North Shore Women in Business Member Mixer, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Denise Kent Law Group offices, 15 Church St., Salem. Networking, light refreshments, door prizes and raffle. $10/person. Prospective new members should contact NSWIB at email@example.com or www.nswib.org.
Friday, Sept. 28
128 Venture North Breakfast: How to Negotiate a Term Sheet, 7:30 to 10 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Hear from experts who have looked at hundreds of term sheets to learn the do’s and don’ts. Presented in partnership with the 128 Innovation Capital Group and sponsored by the North Shore Technology Council. Breakfast buffet, informal networking, presentation, and question-and-answer session. $25/entrepreneurs and management candidates; $35/investors and service providers. Speakers: Paul Pedevillano of VE Advisors, Bill Stone of Outside GC LLC and Kent Bennett of Bessemer Venture Partners. enterprisectr.org.
North Shore Business Forum: Turn Your Expertise Into an E-Book, 7:30 a.m., Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers. Bonnie Hurd Smith of Hurd Smith Communications will speak. $10 admission includes a continental breakfast. www.nsbforum.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Perfecting Your Marketing Pitch, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Enterprise Center, Salem State University, 121 Loring Ave. Informative program, led by a former standup comic turned businessman, on how to market oneself clearly, succinctly and powerfully. Speaker: Stuart Paap. Free. enterprisectr.org.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Executive Breakfast Forum: Congressional Election Series, 7:15 a.m., CoCo Key Hotel, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. North Shore Chamber of Commerce’s forum features a talk by congressional candidate Richard Tisei, Republican. Networking begins at 7:15 a.m., followed by the program from 8 to 9 a.m. $35/chamber members, $55/nonmembers. Register at www.northshorechamber.org or 978-774-8565.
Leads Referral Group, 7:30 a.m., Burtons Grill, Northshore Mall, Peabody. Informal, small-group networking atmosphere, centered around the topic “How to use video to showcase your business.” One-on-one meeting with another attendee will be arranged. Members receive copy of the participant list to help them follow-up. Registration and continental breakfast, 7:30 a.m.; formal networking and presentation, 8 a.m. Free/PACC members, $10/nonmembers. firstname.lastname@example.org.