outdoor Pop Up Headshot Lounges by

Hilary Schwab Photography 

Update your headshot! $75 for 15 minute session, $65 for GBCC members.

Wardrobe assistance, makeup touch up, and one digital copy of headshot included.

Thursday, October 6th: Gaithersburg

Thursday, October 13th:Olney

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“We’ve spent so much time over the past two years analyzing the way companies and offices have been disrupted by COVID-19 that we’ve lost sight of the fact that, for the first time in history, five generations are together in the workforce,” wrote Jill Buban in Fast Company. Not surprisingly, those generations have dissimilar needs and expectations about workplace benefits. Yet with education benefits, says Buban, everyone wins.


“Research confirms the vast majority of workers, regardless of age, see new skills as important for their professional growth,” she says at

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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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