Dec
18
9:00 AM09:00

Tax Compliance for Small Business

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

Overwhelmed by the various tax compliance requirements? As a business owner, you need to know the appropriate regulations for your industry as well as requirements imposed and enforced by a state and federal authorities. This workshop, led by a Certified Public Accountant, addresses what your company should be doing to comply and what your company can do capitalize on tax savings.

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Dec
18
9:00 AM09:00

Tax Compliance for Small Business

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

Overwhelmed by the various tax compliance requirements? As a business owner, you need to know the appropriate regulations for your industry as well as requirements imposed and enforced by a state and federal authorities. This workshop, led by a Certified Public Accountant, addresses what your company should be doing to comply and what your company can do capitalize on tax savings.

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Jan
7
9:00 AM09:00

Montgomery County, Maryland's Opportunity Zone Workshop

Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond present Montgomery County, Maryland’s Opportunity Zone Workshop.

  • Learn how to benefit from Opportunity Zones and complementing legislation from leading national experts, tour local eligible communities, and connect with potential investment projects.

  • Featured speakers include experts from the Federal Reserve Bank, Novogradac & Company, Enterprise Community Investment, and several local partners in Montgomery County, Rockville, and Gaithersburg.

Join us at the for a day of tours, panels, and networking.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

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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
9
5:00 PM17:00

MTC Industry Awards Celebration Nominations Launch Party

The Maryland Tech Council’s 31st Annual Industry Awards Celebration (IAC) will recognize the companies and individuals who are making a difference in our community. We invite you to join us for our complimentary Launch Party as we kick-off nominations for the Industry Awards Celebration.

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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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Jan
23
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Tax Implications for Startups

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

Don’t Quit Your Day Job (Yet)! Getting a Head Start on Your Start-Up

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

Are you planning to leave your corporate job soon to start a new business? Join Judy O’Connor, Founder & CEO of Like Neighbors (and 2017 StartRight! Business Plan Competition runner-up!) as she provides a checklist of activities and resources that she wishes she’d had before leaving a corporate job to launch her own business. Any new entrepreneur can and should accomplish these tasks prior to quitting her day job, shortening the gap between that last paycheck and the launch of an exciting new venture! Walk away with the best tools for critical start-up activities like securing your domain, testing your market, creating a business plan and more.

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Jan
29
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Fundraising (SBIR)

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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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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Feb
27
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Fundraising (non SBIR/dilutive)

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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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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Mar
27
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Successful Marketing and PR Strategies

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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Apr
24
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Selling to the Government

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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May
15
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Pricing Factors

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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Jun
12
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Staff Recruitment and Retention

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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Dec
14
10:00 AM10:00

Plan de Negocios Exitoso

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

Un Plan de Negocio es el guía que usted necesita para dirigir su negocio en la dirección correcta y además es un componente esencial de éxito.

Este documento es también un elemento clave para asegurar financiamiento bancario o la participación de potenciales inversionistas. Escribir un Plan de Negocios, requiere de un análisis integral que usted podrá aprender en detalle durante este curso.

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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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Dec
13
1:00 PM13:00

Pathfinder Innovation Program

Explore Legal Issues for Early Stage Companies: Business formation and governance • Advisory Board vs. Board of Directors Equity incentive plans • NDA’s (w/ potential co-owners/joint ventures/investors and employees) • Worker classifications (exempt vs. non-exempt; W2 or 1099) Employment contracts • Lease and distributor agreements • Customer agreements (for beta testing and beyond) • CRADA’s and technology transfer agreements

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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
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
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
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
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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Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

Plan de Negocios Exitoso

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. 

Sponsor: Women’s Business Center

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Nov
29
6:30 PM18:30

Fête for the Future

Fête for the Future is a one-of-a-kind event celebrating our community’s future — and the children who will invent it. This festive evening brings together Montgomery County’s incoming elected officials, community members, and local business leaders who share a passion for the ongoing transformation of our county as a hub for innovation.

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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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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
28
9:00 AM09:00

Agriculture & Aquaculture: The Newest Emerging Technology Sector

  • The Universities at Shady Grove – Building II (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The forum is the third in a series of regional events convening entrepreneurs, investors, industry, service providers and academia who are developing innovations and/or technologies in agriculture, aquaculture and environmental. The purpose of the symposium is to advance awareness, foster partnerships and create a shared understanding of market needs and opportunities in the fast growing F3 Tech space. The day-long program (9-3) includes nationally recognized speakers, table top discussions and local leaders in the respective industries.

Sponsored by: F3 Tech Initiative and Partners

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Nov
28
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: Legal Issues for Early Stage Companies

Learn from experts in the field and executives who have been through the process. Sign up for 1:1 meetings with experts to discuss your specific scenario more in-depth (attendance at the panel required).

To RSVP for PathFinder panel session(s), email BHI@BioHealthInnovation.org.

Sponsored by: BioHealth Innovation, Launch Workplaces, TEDCO and Montgomery County

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Nov
17
9:30 AM09:30

Barnesville School Admissions Open House

  • Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Us for Our Fall Interactive Open House to Explore Arts & Sciences in Action! 
Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9:30 – noon

We invite you to visit our campus to find out why Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences is an ideal place to engage your child's imagination and intellectual curiosity. 

A General Information Session will be followed by campus tours tailored by section (Preschool/Kindergarten, Lower School, and Middle School). Families will visit classrooms and meet our teachers. Students will participate in arts and sciences activities and explore our 30+ acre campus in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve.

Sponsored by: Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences

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Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business

Creating a 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. 

Sponsor: Women’s Business Center

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