JAN. 22— The African-American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Open House from 12-4 p.m. at the Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Ave., Suite 2220, Downtown. The chamber will offer refreshments and a tour of their new home. Members are asked to wear their pins. Reservations are required by Jan. 21. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making A New Business Your New Career
JAN. 23—Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host “Second Act: Making A New Business Your New Career” from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. This seminar is to identify different choices and opportunities for second career entrepreneurs, and provide useable, real life answers. David Wilke and Suzanne Caplan will help attendees decide if owning a business should be their next step. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-396-1633.
A Second Step
JAN. 25—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host “The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Participants will learn about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating financial spreadsheets to attract funding for one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-648-1542 or email email@example.com.
Seminar for Success
JAN. 28—LunaMetrics will host the Google Seminars for Success at the University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. The seminar, which will run through Jan. 30, will explore ways to use Google Analytics to gather meaningful data, analyze it better and make one’s website perform better. There will also be training on Google AdWords and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Terri Matthews at 412-381-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAN. 29—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Members’ Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The event will be held at the “From Slavery to Freedom” exhibition. There will be a discussion about how Pittsburgh was a destination for freedom. Reservations are required by Jan. 25. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email email@example.com.
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