“ So far, very good. ”
— Antonio R. on Apr 22, 2017.
“ very nice for an intimate network group. ”
— Mark S. on Feb 25, 2017.
“ The Meet up coordinator is well informed in the business field. Was able to share some of her knowledge with the group. ”
— Minerva R. on Dec 30, 2016.
“ Great. I truly appreciate the support and sharing of knowledge. ”
— Julie B. on Oct 28, 2016.
“ Rose is a very competent coach. Excellent ideas and processes were shared. This is a great group for beginning business entrepreneurs as well as veterans in business startup. ”
— George H. on Jun 16, 2016.
“ I really enjoyed the Bowie Business Meetup Startup and Support group with Rose Woodruff and Diane Williams. I am so grateful that I decided to join. The wealth of information and expertise was so important and valuable with helping me make the important decisions in launching my business I look forward to the next meeting. ”
— Penney W. on May 27, 2016.
“ I am excited and looking forward to the luncheon meet up and meeting other entrepreneurs on November 27th.. ”
— Carolyn M. on Nov 6, 2015.
“ Perhaps not as lively as it would have been if more people had showed up. Only three members showed up. ”
— Billy T Edwards J. on May 7, 2015.
“ I've only been once, but absolutely intend to come again. ”
— William P. on Apr 25, 2015.
“ Great meeting. Great focused topic. ”
— Crystal R. on Jan 30, 2015.
“ It was very informative. I learned a lot and look forward to returning! ”
— Bev V on Jan 8, 2015.
“ I left the meeting feeling excited about the future of my business. ”
— Joemade Scott C. on Jul 3, 2014.
“ Excellent, knowledgeable, and very supportive group! ”
— Helen Ogbu, CPA, M. on Jul 3, 2014.
“ Good, interesting Group! ”
— Barb K. on Jun 28, 2014.
“ Exciting and lovely group with vastly experienced members. Learns more with each new meeting. ”
— Nnawuihe Ugochukwu N. on Jun 5, 2014.
“ It was great! ”
— Michele M. on Mar 6, 2014.
“ This meet up is a wonderful group for small business owners. ”
— Monique on Dec 5, 2013.
“ Always informative ”
— Ella B. on Dec 4, 2013.
“ Always great. Some fresh faces tonight. Welcome to the group. ”
— Tiffany D. on Nov 6, 2013.
“ It is run very professionally, yet friendly. Great opportunities to network and build lasting business relationships. I highly recommend this group to all entrepreneurs. ”
— Jackie M. on Nov 6, 2013.
“ Great ”
— Laura L. on Oct 25, 2013.
“ A really nice group, very resourceful! ”
— Karen F. on Aug 30, 2013.
“ This will be my first meeting. I am impressed so far by the diverse businesses in this group, just what I was looking for. I am looking forward to the networking and the exchange of ideas and skills. Hopefully we can help each other prosper. ”
— Lucresse J. on Aug 24, 2013.
“ I love it. The chemistry is awesome. My business has improved significantly since I started attending. I hope to attend many more meetings. ”
— Joseph J. on Jul 27, 2013.
“ I found my first meeting very interesting and hope to return. If you weren't there you missed a fabulous meeting. ”
— Heike on Jul 26, 2013.
“ It was a great experience, Rose is very knowledgeable as well as focused and helpful as well as Cindy. Look forward to more meetings. ”
— Amita K. on Jul 26, 2013.
“ I just joined and would love to know more about it. ”
— Kalsang D. on Jul 13, 2013.
“ A wonderful group of entrepreneurs with business development ideas for the sharing. ”
— T. C. on Jun 28, 2013.
“ It's is a great vehicle for you to share and learn. ”
— Robin D. on Jun 5, 2013.
“ This meeting is more than worth the time I spent. ”
— Clinton J. on May 31, 2013.
“ Rose & Cindy have done a great job organizing this group. Come out and meet new & interesting people, expand your network & grow your business! ”
— Reginald G. D. on May 31, 2013.
“ This group was so organized and had such great information. Learned a lot of great things. Loved the idea of networking with other businesses. Appreciated the constructive criticism from Rose. Thanks so much! ”
— Matt and Lisa L. on Apr 26, 2013.
“ Everyone was very helpful....... great to meet y'all. Looking forward to coming back. ”
— Rena on Apr 26, 2013.
“ good, informative and friendly, plus always new people to get to know. ”
— carrie from S. on Apr 4, 2013.
“ Great ”
— stacey m. on Mar 29, 2013.
“ One of the best. ”
— Michael G. on Mar 29, 2013.
“ The group is warm and supportive and offered some helpful networking ideas and how to acquire and maintain clients. ”
— Alvin B. on Mar 7, 2013.
