Maryland Chamber & Baltimore City Chamber Partner to Explore DEI Innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2022

Contact:
Eleanor Goedeke, Director of Marketing & Communication
egoedeke@mdchamber.org
410-269-0642 x 1120


ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Maryland Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce to provide cutting-edge insight into how Maryland companies are innovating in the diversity, equity and inclusion space. The chambers will bring together leaders in DEI for an in-depth panel discussion titled “Businesses Leading with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion” at the University of Baltimore on Wednesday, November 2, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Panelists for the discussion include:

The panel will be moderated by Kai Reed of WBAL.

“Diversity, equity and inclusion are a business imperative — a core part of every company’s collective purpose,” said Mary Kane, president & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. “At the Maryland Chamber, our mission is to advance inclusive partnerships for a Maryland where all businesses and their communities thrive. Through this robust conversation with top DEI professionals, we will delve into what is working for companies as they innovate in this space.”

“The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner for the first time with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce to present this important panel discussion,” said Lenora Henry, executive director of the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce. “This event will be held at the University of Baltimore, my alma mater, which itself is an example of a strong, diverse institution. We will be bringing together local businesses and entrepreneurs to learn from experts from Baltimore’s leading corporations.”

Tickets are $49 for members of either chamber or $69 for non-members. Early Bird discounted pricing is available through October 3.

For more information on the event and to register, visit the event webpage.

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About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide business advocacy organization and the leading voice for business in the state. Together with their 6,400 members, they form a statewide coalition that is committed to ensuring that Maryland is attracting and retaining quality jobs, developing vibrant, sustainable communities and staying at the forefront of global competitiveness and economic prosperity. Learn more.

About the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce

The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce serves as an engine for business and economic development and promotes both members’ and the City’s core value propositions. The activities and programs of the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce are envisioned, designed and executed to build a vibrant and prosperous community through business leadership. Learn more.

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