Washington area business events for the week of Oct. 17

October 15, 2011
Wednesday

Recruit to Win. This workshop covers strategies and tactics for recruiting employees at all levels, including sources of candidates, job descriptions, use of recruitment consultants and key government regulations. 9 a.m. to noon. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Call 202-272-0390 or register online. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Thursday

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 sources and types of small-business loans. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Call 202-272-0390 or register online. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

How to Grow Your Business With Less Risk, Debt & Stress. This seminar discusses the whys and hows of funding growth through sales, product or service prototyping and using technology. 6 to 8:30 p.m. George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus, Exploration Hall, Room 101, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: Free. Contact: 703-430-7222. Web site: loudounsbdc.eventbrite.com.

Getting Venture Capital for Your Business. This seminar discusses funding strategies, practices, valuations and how deals really get done. 7 to 9 p.m. 888 16th St. NW. Sponsor: Professionals in the City. Cost: $30, $25 with promo code “CapBus10-208.” Web site: prosinthecity.com.

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