Jun
29
12:00 pm12:00

Be Green Hub Speaker Lunch: Channel Partners to Fast-Track Market Market Adoption

  • 4825 Cordell Ave, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814 USA

Your product is launched! You've landed those initial clients one at a time! Now, how do you speed that up and gain some real market traction fast? Channel partners can get you there. In this workshop, you'll hear about the best practice approaches to identifying the optimal partners if you are considering such a go-to-market strategy. You'll learn what partners want and what some of their red flags will be during your discussions. You'll hear some tips on how to get the ideal partners to come after YOUR company, rather than the other way around!

Sponsoring Company: Bethesda Green

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Jul
11
8:00 am08:00

MD Cyber CEO Breakfast Club

  • JLL

MD Cybersecurity company CEOs/Presidents, join your colleagues at this open-dialog, roundtable-style meeting featuring guest speaker, Chuck Brooks, Vice President for Government Relations & Marketing for Sutherland Global Services where he leads Federal and State & Local Government relations activities.

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Jul
11
1:00 pm13:00

ABCs of Starting a Business

  • Maryland Women's Business Center

Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources available to support you. Questions about legal structures are answered by an attorney.

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Jul
14
7:30 am07:30

Hydraulic Solutions Seminar

  • Marriott Washingtonian Center

This exclusive breakfast seminar presented by Maccaferri will be focused on the application & design of hydraulic solutions, presented by leading industry experts. The seminar will feature guest speaker Jerry DiMaggio, PE, D.GE, principal civil engineer at Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA).

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Jul
26
10:00 am10:00

Introduction to Government Procurement Series

  • Maryland Women's Business Center

Do you want to do business with the government but don’t know how? MWBC is introducing a six-part series that will teach you how to prepare properly, how to register with various agencies, how to understand your marketing and define your core competency, how to pitch your business, how to determine price and how to put together a winning contract. Meet procurement specialists at our final match-making session. Participate in all six sessions for a discount or take individual sessions applicable to your needs. 

Join us for this introductory session to meet federal, state, county and local agencies to learn if this series is right for you!

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Sep
27
5:30 pm17:30

2017 Fall Legislative Reception

  • Spice Xing

An opportunity to network and engage informally with our county's key elected officials. Attendees share successes and highlights of doing business in Montgomery County as well as challenges and ideas of ways to remain relevant in a competitive region and global market. As part of MCCC's year-round advocacy, the Montgomery County Legislative Reception provides a local opportunity for everyone to connect.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Tickets: http://mccmd.com

Oct
11
Oct 12

CyberMaryland Conference

  • Baltimore Convention Center

The CyberMaryland Conference is an annual two-day event presented jointly by The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame and Federal Business Council (FBC) in conjunction with academia, government and private industry organizations. The theme, “Leading the Cyber Generation,” captures the event’s intent to provide unparalleled information sharing and networking opportunities for development of cyber assets on both the human and technological side. Additionally, the conference provides an opportunity for Maryland to demonstrate its natural leadership in Cyber Security.

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Nov
9
6:00 pm18:00

2017 Business Awards Dinner

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center

The MCCC Business Awards Dinner connects the most influential business and government leaders in the region for a celebration of innovation, achievement, and commitment to the community.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Tickets: http://mcccmd.com

Nov
9
6:00 pm18:00

MCCC Business Awards Dinner

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and County Conference Center

The MCCC Business Awards recognizes business leaders in social responsibility, green innovation, government contracting and other categories. Over 800 business, government and community leaders attend this annual event.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Tickets: http://mcccmd.com

Jan
29
6:00 pm18:00

2018 MCCC Legislative Reception

  • Governor Calvert House

An opportunity to network and engage informally with our county's key elected officials. Attendees share successes and highlights of doing business in Montgomery County as well as challenges and ideas of ways to remain relevant in a competitive region and global market. As part of MCCC's year-round advocacy, the Montgomery County Legislative Reception provides a local opportunity for everyone to connect.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Tickets: http://mcccmd.com

Mar
16
10:00 am10:00

2018 Public Safety Awards Luncheon

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) assembles over 1,100 business, government, and public safety leaders at the 44th Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards Luncheon to thank the brave men and women who protect our community 24/7.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Tickets: http://mcccmd.com

Jun
12
6:00 pm18:00

2018 Annual Dinner

  • North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & County Conference Center

The MCCC 58th Annual Dinner recognizes leadership, partnership and innovation as the 2018-2019 Board of Directors is sworn in and outstanding leaders arerecognized.

