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: Develop Your Business Plan

  A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors. Writing your business plan requires a holistic analysis of your business, which we will detail in this course. Topics include: Business mission, vision and values Market/competitive analysis Marketing goals Business operations and organizational structure Financial analysis and sales projections Small business accounting and compliance *Intended Audience: pre-venture, start-up Develop Your Business Plan is the third 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,…

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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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Webinar: Corporate Social Responsibility – How Your Values Add Value To Your Business

  Forward-thinking companies have successfully integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into the core of their operations to create value for their business and to affect social improvements. A properly implemented CSR strategy can provide a variety of competitive advantages, such as increased sales, operational cost savings, better risk management processes, improved productivity, healthier brand reputation and enhanced customer and employee loyalty. Join the Maryland Women’s Business Center and Launch Workplaces Gaithersburg for this free workshop to learn more about CSR and how to integrate it into your business strategy. About Our Presenters: Mary Fehlig is the founder and president of The Fehlig Group, initially launched in 1993 as a management consultancy in corporate social responsibility. Mary believes that the ways to enact corporate social responsibility (CSR) are as individual as the values which define each client. She supports the efforts of business owners and managers in identifying and implementing the…

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Webinar: Market Your Business on a Budget

  Marketing your products or services is a critical component of a successful business and differentiates your company from the competition. During this workshop, you will create a step-by-step plan to develop a marketing strategy, including: Crafting your marketing goals Identifying the ideal target audience Researching competition Setting a realistic budget *Intended Audience: Pre-venture, Startup Market Your Business On a Budget is the final 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 the Zoom app. Note: MWBC recognizes that many…

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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: Develop Your Business Plan

  A business plan is a road map to steer your business in the right direction and an essential component of success. It is also the key to securing funding from banks and investors. Writing your business plan requires a holistic analysis of your business, which we will detail in this course. Topics include: Business mission, vision and values Market/competitive analysis Marketing goals Business operations and organizational structure Financial analysis and sales projections Small business accounting and compliance *Intended Audience: pre-venture, start-up Develop Your Business Plan is the third 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,…

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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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