D.C. area business events, starting Feb. 11

February 10, 2013
Tuesday

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

Health Care, Explained. This summit will cover strategies to teach residents about their new rights and responsibilities in enrolling in high-quality, affordable health plans through the District’s Health Benefit Exchange.
1 to 4:30 p.m., Mount Vernon Place Conference Center, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Sponsors: New Health Benefit Exchange and D.C. Health Benefit Exchange Authority. Contact: communication@hbx.com.

Wednesday

Social Media for Nonprofits. Learn about the tools, marketing approaches and how to measure results. Noon to 2 p.m., RAFFA, 1899 L St. NW, Suite 600. Sponsor: RAFFA Learning Community. Cost: Free. Web site: learningcommunity.
raffa.com
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Government Contractors Networking Event. Connect with government contractors and potential teaming partners. 6 to 8 p.m., Doubletree Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Sponsor: EZGSA-Gateway to Government Sales. Contact: Evette Lewis, getgovernmentcontracts@ ezgsa.com, 301-913-5000, Ext. 5015. Web site: www.ezgsa.com.

Thursday

Financial Education for Boards of Directors. Learn about interim and annual financial statements, internal controls and fraud risk, auditor rotation, and other matters. Noon to 2 p.m., RAFFA, 1899 L St. NW, Suite 600. Sponsor: RAFFA Learning Community. Cost: Free. Web site: learningcommunity.
raffa.com
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How to Start a Business. This workshop covers legal forms of business organizations, 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, 740 15th St. NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-272-0390 Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

MAS Basic Training. This one-day training workshop teaches the basics of utilizing the multiple award schedules program. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., McKenna, Long & Aldridge, 1990 K St. NW. Contact: Athena Oliff, 202-315-1052 or aoliff@thecgp.org. Web site: www.thecgp.org.

Saturday

Managing Portfolio Risk. Learn portfolio risk-management techniques, with focus on asset allocation. 9 to 11:30 a.m., Courtyard Marriott, 4641 Kenmore Ave., Alexandria. Sponsor: American Association of Individual Investors, Washington DC Metro Chapter. Cost: $28-$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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