Statewide Business Events

  
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1/28/2020

Prime Contracting in the Small Business Reserve (SBR) Program
by Governor's Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville, MD

Learn about this race and gender-neutral procurement program that offers prime contracting opportunities, where over $400 million were spent on state-funded contracts. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
1/28/2020

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

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

Join us to better understand the rules that govern the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program. A critical key to success lies within understanding these rules. This is particularly important when performing as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), both as a prime contractor and sub-contractor. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
1/28/2020

Branding Your Business
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)​

9:30 amBowie MD

This interactive workshop will help you articulate your vision for the future, pull together the essence of your brand, and create guidelines you can use to FINALLY get a logo that feels just right.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$25
1/30/2020

Outreach/Business Development Workshop: Doing Business with BWI Marshall Airport
by MDOT - MAA Office of Fair Practices

8:00 amLinthicum MD
  • Network, meet with Primes, MDOT MAA Procurement officers and OFP Compliance staff. Understand thhe MBE/DBE Programs and your role as prime or subcontractor.​ For more event details and to register please contact or email: 410-859-7834 or lbudzynski@bwiairport.com​

Free
1/31/2020

Develop Your Business Plan
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)​

10:00 amRockville MD

A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$40
2/4/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
2/4/2020

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

9:30 amSilver Spring MD

Join us for an overview of how the state of Maryland's small, minority, women,and veteran procurement programs work. You'll learn what buyers are looking for right now and what's in the pipeline, then meet with them one-on-one during the open networking session. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
2/6/2020

​Federal Government Contracts Seminar - Finding The Right Opportunity
by Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Montgomery County - Best Business Center

8:30 amKensington MD

This event will focus on Federal contracts. Bring questions and ideas to this seminar, you will find answers from partners who have decades of experience working with the Federal Government.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$125
2/6/2020

Free Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Orientation to MWBC - Prince George's County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)​

9:30 amBowie MD

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC is the first workshop in our "Plan and Start Your Business" series.​ To learn more about all of the classes in this series please follow this link for more details and registration information.​

Free
2/7/2020

Market Your Business on a Budget
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)​

10:00 amGermantown MD

Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy​​. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$30
2/11/2020

Start Your Business
by SCORE Greater Baltimore

10:00 amBaltimore MD

This free workshop is for entrepreneurs who want to evaluate their idea for a new business. If you want to explore your options and you're ready to take the next step to becoming a business owner, register NOW.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
2/11/2020

Get Down To Business
by Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

8:00 amBaltimore MD

We invite you, your organization and your members to join us once again for coffee, donuts, and a look at what we'll be bidding in the near future. We will have several of our project and bid teams to meet you and give you a look at what work we will be putting out to bid in the next several months. For more information contact Bernard LaHatte, Phone: 410-821-1100​.

Free
2/11/2020

Steps To Start Your Business - Prince George's County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)​

9:30 amBowie MD

​This is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running.​ For more details about this series and for registration information please click here.​

$30
2/14/2020

​Anne Arundel County Minority Outreach Event
by Anne Arundel County's Department of Public Safety

8:00 amGlen Burnie MD

Join us and learn about the different goods and services that the Anne Arundel Department of Public Safety is in need of. Space is limited, to register as an Exhibitor contact Elisa Brown, Minority/Small Business Coordinator with Anne Arundel Office of Central Services at phbrow22@aacounty.org or 410-222-7667.

Free
2/19/2020

Show Me The Money
by SCORE Greater Baltimore​

10:00 amTowson MD

This workshop is designed to let aspiring entrepreneurs learn the “ins and outs” of business financing from finding startup money up to ongoing working capital, from capital improvements to streamlining cash flow. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$20
2/19/2020

Business Plan Fundamentals
by SCORE Greater Baltimore

10:00 amColumbia MD

Do you really need a Business Plan?​ If you are serious about starting a new business and need guidance to get started, this workshop is for you! Register now to attend. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$20
2/19/2020

Application Assistance Workshop/Taller de Asistencia para Aplicaciones MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certifications/Certificaciones​ - En Español
by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) & Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors (AHCC)

10:00 amHanover MD

Aprenda los beneficios de certificación, el proceso de aplicación, estándares de elegibilidad, así como consejos de mercadotecnia y desarrollo de negocios.​For more details and to register / Para más detalles y información para registrarse por favor haz clic aquí.​

Free
2/25/2020

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

10:00 amCrownsville MD

We'll focus on common procurement terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
2/25/2020

Perfecting Your Capability Statement
by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

A powerful Capability Statement contains specific sections and language and succinctly describes exactly what a decision-maker needs to know about the contractor. Learn what must be included and how to make your Capability Statement stand out in the crowd. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
2/26/2020

Understanding SEO
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

4:00 pmRockville MD

Join Holly Harper, strategic marketing consultant, as we define what SEO actually is, talk about the (relative) importance of SEO to your individual business, and the tools and tips we have on-hand to make sure you're at the top of your SEO game.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$25
3/3/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
3/3/2020

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

5:30 pmHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
3/24/2020

Financial Management Techniques
by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

​Understand the essentials of financial management. Apply financial management practices, rules, and tools most relevant for small businesses​. Join our guest instructor Theo Pagiannis, CEO of Catapult BD, and learn how to best manage your business from a financial perspective. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
3/24/2020

Evaluating Contract Costs in the Government Sector
by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

2:00 pmCrownsville MD

This class will help you gain a better understanding of cost reimbursement, guidelines of government contract audits and cost accounting principles as applied to daily operations.​​ Join our guest intstructor, Arthenia LeFlore, Procurement Specialist with Maryland PTAC. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
4/7/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
5/5/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
6/2/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
6/2/2020

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

5:30 pmHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
7/7/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
8/4/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
9/1/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
9/1/2020

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

5:30 pmHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
10/6/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
11/10/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
12/1/2020

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

10:00 amHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
12/1/2020

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

5:30 pmHanover MD

Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. You will also have the opportunity to meet with a certification officer one-on-one. For more event details and registration information please click here.​​

Free

 

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.

Unless otherwise indicated, the information and external links listed are for informational purposes only and not a guarantee of the validity or accuracy of the information contained therein, nor constitutes an endorsement of any products or services that may be offered.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​