Monday, Nov. 1, Mechanics of Starting Your Business. This seminar will cover such topics as registering your legal entity; securing a checking account and insurance; managing federal and state tax issues; and offering specifics for doing business in Fairfax County.

7 to 9 p.m., Centreville Public Library, 14200 Saint Germain Dr., Centreville. Sponsor: Community Business Partnership. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Jesse Patton, 703-768-1440. Event Web site: www.cbponline.org.

Tuesday, Nov. 2, Building Wealth. Seminar on how to align the vision, strategy and execution of your business to increase its value and marketability.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 2, How to Make Your Business Work for You. Seminar on how to select the best business entity for addressing your needs.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Rd. NW, Leesburg. Sponsor: Loudoun County Small Business Development Center. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Cathy Campbell, 703-430-7222, sbdc@loudounsbdc.org.

Thursday, Nov. 4, Third Annual Tech-E Awards. Awards show highlighting the successful technology companies in Arlington or those who are members of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Sheraton National Hotel, 900 S. Orme St., Arlington. Sponsors: Arlington Chamber of Commerce e-Council and Arlington Economic Development. Cost: varies, please call. Contact: Cate Murray, 703-525-2400, events@arlingtonchamber.org. Event Web site: www.arlingtone-council.com.

Thursday, Nov. 4, Everything Is About Connections. Learn about opportunities in the field of information technology through the University of Maryland-College Park's Master of Library Sciences and Master of Information Management programs.

6 to 8 p.m., College of Information Studies, University of Maryland-College Park, Room 4114 Hornbake Bldg., South Wing. Sponsor: College of Information Studies, University of Maryland-College Park. No charge. Contact: Roberta Shaffer, 301-405-1260, shafferr@umd.edu. Event Web site: www.clis.umd.edu.

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.