SoMD SBDC Success Stories
How to Stand Out from Your Competition
Presenting Your Business Value
Thursday, June 14, 6-9PM, Waldorf

Learning Objectives
  • Identify key elements that can be used to develop and understand your business’s value (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Differentiate the needs and benefits for different target audiences
  • Develop unique business value propositions
  • Develop a plan for pitching your business to multiple target audiences
  • Describe three key negotiating tips when presenting your business
  • Present a compelling business presentation 

Develop a persuasive, logical and engaging message for investors, buyers, lenders and customers.
Become an Employer of Choice
Obtaining and Retaining Talent
Thursday, June 21, 6-9PM, Waldorf

Learning Objectives
  • Understand why talent and engagement of employees is important 
  • Articulate the pros and cons of outsourcing and insourcing or contractor and employee 
  • Develop your business’s value proposition 
  • Summarize six key strategies for finding, keeping, and developing the right talent 
  • Define what talent means for your organization 
  • Write an effective job description
  • Develop a plan to find and keep the best talent 

Become an employer of choice in your community.
How to Get a Business Loan
"Prepare to Meet Your Lender "
Tuesday, June 12, 6-8pm, Hughesville

  • Pinpoint why you need the money. Ask yourself how this loan will help your business.
  • Find the right loan. Choose a type of business loan based on your needs.
  • Find the best lender for you. ...
  • See if you have what it takes to qualify. ...
  • Get your documents ready and apply.

Bring Your Questions - Get Answers - Ask for Money with Confidence.
Start Right for Success - GET STARTED NOW
SBC-5000-150386  | Wed | Jun 13 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM | La Plata | $55
Facilitator  Bill Hitte, SBDC Business Consultant, Finance Specialist   
SBC-6260-152019  | Wed | Jun 19 & 21 | 6:30 - 9:00 PM | La Plata | $83
Facilitator  Bill Hitte, SBDC Business Consultant, Finance Specialist   

Meet with as many as 15 lenders, investors,

and resource partners
at the 

4th Annual EFEA Investment Marketplace  

on Thursday, July 19
Read past year's lenders and businesses comments.
More Events and Information

Calvert County Chamber of Commerce
Women To Women June Meeting
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 Noon
Speaker: Linda Lee Plank-Morgan
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