Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

Virtual Power of Possibilities Conference to be Held June 30th

Last Updated on Jun 18, 2020 at 9:00am | Garrett County Economic Development

The annual Power of Possibilities Conference will be held on June 30, 2020 starting at 9:30 a.m. This is a free virtual event made possible by the collaborative efforts of Garrett College and the Garrett County Department of Economic Development. 
Power of Possibilities is a business plan competition that is held annually. This event is also known as "POP." It encompasses a focus on emerging industries, business collaboration, and entrepreneurship to develop and advance the tri-state region. 
This year's speaker will be Michael Pellet, a veteran entrepreneur, technology executive, and consultant. Michael sold two start-ups, as well as raised outside investment capital for a third, which he was asked to lead as President/CEO. With over 25 years of experience in technology, marketing, and operations, Michael’s recent experience includes nearly six years at Salesforce in various capacities including Customer Experience, Services Operations, Strategy, and Risk Management.


9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Introduction
9:45 a.m.   Competitor Elevator Pitches
10:00 a.m. Fireside Chat with Michael Pellet
                  (Best business practices; marketing strategies; key business solutions during challenging times; customer experience)
Q&A session to follow
11:15 a.m.  Competition wrap up and closing remarks
To register for this free event, please email
Registation deadline is Friday, June 26, 2020. at 5:00 p.m.