Aug
22
5:00 PM17:00

MTC Summer Picnic

As a thank you for your commitment and loyalty to MTC, we invite you to join us for a complimentary event to network and celebrate with your community. The evening will consist of a casual, fun-filled atmosphere where you can relax, enjoy delicious Smokey Glen Farm barbeque, sides, homemade pie and all the fixings, while networking and drinking a cold beer.

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Aug
22
5:30 PM17:30

MCCC After Hours @ Ruth's Chris Steakhouse (Bethesda)

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce hosts MCCC After Hours at various locations throughout the county. On average, 60 people representing a wide range of industries attend this popular event. Join us for professional networking in a casual and friendly atmosphere.

Sponsoring Company: The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Aug
22
5:30 PM17:30

GGCC - After Five Mixer: 7th Annual Mini-Golf

Join the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce, the City of Gaithersburg, Jimmy John's and Grossberg Company, LLP for the 7th Annual Miniature Golf Night! Join in the fun as you play 18-holes of miniature golf on the City’s beautifully landscaped course located in a park setting, all while enjoying some delicious appetizers compliments of Jimmy John's and beer & wine compliments of Grossberg Company. You won’t want to miss this excitement and unique networking opportunity. See you on the course.

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Aug
28
5:00 PM17:00

Contrast Effect

Link, learn, and level up at Artists Compound’s supercharged art reception and explosive networking experience with Natascha Kapoor of C4 Networking Group on Tuesday, August 28th from 5-8pm. Meet local artists and business owners who share common aspirations of growing together as a community towards financial prosperity, then join us for a complimentary happy hour with light refreshments and a surprise guest speaker who will show you how to market your services more efficiently.

Sponsoring Company: Artists Compound

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Sep
5
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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Sep
5
5:00 PM17:00

Regional Young Professional Group Happy Hour

Socialize and connect with Young Professionals in Montgomery County and surrounding areas. The Young Professional Groups from the Gaithersburg-Germantown, the Rockville, the Greater Bethesda, and the Greater Silver Spring Chambers of Commerce, along with Leadership Montgomery's Emerging Leaders, and the Alumni, Seniors & Graduate and Professional Students from the Universities at Shady Grove cordially invite you to meet and mingle, enjoy appetizers and drinks, and experience Lucky Strike Entertainment’s critically acclaimed gastropub bowling alley concept.

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Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

Evening of Networking: Joint Chamber Event

The Gaithersburg-Germantown, Frederick County & Clarksburg Chambers are joining forces to bring its members together for an “Evening of Networking” at the Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain. Meet and greet our neighbors from the north while enjoying great food compliments of the Comus Inn and a breath-taking setting too. Advance registration is required. See you there!

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Sep
14
8:30 AM08:30

GGCC 28th Annual Business Golf Classic

Grow Your Business & Play Golf at the Same Time! This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and the opportunity to network. Meet business owners, representatives and supporters of business as you complete your round. Incredible prizes, golf contests, mini massages compliments of Hand & Stone Gaithersburg, food and drinks await you on this unique golf experience. 

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Sep
14
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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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Manage Your Goals with a One-Page Plan

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

You have ambitious plans for your business and life. The year is filled with “to do’s”, intentions, actions, celebrations, commitments, and demands. And you have new ideas to put into action. Can you find everything and make sense of it all? Do you make good decisions that yield accomplishments rather than actions? A One-Page-Plan™ lets you see everything you want to tackle, and helps you focus on all your goals and intentions at a glance. Sylvia Henderson, idea implementation expert, will walk you through creating your own One-Page-Plan for business and personal success so you can stay focused and make better decisions. This is a hands-on session.

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Sep
19
10:00 AM10:00

Don’t Become a Statistic – What You Must Know about Cybersecurity

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

Did you know 65% of small businesses will suffer some form of cyber attack and of those, 61% will NOT survive. Learn ways to protect your business, yourself, and your dreams from cyber attacks now and in the future. Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of MindSpout, Scott Raba, will alert you to the must-knows of cyber protection. All small businesses need to attend this workshop..

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Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Maryland Business Policy Conference

The Business Policy Conference is the premier business related public policy conference in the state attracting hundreds of business executives, administration officials, and legislative leaders. Attendees gain a greater understanding of the public policy issues that affect our business community through a series of keynote speakers, expert panelists and the networking surrounding the event.

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Sep
21
7:30 AM07:30

You Are Moving Out Of The Incubator — What You Should Know About Commercial Leases

Commercial leases are complicated documents and many times startups sign deals that provide for little or no flexibility and they take on a greater liability than they anticipated. What should they be looking for in a space, what does it really cost, how long should they sign for, what rights should they negotiate, and a lot more.

Sponsoring Company: Cresa

RSVP for the event by contacting Michael Hetchkop at mhetchkop@cresa.com or 202-302-1012.

