Upcoming Events

Check out the HCEDA Eventbrite and the Maryland Innovation Center Eventbrite for all our upcoming events.

The Angel Investor: A Perspective on Early-Stage Startups (MIC)

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Please join Maryland Innovation Center (MIC) and Greg Miller, Entrepreneur & Angel Investor, as he shares his perspective and recommendations on securing funding.

Design Thinking/ Imagining Your Business or Product Idea (MIC)

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM
This three-part seminar, held on May 18, May 25, and June 1 is designed to be a fun way for you to explore your interest in a business and will teach you through actual exercises how to develop a business idea into a more complete business or product idea.

Refresh Your Brand Design Workshop (MIC)

Thursday, May 19, 2022- June 9, 2022 | 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Refresh your brand with a digital marketing tool kit in this 4 week workshop to help improve customer acquisition and sales. Business Owners, Digital Marketers and Creatives are welcome to join us for a live event workshop to help you build assets to transform your business. Leave with the tools you need to grow your business in the digital age.

Kauffman FastTrac @ MIC (MIC)

Thursday, May 19, 2022- July 28, 2022 | 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Find the answer with this hands-on, comprehensive program providing a solid framework to support you as you start a business and begin your journey to success. We will dig into the steps you need to take and help you formulate your product or service idea, build a business plan, consider the marketing, sales, legal and financial aspects of starting a business.

Social Capital Building (MIC)

Mondays, May 23, 2022 thru June 27, 2022 | 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Join us for the Social Capital for EntreSuccess (SCES) Academy to join a cohort of other entrepreneurs and business owners to learn and practice the key skill of building social capital.

A Spring Social at the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC)

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
The Maryland Innovation Center is excited to host a spring social to bring together professionals to mingle and reconnect with the MIC community.

AAPI Business Resource Session (MIC)

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Calling all Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) businesses, come and join us for a resource session at the Maryland Innovation Center (MIC). Learn about what the MIC has to offer as well as resources from the Maryland Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs and the Small Business Development Center.

Don’t Let your PartnerSHIP Cause your Business to be a Sinking Ship (MIC)

Thursday, May 26, 2022 | 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Whether you are already in a partnership or are considering one there are 10 topics you need discuss between the partners. This session will walk you through each of those areas, why they are important and strategies for how to work through areas of disagreement.

Pitch and Mingle Series: The Endless Summer Pitch (MIC)

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
The MD Innovation Center is excited to present the third pitch competition in the ‘Pitch and Mingle’ series for the 2021/2022 year! Spirited in atmosphere the Pitch and Mingle is the perfect opportunity to stir up your social network and support the community’s entrepreneurs.

Exceeding Sales Goals in 2022 (MIC)

Tuesdays, June 14, 2022- July 19, 2022 | 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM
Join us for a 6 week series held June 14- July 19 to prepare for business success. The sessions will cover topics including converting revenue goals into attainable sales targets, creating value statements and setting appointments, handling objections and closing on business, qualifying questions and streamlining your sales, forecasting and pipeline, and negotiating and closing.

Small Business Resource Information Session (HCEDA)

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Whether you’re an early stage entrepreneur just starting out or an established business looking to grow, Howard County Economic Development Authority can provide the resources to support your business endeavors. The session format is a presentation followed by Q&A and one-on-one sessions for attendees to discuss specific topics based on business needs.