Upcoming events

    • February 24, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Kumon of Crofton, 1117 Maryland 3, Gambrills, MD 21054

    The Kumon of Crofton is celebrating their 6th Anniversary in their BIGGER and Better location! Please join them as they open their doors to local businesses, current clients and friends of the Kumon of Crofton. All are welcome and they will have light refreshments, door prizes and more. Ribbon cutting at 3:30PM.

    • February 27, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Green Turtle 2383 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, MD 21054

    Join us on February 27th at The Green Turtle Restaurant at 11am to learn "How to Maximize Your Chamber Profile" and "Learn The Greater Crofton Chamber APP".  We will teach you how to properly access your Chamber profile from the Chamber website to ensure all your information is up to date for the directory AND make sure you are maximizing your profile to its fullest potential.

    In addition, Scott Steers from New Edge Apps will be on hand to tell you all about the features of the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce App.  Find events with ease, earn rewards, access photos, social media and so much more!

    This event is FREE and for members only.  A lunch option will be available for an additional fee.  More details to come on food options.

    • March 05, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Walden Country Club, 1500 Riedel Rd, Crofton, MD 21114

    Join us on March 5th for our monthly Mixer at Walden Country Club.  They will be providing refreshments, beer and wine as well as a great door prize!

    Welcome to Walden Country Club, Where Everyone Is Welcome!

    Golf Course

    Lush 18 hole golf course equipped with rolling hills, ponds, creeks and beautiful mature trees characterize this fun and yet challenging design. Call 410-721-8268 for tee times, rates and course conditions.

    Bar & Grill

    In addition to a menu that spans everything from hot dogs to filet mignon, our bar and grill boasts a wide assortment of beers, wines and spirits as well as daily Happy Hour Specials on domestic drafts, bottles and wines.


    Our banquet facilities also offer an incomparable venue for hosting your next corporate or personal event. We offer seating for up to 150 people and a crowd pleasing menu. Email events@waldencountryclub.com for more information.

    • March 09, 2018
    • 8:00 PM
    • 1439 Odenton Rd, Odenton, MD 21113

    Join us for a casual night of karaoke, food & fun at The Hideaway in Odenton.  Significant others/Guests are welcome to attend.  No agenda, just simply come and socialize after a long week of work.  We are asking for folks to RSVP by 3/6 so we know how many seats to reserve.  

    Off The Clock Socials will be held quarterly.

    • March 16, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Vuong's Martial Arts, 1117 State Route 3 N, Gambrills, MD 21054

    Friday, March 16, 2018
    9:00am - 10:30am
     Vuong's Martial Arts
    1117 State Route 3 N
    Gamrbills, MD  21054

    Donuts and coffee will provided by Starbucks at Waugh Chapel and Krispy Kreme of Crofton.

    Scott Wallace of Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation will be our guest speaker.

    Scott Wallace Bio:

    Scott Wallace is the Interim Director of Business Solutions at Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation.  With over 20 years’ experience in Workforce Development he has worked a variety of groups ranging from Youth to Trade Impacted workers.  In his current role, he works with business in Anne Arundel County to help them meet their needs.  He specializes in creating custom solutions for the issues that are keeping them from growing.  In his own way, Scott is helping make Anne Arundel County the best place to live, work, and start a business.

    AAWDC is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that provides innovative, high quality workforce development services to Anne Arundel County businesses and citizens.  AAWDC is the bridge between understanding the workforce and talent development needs of local and regional businesses and preparing individuals to meet their full career potential.  AAWDC builds success for: 

    • Businesses by providing strategies for presenting qualified talent and providing customized workforce solutions, saving time and money.
    • Individuals by connecting them to up-to-date skills and certifications required by businesses while helping to advance their own careers.
    • Youth by building their foundation through career exploration and skills development, leading to independence. 
    • Industry by collaborating with business leaders and partners in high-growth industries to provide innovative workforce solutions so they remain competitive in a global economy.
    • Community by convening partners across the region to develop high impact initiatives that help our region grow and thrive.


    AAWDC’s vision is that every business has the skilled workforce needed to succeed and all Anne Arundel County citizens have met their full career potential.


    AAWDC is a nonprofit that enhances the economic vitality of Anne Arundel County by leading the development and delivery of workforce solutions for area businesses.  We ensure that our citizens are well-prepared for the workforce, ready to work & equipped with skills in demand by businesses.

