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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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
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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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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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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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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
20
5:30 PM17:30

Annual GGCC Chamber Picnic

All are invited to the GGCC's Annual Picnic, Volunteer Recognition & Non-Profit Showcase. Features include:

  • Thank you to all GGCC Members
  • Non-Profit Showcase
  • GGCC Volunteer Recognition
  • Exceptional Volunteer Awards
  • Anniversary Thank you Celebration
  • BBQ with delicious food & pies compliments of Smokey Glen Farm

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Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

Executive Forum on Digital Innovations in Precision Medicine

  • Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Register for this Executive panel event to hear from the region's top HealthTech CxO's on how their companies are using digital innovations to drive efficiency and new solutions into the biomedical and healthcare systems.

You will learn about the possibilities that digital technologies are bringing to clinical trials, translational research, patient care, population management, as well as some of the challenges companies are facing in delivering these next-generation solutions.

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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
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
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
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
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
13
5:00 PM17:00

BioBuzz with Immunomic Therapeutics

Join this BioBuzz event and meet this year’s ‘Buzz of BIO’ winner and Annual BioBuzz Sponsor, Immunomic Therapeutics (ITI). Come out and get to know the team behind the company that is receiving such widespread industry attention for the recent evolution of their innovative technology platform, UNITE, which has the potential to alter how we use immunotherapy for cancer, allergies and animal health.

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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
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
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
4
9:00 AM09:00

MD Hispanic Business Conference & Expo

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

The Maryland Hispanic Business Conference & Expo (MDHBC) is the premier Hispanic Business event entire Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. The Conference has the unparalleled reputation for providing tools, strategies, and resources to better support Hispanic businesses – adding to Maryland’s economic fabric.

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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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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
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
5:00 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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