The Salem News
---- — Wednesday, Aug. 15
New Member Reception, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Beverly Depot restaurant, 10 Park St., Beverly. Meet Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s newest members, and enjoy complimentary food and a cash bar. www.beverlychamber.com. Free/members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at email@example.com.
Friday, Aug. 17
North Shore Business Forum: SEO and Google Analytics, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Kevin Roy of Green Banana will speak. $10 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Career Information Night, 6:30 p.m., North Shore Community College’s Division of Corporate and Community Education, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Free career information night. Bring résumé and have it reviewed at no charge. Veterans are encouraged to attend and speak with a representative from NSCC’s Veterans Services about educational funding under the post 9/11 GI Bill. 978-236-1200.
Beverly Networking, Acapulcos Mexican Family Restaurant, 900 Cummings Center, Beverly. 6 to 6:30 p.m., open networking; 6:30 to 6:45 p.m., meeting called to order and introductions; 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., open discussions on topics of interest to members; 7:45 to 8 p.m., more networking. $5 fee includes refreshments. www.meetup.com/Beverly-Networking/.
Friday, Aug. 24
North Shore Business Forum: Useful Business Phone Apps, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Attendees can share their favorite Apple and Android apps, then work together to create a list of the best apps for business use. Attendees without smartphones may still be interested in attending. $10 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 28
Coffee Connection, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Coffee Time Bake Shop, 96 Bridge St., Salem. The Salem Chamber of Commerce and Coffee Time Bake Shop will host a coffee connection with networking opportunities. Attendees should be prepared to give their elevator speech. Free/Salem Chamber members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
After Hours at Brightview, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Brightview of Danvers, 50 Endicott St., Danvers. Includes networking, food, drinks, and an opportunity to learn about Brightview assisted- and independent-living facility. Free/members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at email@example.com. www.beverlychamber.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 5
Executive Breakfast Forum: Congressional Election Series, 7:15 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s forum features a talk by Congressman John Tierney. Networking begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35/chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
Your Business Plan Soup to Nuts, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn an easy approach to developing a business plan to manage all aspects of a businesses, including marketing, finance, operations, personnel and overall strategy. Learn to test feasibility of a new company or a new direction and discover how to use the plan to raise capital. Receive a copy of the SBDC Business Planning Guide. Speaker: Bruce Share, principal, Bruce J. Share & Associates. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
North Shore Technology Council’s 10th anniversary celebration, 5:30 to 9 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Council will celebrate 10 years of supporting and growing north of Boston’s technology business community. Event includes networking, musical entertainment, silent auction to support the new student STEM scholarship initiative and keynote speaker Bernard Gordon. $65/NSTC members and guests. Register at www.nstc.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Sept. 13
Focus on Nonprofits: How to Run Better, More Productive Meetings, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Effective facilitation skills help plan and conduct more successful meetings where people communicate well, address the issues and make decisions. Learn techniques that can be used to plan meetings, manage group processes and use problem-solving tools more effectively. Speaker: Jay Carty, consultant, Executive Service Corps. Free. enterprisectr.org.