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Making Connections

Making Connections

REDI works to create partnerships throughout the community to expand our network of services.  Below are some additional resources to help you and your business.

Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development and Business Resources

Small Business Resources

Maryland Small Business Development Center (Corridor Region)

  • Provides training, confidential consulting, and research to aspiring and existing small businesses.

Maryland Women’s Business Center

  • Provides counseling, seminars, workshops, and more to help start, sustain, and grow women-owned enterprises.

Montgomery County Small Business Programs

  • A wealth of information on resources available throughout the County, including the Small Business Navigator that helps businesses access the answers they need (included as part of the County’s Business Portal).

Montgomery County Local Small Business Reserve Program (LSBRP)

  • The program assists County departments in identifying solicitations appropriate for LSBRP competition and allows local, small vendors an opportunity to compete with businesses of similar size and resources for County contracts.

Montgomery County Minority, Female and Disabled (MFD) Owned Business Program

  • The program encourages MFD participation by conducting outreach activities and workshops and providing a forum for businesses to explore individual and joint contracting opportunities.

SCORE Regional Office

  • Offers free mentoring, workshops, and a resource library.

U.S. Small Business Administration (District Office)

  • Conduit for SBA loan programs, exporting assistance, and a variety of resources.

Advocacy & Networking Organizations

Government Contracting & Purchasing Resources

International Trade Resources

Public Works & Utility Companies in Rockville