Intentional Connections Business Network will be hosting an exclusive networking event for IT government contractors and local federal agencies to
discuss the upcoming Fiscal Year and the benefits of teaming and partnering for a successful 2016.
The event will be held at the Automated Resource Management Associates (ARMA)headquarters office in Silver Spring and hosted by the ARMA CEO
Tuesday September 8, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Join our staff to learn more about what it really takes to start your own business and discover the steps involved and the many small business
resources available in the community to help you. Please Pre-register. No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $35.
Tuesday September 8, 2015 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources that are available to support you as you start or grow your business.
Hear from an attorney and successful entrepreneur. Must Pre-Register- No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $35.00
Thursday September 10, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
This five-week series will introduce entrepreneurs to the world of procurement and strategic partnerships so that you can increase
exposure and revenue. We will cover the certification process, elements of an RFP, how to respond to RFPs or Tenders, budget, pricing,
the bidding process and how to identify strategic partners. Fee: $175
Thursday September 10, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Understand why you need a strong business plan. Learn how to develop each critical piece of your plan. Workshop includes a comprehensive
plan outline as well as additional resources. Please pre-register. No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $35
Monday September 14, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Explore topics such as starting a business, developing key marketing strategies and efficiently managing your financials. Limited
to five per session. No walk-ins. Please Pre-register. Fee: FREE!
Thursday September 17, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
How are you engaging with your prospects from the first contact through the sales cycle? To succeed in todays business,
having a powerful customer experience is essential. Come learn about a formula to help you WOW your prospects, convert
and retain them as customers so they become your raving fans! Please Pre-register. No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $20
Tuesday September 22, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover
the many resources available to support you. Please Pre-register. No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $35
Wednesday September 23, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Have you ever thought about owning a franchise? We will compare and contrast franchising vs independent business
ownership. Learn the different types of franchises and uncover the best fit for you. We will also discuss funding
options and the characteristics needed to be a successful franchisee. Must Pre-Register- No Cash Walk-ins. Fee:
Wednesday September 23, 2015 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Understand why you need a strong business plan. Learn how to develop each critical piece of your plan. Workshop
includes comprehensive outline and additional resources. Class duration is two hours for training followed
by one hour of Questions and Answers to help you understand the content clearly. Fee: $35
Tuesday September 29, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Learn what it takes to qualify for government contracting and transform your business. Discover whether
you are a good match for government business. Identify which agencies to target in order to grow. Pre-register.
No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $20
Benefits Corp: Beyond Profit Mindset - Montgomery County Wednesday September 30, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Learn how your business can become a certified Benefits Corporation. Understand the advantages and legal steps
required to join more than 1,000 certified B-Corps from over 60 industries, representing a diverse multi-billion
dollar marketplace Must Pre-Register- No Cash Walk-ins. Fee: $20.
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