SBDC Southern Maryland - Friday's FAQ 
Serving Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties 
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Let a Mentor be Your Guide...
What does it take to succeed? That's the question that we posed to the Mentoring Monday Mentors,
Here are a few of their answers, enjoy these highlights.
On Monday, October 16, from 8am-12noon talk with these established business service providers and business consultants. Ask for their input, share your concerns, get educated ideas, suggestions and recommendations.
Limited appointments available, but it's not too late to sign up -  Register Here
Eric Franklin gives keynote "How to Recover from A Bad Choice"... at the 2nd Annual EFEA Mentoring Monday October 16th.
What is EFEA Mentoring Monday ...
 
An Opportunity for aspiring & established founders alike
spend 30 minutes with a CPA and your books;

bring your marketing plan and ask a professional’s advice;

Ask a patent lawyer-do you need copyrights or patents?

discuss your ideas with experienced entrepreneurs;

Ask a professional about IT, web design, branding; 

EII, TEDCO, SBDC subject experts in technology, R&D

To Register: www.csmd.edu/mentoringmonday


Mon. Oct. 16 2017 8 am-12 noon doors open at 7:30 am
Go further faster: Building a Successful Business Plan ...
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 • 6:30-9pm
Strategies for Teaming, Partnering & Sub-contracting ...
Learn about federal, state, and local government contracting See a Full List of Classroom Instruction and Register Here.

Tue., Oct 17, 2017 • 10-11:30am
Maryland Manufacturing Webinar

 Maryland is uniquely positioned to strengthen your end-to-end supply chain, giving you a greater competitive advantage.  Register

Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:30-3:30 PM
Ready, Set, Go! Get Ready to Start a Business...
FREE workshop. Interested in starting a business? Online resources to help you navigate all the perks and drawbacks. Register

Mon., Oct 23, 2017 • 6-8 p.m.
MBE Rights &Responsibilities

Fri Oct 20 2017 • 10:00am-Noon

Amp Up Your Small Business

Fri Oct 20 2017 • 2:00pm-4:00pm
Celebrating National Women's Small Business Month ...
Are you interested in contracting opportunities with state agencies and institutions?  

Tue Oct 24 2017•9:30am-1:00pm
Hey SoMD GET ON THE BUS!
RSVP  Tiffany Davis  tdavis@tedco.md 
6:30AM  College of Southern Maryland Regional Hughesville Campus  GPS  : 83-99 Foster Ln, Hughesville, MD 20637

Inspirational speakers, fireside chats, industry tracks, investor pitches and more.. 
The 2017 Entrepreneur Expo & Stem Cell Symposium...
is expected to draw 700+ of the region's top entrepreneurs, angel and venture capital investors, influencers and researchers.
This year's morning keynote speaker is Guy Filippelli, VP of Solutions for Forcepoint's Threat and Data Security business.  more
This year's afternoon keynote speaker Michael McDevitt, Chief Executive Officer of Terra's Kitchen, the quickest, easiest, healthiest meal kit delivery service. Terra's Kitchen is headquartered in Baltimore and delivering nationwide..  more
Neighborhood BusinessWorks

 Neighborhood BusinessWorks loan program provides flexible financing to new or expanding small businesses and nonprofit organizations in  Sustainable Communities  and Priority Funding Areas throughout the state. Download Application
Bek ô z was created to bring change...SBDC Kathy MacAdams, a trusted business consultant ...
This all women team is dedicated to the community they live in, enriching lives around them and supporting the causes that inspire them. Read more
Opportunities, Events, Getting Involved...
Now | Grants & Support Services to Grow... Matching training grants
Now | SBA hiring for Disaster Relief Efforts... Visit www.sba.gov/disaster
Now | Apply Nov 25 Neighborhood Champion kit. ShopSmall.com/ASBDC
Nov 7 | Charles County Fall 2017 Meeting... more info and registration
Nov 14 | Intellectual Property Workshop... more info and registration
Ellen Flowers-Fields | Regional Director |  Email
Lisa Creason | Program Assistant for Region |  Email   
Bill Hitte | Business Consultant Charles County |  Email
Kathy MacAdams | Business Consultant Calvert County |  Email 
Wynne Briscoe | Business Consultant St. Mary's County |  Email