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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    • Tuesday, December 03, 2019
    • 19 sessions
    • MDOT Headquarters - use link below for directions 7201 Corporate Center Drive Hanover, MD 21076

    MDOT’s Office of Minority Business Enterprise conducts a free monthly workshop for firms  interested in applying for certification as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE).

    For more information and registration, click here.

    What: MBE/DBE/ACDBE/SBE Application Assistance Workshop
    Please complete a registration form for each individual attending the workshop.
    When: First Tuesday of every month
    Time: 10 a.m. - Every month
    5:30 p.m. - March, June, September, and December
    Where: MDOT Headquarters - use link below for directions
    7201 Corporate Center Drive
    Hanover, MD  21076
    Photo ID required at Security Desk
    Cost: Free

    Seating is limited.  If seating reaches capacity, registration for that session will close and you can register for another session.


    • Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    • 10 sessions
    • SBA Baltimore District Office 10 South Howard Street #6220 Baltimore, MD 21201

    SBA Programs & Services

    This workshop will offer information to help you start or grow your business with SBA programs, including: counseling programs, financing options and government contracting.

    Session is free, but space is limited. Please pre-register.

    Multiple dates available.

    Location: 
    SBA Baltimore District Office
    10 South Howard Street
    #6220
    Baltimore, MD 21201

    • Thursday, December 21, 2017
    • Thursday, December 20, 2018
    • 13 sessions
    • P.E.R.K. Consulting 10 E. North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202

    Minority Christian Women Entrepreneurs Monthly Baltimore Meet-up
    by Minority Christian Women Entrepreneur's Network

    Minority Christian Women Entrepreneurs Network (MCWEN) meets every third Thursday of each month. We invite you to come network, share and collaborate with like-minded Christian women entrepreneurs. Come be a part of a community where faith and business intersect. We look forward to seeing you!

    Date: December 21, 2017

    Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

    Location: P.E.R.K. Consulting
    10 E. North Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    For information and registration, visit Eventbrite.

    P.E.R.K. Consulting
    10 E. North Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Governor's Coordinating Offices First Floor Training Room 100 Community Place Crownsville, Maryland 21032

    Understanding Small Business Filings with SDAT

    by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

    Governor's Coordinating Offices
    First Floor Training Room
    100 Community Place
    Crownsville, Maryland 21032

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

    10 a.m. - 12 noon

    What business forms and filings are you responsible for? Whether you're thinking of starting your own business, or currently have an existing business, this class by the State Department of Assessment and Taxation (SDAT) will provide you with an overview of the forms you need as a registered business in Maryland. We'll discuss Personal Property Returns, "good standing" requirements, important filing dates, and changes implemented in 2018. Please bring a pen and paper to take notes. Guest WiFi is available.

    Who should attend? Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small business owners who want to better understand their business filings as part of their corporate competency.

      

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    What you need to know:

    There is no cost to attend.
    Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
    Bring a pen and paper to take notes.
    Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
    Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
    Nearest eating establishment (Subway) is one mile away.


    • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Governor's Coordinating Offices First Floor Training Room 100 Community Place Crownsville, Maryland 21032

    Procurement 101

    by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs

    Governor's Coordinating Offices
    First Floor Training Room
    100 Community Place
    Crownsville, Maryland 21032

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    2-4 p.m.

    New to state contracting? Start at the beginning. This class is for small businesses that have little or no knowledge of the state procurement process. We'll focus on common procurement terminology, examine how the state contracting arena operates, and provide resources to help you determine if pursuing work in the public sector would be beneficial to your company. Please bring a pen and paper to take notes. Guest WiFi is available.  

    Who should attend? Small business owners who want to assess the state contracting arena and gain a better understanding of the procurement process.

      

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    What you need to know:

    There is no cost to attend.
    Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
    Bring a pen and paper to take notes.
    Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
    Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
    Nearest eating establishment (Subway) is one mile away.


    • Wednesday, January 24, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Parsons Cyber 7110 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 200 Columbia, MD 21046

    Moving Beyond the Basics in a Post-Perimeter World - ISSA Central Maryland
    by Central Maryland Chapter of ISSA - Parsons Cyber (Host)

    Topic: Moving Beyond the Basics in a Post-Perimeter World

    Date: January 24, 2018

    Time: 5pm - 7:30pm

    Location: Parsons Cyber
    7110 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 200
    Columbia, MD 21046

    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.


