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
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
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
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
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
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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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
4
9:00 AM09:00

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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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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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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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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Nov
15
8:00 AM08:00

SBN: Diversity of the Local Supply Chain

  • Montgomery Community Media | Montgomery Community Television (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Montgomery County Small Business Network offers the opportunity to invigorate and innovate your business with insight and information from regional business leaders’ presentations and question and answer sessions. Seminars and networking are designed to support and enhance the success of your business in Montgomery County.

Sponsor: Montgomery Community Media | Montgomery Community Television

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Nov
14
8:15 AM08:15

PathFinder Innovation Program: CMS Reimbursement

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
14
8:00 AM08:00

Maryland and Israel: Changing the Lives of the Disabled

  • Bender JCC of Greater Washington (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Israel is at the forefront of developing life changing technologies to help individuals with disabilities improve their lives. Two Israeli “assistive technology” companies, AmplioSpeech (digital telespeech therapy platform) and OrCam (a wearable artificial vision platform improving the lives of individuals who are blind, visually impaired and have reading difficulties) will be featured.

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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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Nov
13
to Nov 14

Register for the 2018 FLC Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting

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

Looking to take your research and development or business to the next level? Federal laboratories offer valuable resources such as ready-to-license technologies, facilities, funding, programs, and consulting services to businesses and entrepreneurs eager to accelerate their innovations. Mid-Atlantic Industry Day is your opportunity to learn about collaborative public-private partnership successes and network with federal labs in your area.

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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
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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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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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
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
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
22
8:00 AM08:00

Montgomery County Broadband Summit

  • Montgomery College Germantown Bioscience Education Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Montgomery County Government requests that you join County Executive Isiah Leggett and Council President Hans Riemer at the Commercial Buildings Broadband Summit, Monday October 22, 2018, 8 am to 1 pm.

The purpose of the Summit is to bring together select business leaders in commercial real estate development and leasing, gigabit fiber networks and wireless 5G and IoT, and leading business sectors to discuss how broadband-ready commercial buildings can support today’s business needs and what strategic direction the County should take to prepare for tomorrow’s business growth.

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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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