 

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Sep
21
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Aug
20
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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Aug
17
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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Jul
26
5:30 PM17:30

MCCC After Hours @ CAMBRiA Hotel & Suites Rockville

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce hosts MCCC After Hours at various locations throughout the county. On average, 60 people representing a wide range of industries attend this popular event. Join us for professional networking in a casual and friendly atmosphere.

Sponsoring Company: The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

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Jul
26
10:00 AM10:00

Using Tools on Social Media

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

Did you know that you can target your social media ads and posts to a very specific customer base-even targeting as specifically as age, demographics, income or buying behaviors? Let Nicole Krug of Social Light show you how to use various social media tools to connect with new customers on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. Nicole will teach you how using relevant and effective content can result in increased brand awareness, more customers, and greater revenue.

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Jul
26
7:30 AM07:30

Future of Bethesda

Join BISNOW to discuss building Bethesda's identity & investing in its growth. We'll discuss:

  1. How can you capitalize on the growth promised by the Marriott headquarters and hotel?
  2. What type of tenant is ideal for Carr's Apex Building?
  3. Will Bethesda ever see a nightlife scene?  Does it want one?
  4. With a historically strong retail market, is Bethesda immune to the asset class' national uncertainty?
  5. How can Bethesda develop a unique identity as a suburb of D.C.?

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Jul
24
4:30 PM16:30

GGCC Young Professionals Happy Hour

  • Harvest Plates & Pints - Holiday Inn (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce to discover how you can further your career and strengthen your professional image at our Young Professionals Happy Hour! You're guaranteed to make new friends, secure new clients, and learn more about what the GGCC has to offer. Along with great drink specials, enjoy appetizing lite bites for the duration of the event.

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Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business

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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Jul
19
4:00 PM16:00

4th Annual Explore Downtown Crown

More than a dozen restaurants make Downtown Crown a great dining destination, including GGCC Members: Paladar Latin Kitchen and Rum Bar, Ted's Montana Grill and Asia Nine. We invite you to come & discover Downtown Crown and explore the above restaurants and Downtown Crown Wine & Beer at our annual "Explore Downtown Crown", our version of a “bar crawl” on July 19. Rain or Shine. Thank you to our promotional partner RPAI. 

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Jul
19
8:00 AM08:00

MCM Small Business Event (SBN): Accelerate Small Business Growth With Mergers & Acquisitions

Montgomery County Small Business Series offers the opportunity to invigorate and innovate your business with insight and information from regional business leaders’ presentations and Q&A. Seminars and Networking designed to support and enhance the success of your business in Montgomery County.

Join us for the July session where a panel of experts discuss how to accelerate Small Business growth through Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A).

Topic: “Accelerate Small Business Growth Through M&A”

Kelly Leonard will moderate a panel of experts, including:

  • William M. Duffy Jr
    Vice President,
    M&T Investment Banking Group
  • Will Ferguson
    Senior Business Broker,
    Baltimore Washington Business Brokers, LLC
  • Laurie Wiggins
    CEO of Byond

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Jul
16
11:00 AM11:00

MCCCF VIP Golf Tournament

This Golf Tournament supports VIP a 3-day, 27-hour comprehensive national certification program designed to equip veteran businesses to increase their ability to win government contracts. Funded entirely by the Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation (MCCCF) and VIP Sponsors, the Institute is offered at no cost to participants. Donations are required to sustain and expand VIP to meet the needs of veteran-owned businesses, VIP alumni and the growing community of veterans seeking jobs.

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Jul
13
7:30 AM07:30

GGCC Annual Public Safety Awards Breakfast

  • Montgomery County Agricultural Center, Inc. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The GGCC will honor local heroes from Public Safety personnel of the Upcounty for their courageous, life-saving actions at the 23rd 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.

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Jul
1
9:00 AM09:00

MoCo Made Day at Olney Farmers and Artists Market

Join the Montgomery County Food Council to celebrate the MoCo Made farmers and vendors at the Olney Farmers and Artists Market! The event will include a live chef demo from a MoCo chef, and will highlight the vendors and farmers who are based here in Montgomery County. There will be live music, fresh produce, and fun for all ages! The event is free and open to the public.

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Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

Meet the Primes and Contracting Officers

Government Procurement Match Making Session: You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with the companies and agencies who can share upcoming contracts for you to bid on. In this speed-dating, match-making style event, you will be given time to rotate among several tables and get information that will help you in deciding the best opportunity to bid on for your company.

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Jun
27
11:30 AM11:30

GGCC Chamber Lunch: BBQ Picnic

  • Asbury Methodist Village / Hefner Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You’re invited to the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce's 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.

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Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

Small Business Financial Literacy Class

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

Do you know how to read your business financial statements and build a favorable business credit score? Do you understand the process of applying for and qualifying for business credit? Have you considered the various financing options available to your business? These are critical topics that every small business owner must understand. This class taught by HSBC bank will help you understand how to position your finances for success.

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Jun
21
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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