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June 5, 2013

Business calendar


The Salem News

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North Shore Chamber of Commerce Executive Breakfast Forum, 7:15 a.m., Sheraton Colonial Hotel Wakefield, 1 Audubon Road, Wakefield. Featured speaker: William Guenther, chairman, ECO and founder of Mass Insight Education. Networking begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35/Chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

TD Bank After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., TD Bank, 55 Dodge St., Beverly. The Beverly Chamber of Commerce and TD Bank present an after-hours small business networking reception. Event includes food, drinks, door prizes and more. www.beverlychamber.com.

Massachusetts Association of Insurance Women meeting, Bertucci’s Restaurant, 15 Newbury St., Peabody. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. New officers will be installed. Reserve a spot by contacting Andrea McInnis at 978-836-7036 or amcinnis@modernautoglass.com. The association is a nonprofit affiliated with the National Association of Insurance Professionals. Anyone working or living in Massachusetts in an insurance-related occupation is invited to join or attend a meeting.

Thursday, June 6

The Art and Science of Sales and Marketing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn innovative and practical approaches to sales that can quickly boost a company’s bottom line. Topics include cold calling, getting that first appointment, making presentations, closing sales and developing positive long-term relationships with customers. Speaker: Jay Wallus. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.

North Shore Chamber of Commerce Professional Networking Reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., South Hamilton. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Professional Networking Reception includes networking with business leaders, appetizers, drinks and music. $15/Chamber members, $50/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Friday, June 7

North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Julia Campbell of J. Cambell Social Marketing will talk about inbound marketing. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.

Salem Arts Festival After Hours Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Salem Main Streets and the Salem Arts Festival for an after-hours event at Old Town Hall. Light refreshments. To reserve a spot, call 978-744-0004 or email info@salem-chamber.org.

Tuesday, June 11

Buying Abroad: The Basics of Importing, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Overview of the requirements to successfully and cost-effectively import products into the United States. Topics include sourcing considerations, parties involved in the import transaction and various government regulations that can affect import transactions. Speaker: Paula M. Connelly, Esq., Law Offices of Paula M. Connelly. Co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center and the North Shore Alliance for Economic Development. Free. Register at http://basicsofimporting061113.eventbrite.com/#.

Business After Hours, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Peabody Glen Health Care Center, 199 Andover St., Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce and Peabody Glen event includes networking, food, door prizes and more. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at http://business.peabodychamber.com/events/details/business-after-hours-june-2013-1548.

Wednesday, June 12

Networking Before Nine, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burtons Grill, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will host this leads referral group meeting. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. Register at http://business.peabodychamber.com/events/details/nb49-leads-referral-group-1538.

Employer Forum on the Workforce Training Fund, 1 to 3 p.m., Eastern Bank office, fifth floor, EastWest Room, 195 Market St., Lynn. North Shore Workforce Investment Board presents an employer forum on the Workforce Training Fund. Learn how to apply for funds to train employees. Reserve a spot by contacting Franklin Peralta at 617-350-5480, ext. 219, or fperalta@miracoalition.org.

Thursday, June 13

Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, beverlytoastmasters@comcast.net or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.

Conquering Cold Calling, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Interactive workshop on how to improve cold-calling skills and success rates, and what to avoid. Speaker: Victoria Jackson, owner, Atlantic Lab Equipment. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.

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. 978-587-3874 or karenfmenor@gmail.com.

Friday, June 14

North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Ruth Sheets of Ducks in a Row Consulting will talk about pricing services to get paid. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.

North Shore Business Leads Group, 8 to 9:30 a.m., North Shore Chamber of Commerce Office, 5 Cherry Hill Drive, Suite 100, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce will hold a North Shore Business Leads Group meeting; a networking event for business professionals who are intently focused on being a marketing force for each other. During the meeting, members will become familiar with business professionals in attendance and learn how to refer those businesses to their own circle of contacts. $25/Chamber member. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.

