Small Business Network

Montgomery Community Media provide networking sessions for small business at the studios in Rockville. The Montgomery County Small Business Network (SBN) offers the opportunity to invigorate and innovate your business with insight and information from regional business leaders’ presentations followed by question and answer sessions. Seminars and networking are designed to support and enhance the success of your business in Montgomery County.

SBN facilitator, Kelly Leonard, is a speaker, trainer and award-winning CEO of Taylor-Leonard Corporation (T-LC); a Montgomery County-based small business with expertise in training, business development, and information technology.

Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network is sponsored by Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation, Leadership Montgomery, and M&T Bank.

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Small Business Network Schedule

August 18, 2020

Topic: So You Think You Can Market

Panel: The P3 Solution CEO Sherron Washington, iHeartMedia DC Sales Vice President Laura Varner-Norman


September 15, 2020

Topic: Masterminds and Coaching

Panel:  MindTeam Solutions CEO Sylvia Henderson, Swire Solutions CEO Wendy Swire


October 20, 2020

Topic:  Do’s and Don’ts to Hire and Retain Top Talent on a Budget

Panel:  FlexProfessionals CEO Ellen Grealish, HR Consultant Stacey Jungreis


November 17, 2020

Topic:  Small Business’ Road to Economic Recovery (Part 1)

Panel:  Montgomery County Chamber President and CEO Gigi Godwin, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber President and CEO Marilyn Balcombe, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Montgomery County President Carmen Larsen


December 15, 2020

Topic:  Small Business’ Road to Economic Recovery (Part 2)

Panel:  Greater Bethesda Chamber President and CEO Ginanne Italiano, Greater Silver Spring Chamber President and CEO Jane Redicker, Maryland Black Chamber Board Chair Kenneth White


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