SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

July 24, 2013

Business calendar


The Salem News

---- — Wednesday, July 24

North Shore Technology Council breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Get clear information about healthcare reform and learn how to give a business a competitive edge by preparing in advance for compliance, administration, reporting requirements and employee relations. Heath Goudreau of Insperity will moderate a discussion with William Enck of BerryDunn, and Kara J. Dowal of McLane Law Firm. Networking and continental breakfast, 7 a.m.; presentation, 8:15 a.m. $25/NSTC members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org or events@nstc.org.

Thursday, July 25

North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. The association’s Salem chapter invites local business people interested in growing their businesses to join a business networking group that meets once a week. Email bjmait@aol.com or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.

Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Scosso Restaurant & Bar, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors this event for attendees to sample the menu of a member restaurant and meet with other chamber members. Attendees should come prepared to share a 60-second elevator pitch and information about their businesses. Each registered attendee will receive the participant list with contact names and addresses. $17/PACC members, $30/nonmembers. Advance reservations required at www.peabodychamber.com.

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. 978-587-3874 or karenfmenor@gmail.com.

Wednesday, July 26

North Shore Business Forum: Stephen Capano, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Stephen Capano of Tectrix will talk about online advertising. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.

Tuesday, July 30

After Hours at Latitude Sports Club, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Latitude Sports Club, Route 1 South, Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours networking event will be held on the fourth-floor sun deck and studio. Learn more about the hosting business and expand network of contacts. Bring business cards and an elevator speech. Light refreshments served. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.

Thursday, Aug. 8

BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. 978-587-3874 or karenfmenor@gmail.com.

Friday, Aug. 9

Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Business Leads Group builds network and relationships with other professionals. Members become familiar with other businesses and learn how to refer one another. $25/chamber members. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Networking Before Nine, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burtons Grill, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host this leads referral group meeting. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at http://business.peabodychamber.com/events/details/nb49-leads-referral-group-1540.

Social Media Marketing Seminar, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. John McDougall, president of McDougall Interactive, presents a social media marketing seminar. $25/chamber members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.