Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Race to Empower MoCo 5K/1K

The Race to Empower MoCo 5K/1K is a high-visibility, business-sponsored event that places a strong emphasis on encouraging health and fitness to both serious runners and multi-generational walkers while raising funds for Interfaith Works' programs that end poverty and prevent homelessness. The name represents Interfaith Works’ strategy of empowering people to lift themselves out of homelessness and poverty through mentoring, financial management, and vocational counseling. The course is on Rock Creek Trail and prizes will be given for 1st place male and female finishers in all age groups and 1st place male and female finishers overall.

Sponsoring Company: Interfaith Works

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Oct
22
8:00 AM08:00

Montgomery County Broadband Summit

  • Montgomery College Germantown Bioscience Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Montgomery County Government requests that you join County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council President Hans Riemer at the Commercial Buildings Broadband Summit, Monday October 22, 2018, 8 am to 1 pm.

The purpose of the Summit is to bring together select business leaders in commercial real estate development and leasing, gigabit fiber networks and wireless 5G and IoT, and leading business sectors to discuss how broadband-ready commercial buildings can support today’s business needs and what strategic direction the County should take to prepare for tomorrow’s business growth.

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Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Get Found on Google Search and Maps and Grow Your Business Online

  • Maryland Women’s Business Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing and take advantage of talking with a Google Partner who can answer your questions. This two-for-one workshop will also teach you how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization ( SEO) and online advertising. We’ll introduce tools like Google Analytics and G Suite that will help you run your business online.

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Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Get Found on Google Search and Maps

  • Maryland Women’s Business Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing and take advantage of talking with a Google Partner who can answer your questions. This two-for-one workshop will also teach you how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization ( SEO) and online advertising. We’ll introduce tools like Google Analytics and G Suite that will help you run your business online.

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Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business

  • Maryland Women’s Business Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Creating a strategic marketing plan that identifies your ideal market, outlines actionable steps to reach that market and researches your competition requires a step-by-step plan. Learn how to identify and implement these critical steps with a plan that moves your business toward sustained success.

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Oct
30
8:00 AM08:00

TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo & Stem Cell Symposium

  • The Hotel at the University of Maryland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

TEDCO’s 8th Annual Entrepreneur Expo Stem Cell Symposium will bring together all of Maryland’s entrepreneurial resources from across the state into one place, at one time.

You can expect to see 800+ of the region’s top entrepreneurs, small and large business executives, angel and venture capital investors, federal and state economic development officials, university leaders and legislators.

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Nov
1
to Nov 3

Korea – US Cooperative Conference for Life Science

  • Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The KUCCLS aims to provide business opportunities for collaboration between professionals and companies in the fields of drug discovery and development. We strive to facilitate the exchange of innovative ideas and strategies for success across the healthcare industry. This year’s KUCCLS will be more informative and synergistic for the growth of US-Korea collaboration in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

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Nov
7
9:00 AM09:00

Catalogue for Philanthropy Workshops

The Nonprofit Village and Catalogue for Philanthropy are partnering to serve the nonprofit community by hosting four workshops on development.

Catalogue for Philanthropy supports a network of 400+ nonprofits around the DC Metro Region. The following workshops are the focus of its capacity building efforts. These sessions will provide a core curriculum that covers the basics of nonprofit development. From strategy to operations to the donor cycle, participants learn exactly what they need to grow their development efforts effectively and efficiently.

  1. Development Strategy: April 5, 2018
  2. Development Operations: June 21, 2018
  3. Donor Cycle I: Identification and Cultivation: September 5, 2018
  4. Donor Cycle II: Solicitation and Stewardship: November 7, 2018

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Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

MCCC 2018 Business Awards Dinner

  • 5701 Marinelli Road Rockville, MD 20852 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2018 MCCC Business Awards Dinner celebrates the best in the Montgomery County business community. Join us for an evening of networking and inspiration on November 13, 2018 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and County Conference Center.

