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October 2015 Events

October 09, 2015 By: admin Category: Consumer Education

BizMix: Meet the Newsroom
Connect with Pittsburgh business professionals at BizMix, an evening networking event presented by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The Business Times editorial team will be in attendance for this special BizMix: Meet the Newsroom event.

BizMix is a way to make those connections that will help you grow your business. Bring plenty of business cards and get ready to make new acquaintances. Most of this open-house style event will be informal networking. This is also a great opportunity to meet and visit with Business Times editors, reporters and staff in an informal setting.

Your reservation includes:

Delicious hors d’oeuvres and appetizers
Two drink tickets
Date: October 7, 2015
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: Grand Concourse, 100 West Station Square Drive,
Pittsburgh PA 15219
Host: Pittsburgh Business Times
Cost: $35 (10% discount for Business Times subscribers)
RSVP: Suggested by October 5th

Philanthropic Networking at one-hour, quarterly meetings! Nominate your favorite Women’s non-profit locally and globally for a chance to win up to $10,000! Your commitment of $100 per quarter is 100% tax deductible so join now and nominate your favorite non-profit!

Anyone can attend once with no commitment. Cash Bar and
Food Available.

Date: October 7, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Place: DoubleTree By Hilton – Cranberry
Host: Inspired Women Paying it Forward
Cost: $100 (100% goes to voted upon charity)
RSVP: not necessary

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

For more information or to join: www.InspiredWomen.com

Think Big Forum 2015

The Center is celebrating our 10th anniversary of serving women entrepreneurs in the greater Pittsburgh region, and as a part of that celebration is highlighting women business owners in the Pittsburgh area who innovate for women in their products or services. The Think Big Forum Theme: By Women, For Women, Celebrating 10 Years of Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh. Join us for an evening celebrating the advancement of women entrepreneurs with the owners and founders of Blu Salt, Marinus Analytics, Nikki’s Magic Wand, and Trusst Lingerie!

Date: October 13, 2015
Time: 5:00-6:00 pm Networking Reception*
6:00-8:00 pm Speaker Forum
*Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided at the
Networking Reception
Place: Eddy Theatre, Chatham University, Shadyside
Host: The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
Cost: $45, $25 for Non-Chatham Students and Veterans,
and free for Chatham University Students, Faculty, & Staff
RSVP: Suggested by October 8

Questions? Contact Patricia Decker at 412-365-2779 or pdecker@chatham.edu

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

Dates and Locations:

Oct. 14- Mount Lebanon, The Devonshire of Mount Lebanon,
1050 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
RSVP: email Carol Briney at Carol@CarolABriney.com

Oct. 28- Fox Chapel, Comfort Inn (Old Holiday Inn) in RIDC Park,
Ohara Twp
RSVP: email Carol Briney at Carol@CarolABriney.com

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

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: October 15, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Place: Latitude 360, 200 Quinn Dr, Pittsburgh PA 15275
Host: Network After Work
Cost: $15 in advance /$20 with RSVP at door/$25 without RSVP
RSVP: Suggested by October 12

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: October 16, 2015
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Place: To be announced
Cost: $25.00 (Prepayment required)
RSVP: By October 14th

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

Transform Your Life with Big Results Workshop

Presented by Carol A. Briney and Mary Lee Gannon

Transform your life or career with the results-oriented “Create a Life that Tickles Your Soul Workshop”

The workshop includes your own Personal Plan Workbook, copies of books from each presenter, breakfast and accountability guidelines to make your dream happen. This program is perfect for those who: are tired of books and seminars that sound great but nothing changes; want to advance in their career; are in career transition; are empty nesters; are just not sure which path to take; want to have a fun and walk away with clarity and a concrete plan to make their dream a reality.

Attendee take-aways:

* Defined unique values and strengths to make the right decisions.
* Breakthrough what holds you back and achieve the personal and professional success you desire.
* Stop comparing your worst to other people’s best and shine in the next phase of your life.
* Stop just setting goals and start being accountable to achieve them.
* Leave this event with an action plan that will tickle your soul and give you a bullet-proof road map for success.

Date: October 24, 2015
Time: 8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: Comfort Inn in RIDC Park in O’Hara Township, Pittsburgh
Cost: $89 by October 20; $99 after (space permitting)

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: October 28, 2015
Time: 6:00 - 8 p.m.
Place: Rivers Club, One Oxford Center, Pittsburgh, PA
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,

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