Thursday, Oct. 18
Young Entrepreneurs Event: Speed Consulting, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Designed to answer business-related questions by knowledgeable business experts in the area. For $10, get six, 10-minute consultations with expert consultants in six areas of business: legal, accounting, banking, marketing and social media, branding and design, and sales. Free networking and food; cash bar. Reserve a spot in advance at http://speedconsulting111812.eventbrite.com/#. Visit http://enterprisectr.org/events/young-entrepreneurs-of-the-north-shore-speed-consulting/.
Friday, Oct. 19
Writing an Effective Workforce Training Fund Grant Application, 8 to 11 a.m., North Shore Community College’s Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. NSCC’s Corporate and Community Division will hold a free workshop. Includes continental breakfast. Register at 978-236-1242.
Saturday, Oct. 20
“Fact or Fiction: Estate Planning De-Mystified,” 10 a.m. to noon, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107K. Learn how advance planning can help protect assets for the future. Attorney Julie Low will explain estate-planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, living trusts, health care proxies, and Durable Power of Attorney. Space is limited; registration required at www.lawofficeofjulielow.com or 978-922-8800.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Get More Bang for Your Marketing Buck, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Session will focus on cost-effective ways to boost a business’s sales and build awareness; word-of-mouth, public relations and social media will be discussed. Speaker: Tim Hurley, executive vice president of Matter Communications. $10/person. Register at enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
North Shore Technology Council Breakfast: “Bridging the Gap,” 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Overview of the gaps that hinder technical talent from successfully transitioning into leadership roles. Speakers: Simon Pitts and Steve Klosterman, both of Gordon Engineering Leadership Program at Northeastern University. 7 a.m., networking and continental breakfast; 7:45 a.m., program begins. $25/NSTC members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org. Email email@example.com.