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Government Certification: 8(a)& MBE/DBE Application Assistance Workshop

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 9am-11am
Event Location: 7100 Baltimore Avenue Suite 400, College Park, MD 20740-3640
Description: We recommend that businesses (in business two or more years) attend this comprehensive workshop to learn about the 8(a) & MBE/DBE application process. Each year, federal, state, and local governments award millions of dollars in contracts to small...
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Increase Sales with Email Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 11am-1:30pm
Event Location: 620 W. Lexington Street 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201-1508
Description: Jennene Biggins will present this live, guided demonstration on the tools and features inside Constant Contact’s email marketing system. In this time-efficient, highly practical session, you will learn the basics so you can get going with your own...
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Ready, Set, Go! Nuts & Bolts of Starting Your Business;Balt Co.@Towson Library; 5/26/15; 6:00-8:00pm

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Event Location: Towson-Baltimore County Public Library, 320 York Road, Towson, MD 21204
Description: This workshop is specifically designed for small businesses in the planning phase of building a company. Featured topics include: registering a business name; filing your business as a legal entity; marketing/advertising strategies; charging and r...
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SBDC Tech 4.5

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/26/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Location: 2288 Blue Water Blvd., Building 300, Suite 310 (Ground Floor) , Odenton , MD 21113
Description: Providing Commercialization, Legal, Banking and Accounting Support SBDC TECH 4.5 is a Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program created to assist High Tech entrepreneurs in navigating the journey from “Mind to Market”. The prog...
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Research Marketing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/28/2015 Register By: 5/28/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Attend this seminar to learn how to conduct Market Research for your Business Plan while helping to ensure your business success! Terri Klco, Business Librarian at Frederick County, C. Burr Artz Library, will guide your through the step-by-step p...
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Self Employment Option

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 5/28/2015 Register By: 5/26/2015
Time: 9AM-11AM
Event Location: BERC: Room 204 224 N. Center Street, Westminster, MD 21157
Description: Do you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to put your business idea into action? Let’s find out! Individuals will take a self-employment business assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses in four business areas - general business ...
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New Venture Workshop: Ready! Set! Go!

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/2/2015 Register By: 6/2/2015
Time: 11am-1:30pm
Event Location: Corridor Training Center, 7100 Baltimore Ave. 4th Floor, College Park, MD 20740, College Park, MD 20740
Description: This FREE workshop is for those who are interested in starting their first business, but want to find out more information on what to expect before they begin their first business. Our experienced business consultants will share with you everythin...
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Funding Options For Your Business And How Credit Matters

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: In this seminar you will be introduced to various options for funding your business needs, why your credit score matters, and how to raise that score!
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Smart Start: Entrepreneurship 101

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $55.00
Event Date: 6/4/2015 Register By: 6/4/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Event Location: Corridor Training Center, 7100 Baltimore Avenue 4th Floor, College Park, MD, College Park, MD 20740
Description: The Capital Region SBTDC presents Smart Start Entrepreneur 101 as one workshop in a series of four workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. This course is taught by an attorney, a tax Certified Public Ac...
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Smart Start Your Business - Anne Arundel County; 6/9/15; 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m. ; $60.00

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 6/9/2015 Register By: 6/9/2015
Time: 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Campus, Careers Center Bldg., , 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012
Description: The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase chances f...
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Writing a Winning Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 6/9/2015 Register By: 6/9/2015
Time: 11:00 am - 2pm
Event Location: Corridor Training Center, 7100 Baltimore Avenue 4th Floor, College Park, MD 20740, College Park, MD 20740
Description: A well written business plan will help you define your business idea, evaluate your competition, analyze risks and estimate costs. This comprehensive seminar will explain and illustrate the business plan format, provide tips on research, marketing...
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Ready, Set, Go! Are You Ready To Start A Business?

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/11/2015 Register By: 6/11/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: This seminar is specifically designed for small businesses in the planning phase of building a company. You will learn the “nuts & bolts” of becoming an entrepreneur! Additional information is shared with the participant on the SBDC, its’ servic...
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Where & How To Get Financing

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 6/11/2015 Register By: 6/11/2015
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Event Location: Westfield Building South, 11002 Veirs Mill Road Suite 700, Wheaton, MD 20902, Wheaton, MD 20902
Description: How will you finance your business venture? What types of loans are available? Are there grants? Do you qualify? This informative class has all the answers and will cover both debt and equity financing. A MDSBTDC Business Counselor will use their ...
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Opening Doors to Small Business Funding Sources

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/16/2015 Register By: 6/14/2015
Time: 1PM-2:30PM
Event Location: The Ground Floor: Swan Creek Village Shopping Center- 2021 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Description: This workshop offers information on multiple sources of capital for starting and growing a small business. Topics to be discussed include a variety of available Small Business Loans, SBA Loan Guaranty Programs and Microloans. Other sources include...
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Small Business Resource Day

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/16/2015 Register By: 6/14/2015
Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM
Event Location: The Ground Floor: Swan Creek Village Shopping Center- 2021 Pulaski Highway, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Description: The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore District Office is holding an Open House to showcase programs and services that can help with the development and growth of your small business. This free event will feature representatives from...
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Developing a Winning Business Plan - Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore; 6/17/15; 5:00-7:00 pm; $50

