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.
Tuesday, May 13
Telephones: The “New” Business Sales Tool, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop includes telemarketing tips/tricks and other options to use one’s phone successfully. Understand the value of using the telephone to reach out to current customers and prospects. Learn how and why other companies are successfully using this “business” channel, then take the time to develop one’s own company’s unique telephone outreach campaign. Speakers: Denise Clancey, president, Teledirect Partners; Joanne Wills, owner, Calling Works. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Thursday, May 15
Simplifying Your Life: Time Management Tips and Tools, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn how to improve concentration, increase efficiency, schedule appropriately and multi-task effectively to get out of the time trap. Speaker: Scott Simons, owner, C.S. Simonds Consulting. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.