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
8:00 AM08:00

Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee PitchMania and Annual Meeting

The Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council's Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) will be hosting PitchMania on January 24th at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC. The event is an opportunity for Minority Business Enterprises to meet fellow entrepreneurs, present their company to prospects and teaming partners and network. It also marks the MBEIC's annual business meeting.

Sponsored by: CRMSDC

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Jan
24
5:30 PM17:30

After Five Mixer

It's a NEW YEAR! Come and start it off right networking at the first GGCC event of the year. Bring your business cards, a smile and desire to make the most out of our time together at Asbury. There will be delicious food, drinks, music, networking and more. Don't miss this signature event.

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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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Jan
30
5:30 PM17:30

Maryland Tech Council Leadership Dinner

Each year the Maryland Tech Council’s policy and leadership dinner connects business leaders from the technology and life science communities with policymakers in Annapolis. This is a valuable event where executives, MTC’s Board of Directors and members from the Maryland General Assembly come together to discuss important policy issues.

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Feb
5
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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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
7
8:00 AM08:00

Maryland Tech Council Roundtable Doing Business with the National Institutes of Health

Join the Maryland Tech Council for our "Doing Business with the National Institutes of Health" roundtable event. Our panelists will discuss how the National Institutes of Health partners with representatives of industry to support and conduct medical research to improve human health and how those partnerships can bring unique resources and strengths to the table. Space is limited so register today!

Sponsored by: Maryland Tech Council

Moderator:
Michael L. Salgaller, Ph.D.
Supervisor, Invention Development and Marketing Unit (IDMU)
Technology Transfer Center | National Cancer Institute | National Institutes of Health

Speaker:
Mukul Ranjan, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor for Innovation and Technology Transfer
Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Office
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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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
22
8:30 AM08:30

Maryland Cyber-Security Funding for Defense Contractors & Tax Credits Presentation

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

The Buy Maryland Cybersecurity Tax Credit provides an incentive for Qualified Maryland Companies to purchase cybersecurity technologies and services from a Qualified Maryland Cybersecurity Seller.

The Maryland Defense Cybersecurity Assistance Program (DCAP) provides funding and assistance for Defense Contractors to comply with the DFARS and NIST 800-171 Standards for cybersecurity.

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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
14
9:00 AM09:00

Export Essentials—Washington DC Growing Minority and Women-owned Small Businesses

Join the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) and the Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council (CRMSDC) to learn how to finance exports and grow your business internationally. At our event, we will discuss how your business can: find foreign buyers and international partners, access capital to finance your export sales, and reduce risk with export credit insurance.

Sponsored by: Capital Region MBDA Business Center and EXIM Bank

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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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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
16
5:00 PM17:00

BioBuzz with BioIT Solutions

Join BioBuzz and BioIT Solutions for the first event of 2019. The event is always free and we offer free drinks to the first 50 to 100 who arrive depending on how much we've been sponsored on a given month. People from all around the the region are coming out each month for this unique and welcoming monthly happy hour. It's a great place to meet up with coworkers past and present, make new connections or just catch up on the latest industry gossip  If you're new and haven't yet made it out to an event, then we hope that you'll join us this month and see what all the Buzz is all about. 

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Jan
16
8:00 AM08:00

Public Relations 101

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

Do you know the difference between advertising and public relations? How does a company get on the cover of Forbes magazine? What is a press release, do you need one and how much would it cost if you did? Get answers to these questions and more during this informative workshop.

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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
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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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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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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