Wednesday, Oct. 22
Women Lawyers Networking Breakfast, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Red’s Kitchen & Tavern, 131 Newbury St., Peabody. North Shore Women Lawyers’ Association’s kicks-off event for the year. All members and prospective members welcome. Bring business cards and a friend or colleague. Coffee served. Breakfast available from Red’s menu; attendees pay for their own breakfast. 978-745-4100.
October Supervisors’ Connection, “What Does Employee Engagement Really Mean,” 8 to 10 a.m., at North Shore Community College’s Corporate Training Solutions, 100 Cummings Center, Suite 121E, Beverly. Cost is $39 per person and includes a continental breakfast. This workshop will introduce attendees to the ways to achieve meaningful engagement from employees. Facilitated discussion led by Betsy Day. NSCC’s Supervisors’ Connection is a give-and- take forum where supervisors and managers exchange information and ideas with colleagues from other industries. To register or for more information, call 978-236-1240.
Thursday, Oct. 23
Hiring How-To’s For Business Owners, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Workshop will review all aspects of hiring and what the employer needs to know. Topics to be covered include employment classifications, job descriptions and competencies, plus best practices in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and benefits. Speakers: Mike Ward, president, Insight Performance; Rebecca Blake, director of client services, Insight Performance. Free. Details and registration at www.enterprisectr.org.
Lunch and leads, 12 to 1:30 p.m., SpringHill Suites, Route 1 North, Peabody. Exchange business leads. Everyone will have 60 seconds to introduce themselves and their business to other attendees. Any chamber member who attends also receives a list of all attendees. Plus, sample menu specialties at member restaurant. $17 members, $30 nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com. For information call 978-531-0384.
Friday, Oct. 24
128 Venture North Breakfast: Pitching Your Business to Investors, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave., Salem. Learn the specifics that investors listen for when they meet an entrepreneur. Speakers: Jessica McLear and Richard Noyes, angel investors, Launchpad Venture Group. $25 entrepreneurs and management candidates, $35 service providers and investors. Details and registration at www.enterprisectr.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast: Part One, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Tamasin Foote of Allegra Consulting presents the first in a two-part series on how to create a workplace culture that thrives with sustainable teams. The second session takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 9 to 11:30 a.m., at the same location. $80 for both sessions. Part of Essex County Community Foundation’s fall series of interactive workshops for nonprofit leaders. Details and registration at www.eccf.org/workshops.
Thursday, Oct. 30
The People Factor: Volunteers and Donors, 8 a.m., Endicott College Post Center, Hospitality Suite, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Executive Service Corps and North Shore United Way present “The People Factor: Volunteers and Donors.” Speaker: Theresa Hamacher of ESC. The event is the third in a five-part training series for nonprofit professionals. Light breakfast and networking at 8 a.m., followed by the workshop from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Details and registration at www.nsuw.org/nonprofitseries.php.
After Hours Event, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Acapulcos Restaurant, 900 Cummings Center, Beverly. Beverly Kiwanis will host Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce’s After Hours networking event, which includes finger foods, prizes and a cash bar. Learn more about Kiwanis and meet Kiwanis President Richard Vincent. RSVP to Mkelley@greaterbeverlychamber.com or 978-232-9559. www.GreaterBeverlyChamber.com.
Business After Hours Event, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Cranney Self Storage, 24 Water St., Danvers. Cranney Companies will host a networking event with the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about the Cranney Companies and expand network of contacts. Bring business cards and an elevator speech. Light refreshments served. Register at www.peabodychamber.com. For information call 978-531-0384.
Wednesday, Nov. 5
Dinner & Ankeles Award Ceremony, 5 to 9 p.m., Spinelli’s Function Facility, Route 1 South, Lynnfield. The Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 83rd annual dinner featuring Stephen Immerman, president of Montserrat College of Art, as keynote speaker. The annual dinner honors the recipient of the Ankeles Award and includes speeches, professional networking, and an introduction of the new members of the board of directors. Cocktail reception at 5 p.m.; dinner, installation, and awards presentation at 6 p.m. All tickets must have been purchased 72 hours prior to the event. www.peabodychamber.com.
