Upcoming Events

Jan 21

Virtual Speaker's Series - Carim Khouzami, CEO, BGE

Meet BGE's newest CEO as he speaks to his vision for the utility company and how they have supported the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Jan 27

T3 - Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport

Learn more about BWI Marshall Airport's future plans

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Feb 4

YPG Virtual Roundtable Networking

Explore ways to delineate between a leader and a manager, along with what leadership looks like during a pandemic.

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Feb 9

Virtual Roundtable Networking

FREE for Members Only! State of Hospitality amid COVID recovery.

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Feb 18

Virtual Speaker's Series - COL Christopher Nyland, Garrison Commander, FT George G Meade

Welcome the newest Commander at Ft Meade as he shares his priorities for the installation

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September 2020 Print

In the News

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The BWI Business Partnership received the Transportation Association of Maryland (TAM) 2020 Outstanding Community Agency Award for our County Connector shuttle program.


We are proud that our accomplishments with our free County Connector Shuttle program were recognized by our peers at TAM during their 2020 Virtual Annual Conference & Awards Ceremony. A special thank you goes to the Local Development Council (LDC), and Anne Arundel County for their support of this important program!

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BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Recognized with Multiple Marketing and Advertising Awards

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and its marketing partner, Weber Shandwick, have been presented with several prominent awards for the 2019 marketing campaign, “We’ll Take You There.” The campaign used a broad mix of strategies and creative asserts to drive awareness of BWI Marshall Airport and showcase its convenience, low fares and non-stop airline service.

BWI Marshall Airport and Weber Shandwick were recognized in 2020 with three notable honors for the “We’ll Take You There” campaign: an Emmy® Award from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, an international Hermes Platinum Creative Award, and an American Advertising Federation Baltimore Chapter ADDY Gold Award. The high-energy advertisements showed eager travelers moving through the airport to the sounds of the classic Stapes Singers hit, “I’ll Take You There,” re-recorded with the campaign theme. A video example is available on the BWI Marshall Airport YouTube channel.

“These awards are another example of how BWI Marshall Airport is a leader in our industry,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director of BWI Marshall Airport. “I applaud our talented, creative team for their outstanding achievements. We are honored to be recognized with these prestigious awards.”

BWI Marshall Airport’s “We’ll Take You There” campaign ran in spring and fall 2019 across three media markets — Washington, Baltimore and Philadelphia. The advertising campaign helped to solidify BWI Marshall’s position as the busiest airport in the Washington-Baltimore region.


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BWI Marshall & Ricky Smith, Executive Director win Awards!

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Executive Director Ricky Smith were honored this week by the Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) with two prestigious industry awards that recognize commitment and achievement in diversity in the aviation industry.

ACI-NA represents local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada.

BWI Marshall Airport has been named 2020 Large Hub Inclusion Champion while Executive Director Ricky Smith is the recipient of the inaugural Leon C. Watkins Guardian Award for Excellence in Business Diversity https://lnkd.in/dJuzzef

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