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Tickets: http://mcccmd.com


Jun
28
4:30 pm16:30

Launch Showcase & Happy Hour

  • Launch Workplaces

You are invited to attend this happy hour networking and collaboration event. Meet small business owners, freelancers and startup companies that are excelling and making waves around the world. This is a free event with complimentary lite fare and refreshments!

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Jun
28
11:30 am11:30

Business Networking Lunch: BBQ Picnic

  • Asbury Methodist Village / Hefner Community Center

You’re invited to a BBQ business lunch with event sponsors: Asbury Methodist Village, BrightView & Sodexo. This lunch is not like any other you have been to. There will be networking (OF COURSE), a BBQ, tours of Asbury and an opportunity to play bocce ball, shuffleboard, croquet and/or horseshoes.

This will be a fun, interactive networking event you won’t want to miss!! The event will be held rain or shine.

Event Cost: Members: $20.00 / Non-Members $40.00
Advance registration required by June 26.

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Jun
27
6:00 pm18:00

MIDC Day at the Israeli Embassy

  • The Embassy of Israel

Join the Maryland/Israel Development Center for its annual networking event and interactive panel discussion with Israeli Embassy officials and a fond Bon Voyage for Commercial Attaché Anat Katz who is returning to Israel this summer after an extremely successful five year posting in the US.

This year’s Israel Embassy panelists are: Anat Katz, Commercial Attaché; Einat Weiss, Counselor for Political Affairs and Martin Peled-Flex, Minister for Congressional Affairs. Registration is mandatory by June 16, 2017.

Sponsoring Company: Maryland/Israel Development Center and Mintz Levin

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Tickets: http://www.marylandisrael2017embassyday.eventbrite.com

Jun
27
10:00 am10:00

ARL Tech Showcase at White Oak

  • 0000 New Hampshire Avenue, Building 2, 2nd Floor Silver Spring, MD 20903 USA

Explore licensable technology, commercialization opportunities and cooperative R&D partnerships with scientists from the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). Discussions will include, but are not limited to: 

- A Moving Man Detector

- A new "Brain Cap"

- Micro-Actuators

- The Holographic Imaging of Aerosols

Learn about leveraging federal partnerships to grow and diversify your business.

Sponsoring Company: MCEDC and Energetics Technology Center

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Tickets: http://arltechshowcase.eventbrite.com

Jun
24
8:00 am08:00

First Annual Latino Business Conference

  • Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

The Latino Business Conference is a special event focusing on successful Latino-Owned Business Entrepreneurs. Attendees include small businesses, entrepreneurs, students, educators, professionals, universities, corporations, and government agencies. Don't miss the opportunity to learn, grow, and network!

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Jun
19
8:30 am08:30

Expand Your Reach - Export to Korea 2017

  • Sunset Room by Wolfgang Puck

Maryland companies: Here is a great opportunity for U.S. exporters to expand into the Korean market with a one-on-one business matchmaking event.

Meet buyers interested in electronics, food, agriculture products, textiles and transportation/metal equipment. Reserve your spot.

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Jun
18
Jun 20

SelectUSA Investment Summit

  • Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

The Summit is the highest-profile event that promotes foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. It provides an unparalleled opportunity to bring together companies from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the nation, others working to facilitate investment in the United States, and high-level government officials. Participants can find the practical tools, information, and connections they need to move investments forward.

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Jun
15
12:30 pm12:30

Lunch & Learn: Idea Mindteam

  • Launch Workplaces

Participate in an Idea MindTeam session, where an attendee’s business issue will be selected and everyone will be invited to participate in the process of sharing feedback as we work together towards solutions, decisions and actions.

