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Networking Event: Meet Your Legislators – Montgomery County

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


The City of Gaithersburg Office of Economic Development, City of Rockville, and the Maryland Women’s Business Center invite you to attend a training and networking event with Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other local legislators on September 19 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg.

The event starts with a roundtable discussion facilitated by local legislative experts who will provide guidance on how to craft your ask and share best practices on working with legislators to advocate for your business needs.

As a female business owner, this is your opportunity to share your message about your business successes, needs and concerns while advocating for increased funding and support of women-owned small businesses in the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville, Montgomery County ,and within the state of Maryland.


  • 5:30-6:10: Roundtable discussion
  • 6:10-6:30: Remarks from Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other local legislators
  • 6:30-7:30: Networking reception

Special thanks to the City of Gaithersburg Office of Economic Development and the City of Rockville for sponsoring this event.

*Pre-event registration is required for event entry. Light refreshments will be served. Please note that there is free parking along the streets bordering the Kentlands Mansion.


Maryland Women’s Business Center


Focus Areas
Funding, Networking Skills
Point of Contact
Kate Vendemio, 301-315-8091


Kentlands Mansion
320 Kent Square Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
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  • Client Testimonials

    “Material was clearly laid out and explained. The instructor was highly knowledgeable and gave practical, real-world examples to make it easier to understand, especially to the broad range of attendees.” 

    ----------------------------------------------- Robin Menge How to Write a Successful Business Plan Workshop attendee