Wednesday, April 16
Chamber Breakfast with Charlie Baker, 7:45 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s special leadership breakfast features Charlie Baker, Republican candidate for governor. 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.
Business Insurance: What You Need to Know, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, W., Salem. Learn how to protect business and personal assets and how to select the right plan to manage potential risks and contract needs. Topics covered include property, liability, workers compensation, vehicle and other commercial insurance products. Speaker: Marc Slafsky, vice president/insurance broker, Salem Five Insurance Services. Free. www.enterprisectr.org.
After Hours/Ribbon-Cutting, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 70 Herrick St., Beverly. The Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and LiShay Hair Design hold an after-hours event with networking, food, prizes and drinks, and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new hair salon. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-232-9559. For details, visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.
Thursday, April 17
Employment Workshop, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Employment workshop features Mo Levasseur of Profile Research on background checks. $25/Chamber members, $50/nonmembers. Details and registration at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
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 you need to understand and will review key questions to help figure out the finances for your business. Topics include investment strategies, how much insurance one needs, setting up financial filing systems and whom 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.