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  • Sunday, April 23, 2017

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  • Monday, April 24, 2017

    • How to Obtain Certification for Opportunities at Port Covington & Small Business Reserve Program Time: 2:30p - 5:00p Location: 100 Community Place Crownsville, MD 21032 Details:

      Are you a minority or women-owned businesses located in Anne Arundel County interested in the development of Port Covington?

      The redevelopment of Port Covington by Sagamore Development LLC is one of the largest urban renewal projects in the country, encompassing 260 acres of waterfront property in south Baltimore estimated to cost $5.5B to construct.

      Key speaker, Courtney Billups, Esq., Chief of the Minority & Women's Opportunity Office will discuss how to obtain certification for the City of Baltimore. Staff from the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs will give an overview of how to obtain contracts under the State's Small Business Reserve Program. Catherine Paff, Vice President of Sagamore Development Company, will then outline upcoming opportunities at Port Covington.

      Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend.


      Why attend?

      • Learn about the certification process required for doing business in Baltimore & access to opportunities at Port Covington. Firms in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Howard, Harford & Queen Anne Counties are eligible for City certification.

      • Discover contract opportunities under the MD Small Business Reserve Program

      • Network and hear about upcoming opportunites available from the Anne Arundel County Purchasing Division

      This workshop is sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services/ Minority Business Enterprise Program in concert with the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs, and the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation.


      For more information, please contact Joanne Jackson, Minority/Small Business Coordinator with the Anne Arundel County Office of Central Services at (410)222-7620 or by email at

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    • Ready, Set, Grow Time: 10:00a - 1:00p Location: Hagerstown Community College Career Programs Building (CPB) Rooms 211-213 11400 Robinwood Dr. Hagerstown, MD 21742 Details:
      Are you interested in  contracting opportunities  with state agencies and institutions? If so, then t his unique workshop is for you.  Join us for an overview of how our small, minority, women, and veteran procurement programs work. You'll hear what buyers are looking for right now, and what's in their pipelines.
      You will also learn more about Western Maryland's largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator, the Technical Innovation Center (TIC). The TIC provides support to entrepreneurs specific to emerging tech companies, a ccess to business and government communities, and l aboratory space and equipment for biotechnology and alternative energy companies.  
      Stick around for the networking portion to meet state procurement officers, representatives from the TIC, and other professional organizations that want to see your small business grow.
      Date : 
      Wednesday, April 26, 2017

      Time :
               10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.        
       Hagerstown Community College
      Career Programs Building (CPB)
      Rooms 211-213 
      11400 Robinwood Dr.
      Hagerstown, MD 21742
      Attendees should park in Lot F adjacent to the Career Programs Building (CPB).  
      CPB 211-213 is on the upper level of the Elliott Center.
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      Click here to register today!
    • The Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors Business Workshop Time: 6:00p - 8:00p Location: WSCC 14501 Sweitzer Lane Laurel, MD 20767 Details:

      The Alliance for Hispanic Commercial Contractors Presents:  

      "Growing your business through Strategic Bonding”

      Seminar Conducted in SPANISH/ENGLISH                                                                                                                                                                                        

      Date/Time: Wednesday April 26, 2017 at 6pm-8 pm                                                 

      Location: WSSC14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20767- Complimentary Parking 

      Description:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Come learn not just about “surety bonds” and how to get surety credit but what strategies you need to employ to grow your surety capacity. Find out what triggers the indemnity agreement? Why does my spouse need to sign? What is the difference between contract and commercial surety? How is my rate determined? What provisions of my construction contract do sureties dislike the most? How can I negotiate better terms? How is my insurance coverage tied to all of this?

      Who should attend? Commercial Contractors that want to increase their capacity and grow their revenues through contracting and procurement.


      La Alianza para Contratistas Comerciales Hispanos tiene el placer de invitarle,

      A nuestro taller de “Creciendo su Negocio con Fianzas Estratégicas” que será enseñado en ESPAÑOL/INGLES.    

      Fecha/Hora: 26 de abril 2017 desde 6pm-8pm

      Lugar del evento: WSSC 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20767 ¡Parqueo Gratis! 


      No sólo aprender lo que es "fianzas" y cómo obtenerlas, sino qué estrategias necesita emplear para aumentar su capacidad de garantía. ¿Averigüe qué desencadena el acuerdo de indemnización? ¿Por qué mi cónyuge necesita firmar? ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre contrato y garantía comercial? ¿Cómo se determina mi tarifa? ¿Qué disposiciones de mi contrato de construcción causan más problemas? ¿Cómo puedo negociar mejores términos? ¿Cómo está vinculada mi cobertura de seguro a todo esto?

      ¿Quién debe asistir? Contratistas Comerciales que quieren aumentar su capacidad y aumentar sus ingresos a través de contratos y adquisiciones.


  • Thursday, April 27, 2017

    • No events today
  • Friday, April 28, 2017

    • Greater Baltimore Urban League Business Summit Time: 7:30a - 2:30p Location: BALTIMORE HILTON 401 WEST PRATT BALTIMORE MD. 21201 Details:

      Hosted By: Greater Baltimore Urban League

      Building strong sustainable communities that transform people's lives through economic empowerment with legacies of wealth is the goal of the Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL) Business Summit scheduled for Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Hilton Baltimore beginning at 7:30 am.

      The one-day event is designed specifically for minority, women and veteran-owned businesses. The critical objective is to provide tools and resources to compete and excel in today’s business culture.

      This year’s Business Summit’s theme is “Start Right. Get Right. Grow Right.”

      • Start Right: Individuals who are not in business or have been doing business in an unofficial way and want to increase revenue or bring more formal structure to their organizations. ·

      • Get Right: Individuals who have been in business and have made some mistakes and want to get on the pathway to prosperity.

      • Grow Right: Individuals who have been in business and have reached a stable place. They are positioned for growth.

      The Business Summit is part of the GBUL’s Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) activities. In addition to the business summit, the day will include the release of the GBUL’s State of Black Business in Baltimore Report and the EOD Gala that evening. Additionally, there is an Empowerment Resource Zone which features vendors and exhibitors.

  • Saturday, April 29, 2017

    • 2017 W.O.M.E.N. Conference Time: 9:00a - 3:00p Location: Morgan State University School of Business 4100 Hillen Road Baltimore, MD 21251 Details:

      Join the Enterpreneurial Develpment & Assistance Center for the Women Owned & Managed Enterprise Network (W.O.M.E.N.) conference.

      Contact: Yvette Racks at 443-885-3663

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