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.
North Shore Technology Council Mix & Mingle Event, 6 to 8 p.m., Salem Waterfront Hotel, 225 Derby St., Salem. An evening of making new connections with other business professionals. Free for members, $25 nonmembers. Details and registration at http://nstc.org/programs/upcoming-events/.
Caesars Resort at Suffolk Downs North Shore Vendor Forum, 7 to 9 p.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square W., 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-223-3235 for more information. www.northshorenetworking.com.