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Jun
13
6:00 pm18:00

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce 58th Annual Dinner

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and County Conference Center

Join the 'Constellation of Stars' celebration at the MCCC 58th Annual Dinner on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 as we inaugurate the MCCC Board of Directors and honor leaders who strengthen our business environment. Awards include Visionary of the Year, Business Advocate of the Year, Public Partner of the Year.

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Jun
13
7:00 am07:00

CONNECTpreneur Summer Forum

  • Hilton McLean Tysons Corner

CONNECTpreneur is a quarterly networking mashup, which has been attended by over 6000 business leaders over the past 6 years.

DCInno calls CONNECTpreneur "The Best Networking Event in DC" and a "NETWORKING JACKPOT" of the Region's TOP Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, CXOs, Angels, and VCs.

This UNIQUE EVENT is like NONE OTHER in our region, because of the high quality of our attendees, speakers and presenters.

And YES, the networking is unprecedented!

We expect another SELLOUT crowd, so there will be no on-site registration. All attendees MUST BE pre-registered.

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Jun
8
5:30 pm17:30

Foundation Center and Nonprofit Village Present Networking Night!

  • Nonprofit Village

The event is free and the food is sponsored by Matchbox Restaurant. 

Professional photos/headshots will be offered for only $25!

Bring business cards, a colleague, a sunny disposition and a willingness to meet nonprofit professionals in a relaxed environment right after work.  

Could your LinkedIn profile picture use a refresher? While onsite at the Networking Night, schedule a 5 minute micro-headshot session. Book your appointment during the Networking Night program for only $25 for the headshots at bit.ly/npv-headshotsFirst 3 people to register will get free headshots. Shala Graham Photography will conduct the photography session. 

Networking is FREE but registration is required: http://bit.ly/2rNPMWO 

The Nonprofit Village is the leading shared space for mission based organizations in the region. We are a Funding Information Network member and all Foundation Center databases and directories can be accessed at the Nonprofit Village in Rockville. Use the databases while onsite networking. 

The Foundation Center offers the most extensive database of philanthropic giving, tools to learn which funders are most likely to support your mission, and educational programs that teach you how to win funding.

Free onsite parking

Jun
8
4:00 pm16:00

Solar Symposium

  • Mex Tequila Bar

Join Inman Solar, Maryland Commercial PACE, Greenworks Lending and a host of guest speakers for an afternoon of great food and drinks. This presentation will discuss the state of solar in Maryland & how companies are using PACE to install on-sight solar generation.

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Jun
7
5:00 pm17:00

Business Networking After Five: 3rd Annual Explore Downtown Crown

  • Downtown Crown

More than a dozen restaurants make Downtown Crown a great dining destination, including GGCC Members: Old Town Pour House, Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Ted's Montana Grill and Asia Nine. GGCC invites you to come & discover Downtown Crown and explore the above restaurants and Downtown Crown Wine & Beer at our second annual "Explore Downtown Crown", our version of a “bar crawl” on June 7. Rain or Shine. Thank you to our promotional partner RPAI.

This event is guaranteed to be a FUN FOR ALL!

Cost: $10 for GGCC Members. Non-Members: $20

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Jun
7
11:30 am11:30

REDI's 20th Anniversary Luncheon

  • Lakewood Country Club

Since 1997, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) has supported businesses and strengthened the Rockville community. Join us at a special luncheon to celebrate our accomplishments, recognize key contributors and partners, and preview Rockville's economic future.

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Jun
7
Jun 8

Fusion Conference: Startup & Digital Strategy Gathering

  • Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Investors, High-level digital marketing strategies, Practitioner tips & trends, Marketing technology Startups, Entrepreneur & Venture Capital Tracks, the latest and greatest from the Digital economy. ALL UNDER ONE ROOF!!!!

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Jun
4
1:00 pm13:00

15th Anniversary Celebration

  • 1115 East West Highway Silver Spring, MD 20910 USA

Join us for an interactive showcase of female entrepreneurs with EWI alumni, panel discussions, and special guests from the entrepreneurial community. This will be a fun-filled day for the whole family with a mini-market showcasing EWI women entrepreneurs and Patron’s Pick raffle that guarantees you a great prize. Come learn the secrets of entrepreneurship and support EWI so we can provide future training and mentoring to women across the DMV.

