Social Entrepreneurship: How to Do Well AND Do Good, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. Entrepreneurs who are running companies primarily motivated by the greater good will speak about what they are doing, why they chose to become “social entrepreneurs” and offer insights for others interested in this growing trend. Speakers: Carter Crockett, director, Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Gordon College; Nathaniel Mulcahy, founder and director, WorldStove. Presented by the Enterprise Center. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Tuesday, May 6
How to Get Your Business in the Paper, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. Karen Andreas, regional publisher of the North of Boston Media Group, will share insights and tips on how to write effective press releases, pitch stories to reporters and editors, and market and advertise one’s business. Presented by the Enterprise Center. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, May 7
Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 to 9 a.m., The Essex Room, 127 Main St., Essex. North Shore Chamber of Commerce program features a panel of state senators discussing the impact of the state budget and other issues affecting business. Breakfast and networking begin at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $37/Chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Details and registration at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Wine Tasting, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Henry’s Wine Cellar, 588 Cabot St., Beverly. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Henry’s Wine Cellar present a wine-tasting event with food and prizes. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-232-9559. For details, visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.
Thursday, May 8
Marketing to Millennials, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. Composed of 80 million Americans, millennials can be picky, opinionated and vocal, but they are ideal customers who are approaching their peak earning and spending years. Workshop explores these complex consumers, their attitudes, their behaviors and how they can best be engaged to profit one’s business. Speaker: Paul Costello, president, Agency 180. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.