Area business events for the week of May 6

May 5, 2013
Monday

Exporting 101: Finance options for small businesses. Learn about international markets and export financing options. 7:30 a.m. to noon. SunTrust Bank, 1445 New York Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005. Sponsors: The DC Small Business Development Center and SunTrust Banks. Cost: Free. Registration: https://www.dcsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=540330007 .

DC Mentor-Protege Conference. Learn about mentor-protégé opportunities for small businesses to do business with the federal government. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C St. SW, Washington, D.C. 20024. Sponsor: Federal Allies Institute. Web site: https://www.FederalAllies.org/FAI_
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Tuesday

Record keeping and Accounting Workshop.This workshop for non-accountants helps you understand accounting principles, financial statements, general business records, taxes and management accounting. It is useful to have attended the business plan workshop. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, 3rd floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: http://washingtondc.score. org .

Thursday

How to Start a Business Workshop. This introductory workshop covers legal forms of business organization, marketing on a small budget, business taxes and record keeping, small business insurance and types and sources of business loans. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, 3rd floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: http://washingtondc.score.org .

Start Your Business.This seminar will lead participants through the procedures for starting a small business. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Comfort Suites, 80 Prosperity Ave., Leesburg. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: $10 online, $15 at door. Web site: LoudounSBDC.eventbrite.com .

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