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9/9/14-9/12/14: Grand Opening Week Celebration at Chesapeake Innovation Center’s New Headquarters

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Grand Opening Week Celebration

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Friday, September 12, 2014: Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, the Chesapeake Innovation Center, will formally open its new headquarters in Odenton with a ribbon-cutting event attended by state and local leaders, including Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, on Friday, September 12 at 9:30 a.m.  

Also that week, tours of the new, smart facility will be available and technologists and entrepreneurs will be invited to attend several events that will explore top technology issues such as the state of innovation in the Mid-Atlantic region, the development of women and veteran entrepreneurs in cyber and deal flow.

WHAT:           CIC Grand Opening Week Celebration
WHEN:           Tuesday, September 9 to Friday, September 12
WHERE:         2288 Blue Water Blvd, Building 300, Ground Floor, Odenton, Md 21113

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Tuesday, September 9: 1 to 3:30pm
Deal Flow Tuesday
This session will highlight the latest emerging investment trends in technology startups. Panelists include but are not limited to:
•    Al Berkeley, angel investor and former chairman of the NASDAQ
•    Helen Quick, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Members and sponsors are free: all others $25 fee. Refreshments will be provided.
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Wednesday, September 10: 12pm

CyberHub
CyberHub focuses on the importance of diversity in the growing cyber field. Members and sponsors are free: all others $35 registration fee. Lunch will be provided.

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Thursday, September 11: 8am to 12pm
Perfect Pitch – First Session
Day one of a seven-week program that enables entrepreneurs to become savvy in creating a pitch that will deliver results.  For a MBIA Incubator Member company, the program fee is $299, and for a non-incubator member company, the program fee is $699.
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Friday, September 12: 9:30am

Official Ribbon-Cutting
Local and state leaders and community partners will join innovation center sponsors and staff in recognizing the formal opening of the center’s new headquarters in Odenton.

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Friday, September 12: 10:30am
Panel Discussion: Innovative Technologies, Regional Strengths and the US Competitive Edge
Moderator:  Joanna Sullivan, Editor in Chief, Baltimore Business Journal
Panelists include but are not limited to:
•    Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
•    Chris Sleat, Founder and CEO, cwist
•    Julie Lenzer Kirk, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce
•    John Belcher, former CEO of ARINC

To learn more or register, click here. 

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Rosa Cruz
Director of Communications and Marketing
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation/
Chesapeake Innovation Center
(p) 410-222-7410  (f) 410-222-7415 


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