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  • Sunday, March 26, 2017

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  • Monday, March 27, 2017

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  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    • Economic Gardening: Helping Our Community Grow Time: 6:00p - 8:00p Location: Towson Branch of the Baltimore Public Library 320 York Road Towson, MD 21204 Details:
      Hosted By: Baltimore County Public Library
       
      Minority business owners and those interested in starting a business are invited to learn about the challenges and the unique opportunities available to them. Topics include access to capital, identifying opportunities and overcoming lin-guistic and cultural barriers. A Spanish-speaking interpreter will be offered.
       
      If you have any questions, please cotnact Mercedes Mendoza at 410-887-6166.
       
       
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    • Develop a Winning Business Plan Time: 4:00p - 6:00p Location: Morgan State University Earl G. Graves School of Business 4100 Hillen Road Room 431 Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      Hosted By: Small Business Development Center

      A well crafted plan will act as a blueprint to build, maintain or expand your business and also be used to present your company as a viable and sustainable business entity in the loan application process. Further, a carefully written plan clearly presents each component of a business, explains how various aspects of a business integrate and coordinate, and assists business owners with finding hidden business weaknesses and opportunities. Key sections of a business plan include: an executive summary, the business description, management, employees, operations and suppliers, customer and market analysis (marketing, competition, location), plan strategy (including a SWOT Analysis), loan request and financial statements (balance sheet, operating statement, personal finances, cash flow). 

      Topics of Discussion: 
      -Key sections of a business plan 
      -Moving ideas from mind to paper in a clear, concise manner 
      -Tips on effectively presenting your plan 
      -How Business plans are evaluated in the loan application process. 
      -Presenting your plan in an integrated and coordinated manner. 
      -Addressing business weaknesses and opportunities.

      A well crafted plan will act as a blueprint to build, maintain or expand your business and also be used to present your company as a viable and sustainable business entity in the loan application process. Further, a carefully written plan clearly presents each component of a business, explains how various aspects of a business integrate and coordinate, and assists business owners with finding hidden business weaknesses and opportunities. Key sections of a business plan include: an executive summary, the business description, management, employees, operations and suppliers, customer and market analysis (marketing, competition, location), plan strategy (including a SWOT Analysis), loan request and financial statements (balance sheet, operating statement, personal finances, cash flow). 

      Topics of Discussion: 
      -Key sections of a business plan 
      -Moving ideas from mind to paper in a clear, concise manner 
      -Tips on effectively presenting your plan 
      -How Business plans are evaluated in the loan application process. 
      -Presenting your plan in an integrated and coordinated manner. 
      -Addressing business weaknesses and opportunities.
       
       
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017

    • Transportation Construction DBE Forum and Networking Event Time: 9:00a - 1:00p Location: Mayflower Hotel 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Details:

      The Metropolitan Washington Road and Transportation Builders Association (MWRTBA) DBE Forum is an opportunity for small, minority, and woman-owned businesses in Civil Engineering and Heavy Construction to meet with firms developing the region's transportation infrastructure.  Prime Contractors and First-Tier Subcontractors will outline their typical subcontracting requirements and learn the capabilities of certified small D/W/MBE firms in the DC Metropolitan Area in one on one networking.

      Should you need additonal information about the event, please email Mike Sakata at msakata@artba.org.

       
       
  • Friday, March 31, 2017

    • SAVE THE DATE!!! 2017 Super Matchmakers Conference Time: 8:00a - 3:00p Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Details:

      Hosted By: Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council

      This conference will feature over 50 corporations and government agencies with buyers, sourcing managers and procurement experts in one-one-matchmaker sessions, open roundtable discussions and specialty workshops.

      To register, click the link below.

       
       
    • 7th Annual Woman Business Owner's Expo Time: 9:00a - 2:00p Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg 2 Montgomery Village Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Details:

      The WSSC Women Business Owners Expo celebrates women entrepreneurs in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties who are creating jobs, pursuing their passion, and controlling the purse strings along the way. Don't miss this opportunity to spend the day with savvy women business owners and get invaluable information about how to grow your business, your brand and your bottom line! This year’s theme is Trailblazers! Paving the Way to Greatness! 
       

      • Hear from dynamic speakers who have blazed the trail on their path to success on their own terms
      • Attend empowering workshops and gains access to resources that address the unique challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
      • Meet representatives from WSSC as well as other local government agencies to learn about available contracting opportunities to grow your business


      This FREE event will take place on March 31st between 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Holiday Inn in Gaithersburg, MD. Registration will open at 8:00 am, but pre-registration in strongly encouraged as space is limited. Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Free parking is available. 

      Register today at https://wsscwboexpo2017.eventbrite.com 

      To inquire about confirming an exhibit table at this event, please contact Ms. Brittany Gonzalez by February 10, 2017 at 301-206-8453 or via email at Brittany.gonzalez@wsscwater.com.

       
       
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

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