June 9, 2020

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

View our events calendar .
View our COVID-19 resource page .
Zoom Installation Ceremony

Join us on Thursday, June 18, at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom for the Installation of our incoming Chair, Anna Behnam, Behnam & Associates , and to welcome the new leadership, thank the out-going leadership & celebrate the upcoming year!
We're Open!
We are so happy to see that many of our members are opening back up!

If you want your own " We're Open " sign, please email us and we will hand deliver it to you and snap a photo. Alternatively, you can download a PDF version of the sign and create your own post on social media and hang it in your window. Be sure to tag us in your posts so that we can share it on our channels!
Bethesda Streetery to Open Wednesday
The new “Bethesda Streetery” will be opening this Wednesday, June 10! There will be temporary street closures to make more room for patrons to sit outside and enjoy a meal & beverages from Downtown Bethesda restaurants.

It will be open daily from 10 a.m. - 11:00 p.m . You can see locations and more information on Bethesda Urban Partnership's website .
Upcoming Virtual Programs
PPP Loan Forgiveness Guidance
Friday, June 12, 11:00 a.m.

Hear from David Shapiro and Scott Mirsky from  Paley Rothman  in Bethesda as they provide us with an update on new guidance published by the Small Business Administration (SBA) with respect to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), including an important overview about the recently published loan forgiveness application that businesses will be required to submit in order to request loan forgiveness for their PPP loans
Speed Networking
Tuesday, June 16, 3:00 p.m.

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
Look & Sound Your Best on Zoom
Wednesday, June 17, 5:00 p.m.
Unwind from the day while learning easy tips and tricks from Debbie Brodsky, a three-time Emmy award-winning producer and the owner of DMB Pictures , to make you look and sound better on camera. We’ll talk about everything from lighting to camera placement to audio to clothing and more – everything you’ll need to up your professional game on Zoom.
Chamber 101
Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 a.m.

Join us for this brief orientation session to learn how to get involved with the Chamber and maximize your membership investment. Get connected with all the activities, events, and services that we offer.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Sandy Spring Bank .
If you are interested in sponsoring one of our upcoming virtual events for just $100, please contact Courtney DeLucia at cdelucia@greaterbethesdachamber.org
Gold Sponsors
  The Chevy Chase Land Company    -   Pepco    

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