Maryland Women’s Business Center Announces Fifth Anniversary Celebrations; Launches Fundraising Campaign

PRESS RELEASE October 25, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT Jacqueline Lara 240-305-2133 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Rockville, MD, October, 25, 2015 –On November, 5, 2015, Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will kick off the first of three fifth anniversary events with a breakfast celebration at the Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel and Suites. Registration is $25, and includes a breakfast buffet, invaluable networking, and a special goodie bag. Throughout the year, the celebrations will spotlight client successes, StartRight! winners, special programs, new initiatives, and culminate with an awards luncheon in October 2016. Over the years, MWBC has helped nearly 5,000 women entrepreneurs start, sustain and grow women-owned enterprises. In 2014, MWBC expanded their reach into Prince George’s County and Frederick County with satellite offices, and November will mark the first anniversary for both locations. “As MWBC looks toward celebrating this momentous achievement of being of service to women entrepreneurs for five years, we…

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StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Power Conference Winners

PRESS RELEASE September 3, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT Jacqueline Lara, MWBC 301-315-8091                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          StartRight! 2015 Business Plan Competition Winners Announced Four Corners Counseling, LLC Named Grand Prize Winner Rockville, MD, September, 3, 2015 – Today, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) and Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) announced the winners of the 12th annual StartRight! Women’s Business Plan Competition at the Power Conference at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. The annual competition is supported with $13,000 in cash prizes provided by sponsors. Shulman Rogers and Walmart were this year’s Gold Level Sponsors joined by Morgan Stanley at the Silver Level. Bronze Level sponsors include BioMaryland, TriBridge Partners, LLC, Revere Bank, EagleBank, Allegra, Snyder Cohn, SameGrain, The Daily Record, Bethesda…

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Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host USAID Belarusian Delegation of Financial Leaders

PRESS RELEASE August 26, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT Jacqueline Lara, MWBC 301-315-8091 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     Maryland Women’s Business Center to Host USAID Belarusian Delegation of 10 Financial Leaders to Exchange Best Practices Effective advice on helping women-owned enterprises understand financial documents and gain access to funding Rockville, MD, August, 26, 2015 – On Thursday, August 27, the Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will host 10 financial literacy leaders from Belarus to discuss best practices in ensuring women-owned enterprises are successfully positioned for long-term growth through training, resources, and access to funding. The delegation is hosted by the World Trade Center Institute (WTCI), through USAID’s Community Connections Program, and will be in the United States from August 12 until September, 2, 2015. “A growing number of the women business owners we serve have international backgrounds and/or are doing business internationally, so it’s wonderful to participate in this cultural exchange with the…

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