Tuesday, Sept. 28, What's It Really Worth? Seminar on the sell-side approach to business valuation and mergers and acquisitions and how to find buyers.

7:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., 17th floor, Tysons Corner. Sponsor: McLean Group. Cost: $50. Registration is required. Contact: Anne Hagen, 703-827-0200, Ext. 111, ahagen@mcleanllc.com. Event Web site: www.mcleanllc.com/events_schedule.html.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, Recordkeeping/Accounting. Workshop for non-accountants on how to understand financial statements and business records.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., ScoreDC, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW. Sponsor: Service Corps of Retired Executives. Cost: $50. Contact: 202-606-4000, Ext. 287. Event Web site: www.scoredc.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, Got a Disruptive Technology? Learn about disruptive technologies and hear from those who have been successful with them.

6 to 8 p.m., TeqCorner, 1616 Anderson Rd., McLean. Sponsor: Netpreneur. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Frank Strong, 703-287-7819, fstrong@sheahedges.com. Event Web site: www.netpreneur.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, Taking the Road Less Traveled: How to Succeed as Your Own Boss. Explore the peaks and valleys of business ownership.

6:30 to 9 p.m., First Class Lifelong Learning Center, 1726 20th St. NW. Sponsor: First Class. Cost: $29 for members; $39 nonmembers. Registration is required. Contact: First Class, 202-797-5102, takeaclass@aol.com. Event Web site: www.takeaclass.org.

Thursday, Sept. 30, Break the Rules and Close More Sales. An executive briefing for business owners, presidents and chief executives on why traditional sales techniques have become less effective over time and what to do about it.

8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, 1763 Fountain Dr., Reston. Sponsors: Professional Sales Development and the Sandler Sales Institute. Cost: $29; $25 if registered by Monday. Registration is required. Contact: 703-421-8935, phojnacki@prosalesdev.com. Event Web site: www.prosalesdev.com.

Thursday, Sept. 30, Anne Arundel Tech Council. Michael Busch, speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sheraton Barcelo Annapolis Hotel, 173 Jennifer Rd., Annapolis. Sponsor: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, and Vision Technologies. Cost: Free for members; $30 nonmembers. Registration is required. Contact: Marcia Hall, 410-222-7410. Event Web site: www.aatechcouncil.org.

Thursday, Sept. 30, Learn How to Create Your Own Free Sales Force. Workshop on how to get others talking about you and referring your business to others.

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. Event Web site: www.loudounsbdc.org.

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