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  • Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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  • Monday, January 7, 2019

    • MDOT MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop Time: 10:00a - 10:30a Location: Maryland Department of Transportation Headquarters, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, Maryland 21076 Details:

      On a monthly basis, the Maryland Department of Transportation's Office of Small and Minority Business Policy hosts the MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop.  This workshop is intended for those firms interested in seeking Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and/or Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certification.  By attending the workshop, you will learn the benefits of certification, the five key requirements for certification, and the four steps in the certification process.  For information and registration visit www.mdot.maryland.gov/aaw. 

       
       
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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  • Thursday, January 10, 2019

    • Doing Business with BWI Marshall Airport Time: 8:00a - 1:00p Location: MDOT HQ 7201 Corporate Center Drive Hanover, Maryland 21076 Details:

      Hosted By: MDOT-Maryland Aviation Administration

      Join us to:

      • Meet with Primes, MDOT-MAA Procurement officers, and OFP Compliance staff.
      • Learn about resources near you to assist in growing your business.  Prepare to earn more.  Speed lending is back.
      • Strengthen your business, learn to increase capacity by using your contract to access capital, and improve your profitability.
      • Understand the MBE/DBE programs and your role as a prime or subcontractor.

      To register, please call 410-859-7834 or email lbudzynski@bwiairport.com

       
       
  • Friday, January 11, 2019

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  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    • Strategies for Teaming, Partnering, and Subcontracting Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: 9250 Bendix Road (Franklin Room) Columbia, MD 21045 Details:

      Hosted By: Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center

      Teaming and sub-contracting is an integral part of business development for companies in the federal sector. This course will cover best practices for companies to become teaming partners and sub-contractors to increase their share of the federal business. Leveraging public data and government sites for teaming partners, competitive intel and contact information will be reviewed.

      Additionally, Ms. Schaus will discuss common pitfalls related to teaming and how to structure sound agreements. You will walk away with actionable items to implement in your business plan.

       
       
       
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    • Dorchester Lunch & Learn Time: 1:00a - 1:30a Location: Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce 528 Poplar St. Cambridge, MD 21613 Details:

      Hosted By: Small Business Administration

      Join us for the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce's monthly Lunch & Learn to hear about the programs and services available through the SBA to help you start and grow your small business. We will review counseling, financing and contracting programs. Bring your lunch to enjoy during the presentation.

      To register, call 410-546-1900

       
       
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019

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  • Monday, January 21, 2019

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  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    • Navigating eMaryland Marketplace Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: Governor's Coordinating Offices 100 Community Place 1st Floor Conference Room Crownsville, MD 21032 Details:

      Hosted by: Governor's Office of Small Minority, and Women Business Affairs

      What exactly is eMaryland Marketplace? Opportunities in the state contracting marketplace are advertised on eMaryland Marketplace. Vendors who want to compete in this arena must register (for free) on this electronic bid board system in order to receive solicitation notices, search for contracting opportunities, submit bids, and obtain bid results. Join us for an in-depth look at how to navigate this valuable tool and make it work for your company. Please bring pen and paper to take notes.

      Our special guest is Cristen Ervin, Training and Outreach Coordinator with the Maryland Department of General Services. She authored many of the eMaryland Marketplace User Guides in place today.

      Who should attend? Small business owners who are ready and able to perform on state-funded contracts.

      What you need to know:
      There is no cost to attend.
      Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
      Bring a pen and paper to take notes.
      Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
      Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
      Café on premises (electronic payment only)

       
       
    • State Procurement 101 Time: 2:00p - 4:00p Location: Governor's Coordinating Offices 100 Community Place 1st Floor Conference Room Crownsville, MD 21032 Details:

      Hosted By: Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs

      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. We'll focus on common procurement terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company. Please bring pen and paper to take notes.

      Who should attend? Small business owners who want to assess the state contracting arena and gain a better understanding of the procurement process.

      What you need to know:
      There is no cost to attend.
      Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
      Bring a pen and paper to take notes.
      Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
      Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
      Café on premises (electronic payment only)

       
       
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    • Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors Webinar Part 2: Streamlining the Proposal Development Process Time: 7:30a - 9:30a Location: N/A Details:

      Hosted By: Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors

      Streamlining the Proposal Development Process

      This session builds on the first session. After the Go decision is made and proposal schedule is developed, this session will dive into:

      1. How to host an effective Kick Off meeting for the proposal team
      2. How to set the proposal schedule and writing assignments so internal deadlines can be met
      3. How to gather the data you need to create a proposal with impact (i.e., the proof points you need to demonstrate your success on previous projects and the data points that show depth and breadth of experience)

      Presented by | Presentado Por: Carrie Ann Williams, Principal of Andana Consulting, LLC

      As principal of Andana Consulting, Carrie Ann Williams, CPSM works with organizations to guide proposal development and create amazing content. Carrie Ann has more than 15 years of experience successfully tracking, pursuing, proposing, and winning local, state, and federal contracts in the fields of architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C), environmental and IT. Through her knowledge of the full lifecycle of government consulting, Carrie Ann has supported hundreds of government proposals and contracts as a Marketing Director, Proposal Manager, and Project Manager for several A/E/C organizations. She advises firms on market research, overall strategy, and marketing tactics and speaks on marketing topics nationwide to organizations including SAME, SMPS, AIA, and NVSBE. Carrie Ann is active with Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) where she is co-chair for the national STEM Committee, is currently an Elected Director for SAME Baltimore Post.

       
       
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019

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  • Monday, January 28, 2019

    • Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Workshop and Project Information Session Time: 9:00a - 12:00p Location: MDOT HQ 7201 Corporate Center Drive Hanover, Maryland 21076 Details:

      The SBE Program is a race and gender neutral program designed to provide PRIME contracting opportunities to small businesses on federally-aided projects with the MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT-SHA), MDOT Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT-MTA), and MDOT Maryland Aviation Administration (MDOT-MAA).

      MDOT’s Office of Small and Minority Business Policy (OSMBP) is hosting a FREE SBE Workshop and Project Information Session. This session will explain the eligibility standards and benefits of certification, the application process, and business development and marketing tips. You will also hear from MDOT-SHA, MDOT-MTA, and MDOT-MAA about the upcoming SBE-designated contracts with their agencies.

      At the end of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to speak directly with the agency representatives for more details on the projects presented.  Additionally, you will be able to meet with certification officers one-on-one to ask questions that relate specifically to your business.

       
       
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • Moms as Entrepreneurs Spring MEGA Expo Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Morgan State University Ballroom 1700 East Cold Spring Lane Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      In collaboration with Open Works Baltimore, Baltimore Etsy Sellers, & Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center @ Morgan State University, The Moms As Entrepreneurs MEGA Expo is an opportunity for participants of both the Moms As Entrepreneurs Academy Cohort 7 and Moms As Entrepreneurs Makers Academy 2 to launch their businesses to the Baltimore community. Sponsored by PNC Bank

       
       
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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  • Thursday, January 31, 2019

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