Wednesday, June 25
Robot Revolution: New England’s Thriving Robotics Cluster, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Technology Council breakfast event explores the current state of robotics, what makes New England ripe for the industry, and which companies lead the pack. Speakers: Mark Belanger, director of robotics products of iRobot; Adam Norton, manager of the New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell; and Tom Ryden, chief operating officer and co-founder of VGo Communications. 7 a.m. networking and continental breakfast; 7:45 a.m., program. $25 NSTC members, $50 nonmembers. Details and registration at www.nstc.org.
Young Professionals Networking Series, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Turner’s Seafood, Lyceum Hall, 43 Church St., Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce presents the first event in the Young Professionals Networking Series. Join fellow young professionals looking to expand their network in the local business community. To attend, RSVP on Facebook at www.facebook.com/events/277581949088887.
Thursday, June 26
Vets Talk About Running a Business, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop features a panel of veteran business owners talking about growing a business from a veteran’s perspective and what it takes to be successful. Speakers: Steve Bohn, US Pavement, and Chris Johnson, Elite Guardian. Free. Details and registration at enterprisectr.org.
Lunch and Leads, 12 to 1:30 p.m., Kismet Kafe, 47 Central St., Peabody. Exchange qualified business leads. Everyone will have 60 seconds to introduce themselves and their business to other attendees. Any chamber member who attends also receives a list of all attendees. Plus, sample menu specialties at member restaurant. $17 members, $30 nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com. For information call 978-531-0384.
Friday, June 27
North Shore Business Forum: “Do you have the right insurance?”, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features Larry Lauranzano. $11 admission includes continental breakfast and networking. www.nsbforum.org.