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Free July 1 Webinar Explores Regional Recovery Forecasts and Emerging Industries 

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has assembled a panel of economic thought leaders to discuss the changing regional business landscape in the wake of COVID-19 business shutdowns, and explore potential long-term shifts that may alter our local economy for years and decades to come.  

“Exploring Economic Impacts and Opportunities in the Baltimore Region” is the fifth session in the “Baltimore County Business Forum—COVID-19 and Beyond” webinar series.

Baltimore County Director of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) Director Will Anderson will moderate this 60-minute session, where an expert panel will discuss the pandemic’s impact on businesses, recovery forecast trends and the unique opportunities emerging in business sectors like technology, logistics, domestic manufacturing, retail distribution and others. 

“It’s important for government to partner with our business community to provide a data-informed analysis of where we are now and to offer insights into emerging trends and areas for potential economic expansion in the coming months and years,” said County Executive Olszewski, who will offer his perspective on the role of local government in supporting business resilience. 

Participate Live or Watch a Recording on the County Website 

The webinar will be presented live via Cisco Webex on Wednesday, July 1, at 1 p.m., and webinar access information is posted on the County website at baltimorecountybusiness.com. Recorded video of the completed webinar will be posted there shortly afterwards. People are invited to submit questions during the webinar via the live Webex questions feature, or in advance by emailing businesshelp@baltimorecountymd.gov.

Panelists include: 

  • Dr. Daraius Irani, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research at Towson University
  • Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski
  • Scott Phillips, Managing Director, Legal and Business Consulting Services, LLC
  • Tom Sadowski, Vice Chancellor for Economic Development at University System of Maryland
  • Michele Whelley, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Resources for Job Seekers and Businesses are Updated Regularly

The Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) provides a comprehensive overview of resources and assistance available to help affected individuals and businesses. This information is available on the Department’s website.


County's Free Webinar Series Assists Businesses and Individuals Affected by COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic has left tens of thousands across Maryland facing job loss or other income insecurity, Baltimore County is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, May 5, that will convene expert panelists to provide timely information and give an overview of how to access support resources and employment opportunities.

This is the second session of County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s “Baltimore County Business Forum—COVID-19 and Beyond" webinar series to support affected individuals.

Participate Live or Watch a Recording on the County Website

The webinar will be presented live via Cisco WebEx on Tuesday, May 5, at 1 p.m., and webinar access information will be posted on the County website at baltimorecountybusiness.com. Recorded video of the completed webinars will be posted there soon after the webinar. People are invited to submit questions during the webinar via the live WebEx questions feature, or in advance by sending an email to businesshelp@baltimorecountymd.gov.

The 60-minute session will be moderated by Baltimore County Director of Economic and Workforce Development Will Anderson and will feature a live question and answer session with an expert panel. It will feature remarks from County Executive Olszewski, and the panel is comprised of Baltimore County career counselors to offer support for job seekers, officials with the State Department of Labor to answer questions about Unemployment Insurance, and CCBC’s Dean of Health and Human Services to share workforce solutions and training opportunities. Scheduled panelists are:

  • Andrew Fulginiti—Policy Officer, Office of the Maryland Secretary of Labor
  • Michael Harrison—Policy Director, Office of the Maryland Secretary of Labor
  • Steve Jurch—Assistant Dean of Health and Human Services, CCBC
  • Howard Marshall—Baltimore County DEWD Career Centers Operations Manager
  • Tracy Tyler, GCDF—Baltimore County DEWD Career Center Manager

Resources for Job Seekers and Businesses are Updated Regularly

The Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) provides a comprehensive listing of resources and assistance available to help affected individuals and businesses. This information is available on the Department’s website.


 
 
Revised September 11, 2017