The Greater Washington Board of Trade is holding a workshop Wednesday on “How Businesses Effectively Engage the Community.”

The panel discussion is to focus on how to work strategically with the nonprofit sector to develop partnerships, use networks and improve collaboration.

Panelists include Rosie Allen Herring of the United Way of the National Capital Area, Diana Leon-Taylor of the Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington, Jeannan Peterson of Bank of America and Joseph T.N. Suarez of Booz Allen Hamilton.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Hamilton Live, 600 14th St. NW. $50 for members, $75 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Tuesday, June 10

The Northern Virginia Technology Council is holding a panel discussion on “Vision 2020 — Internet of Things.” Speakers include Dan Murphy of Verizon, Doug Neal of Computer Sciences Corp. and Patrick Tucker of the Futurist. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. at Sprint, 12524 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. $45 for members and $75 for everyone else $75.

The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts Michael Cassidy of the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, who will talk about “Workforce Development in Virginia – Exploring Options and Challenges.” The event begins at 9 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 7925 Jones Branch Dr., Tysons Corner. Free for members, $15 for everyone else.

Thursday, June 12

The Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter is holding a workshop on “How to Contain Crises in Today’s Viral World.” Nicholas Peters and Dale Weiss, both of CommCore Consulting Group, are to speak. The half-day event begins at 8 a.m. at the Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $85 for members and $125 for everyone else.

Friday, June 13

The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association is holding its fourth annual Emerging Technologies Summit, starting at 8 a.m. at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th St. NW. $445.