“ This group is great. Everyone is always willing to share ideas/solutions so other business owners can learn and keep growing their business. ”
— Roxanne C. on Feb 24, 2013.
“ Great turn out! ”
— Holly on Feb 22, 2013.
“ This is a good group, focusing on new businesses, and sharing information. ”
— Catherine N. on Jan 25, 2013.
“ Great people! Lots of good info for sales and business success. ”
— Kelly S. on Jan 3, 2013.
“ The attendees were all quite professional and friendly ”
— Ricardo W. on Jan 2, 2013.
“ Was semi-productive today. ”
— David B. on Dec 28, 2012.
“ Awesome!! ”
— Nerissa M. on Oct 30, 2012.
“ Group was friendly and I hope to go back again ”
— Jacki C. on Sep 6, 2012.
“ I attended the Bowie meeting yesterday and must say it was really great. It was my first time attending anything of this nature. We had a good group of entrepreneurs!! I was really impressed. I WILL be back. You all are phenomenal and success is yours. Glad to have the pleasure of meeting you. ”
— Monica P. on Jul 12, 2012.
“ After attending just one meeting hard to say how it will benefit us and what we can contribute, but has potential. We certainly will be back. ”
— JUDY J. on Jul 12, 2012.
“ I strongly believe in the saying " Your Network Is Your Networth". This is by far one of the best meetup groups that I have had the privilege of attending. The education alone is worth the time of joining such a dynamic group. If you are serious about taking your business to the next level than you should seriously consider joining. ”
— Christian R P. on Jun 29, 2012.
“ I would definitely attend as often as I can! ”
— Jon on Jun 15, 2012.
“ I think this group was wonderful and very friendly and helpful. ”
— Paul E. on Apr 5, 2012.
“ An informative meetup with a very welcoming group! ”
— Antonia on Mar 31, 2012.
“ very good networking group ”
— Geno on Mar 31, 2012.
“ This group is incredible the amount of professionals and like-minded individuals that I have met and communicated with are second to none ”
— Charles O. on Mar 24, 2012.
“ I like the group and the variety of the businesses represented at the meeting. ”
— Michelle M. on Feb 26, 2012.
“ AWESOME group ”
— Joan H. on Jan 30, 2012.
“ Something all independent business owners should be a part of. ”
— Senovia M. on Jan 2, 2012.
“ Great information passed around from all the participants. Quite a few first-time attendees. ”
— Kitty H. on Dec 31, 2011.
“ Great ”
— Cynthia T. on Oct 29, 2011.
“ Great group! ”
— emma h. on Sep 8, 2011.
“ Very nice meet up with a lot of information and networking opportunites, definately enjoyed myself and will come again! ”
— Sieva F. on Aug 3, 2011.
“ It's great support for those sole prprietors who need feedback and suport as well as suggestons for marketing from the others in the group. ”
— Mary Osbourn R. on Jul 30, 2011.
“ It's a great way to share ideas. ”
— Evelyn on Jul 10, 2011.
“ Great meeting well organized ”
— Lori W. on Jun 25, 2011.
“ I like the Bowie Business Start-up and Support Group because it's designed for small, home-based businesses. Chambers of Commerce are wonderful for brick and mortar businesses, but the membership fees are often too costly for small home-based businesses. This meeting is free and the quality of content on marketing, sales, etc is outstanding. ”
— Jamie C. on May 29, 2011.
“ Awesome concept! Great way to market yourself and mingle with other businesses for support and expertise! Love it! ”
— Teresa W. on May 28, 2011.
“ Seems like a supportive group of entrepreneurs. ”
— yasmin r. on May 5, 2011.
“ Attended my first meetup today with this group....Excellent! I really enjoyed the luncheon, tips, and information to better connect with clients! Very nice. ”
— Chesha H. on Apr 29, 2011.
“ I'm looking forward to attending the events and meeting other business professionals. ”
— Cathy G. on Apr 6, 2011.
“ It is a great idea and concept. ”
— Diane C. on Mar 28, 2011.
“ I think it is a great group and very beneficial for individuals that already have a business in place. I need to brainstorm with a start-up advisor. ”
— Lynne B. on Mar 26, 2011.
“ Welcoming and professional, but also supportive of each others endeavors. Happy to be a group member and to know there are those who want to see you succeed. Thank you Cindy! ”
— Susan R. on Mar 25, 2011.
“ Friday's lunch time meet up was the best I have ever atended. The support was invaluable, all the entrepreneurs were helpful. I would sit in a classroom all day with Cindy, Rose and Phil. Thansk everyone. I really appreciate the input. ”
— Carolyn R. on Nov 27, 2010.
