What to watch: Week of Jan. 21

January 20, 2013

Women in Government Relations is hosting a panel discussion on “Transitioning to the Private Sector – What You Might Not Have Thought About” on Thursday.

Speakers are to include Dave Levinthal of the Center for Public Integrity, Chris Jones of PoliTemps and CapitolWork, Suzanne Swink of BP America, Allison Dembeck of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Kate Belinski of Nossaman and Rebeckah Adcock of Crop Life Insurance.

The event beings at 4 p.m. at the American Trucking Association’s offices at 430 1st St. SE. $15-$25 for members, $40 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Wednesday, Jan. 23

The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on “People Reading Skills to Boost Your Business.” Craig Simpson, managing director of ORTalent, is to be the speaker. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 1763 Fountain Dr., Reston. Free for members, $10 for everyone else.

The Rockville Women’s Business Center is hosting a seminar on “Knowing Your Numbers” at 10 a.m. at the RWBC, 95 Monroe St., Rockville. $25.

Thursday, Jan. 24

SCORE D.C. is holding a daylong workshop on writing a business plan, beginning at 9 a.m. at SCORE D.C.’s offices at 740 15th St. NW, Third Floor. $50.

The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce is holding a luncheon to install its board of directors for 2013. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. $50 for members, $69 for everyone else.

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is hosting a speed-networking event at 11:30 a.m. at Phillip’s Flagship Restaurant, 900 Water St. SW. $50 for members, $70 for everyone else.

Author and marketing specialist Geoff Livingston is to be the keynote speaker at the Washington Women in PR’s annual meeting and luncheon. The event begins at noon at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel, 1143 New Hampshire Ave. NW. $32 for members, $48 for everyone else.

Virginia Del. Rich Anderson is to give the keynote on “A Regional Perspective on STEM Initiatives” during the Prince William Chamber of Commerce’s Innovations Science & Technology Expo. The event begins at 4 p.m. at the Continental Event Center, 9705 Liberia Ave., Manassas. Free.

The Washington Network Group is hosting a discussion on “Beyond Your Logo: Why Good Brands and Good Management Are Inseparable.” Larry Checco, president of Checco Communications, is to lead the discussion. The event begins at 4 p.m. at Regus Business Center, 1875 I St. NW, Suite 500. Free for members, $20 for everyone else.

The Marketing Executives Networking Group D.C. Chapter is hosting a discussion on “Why Interim Contract Consulting for Marketers Makes Sense.” Speakers include Susie Aubuchon of McKinley Marketing Partners and Kathleen Litschgi of Aquent. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the National Association of Corporate Directors, 2001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500. $10 for members, $14 for everyone else.

— Shawn Selby

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