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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

NASA Tech Day at HCC

Experience the 2017 HCC STEM Festival NASA Tech Day!

Weds. November 8th from 8 AM to 3 PM

Join NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s Strategic Partnerships Office to learn about:

  • Technology Transfer
  • Partnering Opportunities with NASA
  • Technology Licensing Opportunities
  • Goddard’s Small Business Program Office
  • Goddard’s Unique Capabilities & Facilities

Register here.

For more information, call the TIC office at 240-500-2399.



WCH Aeronautics proposes using drones in local emergency response

WCH Aeronautics recently met with local government officials to explore the idea of testing and using their unmanned aerial vehicles by creating a drone-response system for the local emergency responders.

Learn more from Herald Mail here.

Cloud Computing & Data Security

TechFast: Your Most Important Meal of the Day
Sponsored by: Washington County Department of Business Development

How safe IS your data in the cloud?

Join Washington County Department of Business Development and Technical Innovation Center for the first quarterly TechFast session on 10/12 at 7:30 AM. A full hot breakfast will be provided.

Stephen Deming, Senior Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft, will be presenting on cloud computing, Big Data, data security and more.

$15 per person.

Click here to register you and your team today.

Co-hosted by: MD PTAC & Washington County DBD

Finding Your Funding: Identifying & Applying for Grants

Grant seeking is essential to the growth and survival of any entrepreneurial pursuit, and yet it is often pursued with great trepidation and no small amount of anxiety. The good news is that composing a high-quality grant application is a skill that can be learned and mastered using tools found in every entrepreneur's tool box. This course is designed for individuals and organizations seeking to grow and sustain their business through grants and will provide them with the knowledge and resources to find grant opportunities. The course will also lead them through an interactive exercise in gathering and preparing the standard components of most grant applications.

Location: TIC 323

Date: 10/10/17

Time: 8:30 to 11:30 AM

Fee: $41 Registration Fee: $8

HCC Course Code: PRD-826-D

Click here to register.

Innovation & Brews

Mountain Maryland Tech Network is hosting their monthly Innovation & Brews at Antietam Brewery on Western MD Parkway on September 20th.

Meet other tech startups, tech professionals and tech entrepreneurs for FREE food and drinks from 5 to 7 pm.

Click here to register.



Innovation & Brews

Announcing a Mountain Maryland Tech Network event at Antietam Brewery!

Join TIC, B&D Consulting & all of MMTN for an end of summer tech networking event on 8/16 at 5 pm.

Food and drinks will be provided.

Email TIC to register.


Antietam Brewery

140 Western MD Parkway

Hagerstown MD 21740