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July 2015 Events

July 04, 2015 By: admin Category: Consumer Education

Business Exchange Networking Lunch

* Give a 1-2 minute commercial for your business.
* Bring business cards, brochures, and samples.
* Make new business contacts.

Dates and Locations:

July 8- Mount Lebanon, The Devonshire of Mount Lebanon,
1050 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
RSVP: email Carol Briney at Carol@CarolABriney.com

July 22- Fox Chapel, Comfort Inn (Old Holiday Inn) in RIDC Park,
Ohara Twp
RSVP: email Carol Briney at

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $18 (Bring cash; No-shows will be billed for the lunch)
RSVP: By Monday prior to the event

For more info, go to: http://clicks.aweber.com/y/ct/?l=4gu7_&m=JS2OQT2KseZhGz&b=I.FoVxI7CTVWZqCJlp0fHA.


Business for Breakfast Networking Event

Topic: Tell Your Brand’s Story

Featuring: Craig Seder, Creative Director and
Jeff Lizik, Director of Digital, C-leveled

Craig Seder and Jeff Lizik at C-leveled, will share insights and
strategies for building your brand along with cost-effective tips
on SEO and SEM. They will give specific examples of what big
companies are doing right.

Marketers will learn how to:

•Understand your brand
•Find your place in the market
•Figure out what your brand stands for
•Zig when you zag
•Decide when it’s ok to be different

Network with fellow business professionals, enjoy a continental
breakfast and listen to an interesting and informative program.

Date: July 14, 2015
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Place: Rivers Club, 301 Grant Street Pittsburgh PA 15219
Host: Pittsburgh Business Times
Cost: $25 (includes continental breakfast)
RSVP: Suggested by July 10th

Register online at:

For more info, contact Kelli Komondor at 412-208-3845 or


Philanthropic Networking Event

A new event raising up to $10,000 at quarterly, one-hour
meetings benefiting women’s initiatives locally and globally.
Your commitment of $100 per quarter is 100% tax deductible so
join now and Nominate your favorite non-profit! Cash Bar and
Food Available.

Date: July 15, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Place: DoubleTree By Hilton – Cranberry
Host: Inspired Women Paying it Forward
Cost: $100
RSVP: Suggested by July 10th

Questions: call Debra Dion Krischke at 724-935-6100

Register online at:


Summer Business Social

Join us for our July “Summer Business Social” on the outside
deck of Savoy in the Strip District. Enjoy light-bites and drinks
while mingling with over 250 business professionals.

Date: Friday, July 15, 2015
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Place: SAVOY, 2623 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Host: Pittsburgh Social Exchange
Sponsoring Organization: Pittsburgh Social Exchange
Cost: PSE & Monroeville Chamber Members-$15, Non-members-$55
($65 after July 14)
RSVP Date: Suggested by July 13

For more information, contact Kimberly Baker at kim@pghse.com
or 412-265-2315

Register online at:

Network After Work at McFadden’s

Network After Work is America’s premier face-to-face business
networking company with monthly mixer events in over 40 cities
catering to nearly one million members. Attendees make valuable
connections with other members of their business community while
enjoying different exciting venues including clubs, restaurants,
hotels and special event locations. Events attract a diverse mix
of up to several hundred professionals from all industries and
career levels. It all takes place on a weekday right after work
in a fun and relaxed atmosphere conducive to making connections.

Name-tags color coded by industries help sort through the many
opportunities while a free drink and light bites before 7 p.m.
helps get the ball rolling right from the start.

Date: July 16, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Place: McFaddens’s, 211 N Shore Dr Pittsburgh PA 15212
Host: Network After Work
Cost: $15 in advance /$20 with RSVP at door/$25 without RSVP
RSVP: Suggested by July 13

Register online at:

Women’s Power Lunch

Come be a part of the longest running networking luncheon in the
Pittsburgh area. Bring 50 business cards or brochures to hand
out and be prepared to give a short presentation on your business
to introduce yourself to other business women and professionals.

Date: July 17, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place: Andora’s Restaurant, Rt. 228, Adams Shoppes, Mars PA 16046
Cost: $25.00 (Prepayment required)
RSVP: By July 15th

Questions: Contact Suzanne at Suzanne@womenspowerlunch.com
or 724-452-5152.

Register online at: http://clicks.aweber.com/y/ct/?l=4gu7_&m=JS2OQT2KseZhGz&b=Ztg7NnzVC92mxI.6oQqokg


Jazz Happy Hour Networking

A casual twice-a month networking event for those interested in
business innovation in Pittsburgh. A jazz, soul and blues
happy hour show plus open-mike interviews with local executives.
Created by Jessica Lee, a successful entrepreneur and musician,
Jessica Lee’s Jazz Happy Hour promotes live music in downtown
Pittsburgh and assists the entrepreneurial networking of the
region with funding and partnering opportunities.

Date: July 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 8 p.m.
Place: Village Tavern, 424 S. Main St., West Inn Village,
Host: Jessica Lee
Cost: $5 (hors d’ouevres included)

Jazz Networking events are held on the second and final
Wednesdays of each month. For information on upcoming events,
visit http://clicks.aweber.com/y/ct/?l=4gu7_&m=JS2OQT2KseZhGz&b=ofnx2KqxKKqL73RGx1G.Vg

To RSVP, call 412-391-5227 or email erin.sustar@ourclub.com.


Wonderful Websites: Attracting New Business Via the Internet

Moderated by Beth Caldwell, Publicity Expert

coming together to empower you at this breakfast panel.

Join us to learn how you can create a website that:

• Works as a support system to grow your business
• Establishes you as a leading authority and expert
• Appears up-to-date and relevant
• Compliments your overall brand
• Attracts your ideal client
• Turns visitors into sales

This workshop includes breakfast, a panel discussion and
the opportunity to ask your individual questions to our panel.

Date: July 24, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Place: DoubleTree Pittsburgh Green Tree 500 Mansfield Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Host: Pittsburgh Professional Women
Cost: Members-$39; Non Members-$49
RSVP: Suggested by July 17

Register online at:

Four Fantastic Ways to Leverage Yourself & Multiply Your Income

Becky Auer & Weston Lyon

Date: July 28, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Place: Sigma’s Conference & Event Center,
1717 Backcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15209
Sponsor: No BS Marketing Meeting
Cost: FREE for First Time Guests; $20 for Returning Guests
RSVP Date: July 24

Registration Web Address:

Join us for a special round table discussion for tips and tricks on what works and what doesn’t work. This is your opportunity to talk to others on what they have tried and share your wins and losses with others.

Panera (Waterworks Plaza, Fox Chapel)

942 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15238

July 28th, 8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Coffee and Pastries provided

Register online here-Advanced Registration required (http://na-win.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b1220fb479c0ee89c05bf89d6&id=1b2f14b92c&e=83992c2366)

Summer Cocktails After Work

Happy Summer! Looking forward to a great July! Join us and Celebrate Summer!

Network with other professional women!

Benefiting The Highmark Caring Place

A casual summer gathering … Thursday, July 30th 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Fairmont Hotel (Meet us in the lobby at the Blue Chairs)

510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Consider making a donation to the Highmark Caring Place
Register online here (http://na-win.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b1220fb479c0ee89c05bf89d6&id=2b31aedff1&e=83992c2366)