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March 2, 2018
The Impact of HQ2 on Your
Business and the Region
 
In January, Amazon announced that Maryland was one of 20 finalists considered for HQ2. As a result, the State of Maryland and Montgomery County commissioned Sage Policy Group to analyze the economic and fiscal benefits associated with the development of Amazon’s second headquarters (HQ2).  
 
Amazon intends to invest more than $5 billion in support of HQ2, which is ultimately set to accommodate as many as 50,000 high paying direct jobs. In addition to Amazon’s direct hiring and investment, construction and ongoing operation of Amazon’s HQ2 is expected to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investment in the surrounding region!
 
What can a potential move to Maryland by Amazon mean for your business and the region? Click below for more information.
Member Spotlight- NAI KLNB
Zubin David focuses exclusively on agency and/or tenant representation of office buildings and office occupiers within the BWI Corridor. Zubin works with both small and large corporations to fulfill their corporate real estate strategies. 
"While service delivery is critical, we want to develop a relationship that will be mutually beneficial for both parties. The Chamber allows us to fulfill that mission in the region." - Zubin David
Spirit of Community
Awards Dinner
Monday, March 19th | 6pm-9pm | The Hotel at Arundel Preserve

Join the CMC in recognizing our most outstanding citizens!

This event celebrates public servants (educators, military service members, police, fire, and other first responders) for making our community the best place to live, work, play, and run a business!

Tickets are still available for this event! Come out and celebrate the best in the region!
Thank you to our Corporate Event Sponsors!
Main Event Sponsor 
Live! Casino & Hotel

Platinum Partners: AJ Properties * The Halle Companies * USM Foundation

Gold Partners: Academy Yard * Anne Arundel Community College * BB&T
Bank of Glen Burnie * Dolben * Elm Street Development * HeimLantz, P.C.
Hotel at Arundel Preserve * Reliable Contracting
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Silver Partners: Atlas Container Company * Fisher Law Office * Landesign
Lynn Nichols of Douglas Realty * Southern Management Corporation * The UPS Store
Membership 101
Thursday, March 15th- 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. An independent study showed that consumers are 80% more likely to buy from a chamber member. Belonging to the Central Maryland Chamber can help you grow your business. We invite you to attend. Free admission.
Small Business Seminar Capitalizing Your Business
Wednesday, March 21st- 9:00AM

Stephen Primosch, Vice President of Financial Services for the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation will speak about capitalizing your business by sharing critical information on the Arundel Business Loan Fund, Arundel Community Reinvestment Fund, Anne Arundel Incentive Fund, the VOLT Fund, and other sources of funding.

This is an exciting opportunity! Please register early to secure a seat. SPACE IS LIMITED!
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Business Connections Network Launching Group 3 !

On April 3rd, the Central Maryland Chamber will launch its 3rd Business Connections Network, a premier networking group focused on connecting business professionals, sharing leads and building strategic relationships throughout Central Maryland.

This is a new ( free ) benefit for CMC members. Non-members are welcome to attend one meeting as a guest, but must join the chamber to continue with the group. There is an exclusivity rule of one member per business industry. If interested in joining the group or learning more, contact Nancy LaJoice at nancy@centralmarylandchamber.org or 410-672-3422 x4. 
Invite Your Friends to Join the Chamber
 Receive a $25 Gift Certificate!

The CMC has a new program to help build and strengthen our chamber network. The more members, the more connections, introductions, opportunities and resources for all. Who do you know who could benefit from being connected to hundreds of businesses throughout Central Maryland? Recruit a Friend and receive your choice of a $25 gift card from any of the chamber partners listed below. 
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, March 7th

Thursday, March 15th

Tuesday, March 20th

Wednesday, March 21st

Wednesday, March 28th
Committee Meetings

Small Business Committee
Tuesday, March 6th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Military Affairs Committee
Thursday, March 8th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Regional Economic Development Committee
Tuesday, March 13th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton

Chamber Ambassador Committee
Wednesday, March 14th- 8:30AM
Maritime Conference Center
Member Benefits
Have Good News to Promote?
 
Let us know about your events, awards, or any distinctions we can share with the CMC’s extensive network. We will take your good news and put it in the Member News section. The CMC’s newsletter has a large reach and goes out to nearly 4,000 businesses. Email Marnea@CentralMarylandChamber.org to share your good news. Just another way the CMC is promoting your business!  
  Member News
Thank you to our 2018 Corporate Trustees!
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