Blogs

Remaining competitive in the cyber industry through workforce development and 5G

August 28, 2019

Blog post by Whitney Harmel Whitney Harmel is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Through […]

B2G Blog: Introducing Ashley Duckman

August 22, 2019

The Maryland Chamber sat down with Ashley Duckman to get to know her better and expand on what she brings to her role as Vice President Government Affairs.

Guest blog: Investing in the future workforce through apprenticeships

August 14, 2019

Maryland’s apprenticeship programs are helping our businesses grow and our residents build those better lives. We’re grateful to all of our business partners, and encourage every Maryland company to consider investing in the state’s future workforce by sponsoring apprenticeships. 

Guest blog: Growing your company and corporate culture

July 30, 2019

It is a busy and exciting time at K. Neal Truck and Bus Center. We’re currently undergoing major transformations, from the expansion of our service centers to the grand opening to our new headquarters at 5000 Tuxedo Road in Hyattsville, MD.

Adding value for Maryland businesses through our advocacy work

July 24, 2019

The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to take a step back, reflect and plan ahead. It is also time to make your resolutions for the upcoming year—for you and your business.

Remembering the past to shape the future: Kirwan Commission funding

July 19, 2019

At the beginning of June, leaders of the General Assembly announced the formation the Funding Formula Workgroup as part of the recently enacted Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Act. This workgroup is meeting during the interim to determine a funding formula to implement the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (Kirwan Commission) recommendations.

P-TECH creates a competitive workforce

July 10, 2019

We at the Maryland Chamber support legislation for the P-TECH programs because we feel a skilled talent pipeline makes Maryland a better place to live and work, improving our communities, which, in turn, makes Maryland a better place to do business.

Maryland Chamber Prioritizes Maryland Businesses

June 18, 2019

The Maryland Chamber has consistently been a strong voice for business throughout the halls of the Maryland General Assembly. With our partners in the legislature and executive departments, we have developed legislation that has led to increased economic growth and good paying jobs. We continue to oppose legislation that makes it harder to work and live in Maryland.

MDCC and Second Chance Legislation

June 14, 2019

Second Chance legislation is a priority for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce because employment and training opportunities are the key to helping people permanently improve their lives.

Guest blog: Thinking globally

June 11, 2019

Today, our world is increasingly interconnected and globally focused. I was amazed to see a recent statistic that stated that more than 95 percent of the world's consumers and 70 percent of the global purchasing power lies beyond the U.S. borders.