“ Great group of business owners! I look forward to being an active member in this group. ”
— Daniel on Oct 12, 2010.
“ It's a very helpful group. ”
— Beth R. on Sep 26, 2010.
“ Very helpful and supportive. ”
— Pamela S. on Aug 5, 2010.
“ Everyone wants to help everyone else - whether it's helping them build their business or just being supportive of what they are trying to do. ”
— Lorna L. on Jul 11, 2010.
“ I like the group. The people are friendly and the meetings are very educational. ”
— Tawana S. on Jul 8, 2010.
“ It people just knew what they could learn and/or what they could get out of the meetings by coming and meeting people with small businesses, I believe more people would want to attend. You don't really know unless you come to the meetings, very good experience for small business owners and or people looking to step into a small business. ”
— Bill G. on Jun 26, 2010.
“ This group really lives up to it's name! At every meeting, Rose guides the group in a relevant discussion about business strategies, challenges and successes. She utilizes her experience as a Certified Business Coach to facilitate and offer support for the members. I learn something new at each event! ”
— Evette L. on Jun 26, 2010.
“ At this meetup, they will improve their business development techniques, learn how to improve their self esteem, enhance their public speaking skills and business start up skills. ”
— Alice A. on Jun 3, 2010.
“ If you are starting a business or growing your business everyone needs clients. Networking with others and building a relationship with like minded people can help you grow your business. ”
— Elizabeth St C. on May 29, 2010.
“ This is a collaborative group of self-starters who support one another. ”
— Rose W. on May 28, 2010.
“ Others should join this group first of all because it's FREE. The speaker was very knowledgable about marketing and gave us good suggestions. The location was very good because I live in Bowie. The members shared good experiences, were courteous, and did't talk over others. ”
— Cindy F. on May 28, 2010.
“ Others should join the group to learn and share teqniques to improve business and marketing practices. It is an excellent venue to expose your business and receive support. ”
— Janet B. on May 28, 2010.
“ If you are looking to truely network this is the group to join. Great group! ”
— Toni on Jan 6, 2010.
“ Atmosphere friendly, open and informative. ”
— Gail Turner B. on Nov 23, 2009.
“ I just signed up yesterday, and haven't even been to a meeting yet, but already, I feel that this group is genuine and supportive :) I feel comfortable already. I wish I had signed up sooner! ”
— Mariam - Purple Lily S. on Nov 7, 2009.
“ It's a friendly supportive group of business owners who have a lot of encouraging words and good connections to share with other group members. ”
— Virginia F. on Nov 4, 2009.
“ There is new information at each meeting, and many nice people. ”
— Cathy F. on Sep 2, 2009.
“ It a diverse group and you will learn something to help you in your business as well as making contacts and meeting new people. ”
— Deenice G. on Aug 7, 2009.
“ exposure to new ideas ”
— Legal Shield for L. on Jul 2, 2009.
“ To learn from business owners that have experience can save you time and money. ”
— LaTasha W. on Jun 5, 2009.
“ To have more opportunities to network with and share with other business owners and entrepreneurs. ”
— Michelle M. on Mar 4, 2009.
“ If you want to learn different techniques to grow your business and network with people that could use your service and vice versa than this is the group for you. ”
— Karen on Jan 7, 2009.
“ very nice group - everyone is concerned with the growth of the other members businesses - networking was great ”
— Olivia G. on Dec 4, 2008.
“ I believe that other would benefit because they would receive sound information as well as encouragment. ”
— Belinda A. on Nov 7, 2008.
“ This is the only Meetup I've gone to so far, but I consider this a great group for a number of reasons: 1. It starts and ends on time. 2. The moderator (Rose) takes control of the meeting and ensures that it goes smoothly. 3. The moderator is a business coach who is able to offer valuable advice to participants. ”
— Thomas Q. on Oct 2, 2008.
“ The group is very diverse in terms of industries and experience. We learn quite a bit from each other. ”
— Tamika J. on Jun 5, 2008.
“ No matter how successful a person is in their field, they can always learn more. And even if they do "know it all", there is no greater learning experience than teaching someone else, passing along some of that knowledge that a person's gained. ”
— Galen on Apr 3, 2008.
“ Our Bowie Meetup group is very organized, our members are always a delight to see each month and everyone that attends is very interested in learning about each other's businesses and looking for ways to refer and network for each other. ”
— Al on Apr 2, 2008.
“ Its a great place to network and get ideas on how you can improve your business and yourself too! ”
— steve on Apr 2, 2008.
“ A good mix of people. Would like to see more participants. ”
— Kevin D. on Sep 6, 2007.
“ Great place for networking. This group is growing and clearly the word is out. ”
— Karol T. on Aug 1, 2010.