Attend a panel discussion put on by Influence(her), a community of diverse, professional women powered by MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange. The discussion, called “Off the Record: Landing Your Promotion & Negotiating Salary,” will involve successful women sharing their stories and teaching women how to advocate for themselves and approach difficult conversations with their employer. Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Rue La La, 20 Channel Center St., Boston. Tickets $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Write a business plan
Learn to write a business plan through a workshop presented by the Center for Women in Enterprise. Participants will learn why writing a business plan is important, get an overview of each section, research tips, and resources for support. Thursday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., CWE Eastern MA, 24 School St., 7th floor, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Career opportunities in hospitality
Attend a hospitality job fair hosted by JVS CareerSolution. Preregistrering and uploading a resume are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Participating hotels include the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, the Boston Marriott Newton, Hotel Indigo Boston-Newton Riverside, and the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m., JVS CareerSolution, 75 Federal St., 3rd floor, Boston. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Attend the 2018 North Shore Business Expo, which begins with a breakfast forum featuring a panel discussion with business experts from local banks and wealth management groups. Thursday, 7:30 to 5 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore, 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers. $49. Register online or go to the Business Agenda at bostonglobe.com.Events of note? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @GlobeBiz.