Upcoming Events

Check out the HCEDA Eventbrite and the Maryland Innovation Center Eventbrite for all our upcoming events.

Business Skills for Creatives (MIC)

Thursdays from September 8- November 10, 2022 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
You have an idea for a business. Now what? Join us for our next Kauffman FastTrac® cohort to find out!

Howard County Business Appreciation Week (HCEDA)

September 12-September 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Howard County businesses of all types and sizes are invited to take part in the 2022 Business Appreciation Week. Appointments are available Monday (9/12), Tuesday (9/13), and Thursday (9/15).

2022 End of Summer Bash (MIC)

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Celebrate the final days of summer with the Maryland Innovation Center! Enjoy an evening of festivities at the new Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel in Downtown Columbia.

Creating Your Growth Plan (MIC)

Tuesday, September 28, 2022 | 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Join speaker Ruth Lamberty for an informational session on where you can learn how to set intentional and realistic goals for success.

Discovering Your Why (MIC)

Tuesday, September 28, 2022 | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
When you discover your WHY, you start operating from a place of awareness. You realize those special gifts and talents you offer the world and begin to live with passion. Participate in this informational session to realize your unique gift and your why in business.

Ten Steps for Better Business Writing (MIC)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
More than 90% of all startups/new businesses fail within the first few years of operation, in large part because of poor messaging that is the result of inadequate business writing. Register for a one time writing seminar to help boost your message and drive business.

Small Business Resource Information Session (HCEDA)

Tuesday, January 17, 2022 | 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Whether you’re an early stage entrepreneur just starting out or an established business looking to grow, Howard County Economic Development Authority can provide the resources to support your business endeavors. The session format is a presentation followed by Q&A and one-on-one sessions for attendees to discuss specific topics based on business needs.