Aug
28
9:30 AM09:30

Go Global! Dive Into the International Trade Market

  • 51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20 Rockville MD 20850-2482 USA (map)
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Join us for a panel discussion highlighting how you can expand your revenue streams through importing and exporting.

If you are an established business considering growth through international trade, you will want to hear from our experts as they introduce you to resources and guidelines for entering the international marketplace.

For more information on how exporting can benefit your company, check out the article 14 Reasons Small Businesses Should Start Exporting.

Sponsored by: Maryland Women’s Business Center

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Sep
4
12:00 PM12:00

Free Orientation to Maryland Women’s Business Center & Supporting Resources - Montgomery County

  • 51 Monroe Street Plaza East 20 Rockville MD 20850-2421 USA (map)
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Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business!

*Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!

Note our policies: Women and men are invited to attend our training workshops.

Status: Open - 15 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 9/4/2019 12:00 PM (EDT)
Point of Contact: Kate Vendemio (301) 355-2208

Sponsored by: Maryland Women's Business Center

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Sep
15
12:00 PM12:00

FutureFest

  • 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD, 20910 United States (map)
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Be a part of FutureFest—where kids can spark their imagination and families can celebrate their collective power to invent the future! One of the DC region’s largest, free family festival has it all: Real fun. Real tools. Real skills for the future.

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Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
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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!

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce 

8:00am - 8:30am  Networking

8:30am - 9:00am  Welcome + Speed Introductions

9:00am - 10:00am  Networking

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Sep
20
8:00 AM08:00

SBIR Road Tour: Seeding America's Future Innovations

  • Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.

Each SBIR Road Tour stop, hosted by a local organization, will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear directly 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.

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Oct
3
5:00 PM17:00

MCCC Annual Legislative Reception

Join us at the MCCC 2019 Fall Reception for business networking with County officials in a private setting with complimentary food and beverages. Parking is located behind the restaurant at the intersection of North Washington Street and East Montgomery Avenue at Courthouse Square.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Oct
7
7:30 AM07:30

Bio Innovation Conference

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

The Bio Innovation Conference will connect more than 300 top life sciences professionals in the region with leading global brands, venture capitalists and promising startups, while embracing the gene and cell therapy revolution.  This forum offers an exciting and unique opportunity to reach industry leaders and decision makers across the industry and demonstrate to colleagues and clients how your products or services can lead the way to a healthier tomorrow.

Presented by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Bio Innovation Conference showcases Maryland’s innovation and success in the life sciences industry.

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Oct
10
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (map)
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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! 

8:00am - 8:30am  Networking

8:30am - 9:00am  Welcome + Speed Introductions

9:00am - 10:00am  Networking

This event will be held in the MCCC Board Room.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Nov
13
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montogmery 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!

8:00am - 8:30am  Networking

8:30am - 9:00am  Welcome + Speed Introductions

9:00am - 10:00am  Networking

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Nov
21
5:30 PM17:30

MCCC 2019 Business Awards Dinner

  • Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center (map)
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The 2019 MCCC Business Awards Dinner celebrates the best in the Montgomery County business community. Join us for an evening of networking and inspiration on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and County Conference Center.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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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!

8:00am - 8:30am  Networking

8:30am - 9:00am  Welcome + Speed Introductions

9:00am - 10:00am  Networking

This event will be held in the MCCC Board Room.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Aug
23
10:00 AM10:00

Market to the Max: Develop a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business – Montgomery County

  • 51 Monroe Street, Plaza East-20 Rockville, MD, 20850 United States (map)
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Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy, including:

  • Crafting your marketing goals

  • Identifying the ideal target audience

  • Researching competition

  • Setting a realistic budget

*Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup

Sponsored by: WBC

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Aug
21
8:00 AM08:00

MCCC Morning Mixer

  • Montogmery 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!

This will be held in the MCCC Board Room.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Aug
19
12:00 PM12:00

Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Woman-owned Businesses

Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business!

Target Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth or anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!

Note Our Policies: Register early to guarantee a seat. Women and men are invited to attend our training workshops.

