Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

Mountain Maryland PACE Reception & Breakfast to be Held January 23th & 24th

Last Updated on Jan 10, 2020 at 9:53am | Garrett County Economic Development

Article courtesy of NCWV Media - The Republican. Staff Reporter: Joseph Hauger.
Tickets for the 44th-annual Mountain Maryland PACE Reception & Breakfast, presented by the Cumberland/Allegany County Industrial Foundation and the Garrett County Development Corp., are available.
This year’s PACE event will be held at the Graduate Annapolis Hotel, located at 126 West Street in Annapolis. The cocktail the reception will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, and the breakfast will be from 8-9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24.
The focus of PACE (Positive Attitudes Change Everything) is to highlight the needs and priorities of Allegany and Garrett Counties to political leaders, legislators, officials and other key decision makers in the beginning days of the Maryland General Assembly’s annual 90-day session. PACE offers a networking environment to discuss the regional effect of key legislative topics that affect Western Maryland.
The annual PACE reception is a cocktail party format featuring hors d’oeuvres and open bar. Friday morning’s buffet breakfast includes ingredients sourced from Garrett and Allegany counties.
PACE is open to the general public; an affiliation is not required to attend. The registration fee per person is $150. Online registration is available at, Registration is not available at the door.
Two hotels are offering a special overnight accommodation rate for PACE attendees: the Graduate Annapolis, 126 West St., and the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle.
Garrett and Allegany County businesses, attractions, educational institutions and organizations are invited to exhibit at PACE. Exhibits are $750 and include the registration fee for two attendees to attend the reception and breakfast.
Four levels of sponsorship are also available for PACE 2020: Gold for $1,000; Silver for $500; Bronze for $250; and Partner for $100. All four sponsorship levels are recognized at the reception and breakfast, on the PACE website and in news releases. Gold includes the registration fees for two attendees to the reception and breakfast. Silver $500 includes the registration fee for one attendee to attend the reception and breakfast.
For more information about Mountain Maryland PACE, visit or contact Kati Kenney at 301-707-3228 or at