Washington area business events for the week of March 12

March 11, 2012
Tuesday

Grow or Go Home —The Road to Profitability. This seminar will provide business owners with information on what lenders are looking for in a business plan and growth strategy. It is also intended to show marketing executives and sales leaders how they can grow market share and help their companies become profitable. 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. 6011 University Blvd., Suite 370, Ellicott City. Sponsor: Sales & Marketing Executives International. Cost: $20 to $50. Web site: www.smei-profitability-esearch.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday

Soup to Nuts: Marketing to the Government. This seminar will review the 2012 government contracting landscape and demystify the process of pursuing and winning government contracts. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kappa Alpha Psi Multipurpose Facility, 6343 S. Kings Hwy., Alexandria. Sponsor: Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $35. Web site: www.nvbccmarketinggovcon-esearch.eventbrite.com.

Saturday

Financial Breakthrough Live. This seminar will discuss a 10-step method for gaining control of finances and eliminating debt. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 7001 Loisdale Rd., Suite C, Springfield. Sponsor: Community Business Partnership. Cost: $25. Web site: www.financialbreakthroughlive-esearch.eventbrite.com.

Dodd-Frank and the Individual Investor. This seminar will discuss the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act and current Securities and Exchange Commission rulemakings on individual investors. 9 to 11:30 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 4641 Kenmore Ave., Alexandria. Sponsor: American Association of Individual Investors, DC Metro Chapter. Cost: $28 to $38. Web site: www.aaiidcmetro.com.

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