Business

Friday’s business agenda

Summit

Architecture and engineering

DiCicco, Gulman & Co. is hosting the seventh annual A&E Summit, which brings together architectural engineers
to discuss the challenges and decision-making practices of their business. Friday, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., The Langham, 250 Franklin St., Boston. $25.

Breakfast

Charity in the a.m.

The Women’s Network Breakfast,
hosted by the Greater Boston Chamber
of Commerce
, will feature Gail McGovern, president and chief executive of the American Red Cross. Friday, 7:45 to 9 a.m., InterContinental Hotel, Abigail Adams Ballroom, 510 Atlantic Ave., Boston. $55 to $100.

Information session

Jump-start a culinary business

Hope & Main, a culinary business incubator in Rhode Island, will hold an informational session about its nonprofit startup incubator program. Saturday, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Hope & Main, 691 Main St., Warren, R.I. Free.

Workshop

Fund-raising and investing

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The Capital Network is holding a lunch workshop session to teach entrepreneurs about the effects of proposed financing and how to approach difficult negotiating points when raising money. Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, 155 Seaport Blvd., Boston. $30.

Class

First-time home buyers

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Community Teamwork, an organization that helps low-income people become self-sustainable, is holding a class to teach first-time home buyers how to approach the process. Graduates will be eligible to apply for Mass Housing low-interest mortgage loans. Saturday,
9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northern Bank & Trust, 600 Main St., Reading. $60.

Events of note? E-mail us at agenda@globe.com.