    Core Values

    AAWDC is driven by three core values which guide the organization in ensuring Anne Arundel County is the best place to live, work, and start a business. Our values guide the way that we work with businesses, job seekers and partners. 

    • Innovation. AAWDC exercises creativity and vision to drive purposeful change that impacts both businesses and job seekers.
    • Collaboration. AAWDC partners with public and private entities to effectively address the workforce needs of the region and maximize impact.
    • Excellence. AAWDC is a premier workforce provider delivering products and services that lead to meaningful results.

    Meet The Team That Will Help You To Succeed

    • AAWDC Staff provides business, individuals, and partners with tools to achieve workforce goals.
    • AAWDC Board of Directors provides leadership and guidance in achieving the organization’s mission and goals
    • Anne Arundel County Local Workforce Development Board provides leadership, direction and policy oversight for the workforce delivery system in Anne Arundel County.

    Join Our Team

    We are not just a workforce development organization, we are an employer.  Explore current job openings at AAWDC.

    AAWDC Initiatives

    AAWDC manages 13 initiatives through support from eight funders

    BIG is back!  The format will include:

    9a-9:20a Casual networking

    9:20a -9:35a - Around the room introductions (30 second elevator speech)

    9:35a-10:05a - Guest Speaker

    10:05a-10:15a - Questions and wrap up

    • April 28, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Crofton Country Club (overflow parking lot)

    The Festival on the Green is held 2x annually.
    This popular vendor event is attended by OVER 3k people!
    That is a LOT of exposure.
    If you aren't interested in being a vendor, be a SPONSOR.
    Check out the registration types to find out the different sponsorship opportunities that are available.


    1. Entry Fee: 

    • Chamber Members and Non-Profits: $70
    • All others
      • 10x10…..$100
      • 10x20…..$150
      • 10x30…..$200
      • Crafter's Corner .......$45
        (When the map is emailed out, it will indicate where the Crafter's Corner itself is, but due to space constraints, the individual spots are NOT on the map.  Crafter's will be directed to their spot the morning of the event.
        *If you are receiving the mail with the map, that ensures you ARE included in the Crafter's Corner*)

    • Vendors may request multiple spaces, if sharing a booth, both exhibitors must fill out separate applications and note who you are sharing with.  Entry fees will be deposited by the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce.
    The Current List of Vendors as of 12/27:
    American Design & Build
    Arbonne International
    Bubbles Productions
    Coco Couture
    Color Street
    Cruise Planners - 411 to Travel
    Doodlz by Nancy
    Everlasting Lips With Elizabeth
    Giovanna's Fabric Arts and Casual Jewelry
    H2o At Home
    Higgins and Friends Pet Sitting, LLC
    Kitchen Saver
    KMC Creations
    LuLaRoe Lyndsey Overstreet
    Made Specially
    My Amelia James
    Natures Essential Drops
    NSAA African Creations by Marjorie Nicole
    Oil Drop Trio, Young Living Independent Distributors
    One House Beads
    Origami Owl
    Paparazzi Accessories
    Pongos Interactive
    Premier Designs Fine Fashion Jewelry
    Pursuit of Oilyness featuring Young Living Essential Oils
    Spin It Again
    Stella & Dot
    The Art of Belle
    Thirty-one gifts

    2. Weather: The festival is held rain or shine. There is no rain date. Fees will not be refunded for inclement weather.

    3. Cancellation Policy: The fee is non-refundable.

    4. Acceptable Vendors: Crafters with home-produced items or works of art will be accepted. Food vendors, non profits and local businesses will also be accepted. The Board reserves the right to accept or deny any vendor.

    *Direct Sales vendors are 1st come, first served!
    CHAMBER MEMBERS get priority.
    PLEASE CHECK LIST OF REGISTERED VENDORS BEFORE you register to ensure there isn't already another like vendor.

    5. Vendor’s License: All vendors must possess a valid Maryland Sales Tax License or file a Concessionaire's Return, which is the responsibility of the vendor, not the Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce. A representative from Maryland's Comptroller's office may be onsite. For more information, please see the Comptroller of Maryland online HERE.

    6. Food/Beverage Vendors: Fair participants selling any type of food (including bake sales) must secure a one-day permit from the Anne Arundel County Health Department. Applications may be obtained HERE. (Non-profit groups must supply a tax exempt number; for-profit groups must pay a fee.)

