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Register Now for Venue Sustainability Event at M&T Bank Stadium

The Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA), Green Sports Alliance (GSA) and International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) are hosting a sustainability professional development and networking event at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. The event will be held Wednesday, May 30, from 1:00-5:00 p.m., and will feature sustainability tips, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and a stadium tour. The  Read the Rest…

Maryland Welcome Centers to Host Tourism Week Open Houses

The Maryland Office of Tourism’s Welcome Centers will be hosting their annual Open House, a unique opportunity where tourism partners are invited into the Welcome Centers to promote their attractions directly to our visitors alongside our travel counselors during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 6-12. During the event travelers will be invited to choose  Read the Rest…

Light City Illuminates Baltimore Harbor Starting this Weekend

Light City, now in its third year, sets the Baltimore Harbor aglow with fantastic light installations, great food, and free concerts headlined by Grandmaster Flash and G. Love and Special Sauce, April 14-21. The nighttime lights are accompanied by the Labs@LightCity social innovation conference April 18-21. Commerce joins Visit Baltimore, BGE, T. Rowe Price, and  Read the Rest…

Ken Skrzesz of MSAC Talks Art with MPT’s Rhea Feikin

The Maryland State Arts Council has been fostering creativity in communities throughout Maryland for 50 years, and Executive Director Ken Skrzesz had the opportunity to speak with Rhea Feikin of MPT about MSAC’s Celebration of the Arts to be held on April 20 at the Walters Art Museum. Tune in to MPT’s Artworks on April  Read the Rest…

OTD Attends Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Association Annual Conference

The Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Association held their annual conference in Frederick last week. Melissa Joseph Muntz, marketing and communications manager, Visit Frederick, hosted the group on a full-day tour of the county, with stops including Cunningham Falls State Park’s Catoctin Aviary to learn about the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Scales and Tails program; the  Read the Rest…

OTD Attends PBA and MMA Marketplaces

The Pennsylvania Bus Association (PBA) and the Maryland Motorcoach Association (MMA) hosted their 2018 Marketplaces back-to-back, at the York Fairgrounds in York, PA. The PBA Marketplace offered the opportunity to meet with 800 group leaders from 22 motorcoach carriers from throughout Pennsylvania. MMA’s one-day event afforded 350 group leaders – from senior centers, social clubs  Read the Rest…

National Harbor Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Tree Planting

In celebration of National Harbor’s 10th anniversary, 100 cherry trees were recently planted along the National Harbor waterfront. These Okame cherry trees join more than 100 established cherry trees located throughout the property. In celebration of the anniversary and the cherry trees, locations throughout National Harbor will hold a cherry blossom festival on Sakura Sunday,  Read the Rest…

Land Preservation & Recreation Plan Survey and Public Input Sessions

As part of the update of the Maryland Land Preservation and Recreation Plan, the Department of Natural Resources and GreenPlay LLC invite you to share your thoughts for improving outdoor recreation opportunities and experiences for residents and visitors across the state. Do you have ideas making public parks and natural areas better, or enhancing outdoor  Read the Rest…