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BWCC President & CEO Walt Townshend Announces Retirement

HOWARD COUNTY — JUNE 17, 2016 — The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber (BWCC) Board of Directors announces that H. Walter “Walt” Townshend, president and CEO for the past 27 years, is retiring from the chamber effective August 1.  “Walt has worked tirelessly to serve BWCC staff, members and their employees,” said Ray Plummer, CPA, BWCC board chair and a partner with the accounting firm of Bormel Grice & Huyett, P.A. “He has been instrumental in BWCC’s incredible legacy in the region and his day-to-day presence will be missed by the entire community.”

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2016 Showcase and Tasting 

7th Annual Showcase and Tasting 

Thank you to all our sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and attendees. Our 2016 Showcase and Tasting was very successful and lots of fun. Take a look at the event photos HERE. We hope to see you next year!

Ron Peterson With Award 

2016 Hrabowski Visionary Leadership Award 

Congratulations to Ron Peterson for winning the Hrabowski Visionary Leadership Award at the BWCC Annual Meeting on May 11th.  Mr. Peterson is President of Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and Executive Vice President of Johns Hopkins Medicine.  Take a look at the event photos HERE.

Major Riddick With Award 

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees 

Congratulations to the Major Riddick, Robert Wallace, and the Berman Family for being inducted into the BWCC Hall of Fame at our Annual Meeting on May 11th. Take a look at the event photos HERE.

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The Cream of the Crop

See why our membership of 500 and growing has chosen to partner with the BWCC and why you should too!

What Members Say... "Membership with BWCC consistently increases our opportunities for community outreach and involvement and is the catalyst for positive relationship building with regional civic and business leaders." ~ James LaPaglia, Army Adelphi Lab Center

Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber

BWCC offers unique networking opportunities, regional connections, discounts and business resources in the top four counties where nearly 50% of all Maryland businesses are located. We have 500+ businesses that are members, representing well over 100,000 employees. Would this type of support and connections help you expand your business? Our members tell us it does and we invite you to join us! Through membership you can make valuable connections, find new clients, save money and more. We help members reach further and grow faster. We invite you to come grow with us!

What Member’s Say "Membership with BWCC consistently increases our opportunities for community outreach and involvement and is the catalyst for positive relationship building with regional civic and business leaders." James LaPaglia, Army Adelphi Lab Center

BWCC members can take advantage of the following tools to help you market and grow your business, save money and connect you with fellow members, decision makers and public officials.

The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber invites you to Connect with your fellow members. Follow Us on:

  • Facebook – for more news from your fellow members, photos from events, event announcements and more….
  • LinkedIn– start a discussion on a topic, or connect with other members looking for your business services
  • WordPress – read the latest news from the Corridor, from our members and from the BWCC
  • Twitter – catch late breaking news on Twitter, or tell others about what you just heard in the Economic Update you are attending
  • YouTube – watch our latest videos featuring happenings in the Corridor

You are invited to Connect with Us, and be a key link in the chain of online networking success in the Baltimore Washington Corridor region.

Since 1947, the BWCC has been dedicated to supporting the growth and development of regional businesses. The purpose of the BWCC Small Biz Center is to assist in the growth and development of our member businesses by offering valuable tools and resources in the areas of financial planning, sales & marketing, growth strategies and more. Here you will find a wealth of information and guidance from experts on developing business relationships, pursuing government contracts, managing employee growth and development, networking, marketing your businesses regionally and much more.

Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber
312 Marshall Ave, Suite 104
Laurel, MD 20707-4824
Phone:  301-725-4000
Fax:  301-725-0776

Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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