Wednesday, Sept. 26
MDA Lock-Up, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tavern in the Square, 189 Washington St., Salem. The Muscular Dystrophy Association presents business and community networking event. www.mdalockup.org/salem2012lu, 978-720-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Sept. 27
Coffee Connection, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Aqua Hair Salon, 53 Bridge St., Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce and Aqua Hair Salon will host. Make new business connections and catch up with old ones. Be prepared to give an elevator speech. Free/chamber members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or email@example.com.
Create Your Own Business Opportunities, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Hear insights and practical advice on how to “get lucky” in business. Speaker: Beth Goldstein, founder and chief executive officer, Marketing Edge Consulting Group. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Lunch & Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Holiday Inn, Route 1 north, Peabody. Join the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce; sample menu specialties, meet and greet fellow chamber members, and share 60-second “elevator pitch” and information on business. Registered attendees receive emailed participant list with contact names and addresses. Speaker: Mike Sobus of Next Level Business Development. $17/PACC members, $30/nonmembers. www.peabodychamber.com.
RUN Program Information Session, 4 to 6 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Ramp Up Now is a program for businesses with under $1 million in revenue and currently experiencing expansion. The program helps business owners understand the stages and approaches to managing growth. Program includes seminars, mentoring, CEO group of others experiencing similar issues. Register at http://enterprisectr.org/run-353.html.
ECAP Information Session, 4 to 6 p.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn more about the Enterprise Center Accelerator Program. ECAP offers companies with more than $1 million in revenue with baseline knowledge to manage growth; seminars, mentoring, CEO group with other CEOs facing similar issues, and personalized Growth Action Plan executed throughout the year. Reserve a spot at http://enterprisectr.org/ecap-352.html. firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-542-7039.