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Experience the Wonders of China for $2,499

In an effort to constantly bring interesting events and experiences to our members and the local community, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is planning an outstanding trip to China from April 15-23, 2016.


Your Business Idea Could Be Worth $5,000!

Do you have a great business idea? Know someone who does? The 4th Annual Carroll Biz Challenge could be the break you are looking for to launch or accelerate the growth of your startup business!



Chamber Chat: The Carroll Biz Challenge is Back!

The Carroll Biz Challenge is back and yesterday’s Chamber Chat radio show on AM 1470 WTTR found Mike interviewing Jason Stambaugh, Founder and CEO of Startup Local and the originator of the Biz Challenge. They discuss the ABCs of the competition and just who should apply.


Take a Risk, You Might Be Great

I have recently written several columns about lessons learned from observing my 170-pound Newfoundland named Henri (pronounced Henry). Life has shown me that, provided we keep our eyes and ears open, we can receive inspiration in a multitude of ways…


Chamber Chat: See you at Fallfest!

Westminster Fallfest is here again! Take a few minutes to listen in to this episode of Chamber Chat as Carroll County Chamber of Commerce President, Mike McMullin, interviews Fallfest President, Lori Graham, about all the fun beginning this Thursday, September 25th.

Disaster Preparedness Month: Are You Ready?

Don’t be caught off guard by your insurance coverage the next time a severe storm hits. September is Disaster Preparedness Month and all Marylanders should read their insurance policies carefully to determine what their policies cover and do not cover.

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Chamber Chat: Sykesville, Maryland’s Upcoming Harvest Fest

It’s time to think about Autumn weather, cool evenings and campfires, as well as all the wonderful events that happen annually in Carroll County at this time of the year. Tune into this week’s Chamber Chat to find out what’s happening in Sykesville, Maryland and learn about their upcoming Harvest Fest on Saturday, September 12th.

What Makes a Good Business Leader?

Mike had the opportunity to ask each of the 40 participants in Leadership Carroll to name the single most important characteristic of an excellent leader. Read what they shared in his latest column in the Carroll County Times.

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Join the Chamber’s 2015 Energy Co-Op!

As part of an ongoing effort to provide value to our members, The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, partnered with energy experts CQI Associates, are happy to announce the Fall 2015 enrollment campaign for the Commercial Energy Co-op.

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