Chamber Update | November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021


TOP BLOGS OF THE MONTH

The time for modernized infrastructure is now  

Our vice president of government affairs, Andrew Griffin, talks about the importance of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act President Biden is signing into law today and what it means to the business community and Maryland as a whole.

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Meet our President and CEO Mary D. Kane

We asked Mary D. Kane a few questions about herself, her career and her priorities for the chamber when she stepped into our top leadership role as president and CEO last month. Find out what she had to say and learn more about her background and leadership accomplishments.

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Now Available! Your guide to the 2022 legislative session

We have created a guide with our top 2022 Legislative Priorities and Anticipated Critical Issues, outlining what our focus will be for the upcoming legislative session that will ensure an even stronger future for Maryland.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

“The Little Things Are™ Giant”

With over 150 stores spanning across the Delaware, Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia region, Giant has proven to be a reliable community neighbor by pivoting to changes in consumer needs and providing top quality foods and everyday essentials. As a member, they contribute towards making Maryland a stronger and more competitive state by advocating for local businesses across a wide range of industries.

“As the largest employer in the state, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce is an invaluable partner to Giant. The leading voice in Annapolis, the chamber of commerce provides resources, networking opportunities and advocacy to grow economic development in the state,” said Tom Cormier, manager of government affairs at Ahold Delhaize USA and Maryland Chamber board member.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Webinar: Healthy Employees, Healthy Business: Building a workplace wellness plan

Join us on Tues. Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. for the first episode of our four-part webinar series Healthy Employees, Healthy Business presented in partnership with UnitedHealthcare, where you will learn, regardless of your company size, how to promote physical activity, address mental health, boost company culture and engage your employees in a workplace wellness plan that will benefit your business. Visit our event page to meet our full panel of experts that will be joining us!

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MEET the STATE

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce presents Meet the State, a premier, early-session event, being held virtually for the second year, bringing together policymakers and business representatives to discuss critically important public health and economic issues as we work to overcome the pandemic and remain on the road to recovery. Join us on Jan. 19, 2022 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Please visit our event page on a regular basis as we confirm our speaker lineup.

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OPPORTUNITY: If you are a small business owner and want to help shape the future for all for-profit businesses, take this 10-minute survey conducted by the Federal Reserve Banks, that will help federal agencies, service providers and others capture data about the current business landscape, influencing financial decisions that could ultimately benefit you. Deadline: Friday, November 19th.

Take the Survey


MEET THE CHAMBER

Nicole Seay, Member Services Coordinator

Since joining our team in 2019, Nicole has played a key role in ensuring all members receive optimal services, driving growth within the chamber. She is inspired by advocating on behalf of small businesses that are the heart of our communities. In her spare time, she manages her very own small business, Creations by Seay, adding her personal touch to each of her bracelet designs.

 


Questions? Contact us at mdchamber@mdchamber.org or (410) 269-0642.

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