THURSDAY, MARCH 13
2014 North Shore Business to Business Expo, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s North Shore Business to Business Expo features more than 100 exhibit booths and 2,500 business executives in attendance. Tickets, sponsorship opportunities and details available at www.northshorechamber.org/expo 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 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 Bresnahan and Maureen Weisner, co-founders, Kick-Start Your Transition. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org, or contact Will Neely at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-5427528 for more information.
Young Entrepreneurs Anniversary Celebration, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Vic’s Boathouse, 86 Wharf St., Salem. Young Entrepreneurs of the North Shore, an organization formed to promote entrepreneurship and support small and mid-sized businesses on the North Shore, will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a free event featuring a DJ, food, raffle, silent auction, prizes and more. Free; reserve a spot at www.eventbrite.com/e/yens-is-turning-1-tickets-10700747223. Information, www.YENScommunity.org.
Tuesday, March 18
Internet Marketing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. Learn how to track marketing and sales progress through Web analytics. Workshop will cover natural and paid search engine marketing, developing keywords, shopping carts, Web graphics and building an email list to reach one’s target market. Speaker: Carol Sanger, The Web Division. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org or 978-542-7528.
Wednesday, March 19
Special Leadership Breakfast, 7:45 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Special Leadership Breakfast features State Treasurer Steve Grossman. Breakfast and networking begin at 7:45 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.