Hispanic chamber’s expo to showcase 130 businesses

March 14

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is holding its fifth annual “Business Expo: Connections, Opportunities and Growth” Wednesday.

The chamber expects to have 130 exhibitors and more than 1,600 attendees. Seminars will be offered on local government certification; contracting and procurement opportunities with the government and corporate America; international investment; and online marketing.

The event begins at 9 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 810 Mount Vernon Pl. Free.

Other events of note
Tuesday, March 18

Global Evaluation & Applied Research Solutions’s Small Business Leadership Development Conference begins at 8 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. $155.

The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce is hosting a discussion on “Understanding the Affordable Care Act and Other Legislation that Affects Your Business.” The event begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, 8230 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite 350, Vienna.

The French-American Chamber of Commerce of Washington, D.C. is holding a discussion on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Panelists include European Union Ambassador João Valle de Almeida, Amy Ericsson of Alstom USA and Michael Smart of Rock Creek Advisors. The event begins at 6 p.m. at Arlington Economic Development 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 1500, Arlington. Free for members, $15 for everyone else.

Wednesday, March 19

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is hosting a speed networking event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 810 Mount Vernon Pl. $50 for members, $75 for everyone else.

— Compiled by Shawn Selby

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