Tuesday, Aug. 31, Introduction to Business Ownership. Seminar provides an introductory look at what it takes to establish a sound business.

6 to 8 p.m., National Women's Business Center, 1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 919. Sponsor: National Women's Business Center. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: 202-464-1400, info@wbiznet.biz. Event Web site: www.wbiznet.biz/pandw/courses/bizown.html.

Tuesday, Aug. 31, Start Your Business. Seminar will give marketing tips and discuss what types of insurance are needed for small businesses.

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, sbdc@loudounsbdc.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 1, Tech Talent Night. Informational workshop and networking event for employers and technology job seekers.

3 to 7 p.m., The Inn at Vint Hill, 4200 Aiken Dr., Vint Hill, Va. Sponsors: Fauquier Technology Council, Intelligence Careers.com and MetroTech. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Pete White, 703-394-6914. Event Web site: www.fauquiertechnology.org/ttnight.html.

Send information on area technology events to facetime@washpost.com at least two weeks in advance. Please model your entry on the information listed above, and include the event date in the subject field of your e-mail.