Thursday, April 17
Getting Your Financial Act Together, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, Salem. Financial planning boot camp will cover the six main items that one needs to understand and review key questions to help figure out the finances of one’s business. Topics include investment strategies, how much insurance one needs, setting up financial filing systems and who to turn to for help. Come with questions and leave with a plan and checklist to get on track. Speaker: Dave Caruso, founding chair and managing director, Coastal Capital Group. Free. www.enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, April 23
Celebrate Salem Award Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce presents its 92nd annual Celebrate Salem Award Dinner. Reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner and award presentation. Tickets cost $100 per person and include an open bar reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, dinner in the Atrium and the awards reception. Details and tickets at www.salem-chamber.org.
Friday, April 25
North Shore Business Forum: Internships, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features a discussion about internships by Amy Ruiter of Montserrat College of Art. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, April 29
Negotiate Better, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, W., Salem. Program draws from Steven P. Cohen’s book “The Practical Negotiator,” and focuses on issues people face daily and how to negotiate to reach the most rewarding solutions. Speaker: Steven Cohen, president, The Negotiation Skills Company. Free. www.enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, April 30
Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Landry Home Decorating, 53 Lowell St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and Landry Home Decorating host an after hours event with informal networking in a relaxed setting. Free/PACC members, $10 nonmembers. email@example.com.
Friday, May 16
Special Leadership Breakfast, 7:45 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Special Leadership Breakfast features gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Martha Coakley. 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.
Wednesday, June 11
Special Leadership Breakfast, 7:45 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Special Leadership Breakfast features Massachusetts 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.