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Social Media Seminar

MAY 17—The Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce will host an Email & Social Media Marketing Seminar from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1160 Thorn Run Rd., Corapolis. This seminar, taught by Dave Yunghans of Constant Contact, will teach employers how to inform, inspire and create long-term meaningful connections with engagement marketing, building the relationships that build one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-264-6270.

Social Media Seminar

MAY 17—Saint Vincent College’s Small Business Development Center will host Promote Your Business Using Social Media from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at 300 Fraser Purchase Rd., Latrobe. Joe Polk, business technology consultant, will discuss the new serge of marketing techniques with social media. Attendees will learn how to effectively utilize programs that give one’s business visibility. Registration is required. For more information, call 724-537-4572 or email sbdc@stvincent.edu.

Business Series

MAY 17—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Investing For Today, Tomorrow and the Future.” Nadav Baum, Executive Vice President of BPU Investments Inc., will lead this seminar that will help individuals understand one’s tax status, risk tolerance, expectation of return and time horizon to create a plan of action to help achieve one’s goals of maintaining their same lifestyle after retirement This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email business@carnegielibrary.org.

Entrepreneurial Thursdays

MAY 17—Jessica Lee and Pittsburgh Gateway Corporation will host Entrepreneurial Thursdays Networking from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Little E’s, 949 Liberty Ave., Downtown. The theme is “Money & Art-Bridging the Gap.” Every Thursday attendees will have the opportunity to network, while enjoying good music. The cost is $5. For more information, visit http://www.jessicaleesong.com.

Real Estate and Social Media

MAY 17—SitaraSocial Marketing will host a free Social Media Seminar for Real Estate Agents from 6-7:30 p.m. at Ya Momz House, 124 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. This is a free online seminar aimed at helping local real estate agents utilize social media for marketing. For more information, call L. Denise Edwards at 412-726-9423 or visit http://www.sitaramarketing.com.

Listening to Your Business

MAY 18—The Chatham University Center for Women Entrepreneurship will host the “Listening to Your Business” workshop from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the university’s Gatehouse, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. This is a hands-on facilitated workshop designed to provide women business owners and managers with critical evaluation tools and action steps needed to maximize the growth and profitability of one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.chatham.edu/cwe.

Small Business Basics

MAY 19—SCORE will host its Small Business Basics Workshop at 8:30 a.m. at PNC-YMCA, Community Room, 236 Fifth Ave., Downtown. This is a highly interactive workshop geared to aspiring and existing small business entrepreneurs. It will cover topics such as, small business planning, record keeping and taxes, financing, and marketing and legal aspects. There will also be an opportunity for free and confidential one-on-one counseling. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-395-6560 ext. 130.

Leadership Breakfast

MAY 20—Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will host its Dynamic Strategies Leadership Breakfast Series from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom West, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. The topic will be “Leveraging Multiple Generations in the Workplace” featuring Jan Ferri-Reed, of KEYGroup, as the facilitator. Registration is required and the cost is $45. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or email leadership@duq.edu.

(To have information on Business Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: newsroom@newpittsburghcourier.com.)

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