Chamber Connections  
September 7, 2018
Announcing Our New Director of Membership - Krystal Duncan!

Krystal Duncan joins the Central Maryland Chamber as its new Membership Director. She comes to the chamber with an MBA and extensive executive-level experience in business development and marketing. She is the past Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and Member Services for the BWI Business Partnership and most recently served as the Business Development Analyst for ISHPI Information Technologies. She is an extremely effective relationship-builder who will surely enhance the chamber’s membership experience. We are very excited to have Krystal join the chamber team! Her first day will be Monday, September 10th. 
Only $10 For Great Food and Networking
Come Join Us for the Funnest Event of the Year!
Small Business Seminar:
Six Transitioning Mistakes that Can Kill Your Business!
Wednesday, September 19th | 9:00AM

We never plan to make mistakes. As business owners, we’re focused on running our business. Every day brings new challenges, opportunities and decisions. No matter how hard you work to help your business succeed, there are six mistakes that if ignored, can consistently cause your business to fail.

Consumed with the day-to-day operation of their business, important topics like business succession, buy/sell agreements,disability, business continuation, retirement planning and tax strategies, etc., are frequently neglected. Intellectually, owners understand these are very important issues, but seldom make them a priority.

Business owners who are focused on their company will typically spend little or no time avoiding the six most common mistakes that can often result in devastating consequences. Please Join Clarke Langrall, Jr., President & CEO of Forecast Strategic Advisers, to Learn the Six Mistakes that Can Kill Your Business and the Solutions You Need for Success.

-- FREE Business Seminar --
Business Owners Only
We Are Hiring!  

The CMC is seeking a Administrative Assistant / Receptionist to help grow the chamber! If you or someone you know is looking for an exciting opportunity to support our chamber and join a dynamic team, please see the job description below. Resumes can be submitted to   through September 21st. No phone calls or faxes please.
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certification Workshop

Opportunities exist for small, minority and women owned businesses to meet minority participation goals on government and private sector contracts, but you must be certified. Attend this workshop to learn how to apply for a certification such as MBE, DBE, ACDBE or SBE company. The event is free to attend but space is limited.
Odenton Day - October 6, 2018

The Greater Odenton Improvement Association, along with the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, the Odenton Heritage Society, and the Central Maryland Chamber, are once again hosting Odenton Day for 2018. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 6th, from 9 AM til 2 PM at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company at 1425 Annapolis Road in Odenton. The Fire Company will also be holding its annual fire prevention open house at the same time. This annual event brings together a variety of community groups, service organizations, and local businesses in a day of fun for the whole family. 
Request for Grant Applications

The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) is seeking grant applications from any educational institution, educational organization, or business development organization to provide training and assistance to small, minority, and women business owners and entrepreneurs seeking to become licensed as medical cannabis growers, processors, or dispensaries in the State.
Getting Engaged!
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 18th

Wednesday, September 19th

Thursday, September 20th

Thursday, September 20th
Committee Meetings

Regional Economic Development Committee
Tuesday, September 11th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton

Chamber Ambassadors Committee
Wednesday, September 12th- 8:30AM
Maritime Conference Center

Military Affairs Committee
Thursday, September 13th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton
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