Thursday, May 8
Marketing to Millennials, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., Salem. Comprised of 80 million Americans, millennials can be picky, opinionated and vocal, but they are ideal customers who are approaching their peak earning and spending years. Workshop explores these complex consumers, their attitudes, their behaviors and how they can best be engaged to profit one’s business. Speaker: Paul Costello, president, Agency 180. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Friday, May 9
North Shore Business Forum: Doing Business Across Cultures, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features Christine Cronin of Satya Wellness, discussing the importance of understanding and respecting diverse business cultures in today’s global environment. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, May 13
Telephones: The “New” Business Sales Tool, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop includes telemarketing tips/tricks and other options to use one’s phone successfully. Understand the value of using the telephone to reach out to current customers and prospects. Learn how and why other companies are successfully using this “business” channel, then take the time to develop one’s own company’s unique telephone outreach campaign. Speakers: Denise Clancey, president, Teledirect Partners; Joanne Wills, owner, Calling Works. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Thursday, May 15
Simplifying Your Life: Time Management Tips and Tools, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn how to improve concentration, increase efficiency, schedule appropriately and multi-task effectively to get out of the time trap. Speaker: Scott Simons, owner, C.S. Simonds Consulting. Free. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.
Business Showcase, 5 to 8 p.m., North Shore Music Theatre, 62 Dunham Road, Beverly. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual Business Showcase features networking, prizes, complimentary food, cash bar, professional speakers, entertainment and more. Event begins with cocktails, networking, and special guest speaker Steve DiFillippo, owner of Davio’s in Lynnfield and author of “It’s All About the Guest.” A showcase of up to 50 vendors will follow DiFillioppo’s talk and a short presentation by Bill Hanney. The showcase is free and open to the public. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-232-9559. For details, visit www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.