    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • White March Public Library 8133 Sandpiper Circle Baltimore, MD 21236

    White Marsh - This is MOSH

    DESCRIPTION

    Join us for information on Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) and how to keep you and others safe at work.

    DATE AND TIME

    Fri, January 26, 2018

    9:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST

    LOCATION

    White March Public Library

    8133 Sandpiper Circle

    Baltimore, MD 21236


    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.


    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • White Marsh Public Library 8133 Sandpiper Circle White Marsh, MD 21236

    White Marsh - Wage and Hour Information and Laws

    DESCRIPTION

    Join us for updates and information on wage and hour laws in Maryland.

    DATE AND TIME

    Fri, January 26, 2018

    11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

    LOCATION

    White Marsh Public Library

    8133 Sandpiper Circle

    White Marsh, MD 21236


    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.


    • Friday, January 26, 2018
    • 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • White Marsh Public Library 8133 Sandpiper Circle White Marsh, MD 21236

    White Marsh - Prevailing Wage and Worker Classification


    DESCRIPTION

    Join us for information on prevailing wage and worker classification.


    DATE AND TIME

    Fri, January 26, 2018

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PM 

    LOCATION

    White Marsh Public Library

    8133 Sandpiper Circle

    White Marsh, MD 21236


    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.


    • Wednesday, February 07, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Silver Spring Civic Center 719 Ellsworth Drive Great Hall Silver Spring, MD 20910

    Maryland Black Chamber presents the 2018 State of Black Business Summit

    Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    The 2018 State of Black Business event will give a national, regional, and state-wide update on the status of the state of black businesses and opportunities for black business owners. During the event, we will hear from a number of key guests and representatives from our area.  US Black Chambers  DC Regional Black Chamber  Maryland Black Chamber Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. Prince George’s County Economic Development Corp. Frederick County Economic Development Receive an update on black businesses issues and hear about opportunities for our businesses to grow. Sponsorship Opportunities available. 
    Silver Spring Civic Center
    719 Ellsworth Drive
    Great Hall
    Silver SpringMD 20910


    • Monday, February 12, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, 903 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD 21204

    Bizwomen Mentoring Monday hosted by Baltimore Business Journal
    Monday, February 12, 2018
    8:00 a.m. –10:30 a.m.
    Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel, 903 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson, MD 21204

    The 4th Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) is radically changing manufacturing today as companies move from analog to digital worlds.  Join this community conversation with thought leaders to explore issues and opportunities for manufacturers and find out how, or if, Maryland is properly addressing this global transition.

    To view agenda and mentor bios, click here

    To register, click here


    • Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) 701 East Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21202

    Entrepreneur Office Hours at IMET

    DESCRIPTION

    Mtech, in partnership with the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) and representatives from the Baltimore entrepreneurship community, hosts free office hours at the Columbus Center every third Tuesday of the month.

    Date: February 20, 2018

    Time: 10am - 12pm

    Location: Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET)
    701 East Pratt Street
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.


    • Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Impact Hub Baltimore 10 East North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202

    Making the Dream of Business Ownership a Reality

    by Impact Hub Baltimore


    Learn how to select the right business entity.
    What exactly is a business plan and why do you need one?
    Discuss access to credit and capital including SBA programs and much more.


    Date: February 21, 2018

    Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Location: 

    Impact Hub Baltimore
    10 East North Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.

    • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Impact Hub Baltimore 10 East North Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202

    Making the Dream of Business Ownership a Reality

    by Impact Hub Baltimore


    Learn how to select the right business entity.
    What exactly is a business plan and why do you need one?
    Discuss access to credit and capital including SBA programs and much more.


    Date: March 21, 2018

    Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

    Location: 

    Impact Hub Baltimore
    10 East North Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21202

    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.

    • Thursday, April 12, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

    C&S Jones Group LLC (CSJG)™ is excited to host the Business Growth Symposium. Our Keynote speaker will be Dr. Randal Pinkett, winner of the hit NBC show, The Apprentice.

    Date: April 12, 2018

    Time: 8am-5pm

    Location: Hilton Baltimore, 401 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

    Cost: $150-$250

    For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.

