Wednesday, June 26
North Shore Technology Council breakfast, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. A panel presentation, “Center for Emerging Bioscience Industry & Training: Creating economic growth and workforce preparedness,” features representatives from Sage Science, EnVivo Pharmaceuticals, Thermo Fisher Scientific, North Shore InnoVentures and Endicott College, who will outline plans for establishing the North Shore region as a hub for life sciences innovation and workforce readiness, and gather feedback from attendees. Networking and continental breakfast, 7 a.m.; presentation, 7:45 a.m. $25/NSTC members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org or email@example.com.
Luncheon at the Chamber, noon, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107-K, Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce presents a lunch by Not Your Average Joe’s, networking, gift certificates and door prizes. Reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-232-9559.
After Hours Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce at Beverly Cooperative Bank’s Salem location for after-hours networking. Free/Chamber members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or email@example.com.
Thursday, June 27
Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.
New Ambassador Program meeting, 8 to 9 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. The Ambassador Program is a membership outreach and retention program designed to involve and inform new members of chamber benefits and happenings. Ambassadors assist in membership retention by contacting chamber members bi-monthly to relay information, identify business concerns, talk about upcoming events and help them feel welcome and comfortable at chamber programs. Meeting is open to all North Shore Chamber members. Reserve a spot with Erik Smith at 978-774-8565, or email@example.com.
Lunch & Leads, noon, Maggie’s Farm, 119 South Main St., Middleton. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Leads event for attendees to sample the menu of a member restaurant and meet with other chamber members. Come prepared to share a 60-second elevator pitch. Each registered attendee will receive the participant list with contact names and addresses. $17/PACC members, $30/nonmembers. Advance reservations required at http://business.peabodychamber.com/events/details/lunch-leads-maggie-s-farm-1596.
Friday, June 28
North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Tony Toledo, Beverly storyteller, Lauren Poussard of Lauren Poussard Photography, and Kate Victory Hannisian of Blue Pencil Consulting, will talk about how to tell one’s business story. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Wednesday, July 10
Leads Referral Group, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Torigian Family YMCA, 259 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Leads Referral Group pool-side. Bring an elevator pitch and be prepared to meet everyone in the room. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Friday, July 12
North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Ismini Soteropoulos, registered dietician at Lahey Clinic, will discuss nutrition. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Monday, July 15
North Shore Chamber Golf Tournament, 1:30 p.m., Ipswich Country Club, 148 Country Club Way. Tee-off is at 1:30 p.m. Bramble format. https://www.northshorechamber.org/2013golf.
Tuesday, July 16
Rewire When You Retire, 7 to 9 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Retirement brings an opportunity to redefine oneself. For many, work has provided a sense of relevancy and the basis of self-esteem; that changes with retirement. Learn how to make the transition and live a life of significance after retiring. Free. http://rewirewhenyouretire071613.eventbrite.com/#.
Wednesday, July 17
Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Breakfast Forum features a talk by Annie Harris, executive director of the Essex National Heritage Commission. Breakfast and networking begin at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35/Chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Summer Shindig, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Smith Barn at Brooksby Farm, 38 Felton Street, Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host its summer networking event featuring a barbecue, classic dance tunes by RJDeSanctis Entertainment, door prizes, elimination raffle, and more. $20/raffle ticket, only 100 tickets sold. $20 admission per person. Purchase tickets by calling the chamber at 978-531-0384.
Friday, July 19
North Shore Business Forum: Janice Walker, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Janice Walker of JD Walker Communications will talk about how to get good press. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, July 25
Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Scosso Restaurant & Bar, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Lunch & Leads 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. Each registered attendee will receive the participant list with contact names and addresses. $17/PACC members, $30/nonmembers. Advance reservations required at http://www.peabodychamber.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.
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.