Friday, Feb. 8
North Shore Business Forum: Social Networking Marketing, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Charlene St. Jean of Beverly’s Purple Diamond will speak. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. Gives attendees an opportunity to market their firms, give a two-minute commercial, hand out cards and promotional material, do business face-to-face, build network of leads and referrals, and do firm branding. Space limited to first 40 attendees. $25/ticket. 978-774-8565.
Saturday, Feb. 9
“Fact or Fiction: Estate Planning Demystified,” 10 a.m. to noon, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107K, Beverly. Learn how advance planning can help protect assets for the future. Attorney Julie Low will explain estate-planning documents, including wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, living trusts, health care proxies, and durable power of attorney. Space is limited; registration required at www.lawofficeofjulielow.com or 978-922-8800.
Monday, Feb. 11
“Banking on Beverly” Loans Information Sessions, 9 a.m., noon, and 6 p.m., Beverly Main Streets office, 248 Cabot St., Beverly. Learn more about “Banking on Beverly” and how to apply for the low-interest loan. Loans are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications and details available at http://www.beverlymainstreets.org/banking-on-beverly-145.html.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
Transitioning from Startup to Ongoing Business, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Richard A. Langevin, principal at Langevin Management Advisors, will share the issues that need to be considered, the systems that need to be in place or need to change, and how quickly a business can grow while still staying on top of things. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, noon, Jay Square, first floor, 500 Cummings Center, Beverly. Join Mayor Bill Scanlon and the Beverly Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome Jay Square. Event includes food, drinks and a chance to win a door prize. www.beverlychamber.com.