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  • Carroll County's Signature Business Conference & Procurement Fair

    • Get Funded: Learn about access to various capital programs from grants to small business loans. 
    • Get Known: Discover social media tools to get your message out.
    • Get It Right: Learn key tips to keep your operation running smoothly.
    • Get Connected: Network and connect with procurement specialists, banks and small business fund managers 

    Agenda

    Keynote

    Benjamin H. Wu, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Commerce 

    Presentations

    State Procurement Overview
    Alison Tavik, Director of Communications, Governor's Office of Minority Affairs, State of Maryland                                                  

    State Resources for Small Businesses
    Tamar Osterman, Senior Business Development Representative, Maryland Department of Commerce, Office of Business Development          

    Insight Into The Loan Process
    Randy Croxton, Senior Vice President, Meridian Management Group, Inc., and Partner, MMG Capital Group                        

    Cyber Security Small Business Presentation
    Mark Miraglia, Cybersecurity Program Manager, Maryland Department of Commerce
    Tom Ashoff, Senior Vice President of Engineering, ThreatQuotient  
                                                  

    Social Media Strategies for Small Business Owners
    Martine Foreman, CEO Foreman Media Group and Adjunct Faculty Member, Miller Resources for Entrepreneurs
                                       

    Lunch

    Provided by Miller, Resources for Entrepreneurs

    Networking and Procurement Fair

    Connect with procurement specialist from around the county and network with local banks and small business fund managers including: Carroll Community College Purchasing Manager, Carroll County Public Schools Purchasing Office, Carroll County Bureau of Purchasing, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Maryland Department of General Services, Maryland Transit Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation and M&T Bank

  • WHEN:
    Friday, March 15
    8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.        

    WHERE:
    Carroll Community College
    Bollinger Family Conference Center (Room K100)
    Washington Road Campus     

    COST:
    No cost! 
    Includes continental breakfast and lunch.

    Seats are limited. Registration is required. 

    For more information call 410-386-8012

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