Past events

Thursday, January 18, 2018 BBJ presents: The Future of Retail
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Making the Dream of Business Ownership a Reality
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 The Future Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4.0) on Maryland Manufacturing
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 BBJ's first Biz Mix of 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Entrepreneur Office Hours at IMET
Thursday, January 11, 2018 January MD Cyber Meetup - Cyber Capabilities Exchange by Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI)
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 Get Down to Business Outreach Event hosted by Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Thursday, January 04, 2018 State of Baltimore Business - A Legislative Reception
Thursday, January 04, 2018 Contractor Outreach Event hosted by Howard Hughes Corporation
Thursday, December 21, 2017 GBBCC Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Breakfast Briefing: A Business Response to the Opioid Epidemic hosted by Greater Baltimore Committee
Monday, December 18, 2017 Tools for Industry Careers: The Organization of Business
Monday, December 18, 2017 PRT Entrepreneur Development Day
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Cooperative Baltimore Symposium 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017 Dollars & Sense - Financing to Maximize Business Profits & Personal Wealth Workshop
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Accounting for the Number Phobic: Setting Up Your Business for Success
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Small Business Workshop by Robin Haynes (Financial Wellness Coach)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 READY, SET, GROW! Access to Capital Forum
Friday, December 08, 2017 Get Inked and Linked - BBJ
Thursday, December 07, 2017 ​Creating Your Business Plan by SCORE 390
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Introduction to the Federal Government Procurement Process (Southern, MD) by Maryland PTAC
Thursday, December 07, 2017 Live! Casino & Hotel Minority Outreach Fair
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 BBJ Biz Mix
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Social Security Administration Arthur J. Altmeyer Project Meet & Greet "Empowering Small Businesses"​​
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 Soaring High with Business Financial Literacy Webinar
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 How to Demonstrate Past Performance by Maryland PTAC
Monday, December 04, 2017 Starting or Growing a Veteran Owned Business​ - U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA-Baltimore District)
Thursday, November 30, 2017 BBJ Fast 50
Thursday, November 30, 2017 15th Annual SMART PROC Small Business Procurement Conference
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 The Law and Your Business - Small Business Financial Seminar
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Forms by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Procurement 101 by Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Veterans Small Business Workshop 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017 CONNECTpreneur Baltimore Forum
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 BBJ 40 Under 40
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 How to Start and Manage Your Own Business
Monday, November 13, 2017 ​Business Opportunities & Entrepreneurial Training Summit
Friday, November 10, 2017 Face to Face with Franchisors
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Small Business Success Virtual Conference
Thursday, November 09, 2017 JHU APL Building 201 MWSDBE Outreach Event​
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Visit Baltimore's Tourism Update Meeting
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2017 JOINT ITS Maryland Annual Meeting & BRTB Regional Traffic Signal Forum
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Alliance Baltimore 2017: Procurement Event
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 NASA Tech Day at HCC
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 BBJ Morning Biz Mix in Locust Point
Friday, November 03, 2017 2017 Deaf Entrepreneurship Network Convention & Expo
Friday, November 03, 2017 And Away We GROW: Business Owner Retreat
Thursday, November 02, 2017 36th Annual Leaders and Legends Awards Ceremony featuring the Top 100 MBE's
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Meet with...Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Thursday, November 02, 2017 BBJ 2017 Fall Business Growth Expo
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Marketing Wonderland
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Government Contracting Basics
Saturday, October 28, 2017 MSU Small Business Expo
Friday, October 27, 2017 Mayor Catherine E. Pugh presents Fall Festival
Friday, October 27, 2017 Maryland State Conference of NAACP 77th Annual Convention
Thursday, October 26, 2017 What's On Tap: Ford Motor Company's "City Solutions"
Thursday, October 26, 2017 Informational Workshop and Tour of the American Job Center in Wheaton​ by Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, WorkSource Montgomery, and the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.​
Thursday, October 26, 2017 ​Business Boost Conference
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Interfaith Domestic Violence Conference
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo & Stem Cell Symposium 2017 by TEDCO
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Ready, Set, GROW! Celebrating National Women's Small Business Month
Friday, October 20, 2017 Technical Training Classroom: Amp Up Your Small Business​
