The Small Business Network is a LIVE monthly event that brings local business leaders, entrepreneurs/small business owners, government officials and innovators together to network, collaborate, and share best practices to an effort to stimulate regional economic development. On any given month, there are 50-70 individuals in attendance at Montgomery Community Television | Montgomery Community Media's Rockville television studio.
This event is brought to you in partnership with Taylor-Leonard Corporation, Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, the US Small Business Administration-District Office, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County, the Hispanic Business Foundation, and the Gaithersburg Germantown Chamber of Commerce.
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Our purpose is to unite people beyond the profile pics, catchy headlines, and company names to connect, collaborate, and build community in real time!
6:00 - 6:30 pm - Check in + Wine & Cheese [if you please] + Networking
6:30 - 6:45 pm - Welcome + Intros
6:45 - 7:15 pm - Keynote/Professional Development/Training >> “What is your Networking Savvy? 6.5 Tips to Get You to the Top” by Susan Bierly, Owner/Founder MasterMind Professional Development & IMC Water Coolers.
> You will never look at a business card the same again…
>Email / LinkedIn “anchor” – You WILL get a response to your follow up!
> What is the .5 tip of the six and a half? You will have to attend to find out!
7:15-8:00 pm - Closing remarks + More networking
% of ticket proceeds for this #LinkedInLocal MoCo will be donated to The Arc Montgomery County; organized to identify, create and sustain inclusive communities that embrace and engage individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Venue sponsor: Embrace Home Loans
Food & beverage sponsor: Bill Rozek
Hosted by: Kelly Leonard
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With millions of Baby Boomers retiring in the coming years, and so many of them owning employer businesses, employee ownership is a good way to preserve the economic value. During this panel discussion, participants will learn ...
>> What employee stock ownership is and how it can help you sell your business
>> Difference between ESOPs and Co-ops
>> How financing is done
>> What kind of firm is a good candidate
>> Strategies for legacy preservation
Kevin Beverly, President and CEO - Social & Scientific Systems
David Hincapie, Economic Development Specialist -
US SBA—Washington Metropolitan Area District Office
Grier Melick, Business Consultant - Small Business Development Center
Doors open at 8:00 am. The event occurs from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.
8:00-8:30am – Continental Breakfast by Key Ingredients Catering & Networking
8:30-8:40am – Welcome & Greetings
8:40-9:00am – Networking
9:00-9:30am – Panel discussion & audience Q&A
Advance registration is required. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/may-sbn-selling-your-business-tickets-60885831160