Mega Networking Kick-Off Party Chili Showcase & Coat Drive


The Maryland Business Connection (MBX) will kick off the New Year with food, fun and warmth. Its 2019 Mega Networking Kick-Off Party Chili Showcase & Coat Drive takes place Thursday, Jan. 10, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Michael’s Eighth Avenue (7220 Grayburn Dr., Glen Burnie, Md. 21061).

In addition to “great networking” among approximately 400 business people, the event will feature

  • Chili samples from local restaurants and caterers including Michael’s Eighth Avenue, Food by Fire Catering, Brews & Cues on the Blvd. and Dorina’s Kitchen.
  • Local Brew & Wine Samples
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream
  • Casino Games
  • DJ
  • Door Prizes
  • Interactive Photo Booth
  • 50 to 75 local business exhibits
  • Free parking

Guests are encouraged to bring new or gently used coats, sweaters, hats, scarves, gloves, etc. for local families being assisted by the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and Resource Center. Last year’s event collected over 350 coats and organizers are looking to surpass that number this year.

Courtesy of MBX and sponsors, Michael’s Eighth Avenue, Absolute Entertainment, The Umbrella Syndicate, Business Network International and B&B Casino Party Pros, admission is $25/person in advance and $35/person at the door.

Visit to register online. For more information about the event or becoming an exhibitor, contact Doug Butschky at 410-562-5354 or

Maryland Business Connection (MBX) is the premier business to business networking organization in Maryland. With over 400 members, its focus is to connect local businesses with prospective clients and valuable business partners through networking luncheons and happy hour events.  MBX hosts 20 to 25 local events per month and three large expo type events each year. For more information, visit

Event Date
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Event time
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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