Wednesday, June 4
Executive Breakfast Forum: State Senator Panel, 7:15 a.m., Sheraton Colonial Hotel, Wakefield. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Breakfast features an update from state senators on issues pertinent to businesses. Breakfast and networking at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $37/chamber members, $57/nonmembers. Details and registration at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
New Member Orientation, noon, Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107-K, Beverly. Snacks, coffee and a presentation by Membership Coordinator Mark Pecukonis. Topics include chamber membership, marketing, health insurance, social media and more. 978-232-9559, www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.
Thursday, June 5
After Hours Networking, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Cherry Street Chiropractic and Sataya Wellness, 15 Cherry St., Danvers. Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce will host an after-hours networking event with Cherry Street Chiropractic and Sataya Wellness. 978-232-9559, www.greaterbeverlychamber.com.
Friday, June 6
North Shore Business Forum: Small Business Administration, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Forum features Ed Lamasney discussing small business administration. $11 admission includes continental breakfast and networking. www.nsbforum.org.
North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Group is composed of professionals who are focused on being a marketing force for each other. Members will become familiar with other member businesses. $25 chamber members. Registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Raising Money from Friends and Family: How to Do it Right, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. When young companies start out, they often turn to friends and family for seed money. But this access to critically needed cash can become complicated and cripple a company’s efforts to raise money later on. Learn about early sources of funding, from both traditional and nontraditional sources, how to do it right and the crucial pitfalls to avoid. Speaker: Mary Beth Kerrigan, partner, Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton. $25 entrepreneurs and management candidates; $35 service providers and investors. Register at www.enterprisectr.org.