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BioBeers at Hagerstown

We're hosting the BioBeer Networking event this month! We'll be at Hagerstown Community College Technical Innovation Center Manufacturing Floor. Tours of the TIC including the wet labs will be conducted throughout the event.

Food sponsored by HCC Internships Office and Technical Innovation Center.
Drinks sponsored by TIC Clients: SOCSoter, Beacon Grace, Lupine Creative Consulting, Think Efficient Consulting, Black Sapphire Designs and Free State 3D.

After coming onto campus, take first right onto Scholar Drive. TIC is on your left. Park in Lot F. TIC is the 3-story red brick building.

RSVP: tic@hagerstowncc.edu.

The Basics of Startup from an Attorney's Perspective

Our Thought Leaders for this upcoming Roundtable is Jay Reilly, Special Counsel, Saul Ewing LLP.

Are you forming a company and need help with taking the first steps? What is stock? Who should get it? Do you want to negotiate your own contracts, but need help understanding the basics? Have you ever wondered how find and hire an accountant, lawyer or consultant? If you have questions like these, come to our presentation on Legal Housekeeping to learn about all of this and more.


The Discussion will take place at the Technical Innovation Center, 20140 Scholar Drive, Suite 323, Hagerstown, MD from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., with networking to follow until 10 a.m. A light breakfast will be served.A light breakfast will be served.

The Emerging Company Roundtables are designed to facilitate discussions between like-minded individuals covering a range of issues essential to early stage companies. Speakers will introduce valuable topics and generate conversations surrounding strategies to overcome business challenges and enhance the likelihood of success.

We look forward to seeing you!

Click here to register

Coffee Social: Hiring an HCC Intern

Thinking of hiring a summer intern this year? Stop by the TIC on Wednesday, April 20th for a cup of coffee and details on how to optimize your intern's presence at your office.

Bonnie Saunders, Internships & Job Service Coordinator at HCC, will be at the TIC to share tips and tricks on the HCC process of placing interns and utilizing them at your company.

We'll be in the Technical Innovation Center Suite 323. Park in Lot F!

See you there.

 

 

FLC presents: Small Business Forum

Are you in agriculture, science, biohealth, ag tech, manufacturing, engineering, cybersecurity, IT or another STEM field? Do you own or work for a STEM-based business that works with the federal government? Ever wondered how your business can partner with the US Labs? Did you know each lab has programs specifically in place to help small businesses like yours?

Come to the Small Business Forum at HCC on April 12th. Connect with the federal government, specifically representatives from NIST, NSA, NASA, USDA & NIH. Learn about the technologies, research capacities, and how to partner with these Federal laboratories in a one-day session geared toward startups and small businesses.

Seating is limited. Click here to register.

So you have a business, now what?

How do you go from launching your business to generating revenue? How do you generate leads, validate prospects, follow up, pitch your product and close the deal? What should you be tracking along the way?

Sales is one of most important parts of running a successful business. Join us for a lunchtime discussion on what you need to know about the sales cycle and how to set your sales goals realistically.

The session is FREE and you can bring a brown bag lunch or snack and enjoy the discussion and timely tips.

Click here to register.

Saul Ewing presents: Protecting Your Intangible Assets

Facilitators for this discussion will be the following thought leaders: 


• Gillian Fenton, Managing Director, Fenton IP Solutions LLC
• Jay Reilly, Attorney, Saul Ewing LLP

You’ve got a fantastic idea, a marketing plan, and (possibly) some cash in your pocket—you’re ready to get started! Protecting your domain name, corporate name, brand, patent, trademarks, copyrights, know-how and trade secrets are some of your highest priorities. What should you be focusing on? What do you attack first? How do you develop a unified IP strategy? Come learn from the experts as they share tips on what works and what doesn’t.

Networking will take place from 8:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. The Roundtable sessions will immediately follow starting at 8:30 a.m. and last until 10:00 a.m. A light breakfast will be served.
The Emerging Company Roundtables are designed to facilitate discussions between like-minded individuals covering a range of issues essential to early stage companies. Speakers will introduce valuable topics and generate conversations surrounding strategies to overcome business challenges and enhance the likelihood of success.

Click here to register.

For more information, please contact Rachel Bandura at rbandura@saul.com or 215.972.1090.

Cafe Conexiones: January 2016

Cafe Conexiones is back at the Technical Innovation Center on January 28 at 8:30 AM.

Cafe Conexiones is a monthly networking social for minority and women business leaders to connect and collaborate.

Join us as we brainstorm projects and programs for 2016.

January Startup Discussion

Thinking of launching your own business? Have an innovative idea and need to know what to do next? Or are you already living the startup dream?

Join Hagerstown Startup Group on Tuesday, January 12th at 6 pm in the Technical Innovation Center Suite 323 to connect with other startups and discuss goals, solve problems and brainstorm new ideas.

HSG ... where startups help startups be successful.

Cafe Conexiones: Holiday Social

You are invited for special Café Conexiones Navideño...Coffee Connections Christmas Style.
The perfect coffee meet up for minority- and women-owned business. "“Making Conexiones before we need It”
Bring a friend and a busines card and you could win prizes from our sponsors.

Safron Bakery & Cafe
11205 John F Kennedy Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742
 
See you on December 17th, 2015 at 2:30 pm.
What's Your Big Idea?

Do you have a big idea that could change the world?
Do you need help turning your idea into a reality?
If so, then join the TIC Innovation Fair on December 19th.
What is it? The Innovation Fair is like a science fair, but for those with inventions and innovations. Set up your poster or prototype at an exhibit table and show off your idea to local business professionals and mentors. Get expert advice and interest from STEM professionals and business experts.

Space is limited! Click here to register today.

Contact TIC Management with any questions at tic@hagerstowncc.edu or 240-500-2399.

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