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $50.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore, 620 W. Lexington St., 4th Fl., Baltimore, MD 21201
Description: 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 ...
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QuickBooks for Windows 2015 Desktop: Get Automated! How to Manage Your Finances Using QuickBooks

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 10am-2:30pm
Event Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, 620 W. Lexington St. 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201, Baltimore, MD 21201
Description: Do you or a staff members struggle with how to use QuickBooks because you're learning by fire? Are you constantly making errors because you don't know how to record items properly? Are you tired of using excel to track your numbers because the...
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Women's Toolkit for Business Success

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/17/2015 Register By: 6/17/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Finding Master Craftswomen in your life, maintaining a positive attitude and that infamous woman’s intuition are just three of eight tools offered in this seminar. The attendees will walk through each step to develop and implement effective ways t...
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Employment Law--How It Affects Your Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/18/2015 Register By: 6/18/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Several state and federal statutes and case law govern the employer-employee relationship. Join this training seminar and to learn about the laws relating to wages and termination of employment.
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Marketing Hour Glass

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/19/2015 Register By: 6/19/2015
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Marketing is more than placing an ad in a paper, sending a direct mail piece or using social media. Effective marketing is strategic and helps your prospect and customer move through a cycle so that they have an opportunity to know, like, and tru...
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Launching Your New Business

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/23/2015 Register By: 6/21/2015
Time: 6PM-9:15PM
Event Location: Carroll Community College: 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157
Description: Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Topics include: options for business entities; resources available to start-ups; costs of services needed; licensing and tax considerations; loans and financial resources; marketing o...
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Highlights for Business Success

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/24/2015 Register By: 6/24/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Recruiting and retention of employees are essential factors in the success of your business! Learn the legal and effective steps to take to ensure your business success while reducing a turnover rate of employees. This is one seminar you don’t w...
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SBA’s HUBZone Workshop - Univ. of MD, Baltimore, 6/24/15; 9:30am - 11:30am; $30

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $30.00
Event Date: 6/24/2015 Register By: 6/24/2015
Time: 9:30AM - 12:30
Event Location: 620 W. Lexington Street, 4th Fl., Baltimore, MD 21201-1508
Description: HUBZone is a United States Small Business Administration (SBA) program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones(HUBZones. In today’s economy, many businesses are struggling to remain open ...
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How To Sell Your Business Profitably--It's Never Too Early To Make These Plans!

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/25/2015 Register By: 6/25/2015
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Each year, hundreds of owners sell their small businesses due to boredom, retirement, illness and death, partnership disputes, and overwork. This seminar takes a look at some tips about how to grow your business today while maximizing profitabilit...
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Essentials of Trade Secret Protection

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $0.00
Event Date: 6/26/2015 Register By: 6/26/2015
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Event Location: 5340 Spectrum Drive, Ste. A, Frederick, MD 21703-7357
Description: Attendees will learn how to identify company trade secrets and how to obtain protection through reasonable security measures.
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Get Automated! How To Manage Your Finances Using QuickBooks-

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 6/26/2015 Register By: 6/26/2015
Time: 10am-2:00pm
Event Location: 7100 Baltimore Ave. Fl 4, College Park, MD 20740-3627
Description: Do you or a staff members struggle with how to use QuickBooks because you're learning by fire? Are you constantly making errors because you don't know how to record items properly? Are you tired of using excel to track your numbers because they ...
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Smart Start Your Business - Anne Arundel County; 7/14/15; 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m. ; $60.00

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 7/14/2015 Register By: 7/14/2015
Time: 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Glen Burnie Town Center, 101 Crain Highway, N., Glen Burnie, MD 21061
Description: The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase chances f...
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Smart Start Your Business - Baltimore City-33rd Street; 7/14/15; 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m. ; $55.00

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $55.00
Event Date: 7/14/2015 Register By: 7/14/2015
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Event Location: Emerging Technology Center @ Johns Hopkins Eastern, 1101 E. 33rd St, 3rd Fl., Baltimore, MD 21218
Description: The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase chances f...
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Developing A Business Plan

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $49.00
Event Date: 7/21/2015 Register By: 7/21/2015
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Event Location: TBA, Frederick, MD 21703
Description: No matter what kind or size of business you are starting, it is very important to create a business plan. It will be your road map to success--your GPS! It communicates your understanding of the business and it makes reasonable assumptions and f...
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Smart Start Your Business - Anne Arundel County; 6/9/15; 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m. ; $60.00

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $60.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Event Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Campus, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012
Description: The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase chances f...
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Smart Start Your Business - Baltimore City-33rd Street; 8/11/15; 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.; $55.00

Event Status: Open Event Fee: $55.00
Event Date: 8/11/2015 Register By: 8/11/2015
Time: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Event Location: Emerging Technology Center @ Johns Hopkins Eastern, 1101 E. 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
Description: The Smart Start Your Business workshop is one in a series of three workshops highly recommended for new start-up businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, explore the feasibility of your idea and increase chances f...
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