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Thursday Time Out Workshop

Are you ….seeking new opportunities? 

…desiring to establish yourself as an effective leader?

                    …curious how you can make a real difference?   

                                  ...managing a startup?

                                   …establishing yourself as a creative professional?


Imagine the benefits of leading your life and your business with more energy and focus


Come join us to discuss how Time Out can be a game changer for you.


In this leadership-coaching workshop, we will explore recent research as well as tried and true wisdom.  Gain new insights, identify what works for you and then explore how you can implement sustainable change. 


Experience real difference in both your business and personal life.  



Facilitated by Leadership and Life Coach Pat Herber.

Pat brings experience as an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation as well as over 30 years of work as a government contractor in the biotechnology field.  She loves working with leaders who are lifetime learners and desire to make a real difference.

HSG June Social Event

Hagerstown Startup Group (HSG) has left the building.
We're headed to Hempen Hill BBQ to mix and mingle.

All startups and entrepreneurs are invited to join us for a bit of mixing and mingling, BBQ-style in June.
Bring your business cards and be ready with your 30-second elevator pitch.
We're enjoying the summer weather by moving to Hempen Hill BBQ for the evening. Attendees are on their own for food & drinks.
Bring a friend and come meet other startups.

See you at:

Hempen Hill BBQ, 13208 Fountain Head Plaza, Hagerstown, MD

Tuesday, 6/9/15 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm


Ice Cream Social

Join us at the TIC for a summer networking social. All tech companies from the Quad-State region are welcome.

Whether you're in solar energy, biotech, mobile tech, cybersecurity, or IT, come join us for yummy ice cream and a chance to meet others in the Tech Industry.

When:   June 16, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

 (Ice cream will be served at 3:00)

Where:            Hagerstown Community College

                        Technical Innovation Center, Rm 323

                        11400 Robinwood Drive

                        Hagerstown, MD   21742


The event is free, but please register at

HSG: Additive Manufacturing, Maker Spaces & More

Hagerstown Startup Group will be discussing maker spaces, 3D printing and additive manufacturing at the next group meeting.

Join HSG for a dialogue on possibilities in Hagerstown and at the TIC for a 3D Lab, a Tech Shop, or Maker Space.

Get in at the ground level of what's coming and what's cool.

HCC Technical Innovation Center room 323.

5/26  at 6 p.m.

Women in Business: Promoting Yourself & Your Business Effectively

As women first, and as business leaders second, we juggle a tremendous amount of responsibility. Often, we
take on more than our fair share. This program, now in its fourth year, was developed to give women the
opportunity to come together, be inspired, and provide a little insight on growing as women business leaders.
Register today for this free seminar. It’s a chance to learn something new and uncover new connections.

Register for this free seminar!
Call 240-500-2236 and sign up for course # PRD-477-KT
Or, you can register online at:


Financing & Funding for Small Business

Need funding? Need access to capital? Not sure of the resources available for your company based on where you're located, what products you offer? Is your business minority-owned, veteran-owned, woman-owned?

We have service providers ready to meet with all types of businesses and ready to share about possible resources that will meet your needs.

Join us for a half-day workshop where you can learn about a variety of funding programs and services available for the startup and small business sector.

Discover resources, network and participate in panel discussion Q&A.


Date: May 7, 2015

When: 10:30 am to 3 pm

Where: Hagerstown Community College Conference Center


10:30 am - Registration/Opportunity Expo

11:00 am - City/County/State Assistance Workshop

11:30 am - Access to Capital Workshop

12:00 - 12:15 pm - Break

12:15 pm - Panel Discussion over Lunch

1:00 pm - Financial Projection Workshop present by Neil Davis, TEDCO

2:00 pm - One-on-one consulting with a Subject Matter Expert in Business (think speed dating for your startup)


Register at Workshop fee is $25 and includes your lunch.

Conexiones Cafe

Conexiones presents: Conexiones Cafe. A chance for minority-owned and woman-owned companies to network and connect.

Come out to the TIC suite 323 on Tuesday, April 21st from 8 to 9 am for free coffee and great connections.

This event is FREE to all attendees. Email to RSVP.

Need technology for your startup?

Join Hagerstown Startup Group for an open discussion of today’s technology options, and how you can get free products and services from Microsoft to spark your business.


Shahed Chowdhuri works with students, startups, indie devs and enterprise developers to help them build cool things with technology.

As a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, Shahed primarily covers DC, Maryland and Virginia, but also travels along the East Coast and across the US as needed.


Tuesday, May 12th

5:30 to 8:30 pm

HCC Conference Center room 213


Seating is limited. Email to register.


Sponsored by Maryland Business Incubation Association.

Hagerstown Startup Meetup
  • Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm
  • Technical Innovation Center (TIC), Suite 323

Hagerstown Startup Meeting: a place where startups connect with startups and business owners can discuss strategies for growth. The Meetup will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m., in the Technical Innovation Center (TIC), room 323, on HCC's main campus. This event is free and is open to the public. For more information, contact Janice Riley at

Hagerstown Young Entrepreneur Group

Announcing the Hagerstown Young Entrepreneur Group

Do you know any students or recent graduates who are between 18 and 34 years old, have their own companies or wish to start one? Invite them to join the new Hagerstown Young Entrepreneur Group where they can network with other young startups and learn more about running a successful company.

The next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 15th at 7 p.m. in Suite 323 of the Technical Innovation Center.

Visit to learn of upcoming events and activities.