Thursday, Sept. 5
North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. Weekly meeting of Salem chapter; new members welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.
Beverly Chamber of Commerce: After Hours Networking, 4:30 to 6 p.m., NE Dog Biscuit Company, 11 Maple St., Danvers. Meet NE Dog Biscuit Company owner Dennis Bourgault; refreshments and networking. Reserve a spot at email@example.com or 978-232-9559. Visit www.beverlychamber.com for details.
Wednesday, Sept. 11
Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum will feature a “State of the Region Address” by North Shore municipal leaders who will discuss opportunities and challenges facing their communities. 7:15 a.m., networking; 8 to 9 a.m., program. $35/chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs North Shore Vendor Forum, 7 to 9 p.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Suffolk Downs and Caesars Entertainment have partnered on a proposal to build a $1 billion resort casino in Greater Boston. The resort is expected to spend approximately $150 million annually on goods and services from local and regional businesses. Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs and local chambers of commerce will host a vendor forum for North Shore businesses with information and guidance on becoming part of the casino’s local business program, and representatives from Caesars’ sourcing and purchasing staff and partners from Caesars properties in other locations. www.friendsofsuffolkdowns.com/events.
Thursday, Sept. 12
North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. New members welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.
Thursday, Sept. 19
2013 Annual Fall Gala Fundraiser, 5 to 8 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Annual Fall Gala Fundraiser features a chance to win $10,000, and dinner, music, cash bar, prizes, live auction and more. Only 199 game tickets will be sold for $125 each. Dinner tickets cost $50. Open to the public. A portion of the proceeds benefit North Shore Elder Services and Harborlight Community Partners. Event sponsored by Beverly Hospital and North Shore 104.9 FM. www.beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559.