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Virtual Small Business Success Showcase

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17th Annual Spring Breakfast Meeting / Business Showcase Expo hosted by Md. Washington Minority Companies, Inc. (MWMCA)

Friday, September 25, 2020

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Martin's West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21244


Network with top leaders and decision makers. Supplier diversity leaders will be honored for their outstanding achievements. Meet over 80 exhibitors representing prime construction, healthcare, utilities, education, government and more. Learn how to do business with prime companies and government agencies. Learn more information about Minority/Women-Owned Business Certifications.

To view flier, click here 

To view list of honorees, click here

Event information, click here

To register, click here

For sponsorships and event questions, contact MWMCA at events@mwmca.org or 443-759-8580.

46th Annual Mayor's Business Recognition Awards hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee 

Nominations are now open! 

Each year the Mayor of the City of Baltimore joins with the Greater Baltimore Committee and the Baltimore Development Corporation to recognize businesses that have demonstrated significant leadership and service to improve the quality of life in Baltimore. We invite you to nominate your company or another deserving company for the 2020 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award.

The awards are given for specific activities or projects between June 1, 2019, and September 30, 2020, that have significantly benefited Baltimore City and are outside the regular mission or day-to-day work or activities of the business.

Nominations will be accepted until close of business Friday, October 2, 2020.

For more information and to nominate a deserving company. click here

Upcoming Events

For a list of upcoming events, click here

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Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs


Empowering Women Entrepreneurs:

Unlock Your Path to Purpose, Profit & Prosperity 

Are you stuck in your comfort zone, but still find yourself wanting more
for your business, your family, yourself? Dr. Jena L. Bell will help you
break through your abundance blockers. You'll learn how to empower
your 5 Cs to personal greatness, and live in economic freedom.


Thursday, October 15, 2020
10 am to Noon


New Dr Jena Bell

Jena is an author, international speaker, and entrepreneur. She is committed to elevating the purpose in all women globally, and increasing the number of women entrepreneurs. With over 30 years of corporate/business experience, her specialties include government contracting, strategic planning, leadership development, and team building. To learn more about Dr. Bell and the wonderful work she is doing please visit www.purposeontherise.com 

Kaiser Permanente, in partnership with the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority, & Women’s Business and Catholic University, is bringing the Inner City Capital Connections back to both Baltimore and DC this year. This tuition-free executive leadership training program is designed by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to help business owners in under-resourced communities build capacity for sustainable growth in revenue, profitability, and employment. APPLY HERE

Dear Baltimore County business professional,
Are you missing out on potential COVID-19 financial assistance opportunities for your business?
Could you use some help navigating the alphabet soup of resources, regulations and programs?
PPP, FMLA, SBA, EIDL, CARES, PPE, FMCA – it’s a lot to decipher, especially while fighting to keep your business afloat!
On Tuesday, April 21 at 1pm, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski invites you to take advantage of free expert advice in a series of targeted webinars hosted by the County’s economic and workforce development professionals.
Baltimore County Business Forum - COVID and Beyond
Series kicks off Tuesday, April 21, 1pm via Cisco WebEx
These free webinars offer participants live and direct access to panels of local subject matter experts designed to help small businesses and affected workers navigate available federal/state/local assistance resources and plan for eventual economic recovery.  
Baltimore County Director of Economic and Workforce Development, Will Anderson, will moderate the 60-minute session, “Navigating Small Business Resources.” This session offers expertise from local legal and financial professionals who advise clients every day on small business-related COVID-19 issues:

  • John Fiedler, CPA , Wolfe & Fiedler, PA
  • Charles R. Kassouf, Attorney, Managing Member of the Law Office of Charles R. Kassouf, LLC
  • David Miller, CPA, Partner at Kenneally & Company
  • Carla Nelson Chambers, Managing Principal of The Nelson Ideation Group, LLC

We look forward to have you join and participate.  You may submit questions during the webinar, or in advance by sending an email to businesshelp@baltimorecountymd.gov
More webinars are being planned and we’ll keep you posted as additional ones are scheduled. 
Online Resources Available
The Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) has complied an overview of resources and assistance available for affected employers and employees. This information is available on the department’s website and updates are posted on Facebook@BaltCoDEWD.

Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

Greater Baltimore Black Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c) 4 non-profit organization. 1325 Bedford Avenue, Suite 5941; Pikesville, MD 21282

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