BAW Event Schedule

How to Propel Your Business Using LinkedIn

Sponsored by the Calvert County Minority Business Alliance and the Calvert County Department of Economic Development

Monday, May 6, 2019
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center
901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick

Join us for an informative presentation on how to increase business revenue by using LinkedIn, the top social media platform for professionals.

This free event will feature Thomas Ellis, president and chief sales coach of EWC Consultants, as he discusses how to use LinkedIn for just 30 minutes a day to reap the many rewards of this platform.

Topics to be covered include: how to customize your profile, how to connect to potential new clients, powerful follow-up tips and more. For more information and to register.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
various locationsBusiness

Appreciation Week VIP Reception
Board of County Commissioners Company Site Visits with Ambassador Teams
5 – 7 p.m., by invitation only

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
W2W Networking Luncheon
Sponsored by the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Women to Women (W2W) Group, the Calvert County Department of Economic Development and the Maryland Small Business Development Center

Noon – 2 p.m.
College of Southern Maryland
Building B, Room 104115
J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick 

Speaker Connie Fuksa is an energetic presenter and facilitator who is passionate about helping small businesses learn and grow by building strong teams of driven people and operations. Connie understand all these challenges intimately with more than 30 years of small business ownership and she is dedicated to sharing all her knowledge with you. A complementary lunch with be provided. For more information and to register

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Mixer
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Davis, Upton & Palumbo, LLC
132 Main Street, Prince Frederick

Network with other business owners in a casual atmosphere. This free event is open to Calvert County Chamber of Commerce members and business owners who are not members.

For information, contact the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce at 410-535-2577 or visit

Crab Pot Pitch Contest Finals Competition
6 p.m.
Calvert Marine Museum
14200 Solomons Island Road South, Solomons 

Watch as finalists compete for the grand prize and celebrate Southern Maryland’s entrepreneurs at the 6th annual Crab Pot Pitch Finals competition. Hosted by PaxSpace, Inc. and the Southern Maryland Innovation and Technology (SMIT) Initiative, Crab Pot is a pitch contest for individuals living or working in Southern Maryland or businesses that have a presence in Southern Maryland. The winner will receive $5,000 and, of course, a bushel of crabs! For more information, please visit