Tuesday, Oct. 8
Business Insurance: What Kind and How Much Do You Need, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Mark Slafsky, vice president/insurance broker at Salem Five Insurance, will lead a workshop on how to protect one’s business and personal assets and how to select the right plan to manage potential risks and contract needs. Topics covered include property, liability, workers compensation, vehicle and other commercial insurance products. Free. Details and registration at http://enterprisectr.org/workshops/business-insurance-what-kind-and-how-much-do-you-need/.
Salem Five After Hours, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Salem Five Bank, 495 Cabot St., Beverly. Join the Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Salem Five Bank for a networking event with food, prizes, and refreshments. Reserve a spot at email@example.com or 978-232-9559. Visit www.beverlychamber.com for details.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
Networking Before Nine, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burton’s Grill, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Leads referral group. Bring two business cards. One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged before you leave, and members receive participant list for follow-up. $10 nonmembers, free for PACC members, call 978-531-0384 or visit www.peabodychamber.com.
Innovative Business Networking event, 9 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Innovative Business Networking will host a networking event with state Sen. Joan Lovely, who will speak on the small business buzz in Massachusetts. A time to share questions or concerns will follow. $12 person. http://innovativebusinessnetworking.com/event-3.
Thursday, Oct. 10
“Are You Ready to Scale, Not Just Grow,” 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Scaling a business is not the same as growing a business. Scaling implies alignment, control, predictability and fast growth, but with safety. Using case studies from more than 30 years of scaling businesses, Ian Smith, founder of the Portfolio Partnership, will explain how to build a compelling story and an operational blueprint, and how to make that story come alive. Free. Details and registration at http://enterprisectr.org/workshops/are-you-ready-to-scale-not-just-grow/.