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  • Sunday, February 24, 2019

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  • Monday, February 25, 2019

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  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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

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

      Ready to improve your proposal writing skills? Good proposals are just that - good. Proposals that are written well can actually impact the proposal evaluation, so make yours stand out. We know this is a critical skill, so we're bringing in an expert. Tina Patterson of Jade Solutions will share the 7 C's of proposal writing and provide expert insights that you'll be able to use in your next proposal.

    • MBE Rights and Responsibilities Time: 2:00p - 4:00p Location: Governor's Coordinating Offices 100 Community Place 1st Floor Conference Room Crownsville, MD 21032 Details:

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

      Do you want a better understanding of the rules governing the Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Program? 

      Competition is tough in the public sector, and a critical key to success lies within understanding these rules. This is particularly important when performing as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE). Join us for an in-depth look at your rights as well as your responsibilities.

    • Minority and Small Business Resource Day Time: 2:00p - 5:00p Location: The Ground Floor at Harford 2021-D Pulaski Highway Havre de Grace, MD 21078 Details:

      Hosted By: Harford County Office of Community and Economic Development and Harford County Caucus of African American Leaders

      Please join us for a resource day for small business owners featuring:

      • a panel of local minority business owners
      • peer networking opportunities with established small businesses
      • representatives from local and state business resources

      Please RSVP to Lisa Krysiak at or 410-638-3059

    • Advertising and Promotion Time: 6:00p - 8:30p Location: Leonardtown College of Southern Maryland 22950 Hollywood Road Details:

      Hosted By: Small Business Development Center

      All businesses are faced with a multitude of choices when it comes to advertising, but which is right for you? This 5 hour class covers an analysis of media, developing an advertising plan, planning an advertising budget, controlling production costs, and developing methods to measure the effectiveness of your advertising. Participants will be able to effectively design, place and evaluate advertising. It is sure to save you money!

  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019

    • MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Certification Workshop Time: 9:30a - 12:30p Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Details:
      • Montgomery County minority, female, and disabled program updates (new goals for 2019)
      • Montgomery County's local small busiens reserve program contractign opporutunties
      • Montgomery County's local business subcontracting program implementation and requirements
      • A newly impelmented program that requires prime contractors with over $10 million contract awards to subcontract 10% of the dollars to Montgomery County based businesses
      • Montgomery County upcoming IT, Commodity, and IT Services contracting opportunities
      • Maryland Department of Transportation Minority Business Enterprise certification process
      • Firms interested in learning about the benefits of MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE certification
      • Firms interested in learning about how to grow your business or MBE recertification
      • Businesses interested in registering for the Minority Female and Disabled (MFD) Program and/or Local Small Business Reserve (LSBR) Program
      • Firms seeking to fulfill minority participation goals on government contracts

      For additional information, contact Janice Freeman at 301-428-9715

    • Initial Group Training for Government Contracting Workshop Time: 10:00a - 12:00p Location: City of Baltimore Small Business Resource Center 3000 Druid Park Dr Baltimore, MD 21215 Details:

      Hosted By: Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center

      Are you ready for government contracting? Have you considered the investment in time and resources your company needs to enter the government marketplace? This workshop is an introduction to the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center and how it can help you prepare for government contracting success.


      Attendees will learn: 

      ·  What government buyers and primes want

      ·  What makes a contractor responsible to FAR

      ·  How and why to research potential customers

      ·  How to develop an intelligence list

      ·  Why to watch for contract awards

      ·  What not to do when contracting

      ·  How to become a Maryland PTAC client and get one on one counseling


      This introductory class will show you how to determine if government contracts are right for your business.   

  • Thursday, February 28, 2019

    • Amazon Web Services Workshop-Unlock Tech App to Grow Your Business Time: 10:00a - 11:30a Location: Baltimore City Small Business Resource Center 3000 Druid Park Drive Suite 3000B Baltimore, MD 21215 Details:

      Hosted By: Small Business Resource Center

      The Small Business Resource Center is partnering with Amazon Web Services CloudStart to provide resources that educate, train, and embrace the cost-effective options of cloud computing services. As entrepreneurs like you leverage a broader portfolio of digital solutions, you can see an increase in productivity, while simultaneously lowering costs and reducing time to innovation. Join us next Thursday, February 28th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. to learn how you can start using AWS CloudStart free-of-charge! You may want to attend if you’re interested in building an app, automating your administrative office, warehousing your data and so much more. To learn more about AWS Cloudstart follow this link! In order to attend your business must be based in Baltimore City.  All levels of technical ability are welcome, coaches will be onsite to assist you every step of the way. Spaces are filling fast. 

  • Friday, March 1, 2019

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  • Saturday, March 2, 2019

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