Statewide Business Events

  
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3/25/2019

Construction Contractors' Briefing
Anne Arundel, Montgomery, and Prince George's County Public Schools

9 amAnnapolis

Learn how to do business with Anne Arundel, Montgomery, and Prince George's County Public Schools as a prme contractor, subcontractor, or MBE subcontractor. Space is limited. Registration is required. Click here for complete details. ​

Free
3/26/2019

State Procurement 101
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

10:00 amCrownsville Md

Join us for an overview of the state contracting arena and insightful tips for navigating the procurement process. Seating is limited. Advance registration is required. This session fills quickly, so register early. Click here for complete details and online registration information.​​

Free
3/26/2019

Contract Cost & Price Analysis
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Our guest, Arthenia LeFlore from the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide a basic overview related to cost and price analysis in government contracting. ​Click here for complete details and online registration information.​

Free
3/26/2019

Global Buildup: IT Edition
by F3 Global LLC

6:00 pmSilver Spring MD

Join our team, and have a discussion with agency leaders and business owners who have struggled through the sales process to buildup their businesses into global companies.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
3/26/2019

​Workplace Violence
Maryland Occupation Safety and Health (MOSH)

8:30 amWheaton

​This couse is intended to show both employers and employees how to effectively deal with potentially volatile situations. Advanced registration is required. Click here for details and to register.

Free
3/26/2019

Maryland Defense Supply Chain Connectivity Forum
by Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

9:00 amLinthicum MD$50
3/27/2019

​2019 Governor's Ethnic Commissions' Joint Legislative Night
by Governor's Office of Community Initiatives

6:00 pm Annapolis MDFree
3/27/2019

WOSB/EDWOSB Certification Workshop
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

9:30 amBaltimore MD

​There is a two-step process for registration. Upon receiving a confirmation email, you must follow the link to submit payment. Both steps must be completed. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$35
3/28/2019

Create a Powerful Capability Statement for Your Business
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

2:00 pmBowie MD$25
3/28/2019

Mix & Mingle
by Women Business Owners or Montgomery County & Rockville Chamber of Commerce​

5:30 pmRockville MDGuest $20 /  WBO members free
3/28/2019

​B.U.I.L.D. Prince George's Lauch Party
by BUILD Prince George's

6:00 pmUpper Marlboro MD

Building Unitiy through Integrity, Leadership and Diversity. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
3/28/2019

​Spring Showcase - Small Business Outreach
by GovConetx

9:00 amFalls Church VA$199 see registration for details
3/29/2019

10th Annual 2019 GWHCC Business Expo
by Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce​
Organizer-DC Health Link

10:00 amWashington DC

Join the region’s prime event to connect small and medium businesses with potential clients and organizations that support their growth.​ For more event details, exhibitor, sponsor, and registration information please click here.​

Free
3/30/2019

​Women Owned & Managed Enterprise Network Conference
Morgan State University

8 amBaltimore

​W.O.M.E.N. is a network of resources that support women in developing and retaining competitive enterprises. Click here to learn more and register online.

$30
4/2/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy

10:00 amHanover MDFree
4/4/2019

NOAA Small Business Industry Day
by Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

7:45 amSilver Spring MD

​This event will provide access to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) leaders and representatives. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$0-$99 - see registration for details
4/4/2019

Minority & Women-Owned Construction Business Matchmaking Event​
by Prince George's County Public Schools Minority Business Office

8:00 amHyattsville MD

Meet with PGCPS Procurement, Building Services, and Capital Program Personnel and find out about Public School Construction Summer Bid Opportunities for 2019 and beyond.​For more event details and registration please click here.​

Free
4/6/2019

The Entrepreneurial Expo
by The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

1:30 pmWashington DC

Bridging the Gap between Minority Businesses and Government Contracting​. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
4/9/2019

Peak Proposal Prowess - A Primer for SF330 Production
Govology

1 pm; 3 part seriesLive Webinar

​Developing a SF330 in reponse to federal goverment solictioations is part art and part process. Learn best practices during these 3 live webinars (4/9; 4/10; 4/11). CPEs are available. Click here for details.

$247
4/22/2019

Ready, Set, GROW! Procurement Connections Workshop
by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

9:30 amHanover MD

​Join us for an opportunity to connect with various state agencies, and local procurement partners regarding contract opportunities. Registration will open 3-4 weeks in advance. 

Free
4/23/2019

Understanding Prevailing & Living Wage Laws
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Join our special guests from the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to learn more about wage standards. Click here for complete details and registration information.​

Free
4/23/2019

Cash Flow Management
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

​Our special guest, Paul Licary from Woodforest National Bank will discuss the importance of cash flow and strategies to assist you in managing such an important element of your business. Click here for complete details and online registration information.​

Free
5/7/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​

10:00 amHanover MDFree
5/11/2019

Ignite Her Conference - Baltimore MD
by Ignite Her Conferences​

7:00 amBaltimore MD$100 - $149
5/17/2019

​2019 Pathway to Growth Procruement Conference
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

7:30 amRockville

​Meet federal, state, and local government contracting offiicals and attend a variety of informative break out sessions. Click here to learn more and register online.