    7. Assigned Spots: Participants are responsible for providing canopies, tables, chairs, and other display materials for their spot. ALL VENDORS MUST STAY IN THEIR DESIGNATED SPACES until after the end of the event.

    8. Setup and Take Down: Set up will be 7:00am- 9:00am when a Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce Board member will be on the grounds. This will ensure that everyone is setting up properly and in the correct designated space. At the end of the day, vendors are to vacate the grounds of the Country Club by 5:30 PM.

    9. Parking: Your vehicle may be parked at your vendor spot for loading and unloading only. All vehicles must be removed from the Fairgrounds by 9:30AM. You may park in the vendor parking area if you will not be leaving during the festival, NO ONE WILL ENTER OR LEAVE THE VENDOR PARKING BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 10-4 FOR ANY REASON.
    Vendors may NOT bring their vehicles on the lot again until AFTER 4pm.

    10. Trash: Vendors are responsible for the removal of all their own trash. Dumpsters will be available for use.

    11. Pets: Animals are not allowed on the premises. (Insurance won't allow it.)

    Applications must be received by April 21, 2018
    They will be processed and spaces assigned in the order they are received. You will receive the vendor map the week of the event.

    Spaces are NOT guaranteed until payment is received.
    If you wish to be in a certain location, you MUST note it on your registration in the "comments" field.
    We will make every effort to accommodate you. No guarantees.

    If you have any questions or comments in the meantime, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing you at the Festival!

