Wednesday, April 23
Celebrate Salem Award Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce presents its 92nd annual Celebrate Salem Award Dinner. Reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dinner and award presentation. Tickets cost $100 per person and include an open bar reception with passed hors d’oeuvres, dinner in the Atrium and the awards reception. Details and tickets at www.salem-chamber.org.
Thursday, April 24
BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 300 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a friendly and supportive environment. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, April 25
North Shore Business Forum: Internships, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features a discussion about internships by Amy Ruiter of Montserrat College of Art. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, April 29
Coffee Connection, 8 to 9 a.m., Sterling Center, 254 Essex St., Beverly. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Beverly YMCA hold a coffee connection event with a light breakfast, raffle, chamber member incentives and door prize. RSVP to email@example.com or 978-232-9559. For details, visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.
Negotiate Better, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, W., Salem. Program draws from Steven P. Cohen’s book “The Practical Negotiator,” and focuses on issues people face daily and how to negotiate to reach the most rewarding solutions. Speaker: Steven Cohen, president, The Negotiation Skills Company. Free. www.enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, April 30
Connecting Companies to Capital: How Groupize Raised Angel Funding, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Technology Council breakfast. Charles de Gaspe Beaubien, founder of Beverly travel company Groupize, will share lessons learned while he raising start-up capital. Networking and continental breakfast at 7 a.m., followed by program at 7:45 a.m. $25/NSTC members, $50/nonmembers. Details and registration at www.nstc.org.