Monday, June 17

Torigian Golf Classic, 8:30 a.m., The Meadow at Peabody, 80 Granite St., Peabody. Proceeds from the Torigian Golf Classic support local student scholarships from The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club of Peabody and Peabody Access Telecommunications. Event includes golf, business networking, and more. $125 per player. 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. www.peabodychamber.com.

Tuesday, June 18

Educational Seminar, 7:30 to 9:15 a.m., Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee presents an informational education seminar featuring presentations by Sandler Training, “Sales for Non-Sales Professionals; Beverly Police Department, “Workplace Violence — Human Resources”; Marciano Associates, “Practical Accounting and Tax Concepts”; and Purple Diamond, LLC, “Social Media.” Coffee and networking at 7:30 a.m. Reserve a spot at rfoster@beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559.

The Business of Elder Care, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop features two well-known North Shore leaders in elder care who will talk about the many faces of elder care and give their perspectives on what lies ahead. Speakers: Paul Lanzikos, executive director, North Shore Elder Services; and Tom Riley, president and chief operating officer, Seniorlink. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.

Thursday, June 20

Coffee Connection at Warehouse Provence, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Warehouse Provence, 45 Congress St., Salem. Salem Chamber of Commerce presents a networking event at Warehouse Provence. Make new business connections and catch up with old ones. Be prepared to present elevator speech. Free/Chamber members, $20/ nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or info@salem-chamber.org.

Focus on Non-profits: Outcome Analysis for the Faint of Heart, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Interactive workshop, designed to reduce anxiety on outcome analysis and reporting, will provide basic suggestions and tips for analyzing and reporting outcome data, including levels of measurement, how much data is needed, common pitfalls, how to analyze open-ended responses, and more. Barry Seltser, lead consultant, ESC of New England. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.

Networking Lunch, noon, People’s United Bank, 100 Cummings Center, Beverly. Beverly Chamber of Commerce and People’s United Bank will host a networking lunch with a chance to win a door prize. Reserve a spot at rfoster@beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559.

Friday, June 21

North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Ari Herzog will talk about blogging for success. $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. Business networking. Limited to 40 attendees. $25/ticket. Reserve a spot at 978-774-8565 or https://www.northshorechamber.org/secure/new_register_leads.html.

Tuesday, June 25

The Business of Fun, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. A relaxing and interactive event to network with other attendees and enjoy refreshments. Free. http://enterprisectr.org/.

North Shore Women Lawyers’ Association annual dinner, 6 p.m., The Beverly Depot, 10 Park St., Beverly. Meeting will honor Ellen Flatley as Lawyer of the Year. Admission is $45/members and $50/nonmembers who reserve a spot and send payment by June 21; $55/person after the deadline. Mail checks to N.S.W.L.A., c/o Rosalyn Stults, 221 Essex St., Suite 51, Salem MA 01970. For details, call 978-745-4100.

Wednesday, June 26

Luncheon at the Chamber, noon, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 107-K, Beverly. Lunch by Not Your Average Joe’s, networking, gift certificates and door prizes. Reserve a spot at rfoster@beverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559.

After Hours Networking, 5 to 7 p.m., Beverly Cooperative Bank, 73 Lafayette St., Salem. Join the Salem Chamber of Commerce at Beverly Cooperative Bank’s Salem location for after-hours networking. Free for members, $20 nonmembers. Reserve a spot at 978-744-0004 or info@salem-chamber.org.

Thursday, June 27

Toastmasters Club of Beverly meeting, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, Cummings Center, Beverly. Develop speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. 978-922-6311, beverlytoastmasters@comcast.net or www.beverlytoastmasters.org.

Friday, June 28

North Shore Business Forum, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Beverly storyteller Tony Toledo, Lauren Poussard of Lauren Poussard Photography, and Kate Victory Hannisian of Blue Pencil Consulting will talk about how to tell one’s business story. $11 admission includes continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.