Sponsoring Company: The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Nov
14
8:00 AM08:00

Maryland and Israel: Changing the Lives of the Disabled

  • Bender JCC of Greater Washington (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Israel is at the forefront of developing life changing technologies to help individuals with disabilities improve their lives. Two Israeli “assistive technology” companies, AmplioSpeech (digital telespeech therapy platform) and OrCam (a wearable artificial vision platform improving the lives of individuals who are blind, visually impaired and have reading difficulties) will be featured.

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Nov
29
8:30 AM08:30

CIO Breakfast and Vendor Fair

The CIO Breakfast and Vendor Fair will provide attendees the opportunity to hear from CIOs on issues facing their organizations. Don't miss your opportunity to network with a room full of IT decision makers. Service providers, vendors and the academic community will be given the opportunity to learn more about contracting in Maryland.  

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Nov
29
6:00 PM18:00

Champions of Maryland Manufacturing Gala

Celebrating and Honoring:

The 2018 Distinguished Grand Champion of Maryland Manufacturing

The top five 2018 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing in the following nomination categories: Community Engagement, Emerging Leaders, Energy & Sustainability, Growth & Productivity, International Business, Manufacturing Technology (Industry 4.0), STEM Student Advocate and Talent Attraction.

Welcoming:

Maryland’s county economic development offices as we celebrate their newest manufacturers.

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Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

Montgomery County Executive’s Ball

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A volunteer-driven event, the Ball brings together several arts and humanities organizations to support, sustain, and promote the cultural assets of Montgomery County, Maryland.

Now in it’s 33rd year, this year’s Executive’s Ball, “Inauguration Celebration” will donate all funds raised to support arts education programs in Montgomery County–a worthwhile cause indeed!

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Dec
5
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Morning Mixers are the best way to start your day with B2B (business-to-business) networking in a professional and friendly setting. Introduce yourself to other business leaders, meet prospects and the MCCC team, and experience the value of MCCC membership. Refreshments are provided. Bring your entire team and plenty of business cards!


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Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

GGCC Gala Celebration & Awards Dinner

  • Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the GGCC at our biggest bash of the year the "Annual Celebration Dinner and Awards Ceremony". This event is a celebration of business in the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber, and serves as the Chamber's largest fundraiser, helping us continue our mission of strengthening businesses and the economic environment for those who work, live and do business in our community.

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Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

HERstory Gala 2018: Honoring Outstanding Women in Biotech

The HERstory Gala is the premier event for the WIB-Capital Region and supporters. This elegant event attracts men and women from industry, government, non-profits, and academia from across the Capital Region Metro Area and provides unique opportunities to meet with some of the region’s most successful women. This event is focused on highlighting women trailblazers in the life sciences who have made a significant impact in the region during the year. Ticket price includes open bar, cocktail reception, seated 3-course dinner, and access to biotech industry leaders in the Capital Region.

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Dec
13
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Business EXCELerator

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Business EXCELerator Series is a how-to on best business practices. The program provides small businesses with information, resources, and relationships to succeed in the commercial and government contracting space. We begin each session with general info on a business subject, and then show how the same subject applies to federal government contracting. Join us at the MCCC Business EXCELerator!


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Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

HERstory Gala 2018: Honoring Outstanding Women in Biotech

The HERstory Gala is the premier event for the WIB-Capital Region chapter and supporters. This elegant event attracts men and women from industry, government, non-profits, and academia from across the Capital Region Metro Area and provides unique opportunities to meet with some of the region’s most successful women. This event is focused on highlighting women trailblazers in the life sciences who have made a significant impact in the region during the year. Ticket price includes open bar, cocktail reception, seated 3-course dinner, and access to biotech industry leaders in the Capital Region.

