The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Freddie Mac are holding a business matchmaking event Wednesday.

The two organizations hope to connect Hispanic-owned and non-Hispanic-owned buyers and suppliers based on industry type and business category.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. with a one-hour light breakfast at Freddie Mac, 8200 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Free for members, $100 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Tuesday, July 15

The Arlington County Chamber of Commerce’s Nonprofit Forum is holding a panel discussion on how to set up a planned giving program. Panelists include Susan Kelly of Kelly Strategies, Debbie Ellison of WETA Television and Heidi Meinzer of Heidi Meinzer PLLC. Kerry Lombard of Doorways for Women and Families is to be the moderator. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at WETA-TV, 2775 S. Quincy St., Arlington. $25 for members, $35 for everyone else.

Arlington Economic Development is hosting a discussion on “The Journey of Launching and Building a Technology Company” as part of the Monte Jade Entrepreneurship Series. Terry Hsiao of Hooks Mobile and Ken Fang of Altum and Mobomo are to speak. The event begins at 6 p.m. at AED’s offices at 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 1500, Arlington. $5 for members, $10 for everyone else.

Thursday, July 17

The Tech Council of Maryland and the Maryland Health Tech Coalition are hosting a reception for the health IT community. The event begins at 5 p.m. at Roof Bethesda, 7940 Norfolk Ave., Bethesda. $35.

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Forum is holding a roundtable on the “Four Keys to Professional Success.” Jean Stafford of Executive Coaching for Women, is the featured speaker. The event begins at 3 p.m. at the chamber’s offices at 7900 Westpark Dr., Suite A550, Tysons Corner. $20.