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What to Watch: Week of Aug. 25

The 2014 Maryland Hispanic Business Conference takes place Tuesday, Sept. 2.

The conference is to have workshops, training and a business session that will focus on how Hispanic and non-Hispanic businesses can target the fast-growing Hispanic market. Speakers include Tony Jimenez, president and chief executive of MicroTech; Alejandro Negron, founder of A Creative Media; Anthony Ruiz, assistant district director, Small Business Administration; and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.).

The daylong event beings at 8 a.m. at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Rd., Bethesda. $125.

Other events of note
Monday, Aug. 25

McPherson Square Business Council and Admin Tech Consulting are holding a workshop on “LinkedIn on Steroids: Master LinkedIn Boot Camp Style.” The event begins at 11 a.m. at the City Club of Washington, 555 13th St. NW. $99.

Tuesday,Aug. 26

The Maryland Women’s Business Center is holding a workshop on using Evernote for digital organizing. Kacy Paide of Inspired Office is the speaker. The event begins at 10 a.m. the MWBC’s office at 51 Monroe St., Suite Plaza East 20, Rockville. $15.

The Loudoun Small Business Development Center is holding a networking event for federal contractors. Todd Myer, business performance adviser at Insperity, is to speak about human resource strategies. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, First Floor Training Room, Leesburg. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 3

The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Technology Council are hosting at “10th Congressional District Town Hall.” Candidates Barbara Com­stock (R) and John Foust (D) are to speak. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Dominion, 3071 Centreville Rd., Herndon. Free, with registration.

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