, Salem, MA


May 7, 2014

Business calendar


Tuesday, May 13

Meet & Greet for Business Leaders, 8 to 9 a.m., Peabody City Hall, Wiggin Auditorium, 24 Lowell St., Peabody. Mayor Ted Bettencourt and the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce host a Meet & Greet for Business Leaders in celebration of National Small Business Month. The mayor, City Council members, city staff and chamber members will be available to discuss issues, city services and programs. Learn about resources that are available to businesses, share ideas and provide feedback to the leaders of Peabody. Continental breakfast served. Register at Deanne Healey, 978-531-0384.

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

Wednesday, May 14

Networking Before Nine: Leads Referral Group, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Cygnet Bakery, 139 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Bring two business cards. One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged before you leave, and members receive participant list for follow-up. Doors open for registration and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by formal networking and presentation at 8 a.m. $10 nonmembers, free for PACC members, call 978-531-0384 or visit

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

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