Tuesday 11/17/2015 Grapes, Gigs & Bytes sponsored by the Howard TECH Council, from 5:30-7:30 P. M. Sample wines (Grapes) poured by local tech companies (Gigs) paired with some tasty bites (Bytes). This is a great opportunity to network with technology firms and business executives from around the county, while enjoying featured wines and light apps in a fun relaxed atmosphere. As a pourer you receive the opportunity to showcase your company in a relaxed and casual setting, access to our pre-event wine tasting, and 3 tickets to the event. Companies interested in pouring should contact Howard Tech Council Director Tracy Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
Thursday 11/19/2015 – National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) hosts an Open House and Networking Session from 8:30 a. m. till 11:00 a. m. at the R. I. S. E. Demonstration Center at 2730 Martin L. King, Jr. Boulevard, SE, Washington, DC 20032. Call (202) 678-8840 for details.
Thursday 11/19/2015 – Christian Business Network of DMV at On The Border, 16403 Heritage Boulevard, Bowie, MD at 12 Noon. The Trusted Compass is a FREE and dynamic Christian Business Network that equips its members to be more effective as a Christian Business owner or Leader.
Saturday 11/21/2015 – WARD 8 Democrats – PEPCO/EXCELON – “Is it a Good Deal for Ward 8?” – Session from 12 Noon. till 3:00 p. m. at the R. I. S. E. Demonstration Center at 2730 Martin L. King, Jr. Boulevard, SE, Washington, DC 20032. Call Ward 8 Dems President Charles Wilson at (202) 834-0604 for details.
Saturday, 11/28/2015 – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – At hibu, we’ve been a proud partner of small business America for over 80 years – so it’s no surprise that we are pleased to be an official supporter of Small Business Saturday®, a day dedicated to strengthening communities by supporting local small businesses. Merchants and consumers can learn more about Small Business Saturday and how to get involved by visiting ShopSmall.com and the official Small Business Saturday Facebookpage. Plus, we’ll be giving you helpful information on how you can take advantage of Small Business Saturday, too – Check out the hibu Blog now for more updates and tips on having a successful Small Business Saturday.
Friday 10/9/2015 – Enterprise Business Roundtable at The Bank of Georgetown Boardroom from 11:30 to 1:30 hosted by The Osbourne Group at 1001 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, D. C. This month’s guest speaker will be Malcolm Lewis Barnes, managing Director of the CBE COALITION who will discuss improving access to District contract and procurement opportunities.
Thursday 10/16/2015 – The Board of Ethics and Government Accountability (BEGA) will hold its yearly Best Practices Symposium at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), David A. Clarke School of Law Moot Court Room from 6 PM to 8 PM. The symposium, “Follow the Money: Improving Ethics Oversight of Contracting with the District Government”, will be moderated by Katherine (Shelley) Broderick, Dean of the David A. Clarke School of Law, and will include discussion on improving ethics oversight of those who wish to do business with the District. The panelists are Darrin P. Sobin, BEGA Director of Government Ethics; Daniel Lucas, D.C. Inspector General; George Schutter, Chief Procurement Officer for the District’s Office of Contracting and Procurement; and Patrick Madden, Investigative Reporter for WAMU.
Thursday 10/22/2015 – WSSC 2015 DISPARITY STUDY – Business owners are invited to provide comments about their experience doing business with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. MGT is conducting a Disparity Study to measure the success or failure of WSSC’s Small, Local, and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) program. The third meeting will take place at the WSSC headquarters at 14501 Sweitzer Lane, the Richard G. Hocevar Building Auditorium from 10:00 a. .m till 12:30 p. m.