    Thank you,

    Chamber Staff
    Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce

Past events

February 21, 2018 Educate to Cultivate Luncheon - Building A Marketing Plan with Adam Pohl
February 16, 2018 BIG (Business Information Group) Meeting
February 15, 2018 Social Media 101 - The Entrepreneur's Guide to Sales Funnels
February 13, 2018 Postal Annex Ribbon Cutting
February 08, 2018 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast - HOST - North Anne Arundel County Chamber
February 06, 2018 Monthly Mixer - School of Rock
February 01, 2018 Pongos Interactive Ribbon Cutting
January 31, 2018 Chamber 101
January 25, 2018 Social Media 101
January 19, 2018 Educate to Cultivate Luncheon - Because The More You Know, The More You Grow
January 18, 2018 Robert Andrew Dermaspa Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
January 18, 2018 19th Annual Legislative Breakfast - Joint Chamber Event
January 15, 2018 Monthly Mixer - Temple Boxing
January 12, 2018 BIG (Business Information Group) Meeting
December 14, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Little Treasury Jewelers
December 07, 2017 Robert Andrew DermaSpa Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
December 05, 2017 Holiday Party!
November 30, 2017 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast - Bowie
November 15, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Outback Steakhouse
November 14, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Halt, Buzas, and Powell
November 09, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Clothes Call
October 26, 2017 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast
October 11, 2017 Successful Women in Business
October 05, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Mamma Angelas
September 30, 2017 Fall 2017 Festival on the Green - Sept. 30, 2017
September 22, 2017 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting - The Wiggle Room
September 16, 2017 Community Shred-It Event (FREE)
August 24, 2017 End of Summer Bash!! (Multi-Chamber Party!!)
August 19, 2017 Crofton Young Professionals Corn Hole Tournament
August 16, 2017 New Member Orientation
August 16, 2017 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast
July 20, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Showman Furniture
July 13, 2017 YP Sip & Learn - Buying, Selling, Investing Real Estate
June 21, 2017 Multi-Chamber Power Networking Breakfast
June 15, 2017 Multi-Chamber Bowie Baysox Mixer
May 23, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Mamma Angela's Italian Bistro & Wine Bar
May 18, 2017 Crofton Young Professionals Mixer- Bonefish Grill
May 17, 2017 TAG (Targeted at Growth) Morning Networking - Riverscape Group @ Long & Foster
May 06, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Studio 325 Salon, 1125 Rt 3 N Md Gambrills, Maryland
April 29, 2017 Spring 2017 Festival on the Green - April 29, 2017
April 28, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Sassy B's, 1684 Village Green, Suite 1, Crofton, MD 21114
April 27, 2017 Business Leaders Luncheon w/ Gov. Hogan & Comptroller Franchot
April 22, 2017 Community Shred-It Event (FREE)
April 20, 2017 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast - Hella's Restaurant & Lounge
April 18, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Kimmotion Pilates
April 11, 2017 TAG (Targeted at Growth) Morning Networking - Block Advisors
March 21, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Leo's Vacation Center
March 15, 2017 Joint Business Mixer w/ LAA & Local Chambers of Commerce
March 07, 2017 Taste of Crofton Mixer
March 02, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - TurnKey Title, LLC
March 01, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Advanced Integrative Health Group, LLC
March 01, 2017 2nd Annual GCCC Fitness Crawl! (March 2017)
February 21, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Houlihan's
February 15, 2017 TAG (Targeted at Growth) Morning Networking - Fieldstone Farm
February 09, 2017 Multi-Chamber Power Networking Breakfast (La Fontaine Bleu)
February 04, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Peak Performance Nutrition Center
January 25, 2017 Monthly Mixer - Eye of the Beholder Consignment
January 21, 2017 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Silly Sisters Consignment & Gifts
January 19, 2017 Crofton Young Professionals Planning MIXER - Bonefish Grill
January 19, 2017 18th Annual Legislative Breakfast (a JOINT chamber event)
January 18, 2017 TAG (Targeted at Growth) Morning Networking Meeting - The Fractured Prune
December 10, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Angel's Share Wine & Spirits
December 06, 2016 Holiday Party! Everyone welcome!
December 03, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Dog Thrive
December 01, 2016 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast -Comfort Inn & Suites Bowie
November 17, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Mixed Elements Salon, Spa & Boutique
November 16, 2016 Greater Crofton Community Awards Banquet
November 16, 2016 TAG (Targeted at Growth) Morning Networking Mixer
November 01, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - MD Dermatology & Laser Center
October 27, 2016 Monthly Mixer - The Villages at Two Rivers
October 20, 2016 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast
October 15, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Mathnasium
October 07, 2016 Successsful Women In Business (Joint Luncheon w/ GSPCC & GBCC)
October 01, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Payless Shoesource
September 29, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Crunchies Natural Pet Foods
September 24, 2016 Fall 2016 Festival on the Green - Sept. 24, 2016
September 17, 2016 Community Shred-It Event (FREE)
September 17, 2016 FREE Community Shred-It Event - SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY
September 10, 2016 1st Annual Corn Hole Tournament (Sponsored by Crofton Young Professionals)
August 25, 2016 End of Summer Bash!! (Multi-Chamber/Organization Party!)
August 20, 2016 Grand Re-Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Eye of the Beholder Consignment Shop
