Washington area business events for Oct. 14

October 13, 2013
Monday

Navigating Your Finances When in Career Transition. This seminar teaches participants financial management tips to help you while you’re job hunting. 10 to 11:30 a.m., 40Plus, 1718 P St. NW, Suite T-2. Sponsor: 40Plus of Greater Washington. Cost: Free. Web site: 40PlusDC.org.

Tuesday

Retail Do’s and Don’ts. Learn the do’s and don’ts for window displays and merchandizing strategies and how to create five “must haves” for a social media and Web presence. 8 to 10 a.m., Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg, Va. Sponsors: Retail Consultant for the Virginia SBDC Network and Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: Free; registration required. Contact: 703-430-7222. Web site: www.LoudounSBDC.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday

How to Become an 8(a) Company Workshop. This workshop reviews requirements under the 8(a) program for women- and minority-owned businesses and how to apply to become an 8(a) company. 9 a.m. to noon. 409 Third St. SW, Suite 100A, Washington. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-619-1000. Web site: washingtondc. score.org/localworkshops.

Friday

Accounting for Government Contractors. This workshop teaches the most important things one needs to survive and thrive as a federal contractor. 9 a.m. to noon. 409 Third St. SW, Suite 100A, Washington, D.C. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-619-1000. Web site: washington dc.score.org/localworkshops.

Is Your Web Site Working for You? Learn how to create a Web presence and measure its success. 10 a.m. Microsoft Store, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. Sponsor: Web Strategies. Contact: Randy Shannon, 516-680-1193. Web site: www.tapthepower.com/seminar.

Saturday

Building a Portfolio. Pre- and post-retirement portfolio design strategies, based on historical returns of major asset classes. 9 to 11:30 a.m., Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme St., Arlington, Va. Sponsor: American Association of Individual Investors, DC Metro Chapter. Cost: $28 to $38. Web site: www.aaiidcmetro.com.

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