StartRight! Biz Plan Competition 
Started in 2004 by Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI) to encourage and support women's entrepreneurship, the StartRight!  Business Plan Competition is run by the Maryland Women's Business Center, a program of REDI's.

StartRight! awards prizes for winning business plans each year- this year the top prize is $5,000. The women who enter our competition receive more than the opportunity to win a top prize of $5,000; they also receive valuable coaching and feedback on their business plan!
Complete plans are due electronically along with three hard copies delivered to our office in Rockville no later than  3:00 PM EST on  Thursday, June 1, 2017.

For more information, check out the MWBC website!                                                                                     
Don't Miss Rockville's Own Hometown Holidays this Month!  #HTH2017
Don't Miss Rockville's Own Hometown Holidays this Month! #HTH2017

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Rockville Academy in Full Swing
How does the City of Rockville actually operate?  Ever wanted to know?  Well, here's your chance to find out.
The City's Rockville Academy moves forward this month with no less than FOUR sessions covering these topics:

Saturday, May 6,  Recreation and Parks department.

Thursday, May 11,  Principles of leadership and community organization.

Saturday, May 20,  Department of Public Works and tour of  the Water Treatment Plant.
Thursday, May 25, the City Police Department.

Summer-R.I.S.E. Program Seeks Hosts
WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. invites the business community (private sector, nonprofit, government) to participate in the innovative Summer R.I.S.E. ( Real Interesting Summer Experience ) program by providing career development opportunities to rising juniors and seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools. 

Help our youth develop the skills and commitment necessary to succeed in today's ever changing economy, and cultivate our county's best resource - its future talent!

Join REDI for our 20th Anniversary Luncheon
Since 1997, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. (REDI)  has supported businesses and strengthened the  Rockville community.
Join us at a special luncheon to celebrate our accomplishments, recognize key contributors, network  with local leaders, and view the exclusive premiere of our  20th Anniversary video.
When:  June 7, 2017
             11.30 am
Where: Lakewood Country Club
             13901 Glen Mill Road
Cost: Individual tickets may be purchased for $45                   each.  Table sponsorships, including 10 tickets, 
          are available for $500.

We hope to see you there!
ICYMI... In Case You Missed It

Five Rockville companies have been named award finalists for the Maryland Tech Council's Annual Industry Awards which will be held June 1st.   Those companies are NIKA, Dovel Technologies, Turning Point Global Solutions, LLC, VariQ Corp, IDT Biologika.   
Get more info here.

MWBC Presents: Writing a Biz Plan

RKV Rec & Parks Golf Classic

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Hometown Holidays Begins!

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StartRight! Biz Plan Deadline Eve


Research Triangle Biotech Company Relocates into 7,132 SF in Rockville
 Landlord represented by  Bob Dickman & Brian McCarthy 
Attracted by the proximity to the National Cancer Institute and the region's exceptional workforce, Mokobio is relocating its U.S. R&D Center from Durham, NC this month to 1445-1455 Research Boulevard in Rockville.
With a combined lab and office setup, the company will perform R&D on its early cancer detection technology and hire a sales team to support their growth.

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