August 17, 2016 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast - Maritime Institute
August 16, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Bowie Elks Lodge 2309
August 10, 2016 Inside BWI - Lunch w/ Ricky Smith - CEO, BWI/Thurgood Marshall Airport
August 04, 2016 GCCC vs. SPCC Softball Challenge! - New RAIN DATE
July 31, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Chesapeake ERgent Care
July 21, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Odenton Sports Center
July 18, 2016 2016 Golf Tournament
July 14, 2016 Crofton Young Professionals Mixer
June 30, 2016 Understanding the New Federal Overtime Rule (A workshop presented by AAEDC)
June 23, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Frisco Tap House
June 22, 2016 Multi-Chamber Breakfast Networking Event - Crowne Plaza Annapolis
June 15, 2016 BIG Meeting - SECU - Crofton Branch
June 06, 2016 Grand Opening - Pizza Hut - 2299 Johns Hopkins Road, Gambrills, MD 21054
June 04, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Mattress & More Liquidators
May 19, 2016 Monthly Mixer/Grand Re-Opening - Passionate Paws & Claws
May 18, 2016 BIG Meeting (Business Information Group) - Newk's Eatery
May 17, 2016 New Member Orientation Mixer
May 11, 2016 2016 County Update w/ County Executive Steve Schuh
May 05, 2016 Membership Development Committee meeting
April 30, 2016 Spring 2016 Festival on the Green
April 21, 2016 Multi-Chamber Power Networking Breakfast (Hella's Restaurant & Lounge)
April 18, 2016 Chamber Bowling Night
April 18, 2016 Crofton Young Professionals Committee Meeting
April 16, 2016 Community Shred-It Event (FREE)
April 05, 2016 Grand "Re-Opening/Launch" mixer - Zu Coffee
March 26, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Ronni Gehron Photography
March 24, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Bear's Honeypot
March 08, 2016 Taste of Crofton Mixer
March 05, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Pure Barre Crofton
March 01, 2016 March 2016 Fitness Crawl!!
February 20, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Cricket Wireless
February 18, 2016 Installation of Officers Mixer
February 11, 2016 Multi-Chamber Power Networking Breakfast (La Fontaine Bleu)
February 10, 2016 BIG Meeting - The Brown Box Eatery
February 09, 2016 Joint "Open House/Mixer" with NARI
February 08, 2016 Chamber Bowling Night
February 04, 2016 Crofton's Got Talent!!
January 29, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Cup+Cake Blvd. Westfield Annapolis location!
January 20, 2016 Monthly Mixer - Temple Boxing
January 14, 2016 Joint GCCC & BNI (Crofton/Gambrills Chapters) Mixer
January 14, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Block Advisors
January 13, 2016 BIG Meeting (Business Information Group) @ Bonefish Grill
January 09, 2016 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Bear's Honeypot
January 06, 2016 Google Partners Digital Breakfast
December 15, 2015 Young Professionals (YP) Information Mixer (40yr and under networking group)
December 10, 2015 Monthly Mixer - New Edge Apps - Mobile Apps, Websites & Marketing, hosted by Frisco Tap House
December 09, 2015 BIG (Business Information Group) Meeting
December 05, 2015 Community Shred-It Event (FREE)
December 03, 2015 Multi-Chamber Breakfast Networking Mixer - Bowie Comfort Inn
December 01, 2015 Lunch & Learn - Developing Your 2016 Sales Plan
November 19, 2015 Monthly Mixer - OBi (Opportunity Builders, Inc.)
November 18, 2015 BIG (Business Information Group) Meeting
November 14, 2015 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - The Fussy Frog
November 10, 2015 Krispy Kreme Grand Opening
November 05, 2015 Greater Crofton Community Awards Banquet
November 03, 2015 T & T Birthday Party (Tom Callahan & Tom Locke)
October 24, 2015 BiertoberFest
October 24, 2015 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY for BiertoberFest T-Shirt
October 22, 2015 Titan Cigars - Guys Night (Joint Event w/ CVPRA)
October 22, 2015 Multi-Chamber Breakfast Networking Mixer - Crofton Country Club
October 21, 2015 New Member Orientation Mixer
October 15, 2015 Monthly Mixer - UFC Crofton
October 14, 2015 Successful Women in Business (Joint event w/ Greater Severna Park & Bowie Chambers of Commerce)
October 07, 2015 BIG (Business Information Group) Meeting
October 03, 2015 UFC Gym Crofton Ribbon Cutting/Grand Opening **New Date of Oct. 3rd**
September 26, 2015 Festival on the Green
September 24, 2015 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Najarian Floors
September 23, 2015 Monthly Mixer - Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company
September 23, 2015 Business Bites II (Seminar Series) (Joint event with Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce)
September 22, 2015 Fractured Prune - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting
September 20, 2015 The Brown Box Eatery - Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting
September 12, 2015 (Night) School of Rock Open House - Family is welcome!!!
August 27, 2015 End of Summer Bash!! (Joint event w/ Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce)
August 19, 2015 Multi-Chamber Breakfast Networking Mixer - Maritime Institute
August 12, 2015 Monthly Mixer - Crofton Bowling Centre
August 10, 2015 Back Pack Dedication
August 01, 2015 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Ladybug's Kids Glam Spa
July 29, 2015 Monthly Mixer - Aphelion Cigar Lounge
July 21, 2015 Bowie Baysox Crofton Chamber Appreciation Night!
June 30, 2015 New Member Orientation Mixer
June 24, 2015 Monthly Mixer - Red Octopus Tattoos
June 20, 2015 Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting - Effective Integrative Healthcare, LLC
June 17, 2015 Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast
June 03, 2015 2015 County Update w/ County Executive Steve Schuh
May 28, 2015 Women in Business Luncheon
May 28, 2015 Lunch & Learn - Accountability & Uncomfortable Conversations
May 20, 2015 Monthly Mixer - Walden Country Club
May 13, 2015 Business Information Group (BIG)
May 12, 2015 Taste of Crofton Mixer

Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. Maryland, 2138 Priest Bridge Ct, Suite 1, Crofton, MD  21114

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