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Through a merger between the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber and the West Anne Arundel County Chamber in early 2017, the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (CMCC) was created. We are dedicated to providing networking, information and growth resources to all sizes and kinds of businesses, agencies, institutions and organizations. Our connections to business, industry, academia, government are unparalleled.

Meet the evangelist for this Maryland county’s hoped-for economic revival

The bespectacled salesman stared intently at Navneet Gupta, president of a Chantilly, Va.-based IT services provider that was searching for new office space.

“I’m Jim Coleman, the CEO of the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation — that’s C-E-O, chief excitement officer,” the salesman said. “We’ve been watching your company closely.”

What followed was a volley of statistics delivered with the zeal and crisp enunciation of a preacher: 15 Metro stations; nearly 1 million residents; eight colleges and universities; 14 federal agencies; more than $50 billion in contracting opportunities.

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