Tools for Business Growth Workshop Series

Tools for Business Growth Workshop Series

Small businesses are big business for Charles County and a key component to creating a vibrant, successful, and global community. Being a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning, creativity, and hard work.  This workshop series is designed to provide businesses in the county with some of the necessary tools to grow their business.  Various resource partners will be invited to present the information on the topics listed below whether through presentations or exhibit table information.

All workshops will be held at the Waldorf West Library and include a catered lunch.

Waldorf West Library

10405 O'Donnell Place
Waldorf, MD 20603

Workshop Dates and Time

  • February 11, 2020 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm)
  • March 5, 2020 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm)
  • March 25, 2020 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm)
  • April 15, 2020 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm)
  • May 7, 2020 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm)


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Tuesday, 2/11/20
Workshop Series Overview and Resources
Get an overview of topics that will be covered in the next four workshops.  Presenters will introduce a few of the local, state, and federal resources available to small, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses.

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Thursday, 3/5/20
Workshop 1:
Leveraging Your Certifications

Wednesday, 3/25/20
Workshop 2:
Access to Capital

Wednesday, 4/15/20
Workshop 3:
Business Owner’s Regulatory Requirements

Thursday, 5/7/20
Workshop 4:
Workforce Development


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