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  • Sunday, February 17, 2019

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  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    • Government Proposal 101 WEBINAR Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: online Details:

      Hosted By: Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center

      Are you looking to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP) but aren’t sure where to begin? Well look no further, the Maryland PTAC is here to help! This new webinar is designed to teach you the basics of proposal writing. This course is designed for those who are just entering the government contracting arena.

      Topics to be discussed are as follows:

      • Overview of the Government Proposal Evaluation Process

      • Steps to Submit a Proposal

      • Breaking Down the Solicitation

      • Solicitation Format (Federal and MD)

      • Instructions to Offerors/Evaluation of Offers

      • Documenting Your Approach

  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019

    • Proposal Writing Level 2 Time: 10:00a - 5:00p Location: Howard County Economic Development Authority 9250 Bendix Rd North Franklin Room, Columbia, MD 21045 Details:

      Hosted By: Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center

      This workshop for those that already have a general knowledge of proposal writing for government contracting and are looking for more comprehensive training. This 6 hour clinical workshop designed to help improve participants' chances of writing a winning proposal. This training will immediately give the direction and organization needed to tackle the work involved in responding to a large government or corporate RFP. This class will run from 10AM-5PM. Attendees will be given an hour break for lunch. This is a concentrated clinical writing where the instructor will provide individualized attention. Therefore, we are limiting the attendance and only accepting 12 registrants.

      Workshop Details:

      Attendees will participate in hands-on proposal writing exercises in additional to learning and discussing the following:

      • Myths and realities of responding to RFPs
      • Evaluating the bid/no-bid decision
      • Components of a RFP
      • How to develop your strategy for your proposal response
      • Writing technically sound proposals
      • How to Write to different levels of technical expertise
      • Ensuring that each section and page of your proposal addresses the message you want delivered
      • Using the Freedom of Information Act
      • Why you need to have a proposal debriefing conference
    • Legal and Records Management Issues Time: 6:00p - 8:30p Location: Hughesville College of Southern Maryland 83-99 Foster Ln Hughesville, MD 20637 Details:

      Hosted By: Small Business Development Center

      Examine the legal challenges each business faces and develop the basis for making informed business decisions to ensure compliance. Consider the various forms of business organization and determine which one is best for your business. Know your rights and liabilities under the law and how to limit risk. Make sure business records meet IRS, state, and other requirements. Understand basic financial statements, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and other accounting documents and terminology. Develop a tax reduction strategy to support profit development. Know the payment schedules for payroll and sales tax and other applicable business taxes. An attorney will cover the legal issues and answer specific questions. An Accountant will present the tax and accounting information and answer specific questions.
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019

    • Get Down to Business Time: 8:00a - 10:00a Location: War Memorial Building, Paul C. Wolman Assembly Hall, 101 N. Gay Street First Floor Baltimore, MD 21202 Details:

      Hosted By: Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

      The event offers an opportunity for business owners to meet with the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company’s bid teams to find about projects that will be put out for bid in the next several months.

      For more information, contact Bernie LaHatte at 410-821-1100 or email:

    • Ready, Set, GROW! Baltimore County Time: 9:30a - 1:00p Location: Community College of Baltimore County, Essex Campus Romadka College Center 7201 Rossville Blvd. Upper Lobby Baltimore, MD 21237 Details:

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

      Join the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs for an overview of how their small, minority, women, and veteran procurement programs work. You will learn what buyers are looking for right now, and what's in the pipeline, then meet with them one-on-one during the open networking session. You can also connect with a variety of resource partners who can help your small business thrive.

      Featuring special guest and keynote speaker: Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford

  • Friday, February 22, 2019

    • Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business Owners (Montgomery County) Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: 51 Monroe Street Suite PE-20 Rockville, MD 20850 Details:

      Hosted By: Women's Business Center

      Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy, including:

      • Crafting your marketing goals
      • Identifying the ideal target audience
      • Researching competition
      • Setting a realistic budget

      *Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup


      Note Our Policies: No refunds issued for workshops not attended. Walk-ins are accepted in our Montgomery county location (credit cards payment only).

      Inclement Weather: MWBC Montgomery County follows Rockville City government closings and delays.

  • Saturday, February 23, 2019

    • Moms as Entrepreneurs Spring MEGA Expo Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Morgan State University Ballroom 1700 East Cold Spring Lane Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      Hosted By: Morgan State University's Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center (EDAC)

      In collaboration with Open Works Baltimore, Baltimore Etsy Sellers, & EDAC Morgan 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.