Statewide Business Events

  
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12/1/2020

A Lending Option For Your Small Business​
By Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

1:00 pmWebinar

In collaboration with Betterfin, the SBDC will discuss a very promising way for small business owners working with the SBDC to access capital in a timely manner. In very simple terms this means no business history or collateral is required and anyone can apply, including individuals with or without a business.For more 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 amWebinar

Opportunities exist for small, minority, and women owned businesses to meet minority participation goals on government and private sector contracts. Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. If you have any questions, please email mdotmbeoutreach@mdot.maryland.gov.​ For more details and registration information please click here.​​

Free
12/1/2020

Proposal Writing Level 2
By Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MD PTAC)​

10:00 amWebinar

This class will review basic proposal sections; cover the steps for conducting an RFP analysis and how to develop and use a proposal compliance matrix; It will also identify and define the most important sections to concentrate on when deciding to bid.​ For more details and registration information please click here.​

$50
12/1/2020

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

5:30 pmWebinar

Opportunities exist for small, minority, and women owned businesses to meet minority participation goals on government and private sector contracts. Learn the benefits of certification, the application process, eligibility standards, as well as business development and marketing tips. If you have any questions, please email mdotmbeoutreach@mdot.maryland.gov.​​ For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/2/2020

Cómo​ Iniciar Un Negocio De Forma Intelligente
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)

11:00 amWebinar en Zoom

En este entrenamiento discutiremos los elementos básicos para registrar su negocio y ponerlo a funcionar de forma efectiva. Usted sin lugar a duda es una persona que conoce la parte técnica del negocio que está pensando abrir, permítanos ayudarlo, con los elementos de administración y emprendimiento que necesita para el éxito de su idea de negocio.​Para mas detalles sobre esta clase y como registrarse haz clic aqui.

Gratis
12/2/2020

2020 Maryland State of the Ports
By WTCI, State of Maryland, and Ports America Chesapeake​

4:00 pmWebinar

A forum where senior transportation officials share an update on the latest results, major infrastructure projects, and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Attendees learn about the latest developments at these key regional economic drivers and meet the many companies that help keep the people and cargo moving through our ports. In addition to the State of the Ports, this year’s virtual conference will include two breakout sessions​​. For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/2/2020

Retail - From Ba Humbug To Boom: Mastering The Holiday Season
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)​

9:00 amWebinar

Small retailers: are you ready to meet new customer expectations during the most critical 90 days of the year? From Amazon Prime Days to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday through the entire month of December, this is the most wonderful – and busiest – time of year.​​ Even in the pandemic. For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/3/2020

15 Things That A Virtual Assistant Can Check Off Your List Today!
By Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE)​

10:00 amWebinar

In this class we will look at sales, marketing, social media and admin tasks that can be easily taken off your list! We will look at 5 ways you can hire your first Virtual Assistant and the check list of things you will want to think about when working with one​​. For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/3/2020

Disinfecting With A Purpose: Preparing Your Business For Life During The Pandemic
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)​

10:00 amWebinar

COVID-19 has changed the ways in which which we go about our lives from work to home and daily outings. The standards of how to clean and disinfect common high touch point surfaces and shared spaces will be explained by Benjamin Kern from A.E. Janitorial. ​For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/3/2020

Business Interruption Planning and Recovery
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)​

10:00 amWebinar
It is the rare business that didn't suffer some sort of interruption in 2020. The need to plan for the interruption and more importantly for the recovery has never been clearer. Most small businesses were just improvising in 2020, but that is not a great way of dealing with interruption and recovery. Presenter, Matt Johnston, Esquire​​. For more details and registration information please click here.​
Free
12/3/2020

Doing Procurement Business With The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS)
By Maryland PTAC​

10:00 amWebinar
The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) procurement staff, Chanda Miller and LaTanya Lowe will host a webinar to provide the small business community with an overview of some aspects

of doing procurement business with DHS.​For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/8/2020

Expanding Your Customer Base Through The Power Of Community​
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)

1:00 pmWebinar

Using a variety of techniques and platforms, we will explore how to build and maintain a loyal community of product evangelists for your brand that expand beyond your local area. Presenter, Pieter Bickford, Marketing Executive, HighRock Studios​. For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/8/2020

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

10:00 amWebinar

Do you want a better understanding of the rules governing the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program? Competition is tough in the public sector, and a critical key to success lies within understanding these rules. This is particularly important when performing as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). Join us for an in-depth look at your rights as well as your responsibilities.​For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/9/2020

Strategies For Teaming, Partnering, and Subcontracting​
By Maryland PTAC

10:00 amWebinar

This course will cover government contracting basics and best practices and include an overview of the procurement process, small business set-asides, and certification. We will also discuss best practices in teaming, partnering, and subcontracting and the right process to follow for the best outcomes.​For more details and registration informaion please click here.​

Free
12/9/2020

Financiamento Para Su Negocio
By Maryland Small Business Development Center (MD SBDC)​

11:00 amWebinar en Zoom

​Vamos a hablar sobre cómo obtener un préstamo para su empresa nueva y/o existente, diferentes préstamos financieros disponibles, el proceso, y documentaciónes necesarias​. Para mas detalles y cómo registrarse haz clic aqui.

Gratis
12/10/2020

The SBA's All Small Mentor Protégé Program​​: The Basics
By Maryland PTAC

11:00 amWebinar

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss the basic principles of the SBA's All Small Mentor Protégé Program, including benefits, joint ventures, applying for mentor protégé agreements, and maintaining eligibility in the program. ​​For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/10/2020

Virtual Happy Hour
By The Catholic Business Network of Baltimore (CBNB)​

4:00 pmWebinar
Catholic Business Network of Baltimore (CBNB) is hosting a Virtual Happy Hour! Join us and network with Members & Guests in the comfort of your home with your favorite Happy Hour beverage! ​​For more details and registration information please click here.​
$10 guests
12/15/2020

Alternative Financing 2021: A New Look At Access to Capital
By Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs in collaboration with Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development​

10:00 amWebinar

Are you looking for capital to grow or start a business?  Access to capital is the life blood of every small business, and we all know that connecting to reliable funding sources isn't easy, particularly during a pandemic. With a new year just around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking outside of the traditional box.​For more event details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/16/2020

Proposal Adequacy & Provisional Billing Rates
By Maryland PTAC​

10:00 amWebinar

Are you DCAA compliant? A major part of government contracting is ensuring your business processes and systems are compliant with the Defense Contract Audit Agency. This class will explain Proposal Adequacy and Provisional Billing rates and how you can safeguard your contracts in the event of an audit.​ For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/17/2020

Federal Government Contract Compliance
By Maryland PTAC​

10:00 amWebinar

Past performance assessments are often a predictive performance capability key evaluation factor reliant upon assessments of relevant and recent experience of the prime contractor, its subcontractors, and/or a joint venture as specified in a solicitation.​For more details and registration information please click here.​

Free
12/18/2020

Group Training For Potential Government Contractors
By Maryland PTAC​

10:00 amWebinar
This workshop is an introduction to government contracting and how the Maryland Procurement Technical Center (PTAC) can help you prepare for government contracting success. For more details and registration information please click here.​
Free

 

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resources to small business owners.

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