What's Happening at MCCC

October 3, 2013 – New OFCCP Regulations and other emerging Enforcement and Compliance Issues Guest Speaker:  Michael Schrier, Counsel, Jackson Kelly PLLC and Spiros Komis, General Counsel, C2 Essentials, Inc. MCCC GovConNet Co-Chairs Kwesi Rogers and Lexy Kessler welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Michael Schrier, Counsel, Jackson Kelly PLLC and Spiros Komis, General Counsel, C2 Essentials, Inc. The panelists discussed new regulations from the Office of Federal... Read More
On Wednesday, September 25th, Evan Goldman, Dawn Becker, Richard Jordan and Rod Lawrence of the White Flint Partnership presented to the Montgomery County Chamber Board of Directors. They discussed the existing conditions in White Flint and the White Flint Master Plan. Proposed changes to create White Flint Partnership's vision include a more effective transportation network and road design, reduce trafic and create a pedestrian friendly neighborhood. Economic ... Read More
Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced our guest speaker, Gwen Wright, Director, Montgomery County Planning Department, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (MNCPPC). Gwen Wright began her position with the Montgomery County Planning Department on July 1, 2013. Wright returned to Montgomery County after 5 years as the Chief, Development Division at the Alexandria, Virginia Department of Planning and Zoning.... Read More
September 20, 2013 – Joint Legislative Affairs and Economic Development Member Meeting Guest Speakers: Senator Rich Madaleno and Delegate Sheila Hixson Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee Tom McElroy together with Co-Chair Josh Bokee and Bill Robertson, Vice Chair for Economic Development welcomed MCCC Members and introduced our guest speakers, Senator Rich Madaleno and Delegate Sheila Hixson, Chair of the Ways and Means Committee. Hixson and Madaleno provided an... Read More
September 18, 2013 – Small Business Member Meeting – Creating an Effective Sales Strategy and Team Guest Speaker:  Dr. Hank Boyd, University of Maryland – Associate Chair, Department of Marketing; Academic Director, Black & Decker TOBE Program; Tyser Teaching Fellow MCCC Small Business Member Meeting Vice-Chair Lisa Cines welcomed members and introduced Dr. Hank Boyd, Associate Chair, Department of Marketing, University of Maryland. Dr. Boyd discussed how businesses... Read More
On Tuesday, September 17th, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) and partners United States Department of Commerce, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development, and U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan Area District Office hosted a Global Trade Forum that discussed innovative business opportunities in Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency... Read More
Join the Movement to End Texting and Driving in Montgomery County and across Maryland! According to the National Safety Council, texting and driving causes more than 100,000 car crashes on roadways across America each year. These numbers add up to one simple solution: never text and drive…It can wait.   To put an end to texting and driving, in 2009 AT&T launched the It Can Wait campaign. The program aims to educate wireless users about the dangers of texting while driving... Read More
Tequila Terry, Director, Plan & Partner Management at Maryland Health Benefit Exchange presented to the Montgomery County Chamber GovConNet Member Meeting about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on Government Contractors. Affordable Care Act for Government Contractors Date: August 21, 2013 Barbara Ashe, Executive Vice President of The Chamber, welcomed MCCC members and announced the upcoming Global Trade Forum. Kwesi Rogers, GovConNet Committee Vice-Chair, introduced the speakers,... Read More

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