Friday, October 20, 2017 Technical Training Classroom: MBE Rights and Responsibilities
Thursday, October 19, 2017 2017 CEO Summit Cybersecurity: Preparing Today, To Protect Tomorrow
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 First Steps to Starting Your Own Business by Women's Business Center at Maryland Capital Enterprises, Inc.​
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Strong Women in Business Networking Luncheon
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Meet the Primes 2017
Friday, October 13, 2017 BBJ Social Media Marketing Seminar - Reputation Management
Thursday, October 12, 2017 The Women's Contractors College Fall Session hosted by East Baltimore Development, Inc.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Get Down To Business with Whiting-Turner​ Contracting Company
Friday, October 06, 2017 Special Outreach Event for Bio-Energy
Friday, October 06, 2017 Maryland Manufacturing Day
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Small Business Outreach: Purple Line Operation and Maintenance Facility Bid Packages 1 & 2
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Business Insurance 101
Thursday, October 05, 2017 2017 Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce “Breakfast with The Mayor” presented by MECU of Baltimore
Saturday, September 30, 2017 Black Caucus Annual Public Hearing in Annapolis
Thursday, September 28, 2017 BBJ Biz Mix in Canton
Thursday, September 28, 2017 Doing Business with Big Business Symposium
Monday, September 25, 2017 Technical Training Classroom: MBE Certification
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 The USBC's 2017 Policy Breakfast
Saturday, September 16, 2017 Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival - Towson
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 DPW Small Business Training Program
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Information Session for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program in Baltimore
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 GBBCC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, August 08, 2017 Piranha Tank Live - Baltimore Summer 2017
Monday, July 31, 2017 MBE Program Goal & Subgoals Discussion Sessions
Thursday, July 27, 2017 Prequalification Overview and Revisions Workshop Registration
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Amp Up Your Small Business
Saturday, July 22, 2017 108th NAACP National Convention
Saturday, July 08, 2017 Taste Of The Islands Music and Wine Festival
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Access to Capital Forum hosted by The Governor's Office of Minority Affairs
Thursday, May 25, 2017 SBA Small Business Resource Days
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 SBA Small Business Resource Days
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Maryland Governor's Business Summit 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017 BBJ 2017 Spring Business Growth Expo
Friday, May 12, 2017 14th Annual 2017 Spring Breakfast Meeting/Business Showcase Expo
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mid-Atlantic Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Summit - Baltimore
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 SBA Small Business Resource Days
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 2017 Maryland Black Business Legislative Wrap-Up
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Baltimore Tourism Week Career Pathways & Resources Fair
Saturday, May 06, 2017 MONEY BALTIMORE Minority & Small Business Conference
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 SBA Small Business Resource Days
Friday, April 28, 2017 "How to Get your Workforce P.M.P. Certified" presented by Baltimore MBDA Business Center
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Meet Local Educational Forum & Tradeshow
Friday, April 21, 2017 Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management MBA Program Mixer
Friday, April 21, 2017 Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) Social Determinants of Health: Upstream Effect
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Small Business Network (SBN) at MCM
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6th Annual MBE-WBE-DBE Legislative Night in Annapolis
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Economic Gardening: Helping Our Community Grow - Minority Business
Friday, March 24, 2017 BBJ presents Sports Business Forum
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2017 Business Networking Forum
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 MBCC hosts the March Madness Networking Event
Friday, March 10, 2017 BBJ - Diversity in Business- Expanding Your Circle
Friday, February 24, 2017 Servings of Legacy Art Black History Month Unveiling @ The Avenue Bakery
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Signing Celebration of Mentor-Protégé Program
Friday, February 17, 2017 GOMA Navigating eMaryland Marketplace
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Frederick County Minority Business Vision Networking Event
Thursday, February 16, 2017 MCM Small Business Networking - Dr. Alan Gregerman
Friday, February 10, 2017 GBBCC Breakfast with Baltimore City Delegation
Thursday, February 09, 2017 Multi-Chamber Power Networking Breakfast hosted by Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 The Maryland Black Chamber presents The State of Black Business - 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 GBBCC General Meeting
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 The 50th Baltimore City Mayoral Inauguration Day of Events
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 GBBCC 10th Anniversary Celebration
Monday, September 12, 2016 GBBCC BCCC Port Covington Project WBE/MBE Networking Event
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