2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (February 13, 2017) –The 2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland presented by Governor Larry Hogan, Dr. DeRionne Pollard and Marilyn Balcombe will occur on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 from 12:45-2:00 PM (presentation to begin promptly at 12:45) at Montgomery College –Germantown Campus, Globe Hall Auditorium, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876.

CREW Maryland Suburban is so pleased to have Governor Hogan, Montgomery College and the Chamber show support for women in commercial real estate through participation in our annual Economic Development update. Combined efforts such as this builds strength for our respective and collective causes, and ultimately makes Maryland, and our local communities, environments for success,” said Carlyn Kelley, President, CREW Maryland Suburban.

Coordinated by CREW Maryland Suburban, Governor Hogan will join CREW members, Chamber members and college students for a presentation on the state of Maryland’s economy. Attendees will also hear from Dr. Pollard, the President of Montgomery College and Marilyn Balcombe, President of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce.

It is great to have business organizations working together to bring jobs to Maryland. Having Dr. Pollard and Governor Hogan together with CREW and the Chamber shows the synergy between education, government and jobs,” said Balcombe.

The event will be held at Montgomery College Germantown Campus & will afford Montgomery College students the opportunity to hear from the Governor.

Through connecting companies with our students, we are multiplying the power of partnerships,” said Pollard. “The College is thrilled to host Governor Hogan and our friends from CREW at the Germantown Campus, also home to Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology, or PIC MC, our integrated academic, business and research campus.”


-CREW registration will include meet & greet lunch – $45 per person.

-Non-members/Chamber Members/Public – $50/per person (the presentation only)

-College Students (limited to 100 seats) – $15/per person Register by Tuesday, February 21st

***All Members of the Media are encouraged to attend. ****

CREW Maryland Suburban is one of 70 local chapters of the national CREW Network organization. Commercial Real Estate Women has approximately 10,000 members across North America and is more than a networking organization. CREW at the local or national level focuses on influencing the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

The GGCC is located at 910 Clopper Road, Suite 205N, Gaithersburg, MD. To learn more about the GGCC visit us at www.ggchamber.org.

Find us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gaithersburg-Germantown-Chamber-of-Commerce/64339954570. Or on Twitter at: @GGCCNEWS.