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HomeFlying With UsAbout BWIPress / MediaSeptember 9, 2022 – ‘Synergy BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport’ Business Networking Event Set for September 20

September 9, 2022 – ‘Synergy BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport’ Business Networking Event Set for September 20

Free Annual Event Features Information Sessions and Airport Contracting Opportunities

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host its annual Synergy business networking event on Tuesday, September 20, at Live! Casino and Hotel Maryland, 7002 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover, Maryland. The event is free and will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

promotional graphic highlighting the SynergyBWI Business Networking Event on September 20

Synergy BWI Marshall Airport provides a venue for small, local and minority businesses to acquire procurement information, with the goal of increasing their participation in the airport’s many contracting opportunities. Local business leaders attending the event can interact with prime contractors and government procurement leaders. Seminars throughout the day will feature information for aspiring entrepreneurs and experienced business professionals regarding business certifications, bid preparation, contracts and lending opportunities.

“BWI Marshall Airport is a tremendous economic engine and job creator for Maryland and the entire region,” said Ricky Smith, Executive Director for BWI Marshall. “With our continued recovery and success, we’re eager to foster business partnerships. This Synergy event will ensure small and minority entrepreneurs have access to contract opportunities and strategies to grow their businesses.”

“Many businesses and careers have taken flight at BWI Marshall,” said Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary James F. Ports, Jr. “The Synergy event is another way Maryland’s airport continues to serve as a window of opportunity for job seekers and entrepreneurs.”

More information and a full schedule of events for Synergy BWI Marshall Airport are available on the event website,

Sponsors of Synergy BWI Marshall Airport are:

  • JMT
  • Whiting-Turner
  • Jacobs
  • Fraport USA

Passenger traffic continues to rebound at BWI Marshall Airport, reaching 18.8 million passengers in 2021, an increase of 68% compared to the previous year. Cargo shipments at BWI Marshall grew to more than 618 million pounds in 2021, a new annual record.