Chamber Connections  
September 14, 2018
Last Chance!
Only $10 For Great Food, Drinks, and Networking
Member Spotlight
Doctor Backup, LLC

Dr.Backup is a “Done-For-You” cloud backup service offered on a monthly subscription basis to small business clients nationwide. Our S.M.A.R.T. backup service protects your laptop, PC or office server against data loss due to fire, flood, theft, equipment failure, accidental deletion – and yes, it even protects against loss due to viruses and ransomware.

"Relationships that we build at the chamber not only helped solidify our business, but provided us with contacts that ultimately helped us to become a national company!" - Mitch Romm, Dr. Backup Managing Partner
Executive Breifing
Regrets or Rewards:
Avoiding 6 Mistakes That Destroy Businesses!
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 On Transition Planning --
Membership 101
Thursday, September 20th | 9:00AM

Jump start your business by attending Membership 101. This free program introduces benefits of membership and gives you ideas that can help you grow your business.  Membership provides a strong network of business contacts throughout Central Maryland, career-enhancing professional training, new business referrals, networking opportunities, pro-business advocacy support and money saving discounts. Belonging to the Central Maryland Chamber can help you grow your business. We invite you to attend. FREE! 
Women Mean Business
Reducing Stress at Your Desk
Wednesday , September 26th | 11:30am

Join us for our September Women Mean Business Luncheon. Our speaker this month is Wendy Lee from Massage Envy- Gambrills. We will be discussing Relaxation and Reducing Stress at Your Desk. Wendy will be showing us some stretches to keep us from building tension throughout the day. Come learn some practical skills to use in your office. Space is very limited! Please reserve your seat by September 24th. Members - $20 | Non-members - $25 
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. 
Getting Engaged!
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 18th

Wednesday, September 19th

Thursday, September 20th

Thursday, September 20th
Committee Meetings

Business Connections Network #2
Tuesday, September 18th - 8:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton

Business Connections Network #4
Thursday, September 27th - 9:00AM
Halpin & Associates - Clarksville

Small Business Council
Tuesday, October 2nd - 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room - Odenton
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