SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 20, 2013

Business calendar


The Salem News

---- — Wednesday, Nov. 20

North Shore Technology Council, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The North Shore Technology Council breakfast features marketer, small business owner and personal stylist Lisa Shorr, who will highlight key components to presenting oneself with confidence. Networking and continental breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by the program at 8:15 a.m. $25 NSTC members, $50 nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org, or email events@nstc.org for more information.

Northeast Community Bank After Hours, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 66 Elm St., Danvers. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Community Bank will hold an after-hours event with networking, prizes, appetizers, beer and wine. Reserve a spot at rfoster@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.

After Hours Networking Event, 5 to 7 p.m., Finz Seafood & Grill 76 Wharf St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce at for after-hours networking. Free for Salem Chamber of Commerce members, $20 for nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or info@salem-chamber.org.

The Business of Music in 2014, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn what lawyers, record producers, professional managers and booking agents do; how to get noticed in the digital age; new platforms and paradigms; the truth behind making money by selling one’s music and artistry; the do’s and don’ts; and more. Panel features Patti Jones, principal, Law Offices of Patti Jones; Jackie Indrisano, venue manager, talent buyer, The Red Room; Mark Kates, founder, Fenway Recordings. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Toastmasters Club of Beverly Meeting, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. The Toastmasters Club of Beverly will meet. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331 or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.

Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Dee’s Cafe, 136 Newbury St., Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch & Leads event at Dee’s Cafe. Sample the menu specialties and meet fellow chamber members. Come prepared with a 60-second elevator pitch. A representative from BayRing Communications will speak. $17 PACC members, $30 nonmembers. Details and registration at www.peabodychamber.com.

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. backtalktoastmasters@gmail.com.

Friday, Nov. 22

Selecting Wines for the Holidays, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Donna Martin of Mill River Wines will speak at the North Shore Business Forum on how to select wines for the holidays. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.

North Shore Chamber Orientation, 8 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Chamber orientation for perspective members to learn more about member benefits and services. Admission is free. Limited to 40 people, preregistration is required at erik_smith@northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Legal Issues with Websites and Social Media, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn simple steps that can be taken to help reduce legal risk and protect online presence. Workshop will also address how to preserve (and enhance) the value of one’s website as part of a business exit strategy. Speaker: Louise Leduc Kennedy, president, West Hill Technology Counsel. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Peabody Marriott Hotel, 8A Centennial Drive, Peabody. North Shore Chamber of Commerce forum features William H. Guenther, chief executive officer and founder of Mass Insight Education, presenting “Making College Success a North Shore Community Commitment,” and state Rep. John Keenan on “Salem High’s AP Success.” Breakfast and networking begin at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35 chamber members, $55 nonmembers. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Holiday Member Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., DeScenza Diamonds, Route 114 West, Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce members are invited to the chamber’s Holiday Member Reception for networking, cocktails, appetizers, door prizes, and discounts and offers from businesses. Free; members only. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Toastmasters Club of Beverly Meeting, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. The Toastmasters Club of Beverly will meet. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331, or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.

The Business of Digital Games, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Join game industry veteran Tom Dusenberry, president and founder of Dusenberry Entertainment, for a presentation on the current digital games and the emerging field of gamification; using digital game thinking and logistics in other industries. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Private Home Health Care After Hours, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 225 Main St., Suite 12, Wenham. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Private Home Health Care will hold an after-hours networking event with food, drinks, door prizes and more. Reserve a spot at rfoster@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.

North Shore Chamber Holiday Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., ArcWorks, 22 Foster St., Peabody. North Shore Chamber of Commerce presents a holiday reception. Network and meet with other professionals. Hors d’oeuvres, drinks and music. Free admission for all members. Support the Arc Holiday Fund with a voluntary $10 cash or gift donation at the door. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Pricing Your Products and Services, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn about pricing concepts, the role of pricing in a company’s strategy, and an easy four-step process to determine pricing for one’s services or products on the basis of costs, customer goals, trends and competition. Speaker: Paul Shaughnessy, Lincoln Consulting Group, Inc. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party, 5 to 8 p.m., Beverly Depot Restaurant, 10 Park St., Beverly. Party features food, entertainment, music and a cash bar. Member admission is a $10 donation to benefit Beverly’s River House. Reserve a spot at rfoster@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.

Thursday, Dec. 12

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. backtalktoastmasters@gmail.com.

Friday, Dec. 13

North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Group is composed of professionals who are focused on being a marketing force for each other. Members will become familiar with other members’ businesses. $25 chamber member. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

A.Y.N. Wellness Ribbon Cutting, noon, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 335A, Beverly. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce celebrates AYN Wellness’ new location at the Cummings Center. Reserve a spot at rfoster@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.

Toastmasters Club of Beverly Meeting, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. The Toastmasters Club of Beverly will meet. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331 or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Cummings Center Coffee Connection, 8 a.m., 100 Cummings Center, Suite 221E, Beverly. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce will host a coffee connection networking event for chamber members and Cummings businesses. Reserve a spot at rfoster@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.