The Honorable Catherine E. Pugh to Deliver Keynote Address at the 2017 Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce "Breakfast With The Mayor" presented by MECU

Baltimore Mayor to unveil new opportunities for local business growth through City’s plans for streamlined procurement and permitting; industry leaders convene to honor members for advocacy and commitment to economic and workforce development

Thursday, August 24, 2017 — BALTIMORE, MD – The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) today announced that Baltimore Mayor, the Honorable Catherine E. Pugh, will deliver the keynote address at the annual “Breakfast with the Mayor” presented by MECU of Baltimore, being held at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on Thursday, October 5, 2017. (Register here)

Mayor Pugh will discuss the current business climate, and detail how forthcoming changes to the City’s permitting and procurement processes will create myriad new opportunities for businesses across Baltimore. In addition, Mayor Pugh will also speak to ongoing job creation and workforce development efforts, and the success of the Youth Works program.

WHO:             The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce
Breakfast with the Mayor presented by MECU of Baltimore
WHEN:          October 5, 2017 (7:30 AM – 10:00 AM)
WHERE:        The Horseshoe Casino, Baltimore

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During the event, Chamber President, Eben Frederick, will announce recipients of the 2017 Baltimore City Chamber Advocate Awards, which recognize various members for their dedication and commitment to the Baltimore Business Community. 

Click here to nominate a Baltimore City Chamber Member for one the following awards:

  • Baltimore City Chamber Advocate Award
  • Baltimore City Chamber Business Development Advocate Award
  • Baltimore City Chamber Community Advocate Award
  • Baltimore City Chamber Education Advocate Award
  • Baltimore City Chamber Workforce Development Advocate Award

* The deadline for all submissions is September 5, 2017.

“Breakfast with the Mayor is perennially one of the Chamber’s most well-attended and important events, and we are honored to have Mayor Pugh join us as we recognize those individuals who go above and beyond to support our City’s growth and development,” said Eben Frederick, president, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce. “Baltimore is nationally recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, and together, with Mayor Pugh’s leadership, we will continue to thrive and ascend to unprecedented heights.”

For sponsorship opportunities, information on registration or award submissions, please contact the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce at 410-837-7101 or by email at

Receive a $10 discount by purchasing tickets on or before September 5th!


As the voice of Baltimore businesses, the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce’s focus is to serve as a forum through which members are able to grow their respective businesses. Programs and initiatives foster collaboration long-term growth, and development, and each campaign is designed to promote both members and the City’s core value propositions. The Chamber is committed to advocating for the continuing adoption of a pro-business agenda by the City of Baltimore and the region on behalf of its members.

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