Thursday, June 6
The Art and Science of Sales and Marketing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn innovative and practical approaches to sales that can quickly boost a company’s bottom line. Topics include cold calling, getting that first appointment, making presentations, closing sales and developing positive long-term relationships with customers. Speaker: Jay Wallus. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.
North Shore Chamber of Commerce Professional Networking Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., South Hamilton. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Professional Networking Reception includes networking with business leaders, appetizers, drinks and music. $15/Chamber members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Friday, June 7
Salem Arts Festival After Hours Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Salem Main Streets, and the Salem Arts Festival for an after-hours event at Old Town Hall. Light refreshments will be served. To reserve a spot, call 978-744-0004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, June 11
Buying Abroad: The Basics of Importing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Overview of the requirements to successfully and cost-effectively import products into the United States. Topics include sourcing considerations, parties involved in the import transaction and various government regulations that can affect import transactions. Speaker: Paula M. Connelly, Esq., Law Offices of Paula M. Connelly. Co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center and the North Shore Alliance for Economic Development. Free. Register at http://basicsofimporting061113.eventbrite.com/#.
Thursday, June 13
Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, email@example.com or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.