, Salem, MA


June 5, 2013

Business calendar


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

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

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

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

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

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, or

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