BackTalk Toastmasters Club meeting, 7 to 9 p.m., Brooksby Village, MacIntosh Building, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Learn how to speak and communicate with confidence by practicing in a supportive environment. For details, call 978-587-3874, or email email@example.com. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month.
Saturday, March 2
Ninth Annual Health and Wellness Expo, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Beverly, Salem and Peabody Chamber of Commerce’s health and wellness members will showcase their products and services. Free/chamber members, $20/nonmembers. Reserve a spot at firstname.lastname@example.org. www.beverlychamber.com.
Tuesday, March 5
North Shore Business Expo, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., DoubleTree Boston North Shore Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s North Shore Business Expo features more than 100 exhibiting companies and 2,500 business executives in attendance. Tickets, sponsorship opportunities and details available at www.northshorechamber.org/2013expo or 978-774-8565.
Thursday, March 7
Your Website: Is It Up To Speed?, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. It’s critical to make sure a business’ website is completely ready before advertising and business cards are handed out. Think about how the site’s content is organized, how it supports the business’ brand image, and whether it works with other digital assets, like email and social media, to engage the audience. Speaker: Mike Flint, owner and principal of Metropolis Creative. Co-Sponsored by the MA Small Business Development Center. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.
Essex Park Rehabilitation After Hours, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Essex Park, 265 Essex St., Beverly. The Beverly Chamber of Commerce will hold an after hours event at Essex Park. Food, drinks and door prize. www.healthbridgemanagement.com/essex-park.
Tuesday, March 12
Online Advertising: Tools, techniques and tips, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop will discuss the differences between paid and unpaid ads, how to choose the channel that will work for one’s business, and how to coordinate different channels. Speaker: Evan Saunders, co-founder and chief executive officer of Attract China. Co-Sponsored by the MA Small Business Development Center. Free. Register at http://enterprisectr.org.