Networking and Lobbying Organizations
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce offers county-wide educational, marketing and networking opportunities; research, information, programs and events; and other services to help members grow their businesses, connect to new opportunities, and engage more fully in the community. The Chamber helps local business leaders improve the business climate and quality of life through effective legislative, public policy and political action.
Prince George's Chamber of Commerce
The Prince George's Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit alliance of over 900 businesses representing over 250,000 employees. The Chamber advances the interest of business and fosters a sound and progressive business climate for the County. It assumes a leadership position in identifying and resolving community issues and concerns.
Prince George's Black Chamber of Commerce
The Prince George’s Black Chamber of Commerce Inc., is a business association representing Black and minority-owned businesses that was incorporated in 2001. The PGBCC is an advocate and educator, as well as a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization dedicated to the empowerment of African-American communities.
Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
The MD Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is a cohesive business network to bring the issues and concerns of thousands of Hispanic-owned businesses to the forefront of the state's economic agenda. Through its association with local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Hispanic business organizations, the MDHCC effectively communicates the needs and potential of Hispanic enterprise to the public and private sector.
Greater Prince George's (County) Business Roundtable
The Greater Prince George's (County) Business Roundtable provides strategic initiatives and advocacy to effect change in the political, economic and community environment in order to foster business and investment opportunities in Prince George's County and to help enrich residents' quality of life.
Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce works with business, government and civic leaders to promote Silver Spring and its diverse interests. The Chamber provides programs to advance its members’ success, advance Silver Spring’s commercial success, and ultimately advance the overall community.
Maryland Chamber of Commerce
A statewide business advocacy organization of 860 members who employ more than 442,000 people, the Maryland Chamber maximizes opportunities for its members and their employees to grow and prosper by creating a strong pro-business agenda, aggressively lobbying state government to support Maryland’s business and industrial sectors, providing timely and informative communications on the issues that impact Maryland businesses, and connecting members to business leaders and policy makers in Maryland.
Takoma/ Langley Crossroads Development Authority
The Takoma/Langley Crossroads Development Authority (CDA) is a commercial district manager authorized by the City of Takoma Park to represent 154 businesses in the Takoma Park portion of the Takoma/Langley Crossroads area. The organization has successfully advocated for crime prevention programming, pedestrian safety improvements, code enforcement and streetscape improvements. Meets annually, with board meetings bi-monthly.
Maryland's International Corridor Community Development Corporation
The Maryland's International Corridor Community Development Corporation (MICCDC) is formed by small, independently-owned as well as corporate retail, service and professional businesses. MICCDC aims to strengthen the commercial corridor and revitalize the neighborhoods of the Langley Park area.
Greater Washington Board of Trade
The Greater Washington Board of Trade addresses business concerns that stretch across the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. The Board provides advocacy, conducts economic research, and supports members through professional development, educational, and networking programs for the area’s business community.