The event begins at 7 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. $75 for members, $95 for everyone else.
Other events of note
Tuesday, Nov. 13
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum on “Making Your Smartphone Work for Your Business.” The event begins at noon at the chamber’s offices at 4600 Fairfax Dr., Suite 804, Arlington. Free for members, $25 for everyone else.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is holding a workshop for veteran-owned businesses on “Maximizing Opportunities in Federal Government Contracting.” The event begins at 8 a.m. at TeqCorner, 1616 Anderson Rd., McLean. Free, with registration.
The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is offering a seminar on end-of-year tax planning for small businesses. Stephen Littlewood of Littlewood & Co. CPAs is the speaker. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 506 Ninth St. NW. Free.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Vienna-based TelecomHub is holding a panel discussion on “Telecom and Technology Branding: Securing and Sustaining Dominance.” Panel members include Dave Allen of BrandPie, Rick Buyens of Cbeyond; Phil Meeks of Cox Business, Nicolas Panayi of Global Brand & Digital Marketing and Rick DeRose of Technology Executive Group. The event starts at 11:30 at the Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., Vienna. $45 for members, $65 for everyone else.
Kelly Leonard of Taylor-Leonard Corp. is to talk about using LinkedIn for marketing at the Women Business Owners of Montgomery County’s networking dinner. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at Normandie Farm Restaurant, 10710 Falls Rd., Potomac. $45 for members, $55 for everyone else.
Friday, Nov. 16
Fabienne Frederickson, founder of Client
Attraction.com, is to give the keynote at the Virginia Women’s Business Conference. The daylong event begins at 7:30 a.m. at the National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Pl., Leesburg. $225.
The Greater Washington Board of Trade will host Jon Meacham, author of “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” for a talk and book signing. The event begins at 8 a.m. in the rotunda of the Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $75 for members, $100 for everyone else.
Women in Government Relations is to hold a discussion on how sequestration will affect health care. The event starts at 10 a.m. at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, 101 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite 900. $40-$50 for members, $80 everyone else.
— Shawn Selby