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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Access to Capital Forum Set for December 12th
The Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs will host an Access to Capital Forum on Tuesday, December 12, 2017.
SBA to Host Face-to-Face With Franchisors
The SBA will be hosting a Face-to-Face With Franchisors event to introduce Veterans to business ownership and the special programs available just to them. Non-Veterans are also invited to attend.
SCORE To Host QuickBooks Basics Workshop
QuickBooks Basics for Small Business Owners and Start Ups gives you the basics to keep track of your business efficiently from the beginning and maintain your sanity at tax time.
SBA's Office of Advocacy Releases New Fact Sheet on Business Financing
A new fact sheet, "Dissecting Access to Capital," released by SBA's Office of Advocacy presents how much and where businesses receive their financing.
Finding Your Funding Workshop Offered
This workshop is designed to provide individuals and organizations seeking to grow and sustain their business through grants with the knowledge and resources to find grant opportunities.
Governor's Office of Small, Minority, & Women Business Affairs to Offer Trainings
Learn about MBE rights and responsibilities and how to amp up your business by attending upcoming trainings offered by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs.
MBE Program Goal & Subgoals Survey
This is your last chance to share your feedback on the Minority Business Enterprise Program's overall goal and subgoals.
SBDC to Offer Free Workshop
The Western Maryland Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free workshop - Doing Business With the Federal Government - Intro to Government Contracting on July 25th.
IRS Offers Free Small Business Tax Tools
Small business owners have 24/7 access to a new tool from the IRS.
Free Market Data Available Through Census Business Builder Tool 
If you're looking for FREE market data to help you start or grow your small business, the U.S.Census Bureau has a great tool.
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise Conducts Free Monthly Workshop
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise conducts a free monthly workshop for firms interested in applying for certification as a Minority, Disadvantaged, and/or Small Business Enterprise.
Training Offered by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs
"Amp Up Your Small Business" is an interactive class to help small businesses gain a greater insight into the various aspects of doing business with the state of Maryland.
Mountain MD Tech Network to Host Forum
Learn more about how to support and fund your small business through panel discussions and networking at Mountain MD Tech Network's upcoming forum.
Is Your Business Export Ready?
If you aren’t sure how to start exporting, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service makes it easy on
Small Business Success Virtual Conference to be Held June 8th
A Small Business Success Virtual Conference powered by SCORE and Verisign will be held on June 8, 2017, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.