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The mission of the Business Development Council is to assist small, medium-size and minority-owned businesses to grow and prosper. Council initiatives include:

Business Breakthrough Awards Program: An awards program designed to recognize the dedication, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit displayed by Maryland's businesses.

Executive Referral Groups: Connecting small groups of members in non-competing industries that call upon similar customers to share leads, introductions and discuss best practices.

To get involved with the Business Development Council, contact Kelly Thompson Clark at (410) 269-0642 or (301) 261-2858 x120.