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Sherron Washington Headlines Small Business Network Series June 15 at MCM (VIDEO)

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Sherron Washington was the featured speaker at the June 15 Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Washington’s topic was titled, “More Platforms, More Problems: Simplifying Your Social Media Marketing.” Watch the video of Washington’s presentation below: #Twitter is the newsroom Share recent events or activities in your biz. To be […]

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Trone Talks About Learning from Failure (VIDEO)

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Total Wine & More founder David Trone said Thursday too many businesses are afraid of failure. “We want failure,” Trone told the Small Business Network. “Because if we don’t have some failure, how are we going to learn. If we don’t learn, we’re probably not going to succeed.” Trone, who ran unsuccessfully for the 8th […]

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Marissa Levin Headlines April 20th Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO)

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Marissa Levin was the featured speaker at the April 20th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Levin’s topic was titled, “Built to Scale: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards.” Watch a video of Levin’s presentation below: Levin founded and runs Successful Culture, a consulting firm that […]

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Berliner and Bilonick Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner and Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Director Marla Bilonick were the guests at the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville on March 16. Their discussion with host Kelly Leonard focused on creating economic opportunity by establishing and expanding microlending in Montgomery County. Watch […]

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Alan Gregerman Headlines Small Business Network Series on Feb. 16 at MCM (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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Award-winning author Alan Gregerman was the featured speaker at the Feb. 16 Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Dr. Gregerman’s topic was titled, “The Necessity of Strangers: Unlocking the Brilliance in Yourself, Your Organization, and the World Around You.” You may watch Gregerman’s presentation, below: Gregerman is an award-winning […]

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David Petr Headlines Small Business Network Series Jan. 19 (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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Davi Petr was the featured speaker at the Jan. 19th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Petr’s topic was titled, “Connections, Capital and Customers: A New Vision for Economic Development in MoCo.” You may watch Petr’s presentation, below: David Petr is the first President and CEO of the Montgomery County […]

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Congressman-elect Jamie Raskin Discusses Infrastructure at Small Business University Event (VIDEO)

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Congressman-elect Jamie Raskin headlined the December Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Studios. Raskin talked about how infrastructure is important to growth, while also taking time to listen to local business leaders. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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Congressman-elect Jamie Raskin Headlines Small Business University Series (VIDEO)

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Congressman-elect Jamie Raskin is the featured speaker at the Dec. 16th Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. He is expected to discuss the future economic climate for business. Watch Raskin’s full presentation, below: Raskin recently was elected to the U.S. Congress from Maryland, filling Chris Van Hollen’s seat. Raskin […]

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Forum on International Trade 2016 (VIDEO)

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Competing in the Global Economy The U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Small Business Administration and the Maryland-DC District Export Council hosted the 2016 International Trade Forum in partnership with Montgomery Community Media. The three-hour program focused on the challenges and opportunities facing companies going global and exporting their services or goods. The three […]

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Tameka Montgomery Headlines Small Business University Series (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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Tameka Montgomery was the featured speaker at the Nov. 17th Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Montgomery’s topic was titled, “Is Your Business Idea Valid?” Watch Montgomery’s presentation, below: Tameka Montgomery is the Associate Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Entrepreneurial Development. Montgomery is charged with […]

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