Webinar: Steps to Start Your Business

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install…

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Free Webinar: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Orientation to MWBC

    Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires hard work and thorough planning. During this workshop we will: Examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership. Start a self-assessment to determine your readiness to become a small business owner. Set a plan of action to complete your self-assessments by seeking feedback from stakeholders, such as family, friends, and potential customers. Describe the services provided by the Maryland Women’s Business Center and other local resources that can aid you in starting and growing your business. If you are just starting your entrepreneurial journey, we recommend that you take this workshop first. Intended Audience: Pre-venture Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC is the first workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: 1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC 2. Steps to Start Your…

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Virtual Monthly Coffee Connections Workshop & Networking Opportunity – Unleash Your Emotional Intelligence

  Join MWBC for our monthly Coffee Connections workshop where you have the opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. You will have a chance to give a 30 second elevator pitch of your business or business idea (if you like). This month’s topic: Unleash Your Emotional Intelligence Agenda: 8:00-8:15: Introductions and elevator pitches 8:15-9:15: Workshop and virtual networking *Intended Audience: Start-Up, Growth Registration for this workshop is limited to 15 attendees. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.   About Our Presenter: Dr. Katrina B. Stone, Founder & CEO of Surveys & Behavior Analytics, LLC, is zealous about data, ethics and scientific integrity, and social change through carefully designed research. It has been her privilege and…

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Webinar: Steps to Start Your Business

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install…

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Free Webinar: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Orientation to MWBC

    Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires hard work and thorough planning. During this workshop we will: Examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership. Start a self-assessment to determine your readiness to become a small business owner. Set a plan of action to complete your self-assessments by seeking feedback from stakeholders, such as family, friends, and potential customers. Describe the services provided by the Maryland Women’s Business Center and other local resources that can aid you in starting and growing your business. If you are just starting your entrepreneurial journey, we recommend that you take this workshop first. Intended Audience: Pre-venture Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC is the first workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: 1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC 2. Steps to Start Your…

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Virtual Monthly Coffee Connections Workshop & Networking Opportunity – Perfect Your Elevator Pitch

  Join MWBC for our monthly Coffee Connections workshop where you have the opportunity to learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. You will have a chance to give a 30 second elevator pitch of your business or business idea (if you like). This month’s topic: Perfect Your Elevator Pitch Agenda: 8:00-8:15: Introductions and elevator pitches 8:15-9:15: Workshop and virtual networking *Intended Audience: Start-Up, Growth Registration for this workshop is limited to 15 attendees. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install the Zoom app.

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Webinar: 7 Critical Steps to Take & Discuss with Your Commercial Landlord During the COVID-19 Crisis

  Join the Maryland and Washington, D.C. Women’s Business Centers and Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia, Community Business Partnership on May 5 for a special webinar: From a Commercial Tenant’s Perspective: 7 Critical Steps to Take and Discuss with Your Landlord During the COVID-19 Crisis. If you have mounting concerns about your commercial lease, you are not alone. With the onset and continuation of the COVID-19 crisis, tenants throughout the region are confronting a host of issues, including how to make rent and potentially renegotiate fair, viable, and sustainable leases. To learn the 7 critical steps you must take and discuss with your landlord, register today for a brief virtual lunchtime webinar with Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) expert Bob Canter on Tuesday, May 5th from 12 noon until 1:30pm. About our speaker: Bob Canter is the President and Founder of Performance Realty Solutions, a commercial real estate consulting firm. He is also Managing…

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Gratis: Recursos COVID-19 para propietarios únicos, contratistas independientes y autónomos

  Soy propietario único / trabajador por obra/ contratista independiente. ¿Qué préstamo / o subsidio tengo disponible? ¿Dónde encuentro información sobre estos préstamos / subsidios? ¿Existe un límite de cuánto dinero puedo solicitar para un préstamo / subsidio? ¿Puedo solicitar múltiples subsidios a nivel federal, estatal y del condado al mismo tiempo? ¿Cuál es el plazo previsto para recibir los fondos del préstamo una vez que se solicité? ¿Debería applicar al PPP o la compensación por desempleo? Soy propietario único / S-corp / C-corp, ¿soy elegible para el seguro de desempleo (UI)? Como propietario único / trabajador por obra/ contratista independiente, puede que se haga estas preguntas, ¡le estamos brindando respuestas directamente de la fuente! Únase a nosotros para una sesión informativa que le dará claridad sobre qué recursos y programas de préstamos / subsidios puede calificar para ayudarlo a mantenerse a flote durante estos tiempos difíciles Las presentadoras incluyen…

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Webinar: Steps to Start Your Business (Evening Workshop)

  Discover what it really takes to start your own business. This newly re-designed workshop walks you through the steps you need to take to get your startup up and running. Topics addressed include: Writing a business plan Funding your business Legal considerations Registering your business in Maryland Obtaining your federal tax ID Forming a B.A.I.L. team Managing risk Marketing your business Intended Audience: Pre-Venture Steps to Start Your Business is the second workshop in our “Plan and Start Your Business” series. It is recommended that you take workshops in the following order: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and MWBC Steps to Start Your Business Develop Your Business Plan Market Your Business on a Budget Pre-registration is required. You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration. If this is your first time using Zoom, we recommend that you log on a few minutes early as you may need to install…

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Free Webinar: COVID-19 Resources for Sole Proprietors, Independent Contractors and Freelancers

  Are you a sole proprietor, independent contractor, freelancer or gig-worker wondering what resources are available to help your business impacted by COVID-19? Join the Maryland Women’s Business Center and the Maryland Small Business Development Center as we co-host a webinar on April 29 to address your pressing questions on resources available at the federal, state, and county levels. Presenters include representatives from the: U.S. Small Business Administration Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Unemployment Insurance Maryland Women’s Business Center Small Business Development Center, Corridor Region You must register for this event. Upon registration, you will receive additional instructions on accessing the WebEx webinar. Please note, women and men are invited to attend this webinar.  We encourage you to submit your pressing questions in advance of the workshop so that the speakers can customize their presentations. To submit your questions, click HERE.

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