The Bowie Business Recovery Assistance Program is helping Bowie businesses impacted by COVID-19!

Bowie businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 in many ways and there is practical help for their successful recovery

The new Bowie COVID-19 Business Recovery Assistance program kicks off in January 2021 with eight months of technical assistance programs and online resources to help Bowie businesses meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, build resilience and accelerate their post COVID-19 economic recovery.

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    ABOUT THE PROGRAM

    The Online Bowie Business Recovery Program

    The Bowie Business Recovery Assistance Program is a collaboration between the Bowie Business Innovation Center business acceleration hub and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce, funded by the City of Bowie. Our program includes:

    1-on-1 Open Door Sessions

    One-on-One Open Door Sessions for technical assistance (business loans, accounting, legal, etc.)  which connects Bowie companies with subject matter business professionals through scheduled telephone conversations to address a company’s specific business questions.

    Business Resilience Workshops

    Business Resilience Workshops focused on new approaches to business activities being shaped by the pandemic to accelerate post-pandemic business recovery for Bowie businesses (digital marketing, e-commerce and cyber security, etc.). Presentations are archived and available for future review.

    Online Business Resource Center

    Access to online Business Recovery Resource Center for Bowie businesses with practical business information for business recovery, coordinated by the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce.

    Visit the BBR Resource Center

    Business Education and Resilience Webinars

    Business Education and Resilience Webinars with presentations focused on strengthening the operations and finances of Bowie businesses to stabilize those businesses as they emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Presentations are archived and available for future review.

    Business Recovery Roundtables

    These Roundtables address business practices and resources to accelerate post COVID-19 business recovery.  Presentations are archived and available for future review.

    Bowie CEO Pivot Accelerator

    A six-week training and mentoring program in Spring 2021, specifically for Bowie CEO’s developing new strategies to pivot their post pandemic business activity.  

    Session Presenters & Business Advisors

    • Ardal Powell

      19Seventeen, LLC
    • Jamie Lewis

      CliftonLarsonAllen
    • Mike Byrd

      Principle Consultant
    • Danielle Robinson

    • Manny Cosme

      President and CEO of CFO Services Group
    • Diana Sarnor

      Digital Marketing Consultant
    • Greg Bussink

      CliftonLarsonAllen
    • Toya Evans

      Founder
    • Craig Muckle

      Marketing Specialist
    • Jerry Dawson

      JCDawson Global Solutions
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    Registration for May 2021 sessions are now open.

    Schedule of Sessions

    Education & Resilience Webinar
    Open Door 1-on-1
    Recovery Roundtable
    Resilience Workshop
    All Months
    June
    June 3, 20215:00 - 6:00 pm
    Business Advisor
    Carolina Gomez

    Food Industry & The Pandemic

    Executing a shift to thrive, Carolina Gomez. Pivoting involves the dramatic shift in policy, position, and/or strategy. Did the Pandemic create pivoting opportunities? Yes! The question is, how did you pivot and what else could you do to leverage the new opportunities within your business. If you’re in the food industry, this a must attend webinar for you!
    June 10, 20215:00 - 6:00 pm
    Business Advisor
    William Eric Linzey

    Pivoting Your Business

    The pandemic forced us to find ways to pivot and, in some cases, analyze how to prepare to exit our business. During this session, we start at the end by talking about it at the beginning. Yes, we’re revisiting the business plan, but the last chapter; the Exit Strategy. Ways of Exiting your Business: It's not what you think!
    June 17, 20215:00 - 6:00 pm
    Business Advisor
    Dr. Terri Levine

    Marketing and Advertising your Business

    Businesses are opening up and clients is what is needed! Need a few great ideas on how to attract these prospects? Learn to Create A Conveyor Belt of Qualified Leads Itching to Pay You What You're Worth… Without Spending a DIME on Marketing or Advertising!
    June 24, 20215:00 - 6:00 pm
    Business Advisor
    Ardal Powell

    Tax Strategies

    The extended tax season just ended. As we look toward the new tax season, in particular in the post-pandemic experience, consider tax strategies to increase profit and revenue for your business.

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    Meet Our Partners

    The Bowie COVID-19 Business Recovery Assistance Program is a collaboration between the Bowie Business Innovation Center business accelerator and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce, funded by the City of Bowie.

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    Contact Bowie BIC

    The Bowie Business Innovation Center (Bowie BIC) is a hub for business acceleration and a collaborative workspace for growth-oriented companies in the City of Bowie and Prince George’s County, MD. Contact us to learn how your business can become part of our expanding network of professional business support, mentoring and innovation, which drives business success.

    Bowie BIC Main Office

    Center for Business – Suite 2312

    Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Road

    Bowie, MD 20715