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 email@example.com.
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.