2019 Membership Directory

January 28, 2019,

View the 2019 Membership Directory & Resource Guide

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Talking Politics: City

January 10, 2022,

Talking Annapolis Politics On the local level,  Gavin Buckley is getting settled into his second term after a significant election victory where he got 73% of the vote. There was slight change on City Council as Fred Paone, the lone Republican, did not run for re-election and Alderman from Ward 2 and Karma O’Neil, a […]

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Talking Politics: County

January 10, 2022,

Talking County Politics As we start the new year it seems that it’s déjà vu all over again as we continue to debate the mask mandate. County Executive Pittman issued an Emergency  Executive Order temporarily requiring masks to be worn for seven days.  This was put in place due to the surge of COVID cases […]

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Talking Politics: State

January 10, 2022,

Talking State Politics We had a chance to hear from four members of the Anne Arundel County delegation to the General Assembly at our virtual Legislative Breakfast on January 6th.  This included Senators Elfreth and Reilly along with Delegates Rogers and Kipke.  We maintained a balance of Republicans and Democrats.  A topic of great interest for […]

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Talking Politics: State, County & City

January 10, 2022,

By: Mark Kleinschmidt Talking State Politics We had a chance to hear from four members of the Anne Arundel County delegation to the General Assembly at our virtual Legislative Breakfast on January 6th.  This included Senators Elfreth and Reilly along with Delegates Rogers and Kipke.  We maintained a balance of Republicans and Democrats.  A topic of […]

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Inflation and the Great Resignation

January 10, 2022,

Economic Side Effects of the Pandemic By: Mark Kleinschmidt It has been quite a ride navigating all the twists and turns of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Just when we think we are on a solid path to recovery we hit another bump.  The current one is called, OMICRON.  Hopefully, this is just a short term set […]

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2022 Legislative Breakfast Wrap Up

January 7, 2022,

Due to the surge of COVID cases in the County, the Chamber decided to hold the Legislative Breakfast via Zoom format. We had 87 people attend the virtual breakfast to hear about the upcoming Legislative session. Given the dynamic nature of the COVID surge, we added a special COVID update from County Executive Pittman and […]

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Congrats 2021 Business Hall of Fame Recipients!

October 22, 2021,

The 2021 Business Hall of Fame Awards Dinner was full of excitement and energy as the Chamber celebrated the accomplishments of some truly outstanding people. We were very pleased to have Jim, Elizabeth, Carter and Pam join the Business Hall of Fame. Each one has contributed so much to Anne Arundel County it was very […]

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Local Business Leaders to be Inducted into the Business Hall of Fame

August 25, 2021,

Chamber to Host Awards Dinner Annapolis, MD, August 25, 2021–The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 15th Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on October 14, 2021 at the Double Tree Hotel located in 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis. The purpose of the dinner is to recognize the outstanding achievements of several […]

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Helping Minority and Women Owned Businesses

June 14, 2021,

As the economy starts to recover from the economic slowdown caused by COVID-19, many Maryland businesses will have to re-double their efforts to make up for a lot of lost revenue over the last 15 months. The “COVID crush” impacted virtually every business but it hit small businesses the hardest particularly those located in economically […]

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Live! Casino & Hotel Hits Home Run With New Sports Bar

April 29, 2021,

The grand opening for Sports & Social, a new state of the art sports bar at Live! Casino & Hotel,  is  on April 29th.  I was able to get a behind the scenes tour beforehand.  The tag line for the new venue is, “Raising the Sports Bar” and I must say this is a perfect […]

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