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February 12, 2014

Business calendar


The Salem News

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Networking Before Nine: Leads Referral Group, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burton’s Grill, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Leads referral group. Bring two business cards. One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged before you leave, and members receive participant list for follow-up. $10 nonmembers, free for PACC members, call 978-531-0384 or visit www.peabodychamber.com.

Montserrat College of Art After Hours, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Montserrat College of Art Gallery, 23 Essex St., Beverly. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event at Montserrat College of Art with Greg Bialecki, Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development; Helena Fruscio, creative industry director for Massachusetts; and Anna Haber, winner of a National Endowment for the Arts public art competition. RSVP to Kathleen.burke@montserrat.edu.

North Shore Technology Council: Meet and Mingle, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington St., Salem. Networking with council members and guests. Free/NSTC members, $25/nonmembers. Register at nstc.org.

Insurance Women monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., Bertucci’s, Route 1 North, Peabody. The Essex Chapter of the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6 p.m. Erin Ayers presents “The Role of the Media in the Insurance Industry — Current Events.” RSVP to Sue Emanuelson, c/o MiddleOak, P.O. Box 2006, Salem, MA 01970. For more information, call 978-551-3460 or email susan.emanuelson@middleoak.com.

Thursday, Feb. 13

Toastmasters Club of Beverly, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.

Helping Employees Cope with Elderly Relatives, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce will host an employee information workshop featuring Eileen Lubas of The Longevity Connection, a resource for caregivers in Massachusetts. $25 Chamber member, $50 nonmember. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

The E Challenge: Employee to Entrepreneur, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop leaders will show how to evaluate risks, rewards and opportunities involved in the next career move. Leave the session with a scorecard that identifies one’s strengths and weaknesses and how they play a critical role in making this life changing decision. Speakers: Beth Goldstein, founder, Marketing Edge Consulting Group; Anne J. Bresnahan and Maureen Weisner, co-founders, Kick-Start Your Transition. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at wneely@enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.

Government Affairs & Economic Committee Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, conference room, 24 Main St., Peabody. Monthly meeting of the Government Affairs & Economic Development Committee with Peabody City Council President Bob Driscoll. www.business.peabodychamber.com.

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, second floor music room, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. backtalktoastmasters@gmail.com.

Friday, Feb. 14

North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features Louise Rothery and the Glass Ceiling Presentation about women in business. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

After Hours at Adriatic Restaurant and Bar, 5 to 7 p.m., 155 Washington St., Salem. The Salem Chamber of Commerce presents an After Hours Networking event at Adriatic Restaurant and Bar. Make new leads and reconnect with old ones. Free/chamber members, $20/nonmembers. RSVP to info@salem-chamber.org or 978-744-0004.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

How to Energize Your Employees, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn how the tasks given to one’s employees influence their work habits, then learn how to adjust one’s management style to energize employees to generate greater results for one’s business. Speaker: Herb Selesnick, president, Sterling & Selesnick. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at wneely@enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Leadership Insights Series: Scaling Your Business, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Technology Council breakfast features an interactive workshop called “Scaling Your Business: Operational Playbooks that Work.” Using case studies from a 30-year career spent building businesses in the U.S. and U.K., Ian Smith, CEO of The Portfolio Partnership, will explain how to operate and scale a business smartly and transform your vision into a remarkable business. Bring questions. Networking and continental breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by the program at 7:45 a.m. $25 NSTC members, $50 nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Toastmasters Club of Beverly, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.

The Business Scorecard: A Way to Track Profitability, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. There are four to six metrics that can help any company track its profitability. Workshop presents the “four charts” program, and how to find the four to six key metrics that should be monitored regularly. Speaker: Hugh Glazer, business adviser, The WinterView Group. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at wneely@enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.

Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Stonewood Tavern, 139 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce event for attendees to sample the menu of a member restaurant and meet with other chamber members. Attendees should come prepared to share a 60-second elevator pitch. $17/PACC members, $30/ nonmembers. Advance reservations required at www.peabodychamber.com.

Government Affairs & Economic Committee Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, conference room, 24 Main St., Peabody. Monthly meeting of the Government Affairs & Economic Development Committee with Ward 5 City Councilor Joel Saslaw. www.business.peabodychamber.com.

Beverly Chamber Annual Business Awards, 5 to 8 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce hosts its third annual Business Awards. $65 ticket includes dinner; cash bar available. A portion of event proceeds benefits the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce High School Scholarship Program. www.GreaterBeverlyChamber.com.

LOVE TO GIVE Fashion Show and Marketplace, 6 to 9 p.m., Garden Terrace Room, Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Women In Business fashion show, raffles, shopping and cocktails. Admission is $40. Event supports North Shore Women In Business, a local women’s organization. 781-484-6368 or info@NSWIB.org.

Friday, Feb. 28

How to Cultivate Big Donors, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Hear from experts about the do’s and don’ts of working with big donors; how to approach solicitations; and the lessons learned. Speakers: Paula Vogel, director of planned giving/major gifts, YMCA of the North Shore; and Eileen O’Brien, associate vice president, institutional advancement, Salem State University. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at wneely@enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.

Tuesday, March 4

Making the Most of LinkedIn, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop on creating personal and company LinkedIn profiles that work; searching for prospects; becoming a ‘voice of authority’ in one’s field; working one’s profile and networking for less than 15 minutes a day; and more. Speaker: Judy Parisella, Cloud Marketing consultant. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at wneely@enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528 for more information.

Wednesday, March 5

Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 1 Newbury St., Peabody. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Breakfast Forum features an update on the new Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical High School by Dan O’Connell, superintendent. Breakfast and networking begin at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $37/Chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Details and registration at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.