Calendar of Events


1 Financial and legal issues workshop for an emerging high-tech firm. The event, held at Teqcorner in Tysons Corner, Va., from 6:15 p.m to 9 p.m. is free for MIT Enterprise Forum members and $25 for non-members. The speakers include lawyers, investment bankers and accountants.

2 Sustainable Business Incubator at Fairleigh Dickinson University is hosting, with other entrepreneurial groups, a day-long affair in Madison, N.J. focusing on growing the next generation of green ventures.

2 Conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation will host a 12:30 p.m. talk by editor Diana Furchtgott-Roth on the new book Overcoming Barriers to Entrepreneurship. She and her colleagues aim to illustrate how policy and economic environment can hinder business owners and suggest what can be done to help them. The event will be held at Heritage headquarters in Washington and more information can be found online.

4-7 National Business Incubation Association's 22nd annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.

6-7 Center for Women's Business Research national symposium. The group will release results of its three-year study "Accelerating the Growth of Businesses Owned by Women of Color" at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington.

7 Entrepreneur groups Yes Circle, TiE-DC and Success in the City are hosting a networking party at the office of Dickstein Shapiro in Washington from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

20 TiE-DC hosts an event in Bethesda, Md., for small business owners angling for a piece of the federal contracting market. From $5 to $50 million: How to Grow Your 8(a) will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Panelists are Hemant Virkar, CEO, Digital Infuzion and Tashu Trivedi, CEO of TFC Consulting.

20-23 The Association for Enterprise Opportunity hosts the National Summit on Entrepreneurship, including a rural track, in Anaheim, Calif.


4 MIT Enterprise Forum hosts a session called the Analytics of Marketing at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Md. The event, from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. is free for forum members and $25 for non-members. It's $15 for non-member students.

8-11 National Federation of Independent Business is hosting a small business summit in Washington. Speakers include former eBay executive Meg Whitman and Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report, among others.

By Sharon McLoone |  April 30, 2008; 1:54 PM ET Calendar Events
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