Wednesday, Feb. 6
North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. Features a talk by Footprint Power CEO Peter Furniss, titled “Update on the new Gas Fired Power Plant at Salem Harbor Station.” Register at https://www.northshorechamber.org/secure/new_register_breakfast.html. 978-774-8565.
Beverly Chamber’s After Hours event, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 100 Cummings Center, Suite 104M, Beverly. Join the Beverly Chamber of Commerce and The Center for Exceptional Dentistry and Dental Sleep Medicine for networking, food, drinks, and a chance to win a door prize. www.exceptionaldentistry.com.
Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. The Peabody Rotary Club and the Peabody Institute Library will host. Meet with other business professionals and learn how getting involved can be good for business. Free/Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce members, $10/nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Thursday, Feb. 7
“How to find and capture your target demographic,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Interactive workshop where attendees will learn how to find their best customers, optimize traditional marketing and get to the next level of social media outreach without buzzwords. Johnny Monsarrat, the founder of Turbine, the company that made Lord of the Rings Online, will share the unwritten secrets and tricks of the trade. Free. Co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
Your Business Plan: Soup to Nuts, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., North Shore Community College, 100 Cummings Center, Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the seminar with the Massachusetts Small Development Center at North Shore Community College. Free admission to chamber members. Register at www.salemstate.edu/sbdc.
Government Affairs Committee Meeting, 4 to 5 p.m., Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, 24 Main St., Peabody. The Government Affairs and Economic Development Committee will meet with Peabody Fire Department fire inspectors Chris Dowling and Joe DeFranco. Meeting open to Peabody chamber members. Register at https://secure2.chambermaster.com/directory/jsp/events/dlg/Public_AddReg.jsp?ccid=340&eventid=1558.