Please note that this meeting will be held at Microsoft Technology Center, 5 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA 01803
Pre-Meeting dinner will be held at Not Your Average Joe's, 4C Wayside Rd, Burlington, MA
Are you putting your pitch deck together to find investors?
Do you need to update tweak your current deck?
Join our panel event on January 7th! You will gain knowledge of best practices for the content-outline to put in and what to remove from your pitch deck to attract and ignite investors. You will learn the best practices of creating and using slides, documents, visuals. According to the latest study of 200 startup pitch decks by DocSend, investors spend an average of 3 minutes and 44 seconds reading one deck. You need to get it right quickly. Our panel of experts will focus on giving the essentials of a memorable pitch deck.
6:30-7:30 PM - Registration & networking
7:30-7:40 PM - ENET Chairman's announcements
7:40-7:55 PM - eMinute - Up to 3 Startup companies’ presentations
7:55-8:45 PM - 3 expert speakers on the night's topic
8:45-9:00 PM - Audience / Speakers Q & A
900-930 PM - Final networking includes meeting presenting speakers
A question and answer session follow the presentation, and panelists will be available afterwards for responses to individual questions. As with every ENET meeting you will also get the chance to network with the panelists and other meeting attendees, both before the start of the meeting and afterwards.
Chuck is a renowned authority on communications and has helped organizations tell better stories and tell their stories better. He has brought together the art and science of influence, the impact of story, and the power of visuals and mnemonic devices to move audiences to decision.
He was founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer of !deaworks/!deaCorporation of America, Chuck Goldstone Communications, Presen+Suasion™, and CommInLaw™.
As communications strategist, author, concept catalyst, and consultant, he has the ear and trust of senior management in some of the planet's most prestigious domestic and global firms. As a consultant, he has helped organizations in nearly every discipline unleash the creative assets of executives.
Chuck has written and directed nearly 1000 programs for clients, reaching millions of viewers in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He has taught at some of New England's most respected colleges and universities and holds an M.Ed from Boston University. He is author of a soon-to-be-published book on business communications, story, and organizational persuasion.
For more than ten years, Goldstone was a nationally recognized commentator on Public Radio International's Marketplace, heard on over 400 stations, and is still a popular radio and TV guest and keynote speaker. He is an author, business columnist, storyteller, humorist, author of This Book Is Not a Toy: Friendly Advice on How to Avoid Death and Other Inconveniences (St. Martin's Press). His business communications writings have appeared in national magazines and he is a national blogger on business communications and new employee communication.
Susan McKenney, Founder Diversified Sales and Smarketing Institute
Susan McKenney is founder of Diversified Sales Solutions and the Smarketing Institute. She helps small companies and startups achieve sales success through management, performance and planning. She helps corporations exceed their business goals by: Team building, development, sales enablement and sales process improvement. She most recently launched the Smarketing Institute to address the close relationship and need for Sales and Marketing in small businesses and startups using Local Sales and Marketing Professionals.
She is a former Sales professional with over twenty years of experience across many industries. Her background includes executive sales management, sales team creation, sales training. Susan has helped build regional, sales organizations, creating direct selling teams. She has developed and conducted "custom" sales and product training programs for small companies and startups. She has consulted many small businesses in MA in the last six years.
LOCATION: Microsoft Technology Center, 5 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA 01803
REFRESHMENTS: Cheese, crackers, chips, cookies, soft drinks & juice will be served at this meeting.
COST AND RESERVATIONS: Meetings are free to ENET members and $20 for non-members. No reservations are needed for the pre-meeting dinner. To expedite sign-in for the meeting, we ask that everyone -- members as well as non-members -- pre-register for the online. Pre-registration is available until midnight the day before the meeting. If you cannot pre-register, you are welcome to register at the door.
PRE-MEETING DINNER: Join us for a pre-meeting networking dinner (self-pay) at Not Your Average Joe's, 4C Wayside Rd, Burlington, MA before the start of this meeting. Dinner at 5:15 sharp. No reservations required for the pre-meeting dinner.
REFUND POLICY: If you cancel your registration before the event, ENET will refund your registration fee in the form of a credit towards a future ENET event.