Wednesday, Jan. 22
Economic Outlook 2014: Promising Growth for Social Media and High Tech, 7 to 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Technology Council’s breakfast event features Robert Gough Jr., an economist and president and CEO of G-enovation, who will discuss how social media is poised to present growth opportunities to an expanding spectrum of businesses. 7 a.m. networking, 7:45 a.m. program. $25 NSTC members, $50 nonmembers. Register at www.nstc.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
State of the City Breakfast Forum, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Holiday Inn, 1 Newbury St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual forum with Mayor Ted Bettencourt, who will discuss recent achievements, upcoming economic development projects, and investment and building progress. All local business professionals invited for networking and a full breakfast. $30 PACC members, $40 nonmembers. Limited seats available. Reserve a spot at 978-531-0384 or email@example.com.
Professional Speaker Series, 8 a.m., Masonic Temple, 62 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Marblehead Chamber of Commerce’s Professional Speaker Series begins with a presentation by Don Doliber called “Marblehead History and Tidbits.” $15 Chamber members, $20 nonmembers. Registration required at www.marbleheadchamber.org or 781-631-2868.
Supervisors’ Connection: “Essential Skills for First-Time Managers,” 8 to 10 a.m., North Shore Community College’s Institute for Corporate Training and Technology, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Betsy Day will facilitate NSCC’s Supervisors’ Connection, titled “Essential Skills for First-Time Managers,” and will introduce attendees to a “Formula of Success.” $39/person, includes continental breakfast. Registration and details at 978-236-1200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, Jan. 23
Toastmasters Club of Beverly, 7:30 a.m., Acapulco’s Family Mexican Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Contact Roberta at 617-755-6331 or visit www.beverlytoastmasters.org for more information.
2014 Employment & Labor Law Update, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. North Shore Chamber features “New 2014 Laws Affecting Massachusetts Employers,” an overview of important legal decisions and legislative changes presented by Sara Goldsmith Schwartz of Schwartz Hannum PC. $25/Chamber members, $50/nonmembers. Register at 978-774-8565 or www.northshorechamber.org.