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Baltimore’s hotel bookings soar with convention growth

Charm City’s conventions tourism industry is growing steadily, according to numbers released Thursday that show fiscal year 2012 as Baltimore’s third-most-successful year for booking convention attendees’ hotel rooms in advance.

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New GBC Chair Rogers wants to nurture local firms

Saying he hopes to sharpen the city and region’s competitiveness, Brian C. Rogers, chairman and CIO of T. Rowe Price Group Inc., was named on Monday as the new chairman of the Greater Baltimore Committee. Rogers took over at the ...

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Coin show tax credit lives

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly is poised to retain an imperiled 22-year-old tax break for collectible coin dealers, which Gov. Martin O’Malley had sought to eliminate in next year’s budget. An Atlanta company threatened to move three annual Baltimore ...

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Answers wanted on convention center plan

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate subcommittee adopted a measure in the capital budget on Thursday that would fund the planning and design of a proposed expansion to the Baltimore Convention Center with one caveat. The Budget and Taxation capital budget subcommittee ...

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Donald C. Fry: Report makes strong case for convention center project

The recently released feasibility study of the concept of a combined arena-convention center expansion project near Baltimore’s Inner Harbor deals head-on with key issues raised and debated in the wake of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s announcement last May to champion ...

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