, Salem, MA


February 5, 2014

Business calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 5

North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Learn how the FEMA flood map changes will impact business and residential property on the North Shore. Speakers: Wendi Goldsmith, founder and CEO, Bioengineering Group; and Ed Thomas, president, Natural Hazard Mitigation Association. Networking begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. Breakfast admission: $37 Chamber member, $57 nonmember. Also, Goldsmith and Thomas will present a special forum from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. called “FEMA Maps and the North Shore: What’s up besides the cost?” Forum admission: $49 Chamber member, $99 nonmember. Preregistration required for both events. Details and registration at 978-774-8565 or

Thursday, Feb. 6

How Customer Feedback Can Grow Your Business, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Business owners can learn how to listen to, track, interpret and use customer satisfaction to help grow their business. Speaker: Amanda Venier, coach and consultant, Iona Pathways. Free. Details and registration at, or contact Will Neely at or 978-542-7528 for more information.

New Member Reception, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Timothy’s Grill, 225 Newbury St., Danvers. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s New Member Reception includes networking, food, drinks and an opportunity to meet the Chamber’s newest members. Reserve a spot at or 978-232-9559. For details, visit

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Marblehead State of the Town breakfast, 8 a.m., The Landing Restaurant, 81 Front St., Marblehead. Marblehead Chamber of Commerce presents the Marblehead State of the Town breakfast and networking reception. Celebrate the town, hear updates from legislators, and network with Chamber members. $15/Chamber member, $20/nonmember. Registration required at or 781-631-2868.

The Business of Sustainability, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Sustainable and clean technology businesses represent one of the fastest growing sectors in the state. Learn what “sustainability” means, what kinds of companies are practicing sustainability, and how to become an attractive vendor to penetrate the growing sector. Speakers: Darcy Immerman, senior vice president, AECOM Inc.; and Pam Catoe-Narvaez, senior program manager, Applied Materials Inc. Free. Details and registration at, or contact Will Neely at or 978-542-7528 for more information.

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