Sponsoring Company: Empowered Women International

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Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/15th-anniversary-celebration-tickets-34149987532

May
25
12:00 pm12:00

BeGreen Hub Speaker Series: Mastering the Entrepreneurial Mindset

  • BeGreen Hub @ Bethesda Green

Amita Shukla is an entrepreneur and author focused on creating transformative innovations for human health and well-being. She is the founder and CEO of Vitamita, author of Enduring Edge. Previously, she spent 9 years as an investor at New Enterprise Associates.

Sponsoring Company: BeGreen Hub

Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2942590

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May
25
7:00 am07:00

Small Business Network (SBN)

  • 7548 Standish Place Rockville, MD 20855 USA

We invite YOU to join us for an outstanding networking opportunity with DAVID TRONE, Total Wine & More
Title: “Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership”

Agenda:
7:00am – Doors Open + Networking + Continental Breakfast by Key Ingredients Catering
7:30am - In studio Networking
8:00am – Special Presentation/Interview of David Trone, Total Wine & More | Topic: "Zero to $2 Billion: Entrepreneurship and Leadership”
8:30am – Adjourn

Sponsoring Company: Montgomery Community Media & Taylor-Leonard Corporation

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/small-business-network-sbn-welcomes-david-trone-at-mcm-may-25-tickets-33816170075

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May
23
1:00 pm13:00

Leveraging your Art Collection: How to Grow Your Collection or Leverage Your Liqudity Needs

  • 5550 Friendship Blvd, Suite 401 Chevy Chase, MD 20815 USA

Your art collection is a considerable financial asset that can lend flexibility to your overall business or personal needs. Borrowing against the value of your art collection may
help you access liquidity, raise capital, or reallocate and diversify your portfolio.

Cost: Free

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May
23
12:00 pm12:00

Fosterly's VR/AR & Creatives Study Hall in partnership with DCVR Meetup (hosted @ Discovery Communications)

  • Discovery Communications

Come to Study Hall to develop and improve your ideas with fellow entrepreneurs and subject matter experts. This Study Hall is designed for two complimentary verticals: 1) VR/AR and 2) Design/dev/UX/UI creatives

Sponsoring Company: Fosterly

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fosterlys-vrar-creatives-study-hall-in-partnership-with-dcvr-meetup-hosted-discovery-communications-tickets-24406534602

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May
18
5:30 pm17:30

Business Networking Breakfast: Joint Mixer with RCC

  • Universities at Shady Grove

Mix, mingle and network with members from the Gaithersburg-Germantown & Rockville Chambers, as you enjoy breakfast treats at this dynamic event. Networking breakfasts promote networking and member visibility by offering attendees the chance to introduce themselves.

We will have a brief presentation from USG updating us on the campus and the status of the fourth building that is currently under construction.  

GGCC & Rockville Members are invited to gather and have their morning coffee, learn about them and of course NETWORK! 

GGCC MEMBERS: FREE (incl. in membership)
NON-MEMBERS: FREE for First-Time Non-Members.
Returning Non-Members pay $40.

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May
18
1:00 pm13:00

Focus on BioCareers

  • Johns Hopkins University - Montgomery County Campus

Learn about Bioscience Careers in Montgomery County, meet area businesses looking for talent, and connect to training opportunities to increase your skills! Open to any individual interested in BioCareers.

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May
17
1:00 pm13:00

NCCoE Speaker Series: Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation

  • National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

Hear Department of Homeland Security and NIST experts discuss the ways that CDM helps federal departments and agencies identify cybersecurity risks, triage those risks and mitigate the most significant threats, first. Congress established CDM to efficiently allocate cybersecurity resources.

Sponsoring Company: NCCoE, CAMI, NIST, MD Commerce, MDTech Council, MCEDC

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/nccoe-speaker-series-continuous-diagnostics-and-mitigation-tickets-31849577945?platform=hootsuite

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May
14
8:00 am08:00

HRG Robot Forum and Expo

  • University Of Maryland - Riggs Center

HIT Robot Group (HRG) manufactures a full range of robots and robotic equipment in various industries and operates as a solution provider for technology companies. The event features a panel, pitch competition, and more.

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