What's Happening at MCCC

05/20/2015
Guest Speakers: Chris Mann, Managing Partner and Gary Korn, Director, Morgan Franklin Topic:  Growing Your Business – What you need to know May 20, 2015 Recap Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Chris Mann and Gary Korn of MorganFranklin to discuss strategies and tactics to consider in growing your business.   Mr. Mann began with a brief list of why people start a business: Be your own boss; Pursue a passion; Bring... Read More
05/12/2015
Guest Speakers: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, and Robert Griffiths, Director Technical Services, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Topic: The Council of Governments (COG) and Regional Transportation May 12, 2015 Recap Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Chuck Bean and Bob Griffiths to speak about the work of the COG. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments covers 22... Read More
04/29/2015
Fast Facts   The proposed revenue from the FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax is $206.2 million, the third highest source of tax revenue.  To see the explanation of the proposed FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax, click here for the Revenue section of the FY 16 Operating Budget and scroll down to “Tax Revenues” where you will find “Energy Tax.”   The Energy tax adds $8,000-$15,000 a month that office building tenants must pay. - The Montgomery County Energy Tax is... Read More
04/17/2015
Guest Speakers: Montgomery County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly Leadership: Senator Nancy King (D39) and Delegate Shane Robinson (D39) Topic:  The 2015 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly April 17, 2015 Recap                               Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Tom McElroy welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Senator Nancy King (D39)... Read More
04/15/2015
Guest Speakers:  Angela Beemer, Director, Montgomery College Wendelin C. Donahue, Ed.D. Assistant Director, Career & Internship Services Center, The Universities at Shady Grove ​Topic: Are Internship Programs Right for Your Business? April 15, 2015 Recap Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Angela Beemer, Director, Montgomery College, Wendelin C. Donahue, Ed.D. Assistant Director, Career & Internship Services... Read More
04/14/2015
Special Meeting of the MCCC Board of Directors Guest Speaker: Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Peter Rahn April 14, 2015 Recap            MCCC Chair of the Board Lisa Cines opened up the meeting by welcoming Secretary Peter Rahn and MCCC members. The members introduced themselves and shared their top priorities for transportation in the region: congestion, Purple Line, maintenance repairs, and streamlining MDOT processes, were among them. Secretary... Read More
04/09/2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015 Recap  Guest Speaker: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot Topic: Maryland's fiscal climate, tax revenue impact, and economic opportunities Stew Edelstein introduced Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who is a longtime friend of MCCC. He began by remarking on how the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has tremendous traction in Annapolis and how he learns a lot from sessions with business people. He was joined by Joe Shapiro who serves as an omsbudsman... Read More
03/18/2015
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Recap  Guest Speakers:  Jim McClelland, Emergency Management Specialist, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Joe Corona, Outreach Coordinator, Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security  Topic: Small Business Emergency Preparedness Neil Simons, Co-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Jim McClelland and Joe Corona from the Montgomery County... Read More

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