Status: Open - 25 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 8/19/2019 8:00 AM (EDT)
Fee: No Fee
Point of Contact: Maria McElhenney (240) 793-0908

Sponsored by: Maryland Women's Business Center

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Aug
19
8:00 AM08:00

The Power Conference

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

Each year many organizations come together to bring you the annual Power Conference: Women Doing Business. The focus of the Power Conference is business, all business, all day. The conference is designed to showcase women-owned businesses and businesswomen, introduce dynamic women speakers, give access to women experts, showcase women’s business stories, female CEOs, executives, and professionals, and highlight resources for women.

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Aug
16
10:00 AM10:00

Como Empezar un negocio

  • 51 Monroe Street, Plaza East-20 Rockville, MD, 20850 United States (map)
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Descubra lo que realmente necesita para comenzar su propio negocio. impartido por un pequeño empresario, un agente de seguros y un abogado especialista en pequeña empresa, este taller sienta las bases para poner en marcha su propio negocio en el estado de Maryland.

Cost: $40.00

Sponsored by: WBC

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Aug
14
5:30 PM17:30

MCCC After Hours at Ruth’s Chris

Join us at the MCCC After Hours for professional networking at its best. The After Hours attract a diverse and lively crowd, making these events the perfect environment for engaging conversation and impactful networking.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

Non MCCC Member: $40.00
MCCC Member: $0.00

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Aug
7
9:00 AM09:00

Orientación básica para negocios Ofrecida por el Centro de Negocios para la Mujeres

  • Maryland Women's Business Center @ Upcounty Regional Services Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Descubra como Maryland Women’s Business Center puede apoyar su emprendimiento, en la etapa de arranque y de crecimiento. Durante esta sesión Usted conocerá todos los servicios y recursos que están disponibles en el Centro de Negocios para la Mujer de Maryland y como estos recursos le ayudaran a crecer su negocio.

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Aug
6
12:00 PM12:00

Free Webinar: How to Set Up Your Social Media for Success

Learn how to:

·     Differentiate between the common available social media platforms and determine the correct channel(s) for your audience. 

·     Set up your social media profiles for business success.

·     Shift your mindset from using social media as a personal platform to a professional avenue to generate business. 

·     Strategically showcase your business’s value to the consumer.

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Aug
5
1:30 PM13:30

Orientación básica para negocios Ofrecida por el Centro de Negocios para la Muje - Montgomery County

Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, Woman-owned Businesses

Descubra como Maryland Women’s Business Center puede apoyar su emprendimiento, en la etapa de arranque y de crecimiento. Durante esta sesión Usted conocerá todos los servicios y recursos que están disponibles en el Centro de Negocios para la Mujer de Maryland y como estos recursos le ayudaran a crecer su negocio.

El público objetivo: Emprendedores con ideas de negocio, Nuevos Empresarios y quienes quieran expandir su negocio.

Status: Open - 15 places remaining
Point of Contact: Martha Jimenez (301) 315-8091

Sponsored by: Maryland Women's Business Center

Registration Deadline: 8/5/2019 1:31 PM (EDT)

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Jul
30
12:00 PM12:00

Free Orientation to MWBC & Supporting Resources - Montgomery County (Germantown)

Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business!

*Intended Audience: Pre-Venture, Start-Up, Growth, anyone new to the Maryland Women's Business Center!

Note our policies: Women and men are invited to attend our training workshops.

Status: Open - 24 places remaining
Registration Deadline: 7/30/2019 12:00 PM (EDT)
Point of Contact: Kate Vendemio (301) 355-2208

Sponsored by: Maryland Women's Business Center

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Jul
30
12:00 PM12:00

Free: Orientation to MWBC & Supporting Resources

  • Maryland Women's Business Center @ Upcounty Regional Services Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Discover how the Maryland Women’s Business Center can support you through business start-up and growth. During this free orientation, you will learn about the services and resources we provide to entrepreneurs throughout the state and how we can help YOU grow your business!

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Jul
16
8:00 AM08:00

Future of Bethesda and Beyond!

An In Depth Discussion of Wheaton, Rockville, Silver Spring and More!

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  1. Beyond Wisconsin Avenue, what major projects are happening in Bethesda and greater Montgomery County?

