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SALISBURY — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Networking Mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the SurfSide Five Bar and Grill, 25 Broadway. Includes networking, hors d’oeuvres, prizes and more. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers. For more information or to register for this program, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
HAVERHILL — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Small Business Day will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at DiBurro’s Function Facility, 887 Boston Road. With guest speaker Robert H. Nelson, Massachusetts District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Cost is $25 for members, $50 for nonmembers. For more information or to register for this program, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
NORTH ANDOVER — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Next Generation Leaders Luncheon will be held from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the China Blossom Restaurant and Lounge, 946 Osgood St., Route 125. The event offers networking, prizes and a full buffet lunch. Cost is $15 for members, $25 for nonmembers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
HAVERHILL — In partnership with Pentucket Bank, the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce will host its 97th Annual Meeting and Annual Dinner at DiBurro’s Function Facilities in Ward Hill. The Annual Meeting is open to all active members and begins at 5:30 p.m., cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and program. Features keynote speaker, Dave McGillivray, owner of Dave McGillivray Sports Enterprises, Inc., race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon, world-class athlete and motivational speaker. Tickets are $85 per person or $750 per table. Reservations and payment are due by June 12. Non-Chamber businesses and the public are welcome and encouraged to attend the event. For more information, call Jen Cantwell at 978-373-5663, email email@example.com or visit haverhillchamber.com.
METHUEN — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Public Safety Breakfast Forum will be held from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. at the Merrimack Valley Golf Club, 210 Howe St. A full breakfast buffet is included. Cost is $18 for members, $25 for nonmembers. For more information or to register for this program, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
LOWELL — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Networking Mixer from 5 to 7 p.m. at the NMTW Community Credit Union, 87 Hale St. Includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages, networking and prizes. For more information or to register for this program, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
NORTH ANDOVER — The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Human Resource Association will present “Where Have All The Good Candidates Gone?” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center, 660 Great Pond Road. Includes a complete luncheon buffet. Cost is $22 for MVHRA members, $25 for MV Chamber members, $50 for nonmembers. For more information or to register for this program, call 978-686-0900 or visit merrimackvalleychamber.com.
ANDOVER — LeTip Merrimack Valley Executives, a business networking group, meets on Wednesdays, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Atria at Marland Place, 15 Steven St. Bring business cards to hand out. Free admission for guests. For more information, call Paul Lambert at 978-609-6420 or email PDLLAW@comcast.net.
LAWRENCE — Valleyworks Career Center, located at 439 South Union St., Suite 106, hosts a Networking for Professionals Group every Monday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. This group is open to those who have a professional attitude about their career, are interested in networking and are focused on moving their career forward. Attendees must register for each weekly event. Membership is required, but at no cost. For more information or to register, call 978-722-7000 or visit valleyworks.cc.
ANDOVER — The Networking Group meets one Tuesday each month from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, in Andover. Past speakers have included professional recruiters, career counselors, human resource professionals, marketing leaders, business owners and many others. New sponsorships are always welcome to help defray costs. For more information, contact Brotherhood President Mitchell Schneir at 978-470-1356. Visit templeemanuel.net for a complete schedule.
LAWRENCE — The Service Corps of Retired Executives provides free and confidential assistance to those seeking to start or expand their business. Counseling appointments are available each Thursday beginning at 10 a.m. at the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Building, 264 Essex St. Public parking is available behind the building. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 978-686-0900.
METHUEN — The Loop Chapter of BNI in Methuen meets every Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Days Hotel and Conference Center, 159 Pelham St. For information about BNI, contact Chapter President Michael Wendt at 978-239-0281 or email Info@RoleModelInstitute.com.
GEORGETOWN — The Town and Country Chapter of Business Networking International meets every Thursday at noon at the Georgetown VFW, Route 133. Offers an opportunity for businesses to meet and exchange business referrals through word-of-mouth advertising. Free for visitors, members pay a membership fee. For more information, call Gary Cohen at 978-374-6600.