Fall Networking Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Prince Pizzeria, 517 Broadway St., Saugus. North Shore Chamber of Commerce presents. Pizza, appetizers, drinks and one-hour comedy show included. $15/chamber members, $50/nonmembers. www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
After Hours Event, 5 to 7 p.m., Black Lobster at Stromberg’s Cove, 2 Bridge St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce and the Bridge Street Neck Task Force for the Bridge Street Neck Beautification Award ceremony. Event features networking, appetizers, cash bar and celebration of Bridge Street. Free. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Sept. 21
North Shore Business Forum: Business Etiquette, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Patty Barry of Matters Communications will speak. $10 admission includes a continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Annual Fall Fundraiser, 6 to 10 p.m., Backstage Bistro, North Shore Music Theatre, 62 Dunham Road, Beverly. The Beverly Chamber of Commerce will host, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting North Shore Community College’s children’s program. This year’s theme will be a takeoff on the play “9 to 5” but will be called “6 to 10.” Event includes buffet dinner catered by Not Your Average Joe’s, cash bar, live and silent auctions, and prizes, including a raffle to win an iPad. $50/person. 978-232-9559.
Tuesday, Sept. 25
From Employee to Self-Employed, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Learn what tools are needed to re-create oneself and follow one’s passion to self-employment. Speaker: Sallie Felton, president, Sallie Felton LLC. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, Sept. 26
MDA Lock-Up, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tavern in the Square, 189 Washington St., Salem. The Muscular Dystrophy Association presents business and community networking event. Reserve a seat at www.mdalockup.org/salem2012lu. 978-720-2800 or email@example.com.
Thursday, Sept. 27
Create Your Own Business Opportunities, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Hear insights and practical advice on how to “get lucky” in business. Speaker: Beth Goldstein, founder and chief executive officer, Marketing Edge Consulting Group. Free. enterprisectr.org.