SBA Issues Proposed Rule Making Significant Changes to Small Business Procurement Rules The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a proposed rule that would make significant changes to small business procurement rules. The SBA is proposing to amend its regulations to implement several provisions of the National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAA) of 2016 and […]
Which industries are expected to thrive and grow the most over the next decade? Small-business financial solutions company Fundera analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, market research firms and investment firms to find out. Technology, unsurprisingly, comes out on top. “Technology is at the heart of nearly everything we do and experience these […]
Minority Business Development Agency Awards Nearly $2 Million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities Minority Business Development Agency Awards Nearly $2 Million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), is announcing grant awards of nearly $2 million to four Historically Black […]
Minority Business Development Agency Invests $1.9 Million in Future Forward Industries and Initiatives Minority Business Development Agency Invests $1.9 Million in Future Forward Industries and Initiatives WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is announcing grant recipients selected to advance the global competitiveness of minority business enterprises (MBEs) […]
Please see the attached information regarding the last two Maryland Medical Cannabis Industry 101 information sessions- regarding the upcoming application process. The workshop is very valuable to anyone that is interested in entering the Maryland medical cannabis industry. These will be the last two sessions offered for the first series of events. The second series […]
If you are attending the 2018 SMMCOC Gala, please note that the Rod N’ Reel is under construction, so parking may be limited. As a result, please avail yourself of the following Park and Ride options below. The lots are located at 4055 Gordon Stinnett Avenue, and 8016 Bayside Road.
Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Mary Hopkins Navies, Owner/Operator of eight (8) McDonald’s; President/CEO Award: Ellen Flowers-Fields, Regional Director, Small Business Development Center at College of Southern Maryland, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Builder; Education Excellence Award: Dr. Tuajuanda C. Jordan, President, St. Mary’s College; Corporate Partner Award: Jerry Sanford, Economic Development Manager, Washington Gas, a WGL company.
This week is the Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit and we were excited to announce that visitor spending in the state is continuing to grow, up 2.1 percent to more than $17.7 billion in 2017. In fact, our more than 41.5 million annual visitors help generate $2.4 billion in taxes, and save every Maryland household […]
LWV Annual Legislative Evening with Our Maryland State Delegation College of Southern Maryland, Bldg B 115 J Williams Rd, Prince Frederick, MD Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 6:30-9 P.M. Networking and Light Refreshments – 6:30-7 P.M. Welcome and Introductions – 7 P.M. Opening Remarks from State Delegation – Legislation passed in 2018 Session and forecast of […]