Friday, July 16, Selling to Federal Government. Workshop covers acquisition of goods and services, identification of bidding opportunities, and solicitations.

9 a.m. to noon, ScoreDC, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW. Sponsor: Service Corps of Retired Executives. Cost: $40. Contact: 202-606-4000, Ext. 287. Event Web site:

Tuesday, July 20, Marketing on a Shoestring for Small Business. Roundtable discussion for area businesses.

Noon to 1 p.m., Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, 801 N. Fairfax St., Suite 402, Alexandria. Sponsors: Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Small Business Development Center and Pseudonym. No charge. Contact: Elizabeth Randolph, 703-549-1000; Ruth Cope, 703-778-1292. Event Web site:

Wednesday, July 21, Re-Engineer Your Sales Process for 2004. Learn about the new methods for selling in today's tech marketplace and how to boost sales and profit in 2004.

8 to 10:15 a.m., Sandler Sales Institute, 5 Choke Cherry Rd., Suite 380, Rockville. Sponsors: Sandler Sales Institute and Professional Achievement Group. Cost: $59; $49 by July 16. Registration is required. Contact: 301-251-5852. Event Web site:

Wednesday, July 21, Adobe Photoshop CS -- Techniques and Tricks. Workshop on photo manipulation and new features of Adobe Photoshop CS.

9 a.m. to noon, 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 320, Silver Spring. Sponsor: EEI Communications. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Lorenza Harris, 703-683-0683, Event Web site:

Wednesday, July 21, Start Your Own Business. Workshop on taxes, accounting, records, planning, marketing and insurance.

6 to 8:30 p.m., Eastern Loudoun Regional Library, 21030 Whitfield Pl., Sterling. Sponsor: Loudoun County Small Business Development Center. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: 703-430-7222, Event Web site:

Thursday, July 22, Legal Start. Discussion on the importance of business organization and legal obligations.

1 to 4 p.m., Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Dr., Suite 200, Fairfax. Sponsor: Fairfax Small Business Development Center. Cost: $35. Contact: 703-277-7700, Event Web site:

Thursday, July 22, How to Capitalize on Digital Media's Potential. Discussion on how to build business around digital media.

6 to 8 p.m., Worldspace, 2400 N St. NW. Sponsor: Digital Media VIP. No charge. Contact: Darian Germain, 703-948-3063.

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