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Jan
9
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Business EXCELerator

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Business EXCELerator Series is a how-to on best business practices. The program provides small businesses with information, resources, and relationships to succeed in the commercial and government contracting space. We begin each session with general info on a business subject, and then show how the same subject applies to federal government contracting. Join us at the MCCC Business EXCELerator!

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Jan
18
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Morning Mixers are the best way to start your day with B2B (business-to-business) networking in a professional and friendly setting. Introduce yourself to other business leaders, meet prospects and the MCCC team, and experience the value of MCCC membership. Refreshments are provided. Bring your entire team and plenty of business cards!

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Feb
6
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Business EXCELerator

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Business EXCELerator Series is a how-to on best business practices. The program provides small businesses with information, resources, and relationships to succeed in the commercial and government contracting space. We begin each session with general info on a business subject, and then show how the same subject applies to federal government contracting. Join us at the MCCC Business EXCELerator!

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Feb
15
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Morning Mixers are the best way to start your day with B2B (business-to-business) networking in a professional and friendly setting. Introduce yourself to other business leaders, meet prospects and the MCCC team, and experience the value of MCCC membership. Refreshments are provided. Bring your entire team and plenty of business cards!

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Mar
15
11:00 AM11:00

45th Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards Luncheon

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and County Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce is proud to honor acts of valor from Montgomery County’s Department of Police, Sheriff’s Office, Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, Maryland-National Capital Park Police—Montgomery County Division, and Fire and Rescue Services. The largest event of its kind in the MD/VA/DC region attracting 1000+ business leaders, public safety agencies, elected officials and the media, this is the one day every year that the business community collectively says THANK YOU to all agencies for the work they do to keep Montgomery County safe. We wil also recognize a Public Safety Government Partner of the Year, a Public Safety Corporate Vital Link and Public Safety Champion.

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Mar
22
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Business EXCELerator

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Business EXCELerator Series is a how-to on best business practices. The program provides small businesses with information, resources, and relationships to succeed in the commercial and government contracting space. We begin each session with general info on a business subject, and then show how the same subject applies to federal government contracting. Join us at the MCCC Business EXCELerator!

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Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Plan de Negocios Exitoso

  • Maryland Women’s Business Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Aprenda por que usted necesita un Plan de Negocios sólido y robusto. Aprenda como desarrollar cada parte crítica de su plan.Este taller incluye un esbozo general y le orienta sobre otros recursos adicionales a los que usted puede acceder para elaborar un Exitoso Plan de Negocios en Rockville.

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Oct
19
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Business EXCELerator

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Business EXCELerator Series is a how-to on best business practices. The program provides small businesses with information, resources, and relationships to succeed in the commercial and government contracting space. We begin each session with general info on a business subject, and then show how the same subject applies to federal government contracting. Join us at the MCCC Business EXCELerator!

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Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

Bethesda Green's 10th Anniversary Gala

  • Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 

Bethesda Green recognizes and celebrates the region’s green champions with a fun and elegant Gala at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club. This is our premier event of the year, consistently attracting business and community leaders from the region. It’s the best green networking opportunity in town.

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Oct
17
3:00 PM15:00

East County Regional Job Fair

  • East County Community Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring your resumes & dress in business attire to this job fair. In partnership with: Congressman John Sarbanes, County Executive Ike Leggett, Senator Craig Zucker, Delegates Anne Kaiser, Eric Luedtke and Pan Queen, Councilmember Tom Hucker, East County Regional Service Center, Montgomery County Recreation, Montgomery County Commission for Women and WorkSource Montgomery.

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Oct
17
11:00 AM11:00

MWBC Awards Luncheon

Join the Maryland Women's Business Center as we celebrate YOU and our clients at our annual Awards Luncheon. Help us honor women entrepreneurs and businesses making an impact in the community. The 2018 event is doubly special as we will also announce our StartRight Business Plan Competition winners.

We have planned a special program with dynamic speakers that will inspire and an opportunity for you to be part of our Step UP for Women Entrepreneurs Fundraising Campaign- all while enjoying a lovely luncheon at a beautiful venue.

