The election is Tuesday, and by Wednesday, we’ll know who the winners are (we hope).

On Thursday, the Greater Washington Board of Trade will host a Regional Policy Forum Post Election Wrap-Up, featuring District Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D), Maryland State Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller (D) and Virginia State Senate Majority Leader Richard L. Saslaw (D-Fairfax).

The panelist s are to give an in-depth discussion on the regional implications of the election results, including how sequestration, transportation, budgets and economic development could be affected.

The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Capital Hilton’s Presidential Ballroom, 1001 16th St. NW. $75 for members, $125 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Tuesday, Nov. 6

The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is holding a seminar on “Leveraging Your Capital Sources to Acquire External Financing.” Lucretia Freeman-Buster, small-business financial adviser at the D.C. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is the speaker. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 506 9th St. NW. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

The Northern Virginia Technology Council is holding a panel discussion on “Meaningful Measurement: The Impact of Social Media.” Panelists include Carmela Aquino of ComScore, Sara Goo of the Pew Research Center and Dave Taub of R2integrated. Chris Abraham of is the moderator. It begins at 7:30 a.m. at Venable, 575 7th St. NW. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 8

Luwanda Jones and Paul Tibbits, both of the Department of Veterans Affairs, are to talk about doing business with the agency at an event sponsored by the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum. It begins at 7 a.m. at the Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., Suite 1700, Vienna. Free.

Lisa A. Sturtevant, assistant professor at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy, is to talk about “The Future of Northern Virginia Black Business” at an event sponsored by the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce. It begins at 8 a.m. at Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce St., Springfield. $50.

Bill Berridge and Jeff Wasikowski, both of Alexandria-based law firm Oliff & Berridge, are to speak about “Producing, Protecting and Keeping Your Intellectual Capital at the Institute of Management Consultants National Capital Region’s chapter and dinner meeting. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Melrose Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $55 for members, $65 for everyone else.

— Shawn Selby