  2. Is Bethesda enough to keep the greater county booming, or will it lead Montgomery County to an economic downslide?

  3. Tenleytown, just two stops away from Bethesda, is home to AU - how can developers work to attract these young professionals to live, work, and play in Bethesda? 

  4. How will major tenants, such as Target, moving into Bethesda affect the area?

Presented by: Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Ballroom: Grand Ballroom / First Floor
Parking Information: Complimentary Self Only

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Jul
12
1:00 PM13:00

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for Governments and the Private Sector

Whether you are an executive, a director, a functional manager, or an IT professional, this course will transform your mindset as you gather the essential knowledge, insights, and tools that you will need to succeed in the fast-evolving DLT and Blockchain ecosystem.

Sponsored by: Code Partners

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Jul
12
10:00 AM10:00

Writing a Successful Business Plan - Montgomery County

A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors. Writing your business plan requires a holistic analysis of your business, which we will detail in this course.

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Jul
12
7:30 AM07:30

24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast

  • Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc. (map)
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The GGCC will honor local heroes from Public Safety personnel of the Upcounty for their courageous, life-saving actions at the 24th Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast.

We invite you to this time-honored tradition as we recognize the heroic deeds of our local law enforcement and fire-rescue workers at our Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Friday, July 12 at 7:30 AM at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc., 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg.

These men and women go above and beyond the call of duty to serve our local community and we want them to know we appreciate them and their hard work.

Sponsored by: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber

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Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Montgomery County Small Business Association, One Year Celebration! “Together We Grow”

  • 20908 Golf View Drive Laytonsville, MD 20882 USA (map)
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Join the Montgomery County Small Business Association for its 1st Annual Anniversary event at Montgomery County Club. Guest Speakers: Jerome Fletcher, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer, Montgomery County Procurement, Grace Denno, Chief I Division of Business Relations & Compliance, Montgomery County Procurement and Ash Shetty, Director of the Office of Procurement, Montgomery County.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County SBA

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Jun
18
9:30 AM09:30

Automate & Scale Your Business – Montgomery County

Are Routine Tasks Taking Over? Automate for Freedom, Flexibility & Focus
Did you know that growing a business and scaling a business are two completely different things? When you grow, there is just more and more and more to do. When you scale, you are able to take on more work with little or no increase in time and costs.

Scaling is about doing more with less effort, in less time, and with fewer people. It is maximizing the technologies to automate routine activities to support your business. Sounds awesome, right? The system I will share will help business owners generate more freedom, flexibility and focus by automating and delegating.

  • Identify automation opportunities, so you can stop wasting time and energy on tasks that you should get off your plate.

  • The five essential elements to automate and scale your business so you can reduce your workload without incurring major hiring costs.

  • Two simple but brilliant moves that will create lasting impact beyond our time together today.

Register today.

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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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Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

WORKSHOPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: How to build your "Personal and Business credit"

  • 3300 Briggs Chaney Road Silver Spring, MD, 20904 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gilchrist Center is excited to partner with Life Asset to provide Technical Assistance for Small & Micro Entrepreneurs 

Demystify FICO Credit Scores and how they work. Examine how the personal credit of a business owner impact the business credit. 

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Jun
6
5:00 PM17:00

Chamber Networking Picnic & Cornhole Tourney

You're cordially invited to the Chamber's Networking Picnic presented by our Young Professional Group. In conjunction with the picnic, we will be hosting our 3rd Annual "Cornhole Tourney".

Join us for a BBQ Picnic and fun activities at Smokey Glen Farm; the YPG's want to say thank you for your support over the years and shed some insight into their future plans.

Sponsored by: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber

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Jun
3
to Jun 6

BIO 2019

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (map)
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Join us in Philadelphia, PA, June 3-6, 2019 as more than 16,000 attendees from around the globe gather for unparalleled partnering, education, networking, and to see all that tri-state area has to offer. The region's vast array of leading universities and research institutions fosters a collaborative environment.

The key benefits of attending the 2019 BIO International Convention are access to global biotech and pharma leaders via BIO One-on-One Partnering, exposure to industry thought-leaders with over 500 education sessions at your fingertips, and unparalleled networking opportunities with 16,000+ attendees from 67 countries.

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