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Oct
16
1:00 PM13:00

One Drop Workshop

We all know that small, conscious changes can ripple into meaningful impact. The One Drop Workshop, presented by Bates Creative and OTM Partners, focuses on the importance of bringing community engagement and corporate social responsibility into your brand strategy and communications campaigns.

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Oct
16
11:00 AM11:00

NIST Lunch, Learn, and Listen

  • National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join NIST at the NCCoE for collaborative discussions with industry experts, informative presentations, and networking opportunities. Come get a quick overview of what the NCCoE does, see some live demos, hear from our experts, and enjoy lunch alongside subject matter experts from NIST.

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Oct
16
9:00 AM09:00

How Hackers Get You! Social Engineering Tactics & Ways to Combat Them

Crafty hackers are scooping up your digital crumbs for criminal purposes. Social engineering can expose your employer’s or your sensitive data, and lead to costly ransomware demands. Learn how to recognize phishing attempts, see real examples of social engineering, and get tips on how to close the door on cyber thieves. Hosted by TSC Advantage.

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Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

African Diaspora Entrepreneurship Summit

In 2015, the African Affairs Advisory Group of Montgomery County was selected to host the third African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM III). Launched in 2009 by USAID and Western Union, ADM III was an initiative that promoted sustainable economic growth and job creation in Africa by supporting African diaspora entrepreneurs. The event was a success and saw 35 innovative finalists from a pool of 400 applicants from across the US advance to the finale.

It is from this event that the African Diaspora Entrepreneurship Summit was born. The overwhelmingly positive response to ADM III from area entrepreneurs revealed a need for platform for local African born entrepreneurs and AfDES intends to do just that.

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Oct
9
to Oct 10

CyberMaryland Conference

  • The Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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, “The State of Cyber” 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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Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Montgomery County Procurement Forum

Event Highlights:

  • Find out procurement opportunities from around the County

  • Meet and learn from procurement experts in the public and private sector

  • Network with your peers and create new connections at the Exhibitor Showcase

  • Acquire the information and tools you need to become more successful

MCEDC team member Daniel Parra will be featured on a panel.

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Oct
3
8:00 AM08:00

MTC Dressed for Success

Are you Dressed for Success? Did you know that contamination is the #1 cause of batch failure? Hear more about it at the complimentary breakfast event presented by Kimberly-Clark Professional and VWR International. Reduce your contamination risk from discovery to production by selecting single-use protective apparel solutions.

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Sep
27
3:00 PM15:00

BioNetworking: Fermenting Innovation

This networking event is for BioTech Professionals in the BioHealth Capital Region. We encourage all professionals, post-docs and scientist to attend - it is a great opportunity to get to know others who are working in science in our region. This free industry wide event will include music, games, hors d'oeuvres, drinks.

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Sep
27
10:30 AM10:30

Procurement 101 - En Español

  • Gaithersburg Regional Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. This class is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process. 

¿Nuevo en la contratación estatal? Empieza por el principio. Esta clase es para pequeñas empresas que tienen poco o ningún conocimiento del proceso de contratación estatal. Hablaremos sobre la terminología común de las adquisiciones, examinaremos cómo funciona la contratación del estado y hablaremos de recursos para ayudarle a determinar si buscar contratos en el sector público sería beneficiosa para su empresa.

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Sep
25
10:00 AM10:00

Meet the Labs

  • Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This is a unique opportunity in Southern Maryland to meet Tech Transfer and Small Business Innovation Research program representatives from major federal laboratories. ‘Meet the Labs’ is co-hosted by Energetics Technology Center and the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. The event, sponsored by the Rural Maryland Council, will consist of panel discussions on Technology Transfer and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program by subject matter experts from NASA, USDA, DOE, NAWCAD, NIST, NSWC IHEODTD, and ARL.

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