The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Next Generation Leaders annual conference on Friday.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how young people began and implemented successful and innovative companies in the Merrimack Valley.

Panelists include Susan Leger Ferraro, founder and CEO of Imajine That; David Yee, CEO of China Blossom; state Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives, D-Newburyport, and Salvatore Lupoli of Lupoli Companies, Riverwalk Properties, and Salvatore’s.

The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at China Blossom Restaurant and Lounge, 946 Osgood St., North Andover, and includes a full luncheon buffet and complimentary soft drinks.

The event is $15 for Chamber members and $25 for non-members.

To register, call the Chamber at 978-686-0900 or go to and click Chamber calendar.

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