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September 4, 2013

Business Calendar


The Salem News

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New Ambassador Program, 8 to 9 a.m., Chamber Boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. A membership outreach group to involve new members and inform them about Chamber programs and events that can benefit their businesses. Only requirements is that ambassadors must be current members in good standing. To attend call 978-774-8565.

Thursday, Sept. 5

North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. The association’s Salem chapter invites local business people interested in growing their businesses to join a business networking group that meets once a week. Email bjmait@aol.com or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.

Beverly Chamber of Commerce: After Hours Networking, 4:30 to 6 p.m., NE Dog Biscuit Company, 11 Maple St., Danvers. Meet NE Dog Biscuit Company owner Dennis Bourgault and enjoy refreshments, food and networking. Reserve a spot at rfoster@beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559. Visit www.beverlychamber.com for details.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. The North Shore Chamber of Commerce forum will feature a “State of the Region Address” by North Shore municipal leaders who will discuss opportunities and challenges facing their communities. 7:15 a.m., networking; 8 to 9 a.m., program. $35/chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Networking Before Nine, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burton’s Grill, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Leads referral group. Informal, group atmosphere, Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce staff will facilitate introductions. Bring two business cards. One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged before you leave, and members receive copy of participant list for follow-up. $10, free for PACC members, call 978-531-0384 or visit www.peabodychamber.com.

Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs North Shore Vendor Forum, 7 to 9 p.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square West, Salem. Suffolk Downs and Caesars Entertainment have partnered in hopes of building a $1 billion resort casino in Greater Boston. The resort is expected to spend approximately $150 million annually on goods and services from local and regional businesses. Vendor forum for North Shore businesses will provide information on becoming part of the casino’s local business program. Representatives on hand from Caesars’ sourcing and purchasing staff and partners from Caesars properties in other locations. www.friendsofsuffolkdowns.com/events.

Thursday, Sept. 12

North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. The association’s Salem chapter invites local business people interested in growing their businesses to join a business networking group that meets once a week. Email bjmait@aol.com or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.

Friday, Sept. 13

North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce offices, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Group with many types of businesses focused on marketing for each other and providing a networking environment where one can build relationships with other professionals. $25 for members. To register, visit www.northshorechamber.org or call 978-774-8565.

Thursday, Sept. 19

2013 Annual Fall Gala Fundraiser, 5 to 8 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Beverly Chamber of Commerce fundraiser features a chance to win $10,000, and dinner, music, cash bar, prizes, live auction and more. Only 199 game tickets will be sold for $125 each. Dinner tickets cost $50. Open to the public. A portion of the proceeds benefit North Shore Elder Services and Harborlight Community Partners. www.beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559.

Thursday, Sept. 26

North Shore Networking Association meeting, 8 a.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, Community Room, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. The association’s Salem chapter invites local business people interested in growing their businesses to join a business networking group that meets once a week. Email bjmait@aol.com or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.

Multi-Chamber Business Expo and Job Fair, 4 to 8 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Holiday Inn Boston-Peabody, 1 Newbury St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce and the Commerce Network will host the annual Business Expo from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. New this year is a job fair, sponsored by North Shore Career Center, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the adjacent Centennial Ballroom. The expo, job fair and cocktail hour provide exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to build relationships while sharing and networking face to face. For details or to participate, visit www.peabodychamber.com or call 978-531-0384.