Statewide Business Events

  
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8/19/2019

​Free Orientation to Maryland Women's Business Center and Supporting Resoureces - Frederick (Urbana)
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

12:00 pmFrederick MD

Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
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

​Starting Your Business On A Shoestring Budget
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

10:00 amFrederick MD

Join this seminar to learn how to develop and launch a business with a small monetary investment! ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/20/2019

SAM 101: Business Registration for Beginners
by Maryland PTAC

10:00 amWebinar

This course will explain how to register your business in the primary database for government contractors, large and small.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/20/2019

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

9:30 amWestminster

Join us for tips on navigating state procurement, connect with buyers from various state agencies, and meet with small business resource ogranizations. Advance registration is preferred. Register today. ​

Free
8/21/2019

Starting Your Business Workshop
by SCORE Greater Baltimore​

10:00 amTowson MD

Are you ready to get started planning your new business?​For more event details and registration information please click here.

Free
8/21/2019

Initial Group Training for Government Contracting Workshop
by Maryland PTAC

10:00 amBaltimore MD

This workshop is an introduction to the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center and how it can help you prepare for government contracting success.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/21/2019

Free Business Clinic - Prince George's County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

9:30 amBowie MD

If you are an established business with a business plan, consider meeting with Business Counselor Angie Duncanson one-on-one to discuss your next steps and how MWBC can help you.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/23/2019

Market to the Max: Developing 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.​

$40
8/26/2019

Group Business Counseling: Staying On Track​ - Frederick County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

1:00 pmFrederick MD

Join other female entrepreneurs in a facilitated discussion where participants seek and share advice, feedback, and resources to grow your business! For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/26/2019

​Tax Planning: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
by Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

10:00 amFrederick MD

Be sure to attend this session to get the latest business tax basics that you need for your business venture! For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
8/27/2019

How to Conduct Free Marketing Research
Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs​

10:00 amCrownsville MD

Join our special guests from the Census Bureau for a live demo of ways to access free demographic and economic data through the Census Business Builder platfom. Learn how to tailor reports, customize dashboards, and download data to CVS or Excel. Advance registration is required. REGISTER HERE.​

Free
8/27/2019

8 (a) Business Development Program Overview
by U.S. Small Business Administration-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
8/27/2019

HUB Zone Contracting Program Overview
by U.S. Small Business Administration-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
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. REGISTER HERE.​

Free
8/28/2019

​Market Analysis - Chart It Before You Start It!
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

9:30 amBowie MD

Discover where to get the market research data you need to develop your marketing strategy. ​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$25
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
9/4/2019

​Free Orientation to Maryland Women's Business Center & Supporting Resources - Prince George's County (Greenbelt)
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

3:00 pmGreenbelt MD

Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
9/6/2019

​Writing A Successful Business Plan - Montgomery County
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.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$40
9/9/2019

​ABC's of Starting A Business - Frederick County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

1:00 pmFrederick MD

Discover what it really takes to start your own business.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$40
9/10/2019

ABC's of Starting a Business - Montgomery County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

6:00 pmRockville MD

Discover what it really takes to start your own business.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$40
9/10/2019

Human Resources Considerations When Growing Your Business - Prince George's County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

9:30 amBowie MD

Discover what you need to know about Human Resources so that you can create a foundation for future growth.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$35
9/17/2019

Dare To Sell With Persuasive Stories - Frederick County
by Maryland Women's Business Center (MWBC)

1:00 pmFrederick MD

One of the finest ways to communicate and persuade a prospect to buy your ideas, products or services is through the use of persuasive stories.​ For more event details and registration information please click here.​

$35
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

 

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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