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How to Obtain Certification for Opportunities at Port Covington & Small Business Reserve Program

Mon. Apr 24, 2017 2:30pm - 5:00pm
100 Community Place Crownsville, MD 21032

Are you a minority or women-owned businesses located in Anne Arundel County interested in the development of Port Covington?

The redevelopment of Port Covington by Sagamore Development LLC is one of the largest urban renewal projects in the country, encompassing 260 acres of waterfront property in south Baltimore estimated to cost $5.5B to construct.

Key speaker, Courtney Billups, Esq., Chief of the Minority & Women's Opportunity Office will discuss how to obtain certification for the City of Baltimore. Staff from the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs will give an overview of how to obtain contracts under the State's Small Business Reserve Program. Catherine Paff, Vice President of Sagamore Development Company, will then outline upcoming opportunities at Port Covington.

Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend.


Why attend?

• Learn about the certification process required for doing business in Baltimore & access to opportunities at Port Covington. Firms in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard, Harford & Queen Anne Counties are eligible for City certification.

• Discover contract opportunities under the MD Small Business Reserve Program

• Network and hear about upcoming opportunites available from the Anne Arundel County Purchasing Division

This workshop is sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services/ Minority Business Enterprise Program in concert with the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs, and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation.


For more information, please contact Joanne Jackson, Minority/Small Business Coordinator with the Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services at (410)222-7620 or by email at

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