Chamber News

Annapolis, MD (September, 2014) – The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (AAACCC) announced today that Cathy Shaw has joined their team as Director, Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for the AAACCC’s overall communications, marketing, and membership development efforts with a focus on advancing the organization’s strategic objectives and serving member needs.

Small Business Digest

Maryland grants residents access to two of the largest metropolitan areas in the nation, and, on average, it is the wealthiest of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In short, it offers ample opportunity for young families to settle down and raise their kids ... Read more!

With an annual median household income of $71,122, Maryland is the richest state in America, 24/7 Wall St. said, citing U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 American Community Survey (ACS) ... Read more!

BUSINESSWEEK - The agency is waiving its upfront, 2 percent loan-guarantee fee for those smaller loans and reduce a monthly guarantee fee paid by the lenders by 3/10 of a percent. The SBA didn’t announce an end date for waiving the fees. The changes mean small business owners borrowing $150,000 will no longer have to come up with $2,550 in upfront fees at the time the loan closes. That will help many of the Main Street retailers, service businesses, craft breweries, and car dealerships that apply for SBA-guaranteed loans ... Read more!

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Networking Events

Monthly Business Mixers

Unwind and end the day with some informal networking, great food, and drinks with friends and colleagues!
A great informal networking opportunity held each month. Bring plenty of business cards and get to know your fellow chamber members.

The Chamber of Commerce encourages members to do business with fellow members. So come prepared to build your customer list, as well as learn about the products and services of your fellow chamber members.

Hosting and sponsorship opportunities are available!

$15 advanced registration
$20 at the door
$35 for non-members

 


 

Monthly Networking Breakfasts

Jumpstart your day over breakfast and profit from several rounds of structured networking!
Each month the Chamber of Commerce hosts breakfast for Chamber members who want to meet in a structured networking environment. Meet face to face with 16 other members who may need and want your product or service.

The Chamber of Commerce encourages members to do business with fellow members. So come prepared to build your customer list, as well as learn about the products and services of your fellow Chamber members.

Hosting and sponsorship opportunities are available!

$20 advanced registration
$25 at the door
$35 for non-members

*All online pre-registered attendees will receive a list of those who attend the Business Networking Breakfast (registration must be online and received by 12:00 pm on the Tuesday prior to the event)!

For addtional information, contact Noreen Haenn at (410) 266-3960, ext. 101


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