Saturday, Oct. 2, Current Career Issues and Trends Impacting Executives. A workshop and a panel discussion on promising industries and trends.

8:15 a.m. to noon, Georgetown McDonough Car Barn, 36th and Prospect streets NW, Room CBN204. Sponsors: Wharton School Club of Washington and Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. Cost: Varies. Contact: Alan Schlaifer, 301-365-8999, WhartonClubDC@aol.com. Event Web site: www.whartondc.com.

Monday, Oct. 4, Start Your Business. Seminar on taxes, accounting, business plans and more.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd., Leesburg. 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.

Tuesday, Oct. 5, Using Business-to-Business Internet Markets. Discussion on the use of the electronic marketplace to manage the movement of goods and reduce costs.

10 to 11 a.m., Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Sponsor: Northern Virginia Community College. No charge. Contact: Kay Olson, 703-323-3167, kolson@nvcc.edu. Event Web site: www.nvcc.edu/annandale/business.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, Tips & Strategies for Getting Your Small Business Online. Workshop on how to get started, types of sites, pricing and success stories.

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: www.scoredc.org.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, Adobe InDesign. Seminar on new features and changes in the desktop publishing program.

9 a.m. to noon, 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 320, Silver Spring. Sponsor: EEI Communications. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Laura Cunningham, 703-683-0683, seminars@eeicommunications.com. Event Web site: www.eeicommunications.com/training.

Wednesday, Oct. 6, How Americans Use the Internet to Form Political Opinions. Roundtable luncheon discussion with the director of Pew Internet Project.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., City Club, 1300 I St. NW. Sponsor: Capital Cabal. Cost: $40 in advance; $50 at door. Contact: 202-236-0344. Event Web site: www.capcabal.net.

Thursday, Oct. 7, How to Start a Business. Workshop on how to organize a business, keep records, take care of payroll, insurance, taxes and marketing, and how to obtain a loan.

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.

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