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Announcing Maryland Business Outlook 2024 Featuring Keynote Speaker Governor Wes Moore

Jan 31, 2024

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Governor Wes Moore will provide keynote remarks at the 2024 Maryland Business Outlook event, taking place on Thursday, February 29, 2024, in Annapolis, Maryland.

This annual gathering (previously known as State of the State) provides a unique platform for business leaders, executives and policymakers to share insights, discuss key economic themes and explore opportunities for the state's business community.

Confirmed Speakers:

Keynote Speaker Governor Wes Moore: Governor Moore will provide keynote remarks during the event, sharing his vision for Maryland's economic success and competitiveness. His insights into some of Maryland’s most critical issues for business, including taxes, transportation funding, data privacy initiatives, military retirement tax relief and economic competitiveness, promise to be a highlight of the event.

Comptroller Brooke Lierman: Comptroller Lierman will provide valuable insights into Maryland's business landscape, highlighting critical information and important trends regarding economic growth based on the Comptroller’s recently published State of the Economy report.

Treasurer Dereck E. Davis: Treasurer Davis will share perspectives on Maryland's economic climate and will provide updates on initiatives his office is spearheading. Treasurer Davis's insights will help business leaders shape their initiatives and priorities.

"The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to bring together business leaders and policymakers at this year's Maryland Business Outlook for thoughtful discussions on how we can collaborate to create a stronger, more globally competitive economy in Maryland - one where businesses large and small can thrive and communities can prosper,” said Mary D. Kane, President & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.  “We believe that by forging partnerships and working hand-in-hand with Governor Moore's administration, we can make real progress towards that vision and ensure Maryland positions itself to lead the way in the years ahead.”

"As presenting sponsor of the 2024 Maryland Business Outlook, Bank of America is proud to support conversations and collaboration between industry leaders and policymakers to build economic strength in Maryland," said Janet Currie, President, Bank of America Greater Maryland. "We believe deeply in the power of partnership to drive competitiveness, fuel innovation and create a thriving economy that benefits our state, our business community and our residents.”

Limited Tables and Tickets Remain: A limited number of tables and individual tickets are available for purchase. Visit to secure your seat at this exclusive event.

PHOTO, VIDEO & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:  Please reach out to Abbi Ludwig at 302.682.5772 or if you plan to attend the event and/or would like to arrange interviews with representatives from the Maryland Chamber and/or other Maryland Business Outlook speakers.


The Maryland Chamber of Commerce extends its gratitude to presenting sponsor Bank of America, along with platinum sponsors CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente; gold sponsors BGE and University of Maryland, Baltimore; table sponsors Andrews Federal Credit Union, AT&T, Comcast, Constellation, Employ Prince George’s, EXP, Giant Foods, KCI, Lockheed Martin, Martin Marietta, McCormick, Merritt Properties, Sandy Spring Bank, TEDCO, United Bank, United Healthcare, and Washington Gas; and half table sponsors The Arc Central Chesapeake Region and Flagger Force for their continued support.

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About the Maryland Chamber of Commerce

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide business advocacy organization and the leading voice for business in the state. Together with their 6,800+ members, they form a statewide coalition that is committed to ensuring that Maryland is attracting and retaining quality jobs, developing vibrant, sustainable communities and staying at the forefront of global competitiveness and economic prosperity.