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  • Sunday, March 31, 2019

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  • Monday, April 1, 2019

    • 22nd Annual Job Fair Time: 11:00a - 12:30p Location: Morgan State University Hill Field House 1700 East Cold Spring Lane Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      Hosted By: Congressman Elijah Cummings

      Learn important steps to turn your passion into a business with the Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business Development.

      For more information contact: 410-685-9199

       
       
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    • MDOT MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop Time: 10:00a - 1:00p 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. 

       
       
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    • No events today
  • Thursday, April 4, 2019

    • Minority and Women-Owned Construction Business Matchmaking Event Time: 8:00a - 12:00p Location: Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex 8001 Sheriff Road Hyattsville, MD 20785 Details:

      Hosted By: Prince George's County Public Schools Minoirty Business Enterprise

      Meet with PGCPS Procurement, Building Services, and Capital ProgramPersonnel and find out about Public School Construction Summer Bid Opportunities for 2019 and beyond.

      Learn how to obtain:

      1. BONDING

      2. FINANCING

      3. INSURANCE

      4. MBE CERTIFICATION

      Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/minority-women-owned-construction-business-matchmaking-event-pgcps-tickets-30490372525

       
       
    • Morning WBO Time: 8:00a - 9:30a Location: Silver Diner 12276 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD Details:

      Hosted By: Women Business Owners of Montgomery County

      Join us for breakfast and networking at the Silver Diner in Rockville.

      This is a low key, fun networking event.  Come on over and say hello.

      The event is free for members -- you just pay for what you order.

      Guests: join us for just $5! (plus whatever you order from the menu) Please make your payment when you register.

      We still need RSVPs please to be sure you get a seat. RSVP at https://wbo-mc.wildapricot.org/event-3159032/Registration

       
       
    • Small Business Industry Day Time: 9:00a - 12:00p Location: Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Details:

      Hosted By: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

      This NOAA Small Business Industry event will provide access to NOAA leadership, program and contract managers and prime contractors.

      8:15am-9am- Registration and Check-In


      Opening Remarks
      8:50am-  Georgette "Gigi" Godwin, President & CEO, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
      9:00am- Barry E. Berkowitz, Senior Procurement Executive, U.S. Department Of Commerce

      Presentations
      9:10am- 9:25am - Amy Kim, Area II Director, SBA Office of Government Contracting
      9:25am-10:05am Jeffrey Thomas, Director, NOAA Acquisition and Grants Office

      Break – 10:05am- 10:15 am


      One-on-One Open Sessions- 10:15am to 12 noon (unscheduled; 5 minutes per table)

      NOAA Program Offices

      National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)

      National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

      Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR)

      Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

      Chief Information Officer (CIO)

      National Weather Service (NWS)

      National Ocean Service (NOS)

      National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

      Professional Information and Technology (NEMITS)

      Professional and Technical Services (ProTech)

      Western Acquisition Division (WAD)

      Small Business Office

      NOAA  Prime Contractor Participants

      • ActioNet
      • Ambit Group
      • ASRC Federal 
      • ERT Inc.
      • Gama-1 Technologies
      • Harris
      • I.M. Systems Group Inc.
      • MAXIMUS
      • Ocean Associates Inc.
      • PAE Applied Tech

      Register at https://montgomerymdcoc.wliinc25.com/events/NOAA-Small-Business-Industry-Day-at-the-Silver-Spring-Civic-Building-at-Veterans-Plaza-427/register

       
       
    • Let's Scale for Business Time: 6:30p - 9:00p Location: DC Women's Business Center 740 15th Street NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20005 Details:

      Hosted By: Washington DC Women's Business Center

      Training Topics: Business Plan, Cash Flow Management, Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales


      Description:

      A 2-3 hour seminar for business owners who are looking for opportunities to grow and begin the next phase of their businesses. Ideal for business owners who have been in business at least 2 years. Topics will include business expansion, continuous improvement, strategy and organizational management, government contracting, and financial education. 

      Register at https://dcwbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/signup/552

       
       
  • Friday, April 5, 2019

    • No events today
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019

    • The Entrepreneurial Expo Time: 1:30p - 5:30p Location: The Catholic niversity of America Caldwell Hall 620 Michigan Avenue NE Washington, DC 20064 Details:

      Hosted By: The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

      “Bridging the Gap between Minority Businesses and Government Contracting”

      Aspiring and current entrepreneurs are welcome to attend The Entrepreneurial Expo on Saturday April 6 from 1:30 to 5:30pm at Caldwell Hall, Catholic University. Presented by The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

      Expo Highlights:

      • Networking session: 1:30 to 2:00pm
      • Presentations by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Minority Business Development Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce
      • Panel of experienced contractors share their stories and strategies for contracting with the government
      • Information on government contracting opportunities, Set-Aside and Preference programs

      Expo participants include

      • Former NFL player and DC native Edward Simms III of Simms Construction;
      • Hairstylist and DC native Melanee Williams of Rockin’ Roots;
      • Diane B. McCain, CEO of Potomac Management Solutions, a human resources company experienced in government contracting;
      • Walker’s Legacy, founded by Natalie Madeira Cofield, and named one of the “25 Companies Determined to See Women Succeed” by INC.com;
      • plus successful entrepreneurs in the fields of IT, Risk Management, Training & Consulting, Financial Planning and Physical Security.

      Through this Expo, The Federal City Alumnae Chapter aims to empower small business with roadmaps and strategies to garner business contracting opportunities with the government.

      FREE REGISTRATION at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-entrepreneurial-expo-tickets-58505375152?aff=erellivmlt. For information, contact economic@thefcacdst.org