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October 10, 2012

Business calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women Dinner Meeting, 6 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Speaker: Katherine Mulligan from the Insurance Fraud Bureau. 978-740-2111 or Margaret.shambarger@middleoak.com.

Baby Boomer Transition Series Part I: Strategic Thinking About Your Future, 7 to 9 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Explore new opportunities, adventures, challenges and a dynamic lifestyle. It’s time to start thinking about leaving a current job; get mentally and emotionally prepared, figure out transition goals and concerns. Speakers: Jack Beauregard of Successful Transition Planning Institute and Paul Cronin of Business Development for STPI. $40 for all three workshops, $15 for one. enterprisectr.org.

Thursday, Oct. 11

Coffee Connection, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Lifebridge, 47 Canal St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce. Make new business connections, catch up with old ones and share elevator pitch. Free/chamber members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or info@salem-chamber.org.

Power Up Your Marketing With Social Media, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Discover how young entrepreneurs are using social media to be successful. Learn the essentials of building and branding online communities on social media sites. Program will highlight local companies that live on the Internet. Speaker: Ari Herzog of Digital AH and Julia Campbell of J Campbell Social Marketing. Free. enterprisectr.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Crowd Funding, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Attendees will learn the opportunities, benefits and risks to investors and entrepreneurs of crowd funding, the new way to get a business funded. Speakers: Timothy W. Mungovan, a partner in Proskauer Rose’s Litigation Department, and Ori Solomon, a partner in Proskauer Rose’s Corporate Department. $15/person. Register at enterprisectr.org.

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Thought Leading Your Way to a Stronger Business, 8 to 10 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn how to effectively promote a business and oneself to help map a path to becoming a thought leader. Speakers: Beth Goldstein, founder and chief executive officer of Marketing Edge Consulting Group, and Jennifer Powell, founder of Excellent Writer’s Group and former Boston Herald small-business columnist. $59/person. enterprisectr.org.

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