CCBC seeking vendors for new retail storefront

Aug 28, 2023 | by Lisa Harlow | 443.840.4668 (office) | 443.610.3246 (cell)

Community College of Baltimore County is seeking small business owners interested in selling their products and services at The Collective, a retail storefront supported by the CCBC Center for Business Innovation through funding from CCBC and the Ratcliffe Foundation.

Scheduled to open late-fall at CCBC Owings Mills, located in the Owings Mills Metro Centre, The Collective will feature locally made products and artwork from area small businesses.

Accepted small businesses will be provided with a one-year contract with the option to renew. Opportunities are available for both product and service-based businesses. Applications can be found at For best consideration, apply by September 5, 2023. For more information, go to

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Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to transform their lives and the lives of others. Each year, nearly 50,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online to make their starts, earn degrees, launch and build careers. CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in such industries as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction, and transportation. Designated as the “Best Community College” among the Maryland Daily Record’s 2022 Reader Rankings, CCBC is also nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies and among the nation’s top associate degree producers.

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