Silpada After Hours, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Wild Horse Cafe, 392 Cabot St., Beverly. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Maureen O’Grady will host a Silpada jewelry networking event. Refreshments served. Reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-232-9559, or visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com for details.
Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Torigian Family YMCA, 259 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce networking, refreshments and door prizes. $10 nonmembers, free for PACC members. 978-531-0384, 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. email@example.com.
Friday, Nov. 15
North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Erin Calvo-Bacci of Reading’s The Chocolate Truffle will speak on customer appreciation. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
North Shore Business Leads & Referral Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s North Shore Business Leads Group will meet. Networking environment for professionals to build relationships with other professionals. $25 Chamber members. Space is limited. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Monday, Nov. 18
Coffee Connection, 8 to 9 a.m., 100 Cummings Center, Suite 221E, Beverly. State Rep. Jerry Parisella and state Sen. Joan Lovely will host a coffee connection. Coffee and light breakfast served. Open to the public; space is limited to 50 guests. Reservations required at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Nov. 19
“Building the BioCluster on the North Shore,” 8 to 9 a.m., Marsh Hall, conference room 201, Salem State University, Central Campus, 71 Loring Ave., Salem. North Shore Alliance for Economic Development presents a panel discussion with Jon DiVincenzo, CEO of Enzymatics; Kristin Esterberg, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Salem State University; Martha Farmer, CEO of North Shore Innoventures; Gary Magnant, CEO of Sage Science; and Michael Minogue, CEO of Abiomed. Panel moderated by Jack Leonard, president of NovaBio Advisors. Learn more about one of the North Shore’s emerging business clusters and the opportunities for future expansion of this sector across the region, as well as the challenges, needs and partnerships that are developing to support the continued growth of this cluster here on the North Shore. Coffee, pastries, registration and networking at 7:30 a.m. Seating is limited. Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/9209444697.