Events of interest to the Philadelphia-area business community.

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Today

The Buyer of the Future: What Skills Will You Need?

presented by Purchasing Management Association of Philadelphia. Joseph Ambler Inn, 1005 Horsham Rd., North Wales; 610-642-2912 or

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. Free for members, $45 for nonmembers. 5:15 p.m.

Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey Annual Meeting & Holiday Party. The Mansion in Main Street Plaza, 3000 Main St., Voorhees; 856-424-7776 or www.chambersnj.com. $30 for members, $45 for nonmembers. 5:30 p.m.

Holiday Networking Dinner and Wine Tasting Event presented by the National Association of Women Business Owners - South Jersey Chapter. Placido's Winery, 570 N. First Rd., Hammonton; 609-923-5889 or www.nawbosouthjersey.org. Reserve by Dec. 11. $25. 6-8 p.m.

Friday

*FREE*

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania

hosts Fall Capital Briefings for Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors. Temple University, Fort Washington Campus, Room 107, 401 Commerce Drive, Suite 1000, Fort Washington; 215-972-6700, ext. 3330. 9:30-11 a.m.

Sunday

The Investment Management Process for Individuals & Institutions

continuing-education workshops. Temple University, Fort Washington Campus, 401 Commerce Drive, Fort Washington; 215-572-4221. $95 fee includes lunch. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Week of Dec. 17

LeTip of Spring House

breakfast meeting. Old York Road Country Club, 801 Tennis Ave., Ambler. 215-646-0160. Free for first-time guests. 7-8:30 a.m. Dec. 18.

The Jewish Business Network of Southern New Jersey morning meeting. Katz Jewish Community Center, Lahn Hall, 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 1-877-526-4286. Free for members, guests are welcome to attend one time as a trial. 7:30-9 a.m. Dec. 19.

Interviewing Skills for adult job-seekers by the Workplace. Central Library Bldg. 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5436. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 19.

Coming Up

Analyzing & Interpreting Financial Statements

continuing-education workshops. Temple University, Fort Washington Campus, 401 Commerce Dr., Fort Washington; 215-572-4221. $95 fee includes lunch. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 20

Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey network connection lunch. Wyndham, 1111 Rt. 73, Mount Laurel; 856-424-776 or www.chambersnj.com. Noon Dec. 20.

Library Resources for Job Hunting for adult job-seekers by the Workplace. Central Library Bldg. 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5436. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 26.

LeTip of Spring House breakfast meeting. Old York Road Country Club, 801 Tennis Ave., Ambler. 215-646-0160. Free for first-time guests. 7-8:30 a.m. Jan. 8.