The New England Business Association invites young professoinals to attend an After-Hours Young Professionals Networking Event. Expand your network and meet like-minded business professionals. Hors d’oeuvres provided. Thursday, 5 to 7:30 p.m., The Warehouse Bar & Grille, 40 Broad St., Boston. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Attend a breakfast forum hosted by The North Shore Chamber of Commerce. Rick Lord, president and CEO of Associated Industries of Massachusetts, will be discussing issues impacting the Massachusetts business climate. Thursday, 7:15 to 9 a.m., Boston Marriott Peabody, 8A Centennial Drive, Peabody. Tickets $45 to $60. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
The Woburn Business Association is hosting an interactive workshop on what businesses can learn from professional sports teams, specifically tracking metrics. The workshop will explore how businesses can analyze data to identify key performance indicators. Thursday, noon to 1:15 p.m., McLane Middleton Professional Association, 300 Trade Center #7000, Woburn. Tickets range from $10 to$20. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Entrepreneurial moms are invited to a coffee chat hosted by Pepperlane, an online community of mom-owned micro businesses. Trade inspiration and encouragement with other moms and get feedback on business ideas. Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Panera Bread, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
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