May 18, 2017 - Baltimore, Maryland

Governor's Business Summit 17

Maryland is Open For Business: Capture the Momentum!

Governor's Business Summit 17

Join Governor Hogan for the first Maryland Governor’s Business Summit. Explore topics on human capital, global trends and business strategy. Connect with a wide array of Maryland’s business leaders.

Conference Starts in:

Governor Larry Hogan

“Great things are happening in Maryland. Our economic climate has gone from 49th in the nation to number 11 – the largest jump among states. Our companies are adding thousands of new jobs to our communities, more than 73,000 since January 2015.  We are making meaningful progress for business.  Let’s capture this momentum!”
 

Breakout Topics Include:

  • Redefining urban centers across Maryland
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Future of manufacturing in Maryland
  • Next generation learning environments
  • Top education leaders discuss innovation through partnerships
  • Maryland on the front lines of global threats

Tickets are currently available for $150. Join us in Baltimore on May 18th and capture the momentum!

Summit Schedule

Full schedule of keynotes, sessions & workshops

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

9:00am - 9:15amKey Ballroom
Mike Gill

Maryland Secretary of Commerce

Welcome

9:15am - 9:30amKey Ballroom
Larry Hogan

Governor of Maryland

Opening Address: Changing Maryland for the Better

9:30am - 10:15amKey Ballroom
TBD

TBD

General Session #1

TBD
10:15am - 10:30am

Networking Break

10:30am - 11:10amHoliday Ballroom

Breakout Session #1 – Attend ONE of the Tracks Below

  • TRACK 1 - Transforming your Training, Transform your Culture
  • TRACK 2 -  Economic Outlook for Maryland
  • TRACK 3 - Major Developments Redefining Urban Centers
11:15am - 12pmHoliday Ballroom

Breakout Session #2 – Attend ONE of the Tracks Below

  • TRACK 1 - Education 2.0
  • TRACK 2 - The Future of Manufacturing in Maryland
  • TRACK 3 - Venture Capital
12:00pm - 12:30pmKey Ballroom

LUNCH

12:30pm - 1:15pmKey Ballroom
Esti Peshin

General Manager, Cyber Division, Israel Aerospace Industries/Elta

General Session #2

Protecting Your Business Against Today's Cyber Threats
1:15pm - 2:00pmKey Ballroom
PANEL MODERATOR: Robert Caret

Chancellor, University System of Maryland

General Session #3

Transforming Higher Education Through Partnerships and Innovation
2:00pm - 2:15pm

Networking Break

2:15pm - 3:00pmHoliday Ballroom

Breakout Session #3

  • TRACK 1 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Booming in Maryland
  • TRACK 2 - Maryland’s Position in the Global Market
  • TRACK 3 - Maryland on the Front Lines: Solving World Problems
3:05pm - 3:45pmKey Ballroom
John Harbaugh

Head Coach, Baltimore Ravens

General Session #4

The Game Plan: How to Lead Winning Teams, from the Locker Room to the Board Room
3:45pm - 4:00pmKey Ballroom
Mike Gill

Maryland Secretary of Commerce

Closing

Speakers

Industry leaders and emerging talents

  • Gill

    Mike

    Gill

    Maryland Secretary of Commerce

  • Wallace

    Robert

    Wallace

    CEO & Founder, BITHGROUP Technologies

  • Patel

    Vaishali

    Patel

    Global Business Director, Performance Plastics, Tenax

  • Daniels

    Ronald

    Daniels

    President of Johns Hopkins University

  • Meyer

    Jen

    Meyer

    CEO, Betamore

  • Harbaugh

    John

    Harbaugh

    Head Coach, Baltimore Ravens

  • Basu

    Anirban

    Basu

    Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group

  • Schulz

    Kelly

    Schulz

    Secretary, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

  • Howie

    Tami

    Howie

    Director, Maryland Tech Council

  • Loh

    Wallace

    Loh

    President, University of Maryland

  • Peshin

    Esti

    Peshin

    General Manager, Cyber Division, Israel Aerospace Industries/Elta

  • Legrand

    Gretchen

    Legrand

    Founder & Executive Director, Code in the Schools

  • Costa

    Demian

    Costa

    Managing Partner, Sagamore Ventures

  • Coy

    Andrew

    Coy

    Founder, Digital Harbor Foundation

  • Linnane

    Brian

    Linnane

    President, Loyola University Maryland

  • Wilson

    David

    Wilson

    President, Morgan State University

  • Caret

    Robert

    Caret

    Chancellor, University System of Maryland

  • Filippelli

    Guy

    Filippelli

    CEO, Red Owl

  • Kurtinitis

    Sandra

    Kurtinitis

    President, Community College of Baltimore County

  • May

    Richard

    May

    Chairman, Innovation Village Baltimore

  • Gula

    Ron

    Gula

    President, Gula Tech Adventures

  • Geddes

    Tom

    Geddes

    CEO, Plank Industries

  • Wasilisin

    John

    Wasilisin

    President, TEDCO

  • Taylor

    Leslie

    Taylor

    Deputy Assistant Commander, NAWCAD

  • Banks

    Ken

    Banks

    CEO, Banks Contracting Company, Inc

  • Nayeem

    Sara

    Nayeem

    Partner, NEA

Register for the Summit

Lock in your spot today for the 2017 Governor's Business Summit. A limited number of passes are now available for $150.

General Admission Ticket

$150
  • Access to Business Leaders
  • Full Day of Activity
  • Seated Lunch
  • Targeted Breakout Sessions
  • Networking Opportunity
REGISTER

Partners/Sponsors

A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t have a conference without you!

Whiting-Turner
Transamerica
Howard Hughes
Tradepoint Atlantic
Merritt Companies
98 Rock
MEDCO
Legg Mason
T Rowe Price
M&T Bank
Peterson Companies
North American Millwright
Washington Business Journal
WBAL Radio
Clark Construction
Harkins
Baltimore Business Journal
MilesStockbridge
DK Consulting
ZMBMedia

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

If your company is interested in sponsoring the Governor's Business Summit this year, we’d love to hear from you. Send us a quick email and we’ll get right back to you with some more information on how you can get involved.

Summit Venue

Get Directions:

Get directions to the Hilton Baltimore.

Destination From

Destination To

Venue

Hilton Baltimore – Key Ballroom

401 W Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone: 443-573-8700

Hilton Baltimore hotel holds a prime place in the Inner Harbor, a popular historic, cultural and business district. The hotel is next door to Camden Yards and across the street from M&T Stadium.

Make the most of your visit and stay the night.

Parking

Parking is available at many garages downtown. The garage at the Hilton is $30/day. Daily parking at Camden Yards is $10.

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