Wednesday, May 29
Small Business Thank You Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Eastern Bank, 37 Foster St., Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will conclude Small Business Month with a Small Business Reception. Refreshments served. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Thursday, May 30
The Business of Theatre and Film, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop will feature a panel discussion with professionals who work in regional theater and film. Panelists will take attendees behind the glamour and mystique that surround this field and talk about what they do, how they work with performing artists, how to promote one’s career and what opportunities exist in Massachusetts. Free. Speakers: Julie Hennrikus, executive director, StageSource; Tug Yourgrau, president/owner/co-founder, Powderhouse Productions; and representatives from North Shore Music Theatre, American Repertory Theatre, Massachusetts Film Bureau. Details and registration at http://businessoftheatrefilm053013.eventbrite.com/#.
Friday, May 31
North Shore Business Forum: Business Networking Event, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Attendees should bring plenty of business cards and their best “elevator speech.” $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, June 4
“Starting a Business? Financial Systems 101,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. A workshop for businesses on money basics will answer questions and provide examples of how to deal with finances the right way and what to avoid. Speakers: Leslie Jorgensen, founder and chief executive officer, Supporting Strategies; and Stephen Schultz, chief operating officer, Supporting Strategies. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.
Wednesday, June 5
North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Sheraton Colonial Hotel Wakefield, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Breakfast Forum will feature a talk by William Guenther, chairman, chief executive officer and founder of Mass Insight Education. Networking begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35/Chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.