Statewide Business Events

  
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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

Capabilities Statements​
by Maryland PTAC

10:00 amWebinar

What is the purpose of a Capabilities Statement?​​ This class will help you understand how to best communicate your capacity. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
7/23/2019

​8 (a) Business Development Program Overview
by U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Baltimore District Office

10:00 amBaltimore MD

Join us to learn about the benefits and application process of the SBA's 8(a) Business Development Government Contracting Program.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
7/23/2019

HUBZone Program Overview
by U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Baltimore District Office

11:00 amBaltimore MD

Join us to learn about the benefits and application process of the SBA's HUBZone Government Contracting Program.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
7/23/2019

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

2:00 pmCrownsville 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
7/23/2019

Biz Mix!
by Baltimore Business Journal

5:30 pmSeverna Park MD

Join the Baltimore Business Journal and Cafe Mezzanotte for our July Biz Mix.​ For more event details, other pricing packages, and registration information please click here.​

$40 Early Bird by July 9th
7/23/2019

Outreach/Business Development Workshop​
by MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA)

8:00 amLinthicum MD

Learn about Doing Business with BWI Marshall Airport's Office of Fair Practices (OFP)​. For more event details and To register please call: 410-859-7834 or Email: lbudzynski@bwiairport.com​

Free
7/24/2019

​2019 MEDA Summer Conference: Financing Tools For Economic Development
by Maryland Economic Development Associations (MEDA)

8:00 amFrederick MD

Our Summer Conference will focus on the nuts and bolts of core Federal, State and Local finance programs, with an emphasis on Traditional Tools, Access to Capital and Lending, Innovative Projects, Investment, and Federal Support Tools. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$65 members / $100 Non-members
7/24/2019

How To Do Business with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) - GovConnects BizBreakfast
by Howard County Chamber of Commerce

8:00 amColumbia MD

Learn how to navigate doing business with the agency and hear from Douglas Packard, Procurement Services Executive Director, Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$25-$50 see details
7/25/2019

​Developing an Effective Business Plan
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

6:00 pmLa Plata MD

​Join us at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus for this program, which is essential both for the start-up business owner and for the entrepreneur who is preparing to expand a successful business. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Tuition $13 / Fees $70
7/25/2019

Maryland Outreach-Small Business Match Maker
by GovConectx

9:00 amHanover MD

​To find out more about this event please contact Vaune Marino, (410) 535-3861, govconectx@hughes.net​

See contact information
7/26/2019

Market To The Max: Develop a Marketing Plan For Your Business - Montgomery County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

10:00 amRockville MD

Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$30
7/30/2019

Marketing Strategies for Government Contracting
by Maryland PTAC

10:00 amWebinar

Are you looking to leverage your companies capabilities to win new federal contracting business?​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$25
7/30/2019

Start-Up Orientation Forum
by TEDCO

10:00 amColumbia MD

This is TEDCO's quarterly forum targeting entrepreneurs who want to better understand how they can take advantage of the many funding and other resources that Maryland has to offer.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
7/31/2019

​The VA's Center for Verification Program & Evaluation
by Maryland PTAC

10:00 amWebinar

Come learn about the Veteran Administration’s Vet Biz First Program.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
7/31/2019

The Hiring Process...And After
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

10:00 amGermantown MD

Whether you are hiring your first or your fiftieth employee, hiring anyone is an involved and arduous process.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$20
8/1/2019

Opportunity MDOT Kickoff Workshop
by Opportunity MDOT

8:30 amCollege Park MD

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) has established the first of its kind “Opportunity MDOT” – Secretary of Transportation Pete K. Rahn's initiative designed to maximize community engagement and the economic empowerment of Marylanders. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/2/2019

Enterprising Women
by Baltimore Businessw Journal

7:30 amBaltimore MD

One of our most popular signature events, this event recognizes the region's most influential women-owned business leaders and listmakers.​ For more event details, corporate tables, exhibitor tables and registration information please click here.​

$85 Early Bird - General Admission
8/6/2019
MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop

by MDOT Office of Small and Minority Business Policy

10:00 amHanover MDFree
8/19/2019

The Power Conference: Women Doing Business
by Women Business Owners of Montgomery County (WBO-MC)

8:00 amRockville MD

The conference is designed to showcase women-owned businesses and businesswomen, and highlight resources for women.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

See Registration for details
8/20/2019

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

9:30 amWestminster MD

Join us for tips on navigating state procurement, connect with buyers from various state agencies, and meet with small business resource ogranizations. Registration will open 3-4 weeks in advance. Click on the following link to STAY CONNECTED.​

Free
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
9/20/2019

​SBIR Road Tour: Seeding Americas Future Innovations
by Maryland Small Business Development Center

9:00 amCollege Park MD

College Park, will serve as a SBIR Road Tour stop for the state of Maryland, and will provide 300 attendees with an opportunity to hear from the participating federal agency program managers that administer over 5,000 new awards annually and to meet one-on-one with program decision makers.​ For more event details and registration information please click one of the following: Early Bird or University Affiliate.​

Early Bird $50 / Univ. Affiliates $25
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
10/18/2019

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

9:30 amCumberland MD

Join us for tips on navigating state procurement, connect with buyers from various state agencies, and meet with small business resource ogranizations. Registration will open 3-4 weeks in advance​. Click on this link to STAY CONNECTED.​​

Free
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
10/29/2019

TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo 2019
by TEDCO

8:00 amCollege Park MD

Pitch.Network.Learn.Be Inspired. if you are interested in becoming an exhibitor please click here. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$99
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

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

10 amCrownsville 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
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
12/10/2019

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

9:30 amBaltimore MD

Join us for tips on navigating state procurement, connect with buyers from various state agencies, and meet with small business resource ogranizations.​​ Registration will open 3-4 weeks in advance. Click on the following link to STAY CONNECTED.​

Free

 

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resources to small business owners.

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