Friday, Nov. 7
Tax-Saving Tips for Small Business Owners, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Acapulcos, 900 Cummings Center, Beverly. North Shore Business Forum’s meeting features Lark Bolduc and Herb Harris presenting “How Much of Your Income Do You Want to Share with Your ‘Uncle Sam’?” $10 admission includes breakfast buffet. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. All business owners — future, past profitable, experienced or beginning — are welcome. www.nsbforum.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 12
North Shore Chamber Breakfast, 7:15 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, W., Salem. Marty Jones, president and CEO at MassDevelopment, will discuss the full scale of the Transformative Development Initiative and its ability to make a significant impact in the region. www.northshorechamber.org/secure/new_register_breakfast_2.html or 978-774-8565.
Networking Before Nine: Leads Referral Group, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Burtons Grill, Northshore Mall, 210 Andover St., Peabody. Bring two business cards. One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged prior to leaving the event. Members will receive participant list for follow-up. Doors open for registration and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by formal networking and presentation at 8 a.m. $10 nonmembers, free for PACC members. Call 978-531-0384 or visit www.peabodychamber.com.
Thursday, Nov. 13
Million Dollar Women Symposium, 8 to 11:30 a.m., Hawthorne Hotel, 18 Washington Square, W., Salem. Tenth annual event features a panel of women who lead organizations with $1 million or more in revenues. Keynote speaker: Christine Sullivan, former CEO, Enterprise Center. Panelists: Andrea Cohen, cofounder and CEO, HouseWorks; AnnMarie Linnane, owner and CEO, Women on the Move; Betsy Merry, president and cofounder, MerryFox Realty; and Debra Stark, founder and owner, Debra’s Natural Gourmet. Tickets cost $35. Admission includes full breakfast. Reserve a spot at enterprisectr.org/programs/million-dollar-women. Also, “The Year of the Million Dollar Woman” program series will launch in celebration of the 10th symposium. Details announced at the symposium.
Tuesday, Nov. 18
“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast: Part Two,” 9 to 11:30 a.m., Wenham Museum, 132 Main St., Wenham. Tamasin Foote of Allegra Consulting presents the second in a two-part series on how to create a workplace culture that thrives with sustainable teams. $80 for both sessions. Part of Essex County Community Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence fall series of interactive workshops for nonprofit leaders. Details and registration at www.eccf.org/workshops.
Leadership Luncheon, noon, Prides Osteria, 240 Rantoul St., Beverly. Prix fixe luncheon sponsored by the Law Office of Julie Low. Jon B. Hurst, president of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts, will present “Keep it Local.” Space is limited to 40 people. $20 Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce members, $25 nonmembers. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, Nov. 19
Annual Dinner Meeting and Awards, 5 to 8 p.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce 96th annual dinner meeting and the fourth annual North Shore Distinguished Leader Awards. Networking, dinner and program with special guests. Tickets, registration and details at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Thursday, Nov. 20
Lunch and Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Brooksby Village, Harvest Grille Restaurant, 100 Brooksby Village Drive, Peabody. Exchange qualified business leads. Everyone will have 60 seconds to introduce themselves and their business to other attendees. Any chamber member who attends also receives a list of all attendees. Plus, sample menu specialties at member restaurant. $17 members, $30 nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com. For information call 978-531-0384.
Wednesday, Dec. 3
Holiday Member Reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Stonewood Tavern, Lynnfield Street, Peabody. Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce members are invited to the chamber’s Holiday Member Reception for networking, cocktails, appetizers, door prizes, and discounts and offers from businesses. Free; members only. Register at www.peabodychamber.com.
Thursday, Dec. 18
Lunch and Leads, noon to 1:30 p.m., Marco’s Restaurant, 47 Newbury St., Peabody. Exchange qualified business leads. Everyone will have 60 seconds to introduce themselves and their business to other attendees. Any chamber member who attends also receives a list of all attendees. Plus, sample menu specialties at member restaurant. $17 members, $30 nonmembers. Register at www.peabodychamber.com. For information call 978-531-0384.