Business Calendar 8-21-13

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The End of Illness

AUG. 21—The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh will host “The End of Illness: A New Way to Look at Your Health” from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. There will be a discussion about what health means and what it takes to achieve a long, vigorous life. Clark Industries and MARC USA will showcase their award-winning healthy workplace programs. This is for members of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email tmgerek@katz.pitt.edu.

 

Technology Show

AUG. 22—Toshiba Business Solutions will host a Technology Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Heinz Field, Press Box Dining Room, 100 Art Rooney Dr., North Shore. Attendees will learn how to improve their company’s core business processes. The event will include lunch and a complimentary tour of the field, locker rooms and stadium. Reservations are required by Aug. 19. For more information, call Chris Colaianni at 412-973-6328 or email chris.colaianni@tbs.toshiba.com.

Health Equity Summit

AUG. 23—The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Health Equity; Highmark Blue Shield; UPMC; the University of Pittsburgh; the Family Council of Central Pa.; and more will host the 2013 Regional Health Equity Summit from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Regional Alliance, 850 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry. The theme is “Advancing Health Equity in the 21st Century.” The summit is to initiate discussions for awareness and of strategies to reduce diabetes for vulnerable populations in western Pennsylvania. Registration is requested and seating is limited. For more information, call Therese Clark at 717-547-3313.

Youthpreneur

AUG. 24—ClassicEvents! will host “Youthpreneur” at 11 a.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This event will give exposure and access to the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders. Vendors are invited to showcase their products, service or organization, while supporting emerging business owners that will have a profound effect on one’s local economy. There will also be a presentation recognizing Juvenile Court Judges Kim Clark, Dwayne Woodruff and District Magistrate Kim Hoots. For more information, call 412-723-2414 or email yourclassicevent@gmail.com.

Business Series

AUG. 29—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Guerilla Website Design.” Attendees will learn how to create websites for their business or for fun using popular tools such as Blogger, WordPress and Tumblr. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email ­downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

Networking Skills ­Webinar

AUG. 29—Success Coaching will host its “Power Networking Encore with Q&A! 5 Vital Networking Skills to Get You More Clients” Webinar from 3-4:15 p.m. Sue Clement will teach the most costly networking mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them; the secret to effortlessly attracting clients and referrals at every networking and social event; the number one shift one must make if networking is going to bring more prospects; and more. The strategies shared during this webinar will bring more success from both social interactions and formal business networking events. Registration is requested and login information will be sent. For more information, visit http://www.sueclement.com/ph3.php.

Business Series

SEPT. 5—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Business Series from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business location, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic will be “Buying and Selling Online: Ebay and Etsy Basics.” This workshop will address buying and selling online using Ebay and Etsy, the two-leading e-commerce websites. The event is free. For more information, call 412281-7141 or email downtown@carnegielibrary.org.

 

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