September 29, 2020

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

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View our COVID-19 resource page.
Be a Guest on the Chamber Blog
The Chamber aims to help our members in any way we can. We're launching a Guest Blog program - to bring pertinent information to our members, and to let our members show their knowledge and expertise. If you have something you'd like to share with the Chamber community, see our latest blog post for all the details!
New Visibility Opportunity!
All businesses would welcome additional visibility and opportunities to have their business name seen every day. If you’re a member of the Chamber, here’s your opportunity! The Chamber Choices program provides numerous opportunities to sponsor events and programs, along with added visibility for the next year! Contact Ginanne Italiano, President & CEO of the Chamber or Russell Lacey, Chair-Elect of the Chamber for more information.  
Join the Membership Committee!
Looking to grow your network and learn more about the Chamber? Join the Membership Committee!

This committee is for those who believe in the Chamber, its activities, and mission, and want to help make it stronger and grow by building our member network and presence in the community. Projects include retention calls and visits, Walk-Arounds, recruitment referrals,, and the Ambassador program.

Meets: 2nd Friday of the Month, 8:30 am- 9:30 am. For members only.
Co-Chairs: VPs of Membership Brendan McKay (McKay Mortgage) and Dushanti Peiris (Sandy Spring Bank)
Some members of the committee networking after handing out signs for the Chamber's Just Mask It Campaign!
Upcoming Events & Programs
Chamber 101 @ 8:30am

Please join us for this brief orientation session to learn how to get involved with the Chamber and maximize your membership investment. This is a great event for new members, those considering membership, and those wishing to re-connect. Sponsored by Sandy Spring Bank. More Details.
Virtual Speed Networking @ 3:00pm

Attendees will be broken up into several "rooms" (just like a table in person). Each room will meet for about 20 minutes and then be switched at random to a different room. More Details.
Flu Shot Clinic @ The Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Just Mask It!
The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce is helping businesses and their patrons stay safe during reopening throughout the Greater Bethesda area. Volunteers will be distributing posters around the Greater Bethesda area reminding everyone to stay safe and wear their masks!
Thank you to our volunteers this week: Dushanti from Sandy Spring Bank, Julie from sasse agency, Sean from IdeaFire Consulting, Andrew from Sandglass Systems, Meagan from Edward Jones, Stephanie from CETA Benefit Consulting Group, Erin from Griswold Home Care and Guy from Brunetto State Farm Agency!
Annual Corporate Sponsors
Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors 
 Andy Stern's Office Furniture, A Division of Benjamin Office Supply & Services - Atlantech Online - The Bernstein Companies - Capacity Partners - CohnReznick - Dembo Jones - Grossberg Company LLP- Hill Slowinski, Long & Foster | Christie's | Maryland Settlers LLC - Linowes and Blocher LLP TDG/SilverRock - M&T Bank - The Bean Bag Deli & Catering
The Bernstein Companies - 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 
A Wider Circle
NextExec Sponsor 
McKay Mortgage Company