Business Summit

** Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 Business Summit! To view pictures from the event please click here.   The 2018 Business Summit will be held in October 2019.  Please check back later for additional details.  


Wednesday, October 4, 2017
4:30 pm – 6:30pm
Water’s Edge Events Center
4687 Millennium Drive
Belcamp, Maryland 21017

The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region is hosting a free Business Summit for area businesses on Wednesday, October 4 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Water’s Edge Events Center in Belcamp, Maryland. The purpose of the event is to educate companies on the benefits of hiring individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The event will also highlight the variety of employment opportunities; including, full and part time employees, interns and volunteers.  Ed Norris, popular radio personality and author, will be the guest speaker at the summit.

Guest speaker:

Ed Norris, Popular Radio Personality and Author

Norris will share his personal story growing up with a sibling with a differing ability, as well as moderate the employment panel. Norris is widely known for his role as Detective Ed Norris on HBO’s critically acclaimed television series, The Wire. Currently, Norris is the co-host of the weekday morning Norris & Long Show on CBS WJZ-FM (105.7 The FAN) in Baltimore, Maryland and is also featured in weekly news segments on WBFF Fox45 News in Baltimore.

Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. A cash bar will be available.

Please RSVP to Director of Employment Services, Vincent Valerio at or call 410-836-7177.

*There will be an opportunity following the event to purchase Norris’ latest book, “Way Down in the Hole” and have your copy autographed by Norris!

Check out this great example of a local business’ success after hiring employees from The Arc NCR – they have gained national renown for their workforce!





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