Upcoming Chamber Events

2/3/22 6:00pm-7:00pm
General Membership Meeting- Join us for a Conversation with Commissioner of Labor and Industry, Matt Helminiak

  • Cost-free business resources
  • Employment standards (wage and hour laws)
  • Emergency Temporary Standard /COVID-19 protocols
  • Update on relevant legislative business activity 

2/8/22 12:00pm-1:00pm
Public Policy Committee Meeting-Meet Chris Costello, Chamber Lobbyist and learn more about what bills impact the Chamber of Commerce.

3/25/22 1:00pm-3:00pm
The Women's Leadership Committee will be hosting "The Power of Women" Virtual Conference with Baltimore's very own Quinn Conyers as our Emcee.

Become a Member Before It's Too Late!
Sign up to be a member soon because many of the events that are currently open to all will become members only within the next couple of months. We don't want you to miss out on the opportunity to have access to all of the new resourceful business events that we have in store for you this year!
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Grant opportunities up to $50,000 for businesses located in Baltimore City!

Change Agent Fellowship by Black Girl Ventures 
 A 9-month leadership skills development program created specifically to expand the capacity of early-stage entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders to strengthen the ecosystems of Black/Brown women founders.  Stipend of $10,000.  Apply by 2/15/22. Learn more here.
Fearless Fund - Women of Color Grant Program
One hundred and fifty deserving small businesses will be awarded $10,000- $20,000. Must be for-profit business based in US and revenue-generating. Applications close 2/9/22. Learn more here.
GoFundMe Small Business Relief Initiative 
GoFundMe will issue $500 matching grants to qualifying businesses that raise at least $500 on GoFundMe. Learn more here.
Grant for Non-profit Organizations
Baltimore City has established an online application process for the American Rescue Plan Act funding to support projects for City agencies and nonprofit organizations. Projects must have a minimum grant request of $250,000 to be considered.

For additional questions or assistance regarding the application process, please contact arp@baltimorecity.gov
Need Help Creating Your Marketing Plan?
You can have the best product or service on the market, but without a great marketing strategy, you may struggle to acquire sales.

Tyanna Ellisse, Baltimore City Chamber's marketing strategist, has released The Ultimate Marketing Guide Workbook. The book helps new female entrepreneurs and small business owners learn marketing fundamentals while guiding them on how to develop their own marketing plan.

Events In Baltimore
After going virtual in 2021, the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament is headed to Charm City February 21-26, 2022. Check out Visit Baltimore to learn more at Baltimore.org
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What to expect:

  • Daily Inspirational Quotes
  • Motivational Videos
  • Updates on Events
When you become a Baltimore City Chamber Member, you automatically become a member of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce as well!
Currently Looking for Sponsors and Volunteers

The Baltimore City Chamber wants to partner with YOU! The Chamber offers a variety of affordable sponsorship packages which provide the opportunity to have your business promoted in our weekly emails, website, and more! Know anyone who would be interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact Lenora Henry, Executive Director to schedule a meeting and learn more how to engage with the Chamber at Executivedirector@baltimorecitychamber.org
Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity? The Chamber wants members to get involved with our Events, Membership, Public Policy, Young Professionals or Woman’s Leadership Committee. This is an opportunity to develop relationships and exchange ideas with other business owners and corporations. To learn more, reach out to Lenora Henry, Executive Director at Executivedirector@baltimorecitychamber.org

Did You Know?
Upcoming Professional Development Workshops provided as a partnership of MCE & the MCE Women’s Business Center. Open to anyone who would like to participate.

Linkedin Connections To Clients During Covid19 February 3, 2022 10:00-12:00 Guest Speaker: Jessica Koch, Jessica Koch Consulting Throughout the COVID19 pandemic staying connected has been one of the toughest challenges. Join us as Jessica talks about a variety of ways to keep client relationships thriving during COVID19. Visit their website at www.MarylandCapital.org to find details about these & more


Business Promotions of The Week
Please email us at info@baltimorecitychamber.org in order to be featured in our Weekly Messages from the Chairwoman.

Chamber Member Vincent Stevenson of Signal 88 Security offers a peace of mind for clients of all types. Founded in 2003, Signal 88 is Omaha Police code for "situation secure." They are set apart by an effective mobile patrol model, innovative technology so you can verify service, and local ownership by experts who care about you and your community. Contact Signal 88 Security of Downtown Baltimore, MD 443-272-4688 or downtownbaltimore@signal88.com

Chamber Member Roxanne Alexander Little is a veteran, real estate agent, real estate investor, and entrepreneur building relationships within the community. As an agent who's an expert in this local area, she can help you purchase any home listed with any broker in our geographic region. Selling your home is more than just a decision, it’s an emotional one. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right real estate representative, one who’s not just a salesperson, but one who will take the time to learn your needs and will care about them. Roxanne brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate. Please send an email to Roxanne.Little@penfedrealty.com or call at
443-721-0904. Website: https://roxannelittle.penfedrealty.com/

Chamber Member Dr. D Rica Wilson and Dominic Nell,
Co-Founders of Wilson-Nell will be organizing a Prevention Convention and partnering with various community organizations February 17 thru February 20, 2022. The 4-track, multi-day conference will offer DUI & substance abuse education, burnout prevention skills & coping strategies for families dealing with life stressor fatigue, food justice & food as medicine workshops. Additionally, it will offer a community storytelling track. Please send an email to wilsonnellcorporate@gmail.com or call at (443) 759-3848 to discuss how you can help make the community Prevention Convention a success.
Want Your Business Highlighted in
Our Weekly Emails?
Please email us at info@baltimorecitychamber.org in order to be featured in our Weekly Messages from the Chairwoman.

In the email please include the following:
  • Business name
  • Brief 4-7 sentences explaining what your company does and the product/ service that you would like to be highlighted.
  • A link to your website
  • An email and/or number for members to contact you
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Kimberly Castle Royster
Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce 443-860-2020 www.baltimorecitychamber.org