Newsletter - January 2018


Bowie BIC is a business accelerator and collaborative work space where technology companies and government contractors find the biggest concentration of business resources in Prince George's County to
SCALE UP with:

business connections
access to capital
access to office space   meeting  spaces 
member discounts

To schedule coffee and discuss your company's 
growth challenges, contact:
301-383-1550 x105

 G et  Free professional advice each month at Bowie BIC Business Advisory Clinics.  

Business Clinic:

Jamie Lewis, CliftonLarsonAllen
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

 MD Women's Business Center Training 


January 11

Orientation to Small Business Resources

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Bowie BIC (Fee: $10)

January 18

Understanding Markets & Your Competitive Space

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Bowie BIC (Fee: $20)


January 23

Group Counseling

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: FREE)

January 25

Introduction to Business Ownership

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Bowie BIC (Fee: $25)


January 29

Introduction to Business Ownership

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: $25)


January 31

Budget Development for Small Business

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Bowie BIC (Fee: $20)


Contact: Angie Duncanson at 

301-383-1550 x104 


Business Counselors at Bowie BIC
America's Small Business Development Center- Corridor Region

(Monday and Friday)
Mark J. Wells
SBDC Business Consultant
Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Richard Paden
PTAC Procurement Specialist
Maryland Women's Business Center

(Monday thru Friday)
Angie Duncanson 
Sr. Program Manager/Counselor

Appointments with Counselors Required

" Hiring and Incentivizing Your Team"

Thursday, January 18, 2018  
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Light Breakfast Served

Bowie Business Innovation Center
14000 Jericho Park Road
Center for Business and Graduate Studies -  Room 3100
Bowie, MD 20715

I t is tough for emerging companies to compete with more established companies purely on the basis of salaries for their employees. This Saul Ewing Roundtable discusses strategies to attract and maintain talent. It also discusses alternate types of incentive-based compensation and unique ways to compensate employees for sharing in the risk of your company.
The Roundtable is free to attend, but registration is required.
Blockchain & Bitcoin: 
Exploring Real World Applications

LAUNCH! Annapolis hosts a FREE panel discussion on Blockchain technology to kickoff 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bowie State University
Center for Learning and Technology
14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

Saturday, January 20, 2018
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

The Old Greenbelt Theatre
129 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Plan to attend this half-day  forum with networking and panel presentations designed to spark the discussion, connections and implementation of new ideas to accelerate the County's transformation to a more vibrant, innovation-driven community. Bowie BIC is a sponsor and a panelist of this event coordinated by the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund (PGCSIF).

Cocoa and Co-Working at Bowie BIC

(A Free Winter Co-Working Event)

Tuesday, January 23 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bowie Business Innovation Center
Center for Business - Suite 2312
14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, MD 20715

C ome warm up with Bowie BIC, our experienced business counselors and our co-working community.

We'll have a hot cocoa bar and coffee, to make working in January more enjoyable.  In addition to enjoying our work space and warm drinks, you can heat up your own networks by meeting Bowie BIC members and our on-site counselors  from:  Small Business Development Center,  Maryland Women's Business Center and  Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

Bowie BIC Co-Sponsors First Tech Breakfast at Bowie State University

Bowie BIC Operations Director Crystal Clark (shown above) and Bowie BIC Director Lisa Smith networked with 50 area entrepreneurs and listened to presentations from the CEO's of three emerging tech companies when Bowie BIC co-hosted the first Tech Breakfast event on the campus of Bowie State University on December 19.  

Bowie BIC Tech MeetUp + Pizza and Beer