Wednesday, Nov. 14
Million Dollar Women Symposium, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Eighth annual event features a panel of women who have worked their way up through the ranks to become leaders of their companies. Featured speakers: Karen Andreas of The Salem News, Karen Bressler of AGAR Supply Co., Julie Livingston of Marblehead Bank, Linda Moulton of Ceralta Technologies, Mary Puma of Axcelis and Carole Wedge of Shepley Bulfinch. $50 admission includes full breakfast. Reserve a spot at http://milliondollarwomen111412.eventbrite.com/#. http://enterprisectr.org/events/2012-million-dollar-women-symposium/.
Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women, Dinner Meeting, 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Route 1 north, Peabody. Kathryne Beckwith will present a workers’ compensation seminar; two CEUs available. Anyone working in an insurance-related occupation in Massachusetts is invited to join MAIW or attend the meeting. 978-546-3601 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Coffee Connection, 8 to 9 a.m., The Hamilton Group, 900 Cummings Center, Suite 201U, Beverly. The Hamilton Group will host a Coffee Connection. Coffee and light breakfast provided. Attendees have a chance to win a door prize. Learn more at www.thehamiltongroup.com.
“HR Issues You Need To Know About,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Get up-to-date on existing, new and pending state and federal laws that, if ignored, can have serious repercussions. Workshop will deal with how laws and regulations apply to real-world situations, like hiring, firing, medical leaves and more. Speaker: Lori Harrigan, managing principal at Human Resource Solutions. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Friday, Nov. 16
North Shore Business Forum: “Food for Thought,” 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Dr. Tim O’Leary of Peabody Family Chiropractic will speak on improving and maintaining one’s brain through nutritional choices. $10 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill St., Suite 100, Danvers. Attendees will have an opportunity to market their firm; give a two-minute commercial; hand out business cards and promotional materials; and gain referrals, leads and more. Limited to first 30 attendees. $25/ticket. Members only. 978-774-8565 or www.northshorechamber.org/secure/new_register_leads.html.