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Speed Lending Comes to Hagerstown

Join SBA, USDA, SBDC, SCORE & HCC for a FREE event connecting business owners and lenders on October 11th at HCC.

Meet with business lenders, funding providers and other business owners. 

Get 4 minutes with each lender to pitch your business and determine if you're a fit.

Contact tic@hagerstowncc.edu for more information on your 4-minute pitch.

Call 240-500-2236 to register today or register online here.

Opportunities for Innovation & Research Funding

Join Mountain MD Tech Networok & Fort Detrick Aliance to learn more about opportunities to expand your research potential with the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Programs and Small Business Technology Transfers (STTR). You will also learn from recipients of SBIR & STTR funds on their successful projects made possible by the funding. Lunch will be provided.

Present agencies include: USDA, NIST, NIH, NASA Goddard, Joint Science & Technology Office for Chemical & Biological Defense.
This workshop is sponsored by the Federal Lab Consortium & Fort Detrick Alliance.

 

Mugs & Pitches -- MAY

Coffee. Pitches. AND samples of goodness from Rucola.

What more could you want?
Join Entrepreneur Council of Washington County & Technical Innovation Center for our next Mugs & Pitches event at HCC Conference Center.
 
Juan Torrico of Latin Opinion & Piotr Szymczyk of Rucola  will be pitching this month. (Interested in pitching? Contact Janice Riley!) Each pitcher gets 7 minutes to share their pitch and then the excitement begins. Angel investors, local entrepreneurs, business coaches and others are in the audience to ask questions and provide feedback.
 
 Yes, even you get the opportunity to ask them questions, provide constructive criticism and even network with other professionals.
 
Sponsored by SCORE Hagerstown Chapter. Visit https://hagerstown.score.org to learn more about business coaching, workshops and more.

We are also looking for candidates to present at upcoming Mugs & Pitches events. Contact 240.500.2399 to learn more.

Register here!

 

Tech @ the HUB

Whether you're a small business owner, med-sized business manager, IT professional, you won't want to miss this Friday's Tech at the HUB at HCC.

Learn about innovative security solutions, how you should be using the cloud, how Internet of Things is impacting YOUR JOB and more.

Reserve your seat today.

Register here.

TechFast -- IT Workforce Discussion

Our next TechFast is March 27th at HCC. Be part of a facilitated discussion on Tech Workforce Development, discussing labor needs, trends and more. Registered attendees currently include local education sector, IT sector and more. Share your thoughts on the current skills gap facing IT departments and IT companies and more. A hot breakfast will be served. $15 per person. Registration closes on 3/26.

Click here to register now.

Mugs & Pitches -- March Session

Coffee. Pastries. Pitches.
What more could you want?
Join Entrepreneur Council of Washington County & Technical Innovation Center for the third Mugs & Pitches event.

Aaron Rodgers of TurfMate and Chandra Sabbavarpu of ValsaTech will be pitching this month. Each pitcher gets 7 minutes to share their pitch and then the excitement begins. Angel investors, local entrepreneurs, business coaches and others are in the audience to ask questions and provide feedback.

Yes, even you get the opportunity to ask them questions, provide constructive criticism and even network with other professionals.

Register here.

We are also looking for candidates to present at upcoming Mugs & Pitches events. Contact 240.500.2399 to learn more.

Fashion Talk

So you want to go into the fashion business? Let's chat about it with Mia Collins, veteran fashion stylist and business owner.

March 5th from 8:30 to 10 AM

TIC Conference Room 323

Presented by Western MD SBDC & The Stylist Box