By Maureen Jamieson, Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) is moving to beta.SAM.gov starting on November 8, 2019. What is FBO? FBO (commonly known as FedBizOpps) is how contracting organizations across the federal government post notices on proposed contract actions (valued at more than $25,000). These notices, or “procurement opportunities,” include solicitations, pre-solicitations, sole source justifications, and other notices. […]
A Message from Kelly I recently spoke with Maryland’s Daily Record for its “Path to Excellence: A Woman’s Guide to Business” magazine. It’s been exciting to learn about all the different resources available to businesses in the state, and especially, why Maryland is a great place for women entrepreneurs. Inc. 5000 Names […]
Over 200 small and medium-sized businesses are expected to attend the MBDA FPC Partnering to Scale Business Opportunity and Connection Forum on August 13th. To register, please visit https://mbdafpcpartneringtoscale.eventbrite.com. The purpose of the event is to: Learn how to build sustainable relationships with federal government agencies Gain relevant tips to help you compete as a federal […]
SBA Announces Funding Competition to Organizations Providing Training to Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs July 22, 2019 News Release, U.S. Small Business Administration WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that non-profit organizations, state and local agencies, and institutions of higher learning are eligible to compete for funding of up to $150,000 to deliver entrepreneurship training to service-disabled […]
Another Sunday, Funday – and the weather is bleh. (here in Maryland) Here’s what you need to know about the week ahead and a recap of what happened last week. Certainly the “2nd floor” was the talk of the town this week, beginning with preparation for the Inauguration, the Inauguration festivities (beginning with a prayer […]
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 […]
MD Hispanic Chamber News Update – October 2018 Dear members and friends, ¡Saludos! It’s Gala season! But, before getting into it, I want to take a moment to congratulate our very own MDHCC Board Member and President of the MDHCC’s Greater Baltimore Regional Chapter Corina Morga for being named a Baltimore Business Journal 40 Under […]
Odette Ramos, Executive Director, Community Development Network (CDN), presenting Doris J. Cammack-Spencer, President/CEO, Southern Maryland Minority Chamber of Commerce, with the Legacy Award for Achievement in the Community Development Field, at the CDN Annual Awards for Excellence meeting October 14, 2018.
Attorney General Frosh Announces Settlement with Neiswanger Management Services, LLC in Resident Dumping Case Companies to Pay $2.2 Million and to be Prohibited from Operating Nursing Homes in Maryland; State Alleged that NMS Engaged in Unlawful Resident Evictions BALTIMORE, MD (October 26, 2018) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced a settlement with […]