Wednesday

Maine Business Hall of Fame, starting at 5:30 p.m., Junior Achievement’s 25th annual dinner and awards ceremony at Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Honorees are Alan Ordway (posthumous), Dana Connors and John Ryan. Go to www.jamaine.org or call 347-4333 for more information.

“Beyond the Craft: What You Must Know to Make Money as a Creative Professional!” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with Jim Jermanok, a former ICM agent, filmmaker and author. The fee is $79. Possible Studios, 155 Brackett St., Portland. For tickets or more information, go to maine beyondthecraft.eventbrite.com/.

Wednesday and Thursday

“The Magic of Synergy: 1+1=3,” 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Philanthropy Partners Conference followed by a Funders Dinner at 6 p.m., and a Funders Forum from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday. The biannual event will be held at Point Lookout in Northport. Visit www.mainephilanthropy.org/2014-philanthropy-partners-conference to learn more and to register. Registration closes at midnight Monday.

Thursday

“Agile Development With Scrum: A Call for Agility in the Age of Constant Change,” 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., presented by the Maine Chapter of the Project Management Institute with guest speaker Miljan Bajic. Held at Portland Country Club. Route 88, Falmouth. A full description may be found at www.pmimaine.org. Nonmembers are welcome.

Business Intelligence Series, 5:30 to 7 p.m. weekly through June 12. The free program will focus on building and growing a better business, available resources, strategies and skills. Held at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St, Auburn. For more information, call Andrea Wade at 753-5057 or email her at andrea.wade@td.com.

Business Leaders of the Year. 5 to 7 p.m., awards reception hosted by MaineBiz at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth. Tickets are $45. Contact Rebekah Roy at rroy@mainebiz.biz or call 761-8379, ext.341.

“Sea State – Trucks, Trains and Ships: The Port’s Growing Infrastructure,” 7 p.m., with Bill Needelman, waterfront director for Portland. Fourth in the free monthly series covering the waterfront and held at Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are requested. Visit www.gmri.org/seastate or call 228-1622.

This week

SCORE workshops:

“The Basics of Buying and Selling a Business: Check Legal, Accounting and Process Issues,” 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and “ Lean Startup – Move Your Idea Into a Sustainable Business,” 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. The cost for each is $35 with online registration. Held at SCORE offices, 100 Middle St., Portland. For details or to register, visit www.scoremaine.com or call 772-1147 weekday mornings.

“The Basics of Buying or Selling a Business,” 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oxford Hills area workshop at the Town Office, 19 Danforth St., Norway. The fee is $25. Go to conta.cc/1iFIv45 for more information and to register.