Affordable Care Act seminar, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar, featuring Michael Ward and Darren Ambler from Insight Performance, on the Affordable Care Act for businesses. $25 chamber members, $50 nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
What Small Businesses Need to Know About the New Health Care Law, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn more about the Affordable Care Act and a small business’ options, including how to take advantage of potential tax breaks. Speaker: Jeffrey A. Ursprung, senior vice president, William Gallagher Associates. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Multichamber Business Expo and Job Fair, 4 to 8 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Holiday Inn Boston-Peabody, 1 Newbury St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce and the Commerce Network will host the annual Business Expo from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. New this year is a job fair, sponsored by North Shore Career Center, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the adjacent Centennial Ballroom. The expo, job fair and cocktail hour provide exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to build relationships while sharing and networking face to face. For details or to participate, visit www.peabodychamber.com or call 978-531-0384.
Friday, Sept. 27
North Shore Business Forum: Make Procrastination Work For You, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Amy Falk of Syndala Coaching will discuss the benefits of procrastination. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 1
How to Improve Your People Skills for Greater Success, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. All businesses are based on relationships in one way or another, whether interacting with customers, employees, suppliers or lenders. Interactive workshop offers strategies to improve people skills and be a more effective communicator and leader. Speaker: Carrie Stack, founder, Say Yes Institute, author of “The Dream Boss: Powerful, Positive, Professional.” Free. enterprisectr.org.