You are invited to
You are invited to
Join us for these special events
Present your company at the
for a chance to win money, business development support and membership at the Hagerstown Community College Incubators + Labs.
If selected, presentations are:
Wednesday, May 24th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday, May 25th, 8:30am - 10am [food and beverage companies only]
If selected to present, you will receive a confirmation email from firstname.lastname@example.org by May 9th with presentation instructions and an assigned 15 minute time slot.
A special thank you to our sponsors, contributors and partners. Without your contribution, Hagerstown Startup Week would not be possible. THANK YOU!!!
Join us for a complimentary lunch provided by Washington County Maryland Department of Business Development. Vegan / vegetarian options available
Do you know the four types of intellectual property protection offered by the United States law? Do you wonder if and when you should seek legal guidance for protecting your ideas?
As you consider the multitude of options vying for your time and abilities, how do you feel—maybe excited, restless, a little overwhelmed? What could change if you started to make decisions based on who you want to become? Using this as your starting point during the workshop, you’ll ruthlessly cull the opportunities blocking your way to unearth the clarity you need to move forward.
Wrap up the day with a quick happy hour and speed mentoring event. Gain the opportunity to network with established business leaders to ask questions, identify resources and share your business research, product or service. In partnership with Greater Hagerstown Committee.
Stop by the Business Resource Fair to collect information on grants, business development services, financial tools and more. Don't miss the opportunity to gain valuable information for your enterprise all in one place. This event is powered by Washington County Maryland Department of Business Development
Have you heard about Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services (VMS)? This is a great way to gain mentorship from Maryland executives with no strings attached and free of cost. VMS has helped companies raise $126M in capital and grants. Attend this workshop to learn more.
Sales Strategies That Work is an interactive solution based workshop to help you design a plan of action for reaching your sales goal. Please bring a computer or device to navigate an online worksheet
Every entrepreneur believes that raising capital is their highest priority. That is until they learn that investors have very high standards indeed and fall short of investor expectations. The TEDCO Investor Readiness workshop will help you discover those expectations and how to position your company for true investor readiness.
The workshops aims to help you to optimize your organization's benefits onboarding and open enrollment processes and provide insight on how to efficiently audit and reconcile carrier enrollment data and invoicesusing industry best practices.
Mason will share how he gained non-dilutive business funding through SBIR/STTR
Make confident strategic decisions by following the Growth Planning process. It's a simpler approach to launching or growing a business
Create a special moment with us as we ring the opening bell to Startup Week.
Interactive Workshop: Sales + Customers. Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Attracting Your Next Customer
Do you seek advice on how to protect your idea, business, name, logo and etc? Please schedule a FREE one-on-one session with a representative of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Join us for a complimentary lunch provided by Washington County Maryland Department of Business Development and Hagerstown Community College
The author of The Start-Up Starter Kit will share real world successes and disasters to help you create a successful enterprise. And avoid failing in your first two years of business. THIS IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT
Join Danny Farrer and Aaron Mowery as they share with you their business journey in owning/ operating franchise businesses and creating opportunities for veterans. The discussion will be moderated by Paul Frey. Hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and SBDC Maryland
Meet owners of Hearty Pet and Ship Simply to learn how the company's quest for s shipping software solution lead to them launching a tech company. Join this unique conversation and warehouse tour. Hosted by Mountain Maryland Tech Network. Must attend.
Your financial statements will give you the answers for all of your financial decisions. Are you making a profit, what is your profit margin per service, what is your liability vs revenue ratio, how does your business look to a financial investor? Understand what powerful information is in your Profit and Loss Statement, and your Balance Sheet reports.
The 10 Biggest Mistakes That Business Owners Make That Can Cost Them Thousands! - Are you paying too much in Taxes? If you are a business owner, then the answer is yes! Here are the 10 Mistakes that business owners make and how you can avoid them with a little planning.
Join Mason and Vijay to gain a unique perspective and gain solutions for keeping employees.
Join Vijay from d'Vinci Interactive to gain tools and tips for customer retention.
Join Tammy to gain tips on how to attract good workers and retain each worker.
Participants will take a personality assessment in a fun and interactive environment
Coffee & Connections is a monthly networking event that offers the opportunity to hear about the exciting local business community. On May 24th, we will be hosting a panel discussion open to the community where key players will be providing updates and information about several capital projects coming to Hagerstown. Network with your fellow business owners over a complimentary buffet breakfast and catch the vision of how your business can benefit from these great projects.
Join the Idea Pitch Challenge for a chance to win financial support for your business, Apply online at www.incbatorhcc.com to present your business or idea on May 24.
Come, learn and engage in conversation as you evaluate where you are as the leader of YOUR life! Identify your level of satisfaction in eight core leadership areas and make a plan for increasing your level of satisfaction in these areas. We’ll take advantage of the "wisdom in the room" as we work through a fun and insightful assessment.
Have you thought about starting your own business . . . but unsure how to take the leap? Join us to discuss the book, Entrepreneurial LEAP: Start a Better Startup and complete an easy road map for determine if you should start a business. Hands-on workshop to help you map out your business startup journey. [Book provided to attendees, limited supply]