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Membership 101 October 9th

Get The Most Out Of Your Business You are invited to attend Membership 101! An interactive, fun program that offers: *Valuable networking tips *Friendly connections *Introduction to the benefits of membership and how to use them to grow your business. Important Findings:  Survey results showed that “CONSUMERS ARE 63% MORE LIKELY TO BUY FROM CHAMBER […]

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Business Networking Series: Go From Awkward to Awesome! October 2

Having trouble remembering names? You are not alone as 97% of people say learning names and teaching others theirs is very difficult. Join us on Oct. 2 to hear three easy tips for remembering names as well as tips to help people learn your name. This session is the first of a three-part series covering […]

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Amazon is about to start collecting sales tax on Maryland orders

Kevin Litten Reporter- Baltimore Business Journal Amazon.com Inc. on Oct. 1 will begin collecting Maryland’s 6 percent sales tax on online orders, a practice that was expected to begin once the company established a presence in the state. Customers purchasing items online from Amazon have avoided the sales tax because Amazon didn’t collect it. But […]

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New Parental Leave and Non-Discrimination Laws

Our BWCC member, Christine V. Walters, MAS, JD, SPHR, Independent Consultant & Author with FiveL Company, advises the following, which  should be incorporated into your operating procedures, as appropriate: Parental Leave – Effective October 1, this new law applies only to MD employers with at least 15 and less than 50 employees working in the […]

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MGM hustles to build Prince George’s County casino

Tucker Echols Broadcast/Web Reporter- Washington Business Journal There are times for pomp and circumstance and there are times to get the show on the road. MGM Resorts International chose the latter when it came to building its $925 million casino in Prince George’s County. MGM chose to forego the trappings of a groundbreaking ceremony for […]

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BWCC President Chats with College Classmate, Jim Perdue

BWCC President Walt Townshend had a chance to see his Wake Forest University classmate, Jim Perdue, at the Maryland Chamber’s CEO Breakfast, featuring Perdue, Chairman of Perdue Farms, Inc., along with Alan Wilson, Chairman/President/CEO of McCormick & Company, Inc.

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Join THE BIG SIT at Patuxent Research Refuge on October 11

Celebrate the upcoming National Wildlife Refuge Week and join The Big Sit! Saturday, October 11th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Patuxent Research Refuge National Wildlife Visitor Center  The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive October birding event hosted by Bird Watcher’s Digest and founded by the New Haven (CT) Bird Club. The National Wildlife […]

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BrewtonMos Joins BWCC

  We’ve Joined the BWCC and we can’t wait to meet you!   BrewtonMos is your go-to firm for: Strategic Marketing  |  Community Engagement  | Event Management Branding  |  Editorial Services  |  Graphic Design |  Web Development BrewtonMos offers a 10% member-to-member discount to BWCC members in good standing.   Let’s Get Started! REQUEST A […]

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BBI Upcoming Events

Attention: All  BASE Business Initiative (BBI) Partners BBI MONTHLY MEETING Date:Thursday, September 25th Time:8:30AM-10:00AM (Doors Open at 8:00AM) III. Location: The Other Barn (5851 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, MD 21045) Agenda:  1)  UNISYS is a worldwide services and solutions provider. Unisys represented by Margery Jones, Sr. Program Manager, Office of Strategic Partnerships and Floret Ikome, Practice Director, Unisys Federal Systems. Ms. […]

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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes Announcement of New International Destination from Southwest Airlines

Airline Announces Intent to Offer Service Between BWI Marshall and Costa Rica; First New International Market Introduced by Southwest  Southwest Airlines announced plans this morning to add international air service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San José, Costa Rica, starting in March 2015.  The carrier’s plans were announced by Gary Kelly, Chairman, President, […]

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