Washington area business events for the week of Jan. 9

January 8, 2012
Tuesday

Recruit to Win. This workshop covers hiring and managing employees. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., American Bar Association Building, 740 15th Street NW, 3rd floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: washingtondc.score.org .

Planning for 2012. This seminar will help participants develop a clear vision and a well-developed plan. MOCA DC Galleries, 1054 31st St. NW. 7 to 9 p.m. Cost: $30. Contact: Heidi McLain, 301-498-7340. Sponsor: Professionals in the City. Web site: www.prosinthecity.com .

Marketing Field Seminar. This seminar teaches participants how to stay relevant in their career and with their customers through marketing. 10:05 a.m. to 12:05 p.m., National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Avenue NW. Sponsor: Never Stop Marketing. Cost: $29.79. Web site: www.neverstopmarketing.com .

Why a Product Strategy is Essential. This seminar will discuss a process to conceive, plan and market company products. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. George Mason University Campus, 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington,Va. Sponsor: Capital Technology Management Hub Cost: Free. Web site: captechmanhub.org .

Thursday

How to Start a Business. This workshop covers legal forms of business organizations, recordkeeping and accounting, insurance needs, marketing planning, and sources and types of business loans.9 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Bar Association Building, 740 15th Street NW, 3rd floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-272-0390. Web site: washingtondc.score.org .

Start Your Business. This seminar will lead participants through the procedures for starting a small business. 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Comfort Suites, 80 Prosperity Avenue, Leesburg. Fee: $10 online, $15 at the door. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Contact: Cathy Campbell, 703-430-7222. Web site: loudounsbdc.eventbrite.com .

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