What's Happening at MCCC

03/10/2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Recap Guest Speakers: Bruce Crispell, Division of Long-Range Planning, and Pamela Dunn, Montgomery Planning Director's Office          Topic: MCPS Enrollment Trends and School Planning                       Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Bruce Crispell and Pamela Dunn to discuss enrollment... Read More
03/09/2015
Monday, March 9, 8:00am-9:00am Recap Guest Speakers: John Stierhoff and Marta Harting, Venable LLP                             Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Tom McElroy welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers John Stierfhoff and Marta Harting of Venable LLP, MCCC’s contract lobbyists in Annapolis, to provide an update on the 2015 General Assembly Legislative Session.  ... Read More
02/18/2015
February 18, 2015 Recap Guest Speaker: Michael Neary, Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd. Topic: Employment Law in County and State Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speaker Michael Neary, Lerch, Early & Brewer, who discussed recent changes in employment law at the State and County level. Employment law is critical for small businesses. Most of the enforcement is complaint driven so employers need to understand best practices to be able... Read More
02/12/2015
February 12, 2015 Recap Guest Speaker:  Kelly Groff, President and CEO, Visit Montgomery Topic: Business Opportunities Through County Hospitality and Events The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Kelly Groff, President and CEO of Visit Montgomery, who discussed business opportunities through County hospitality and events. Visit Montgomery is a 501 c 6 co-located with the Department of Economic... Read More
02/09/2015
  Monday, February 9, 2015 Recap Guest Speaker: Roger Berliner, Councilmember, Montgomery County Council      Topic: Montgomery County Transportation Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Josh Bokee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker Councilmember Roger Berliner of the Montgomery County Council. Berliner met with MCCC members to discuss transportation in Montgomery County. He began by discussing the importance of keeping the Purple Line... Read More
01/21/2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Recap: Topic: Cyber Security Best Practices and Requirements Guest Speaker: Jon Williams, Partner, PilieroMazza PLLC Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speaker, Jon Williams, Partner at PilieroMazza PLLC. Williams gave an overview of why cyber security matters and how businesses can protect themselves from threats. There is a misperception that small businesses are not at threat, but about half of... Read More
01/13/2015
  January 13, 2015 Recap Guest Speaker: Hans Riemer, Councilmember, Montgomery County Council (At-Large) Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker Hans Riemer, Councilmember, Montgomery County Council (At-Large). Riemer discussed digital infrastructure and his white paper on the need for ultra high-speed networks in our county. Building data and fiber networks is being expanded in the county to serve schools... Read More
12/19/2014
Friday, December 19, 2014 Recap  Guest Speaker: George Leventhal, President, Montgomery County Council (At-Large) Tom McElroy, Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, welcomed members and introduced guest speaker, George Leventhal, President, Montgomery County Council (At-Large). Leventhal discussed his priorities for Montgomery County’s 2015 Session as they affect the business community. He began by noting that Montgomery County has a lot to offer businesses and has a... Read More

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