The team at ETC has taken a fresh approach to this year’s Baltimore Innovation Week, curating focused content for each day of the week.
On Thursday, October 11, they’re organizing a day of events for entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. The events are free and will all take place at ETC’s Haven Campus (101 N. Haven St., 3rd floor).
Check out the full agenda, along with what you’ll learn and who you’ll hear from!
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM | How to Sell and Love Doing It
(presented by McDonell Consulting Group)
If you’re a morning person and looking to enhance your sales skills, kick off the day with Chris Caldwell from Sandler Training. This workshop will cover the different challenges that entrepreneurs face during the sales process and how to overcome them. You’ll walk away with techniques to immediately take back to your team.
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Founders Feast: A Panel on Innovation
(presented by Goldman Sachs 10KSB)
This event will feature alumni of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Baltimore. They’ll discuss their entrepreneurial journey, how the program helped them grow and continue to innovate.
Enjoy some lunch and hear a panel from the following speakers:
- Dave Carberry, Enradius
- Curtis Funderburk, System Integrity
- Claudia Towles, aMuse Toys
1:30 PM – 6:00 PM | Startup Global
(presented by U.S. Commercial Service)
This event will feature a variety of discussions with entrepreneurs, business and government around the need for startups to develop international strategies and how to go global.
- The opportunity: Local startups in the global marketplace
- Navigating international compliance and protecting IP
- Finding help: Understanding how to access the resources to reach new markets
Some of the featured companies presenting include Ballard Spahr, Under Armour, BTS Software, Singapore Economic Development Board, Maryland Department of Commerce Office of International Investment and Trade and more!
Wrap with a happy hour and networking with attendees, speakers and resource organizations.
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Startup Grind: How You Know You’ve Made It
Starting a company is an incredibly challenging task. Building a sustainable, high-performing, growing business that adds value for your customers is a whole other level of complexity. In this edition of Startup Grind, hear a conversation between four entrepreneurs as they discuss the eternal questions — How do we measure success? How do we know if we’ve “made it”? How do you get beyond “surviving”? Be ready for an unfiltered look inside the startup journey.
- Smitha Gopal, Rendia
- Margaret Roth, Yet Analytics
- Joni Daniels, Daniels & Associates
- Jeehye Yun, RedShred
See the full list of Baltimore Innovation Week 2018 events here.