D.C. area business events for the week of Nov. 5

November 4, 2012
Tuesday

Recordkeeping and Accounting for Small Business. This workshop helps with understanding accounting principles, financial statements, general business records, taxes and management accounting. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Bar Association Building, 740 15th Street NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Wednesday

Small Business Loans. This workshop covers the Small Business Administration Guaranteed Loan Program, eligibility, and how to apply. 9:30-10:30 a.m. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th Street NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE/SBA. Cost: Free. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Thursday

Start Your Business. Learn the procedures for starting a small business. 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Comfort Suites, 80 Prosperity Avenue, Leesburg. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: $10 online, $15 at door. Web site: loudounsbdc.eventbrite.com.

Aging2.0. Start-ups and selected nonprofit organizations pitch their innovations for the 50-plus market. 6-9 p.m. Arent Fox, 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Cost: $10. Web site: a2dc1211-eorg.eventbrite.com.

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

Social Media for Nonprofits. Learn about the tools and applications you can use to extend your brand on social media. Noon to 2 p.m. RAFFA, 1899 L Street, NW, Suite 600. Sponsor: RAFFA Learning Community. Cost: free. Web site: learningcommunity.raffa.com.

Why A Cloud-Based Accounting System is the Right Choice for Your Business. This seminar reviews the cloud-based financial accounting system Intacct. 8:30-11:30 a.m. RAFFA 1899 L Street, NW, Suite 600. Sponsor: RAFFA Learning Community. Cost: Free. Web site: learningcommunity.raffa.com.

Building Diversity in Law. Meet successful and ambitious lawyers and law students at this networking event. 7-9 p.m. Cafe Citron 1343 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Sponsors: Professionals in the City. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-686-5990. Web site: www.prosinthecity.com.

Saturday

Exchange-Traded Funds and the End of Cash. This seminar assesses the hidden dangers in emerging market ETFs and explores investment opportunities in electronic payment systems. 9-11:30 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 4641 Kenmore Ave., Alexandria. Sponsor: Washington, D.C., Metro Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors. Cost: $28 to $38. Web site: www.aaiidcmetro.com.

Send potential listings to facetime@washpost.com at least two weeks in advance. Model your entry on the information above, and put the event date in the subject line.

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