$150
5/28/2019

Federal Contracting 101
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

​Join us and our special guest Helga Weschke, Director of Federal Business Relations in the Office of Military & Federal Affairs at the Maryland Department of Commerce.  This is a basic overview of the federal procurement (aquisition) process. Hear about the resources to guide and support your efforts so you can compete with greater confidence in the federal contracting arena.​ Click here for complete details and online registration information.​

Free
5/28/2019

Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Join us and our special guest, Angie Duncanson with the Maryland Women's Business Center as she discusses the basics of negotiating techniques, strategies, and how to effective close a sale. Click here for complete event details and online registration information.​​

Free
6/4/2019

MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​

10:00 amHanover MDFree
6/4/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​

5:30 pmHanover MDFree
6/25/2019

Building Financial Capacity
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Our special guest, Russ Teter from the Small Business Development Center will go over the factors the both banking and bonding underwriters consider most when determining to lend money to a business. Click here for complete event details and online registration information.​​

Free
6/25/2019

Write Emails that Get Read & Get Results
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Communication is key when it comes to your business, so join us and our guests Keith and Rebecca Scott of TALLsmall Productions as they teach you how to write effective emails that lead to real results. Click here for complete event details and online registration information.​

Free
7/2/2019

MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​

10:00 amHanover MDFree
7/23/2019

Contract Cost & Price Analysis
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Our guest, Arthenia LeFlore from the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will provide a basic overview related to cost and price analysis in government contracting. ​Click here for complete details and online registration information.​​

Free
7/23/2019

Proposal Writing Basics
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Our special guest, Tina Patterson of Jade Solutions will share the 7 C's of proposal writing and provide expert insights that you'll be able to use in your next proposal.  Click here for complete details and online registration information.​

Free
8/6/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy

10:00 amHanover MDFree
8/27/2019

Conducting Free Marketing Research with Census Business Builder
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Join our special guest from the Census Bureau for a brief, high-level overview of the Census Bureau, various demographic and business programs, and an interactive, live demo of a few of the tools to access all this great data.​  Click here for complete details and online registration information.

Free
8/27/2019

​MBE Rights and Responsibilities
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Do you want a better understanding of the rules governing the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program? Join us for an in-depth look at your rights as well as your responsibilities.​ Click here for complete details and online registration information.​​

Free
9/3/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​
10:00 amHanover MDFree
9/3/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​

5:30 pmHanover MDFree
9/24/2019

Small Business Emergency Preparedness
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

10:00 amCrownsville MD

The Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation will discuss how business owners can prepare themselves to respond to any hazards by creating an emergency preparedness plan.  Click here for complete details and online registration information.​

Free
9/24/2019

Negotiation Strategies & Closing Techniques
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Join us and our special guest, Angie Duncanson with the Maryland Women's Business Center as she discusses the basics of negotiating techniques, strategies, and how to effective close a sale. Click here for complete event details and online registration information.​​​

Free
10/1/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​​​
10:00 amHanover MDFree
10/22/2019

Small Business Marketing Techniques
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Join us and our special guest Dr. Lisa Amans, owner of BlackSheep Consulting, LLC who will share valuable insights on branding, communication strategies, and measurement tools that can have a positive impact on your business.​  Click here for complete event details and online registration information.​​​

Free
10/22/2019

Understanding Prevailing & Living Wage Laws
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Join our special guests from the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to learn more about wage standards. Click here for complete details and registration information.​​

Free
11/5/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​​​

10:00 amHanover MDFree
11/26/2019

State Procurement 101
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Join us for an overview of the state contracting arena and insightful tips for navigating the procurement process. Seating is limited. Advance registration preferred. Click here for complete details and online registration information.​​​

Free
11/26/2019

Federal Contracting 101
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Join us and our special guest Helga Weschke, Director of Federal Business Relations in the Office of Military & Federal Affairs at the Maryland Department of Commerce.  ​This is a basic overview of the federal procurement (aquisition) process. Hear about the resources to guide and support your efforts so you can compete with greater confidence in the federal contracting arena.​ Click here for complete details and online registration information.​​

Free
12/3/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​​​​​
10:00 amHanover MDFree
12/3/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy​​​​​​

5:30 pmHanover MDFree

 

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) hosts numerous events and provides great
resources to small business owners.

Click here to see events hosted by the SBA.

Click here to connect to the SBA's online learning center.

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