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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 03, 2010

SENATOR CARDIN TO SPONSOR SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FAIR
Goal is to provide small businesses with job & business opportunities



On Monday, May 3, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) will sponsor a Small Business Opportunity Fair for Maryland businesses. Hundreds of Maryland small business owners are expected to attend the Fair, which will include workshops on contracting with the federal government, BRAC opportunities, green business opportunities and access to capital. Senator Cardin is a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee and has made helping small businesses during the recession a top priority.

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Chairman of the Governor’s Subcabinet on BRAC, will be the featured speaker for the BRAC Opportunities panel.

“Maryland small businesses need access to capital and opportunities to contract with the federal government,” said Senator Cardin. “My goal is to provide information and contacts in one location so that small business owners can learn about job opportunities and also take advantage of our proximity to the federal government for future business opportunities.”

· WHAT: Senator Cardin Sponsors Small Business Opportunity Fair

· WHEN: Monday, May 3. Senator Cardin will address attendees at 10:30 a.m.
(The panels will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

· WHERE: Prince George’s Community College,
Largo Student Center, Community Rooms – 2nd Floor
301 Largo Rd, Largo, MD 20774