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 412-281-7141 or email firstname.lastname@example.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.
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 412-281-7141 or email email@example.com.
SEPT. 6—The University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center will host “The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business” from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Attendees interested in starting a small business will be given the opportunity to explore the size one’s market and what is needed to attract customers, while learning about business structures, accessing helpful resources, funding options available and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Breakfast Series
SEPT. 13—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University will host the Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9 a.m. at the university’s James Laughlin Music Hall, Woodland Rd., Pittsburgh. Special guest Candi Castleberry-Singleton, chief inclusion and diversity officer for UPMC, will speak on the topic “Making the Workplace a Better Place for All-With All of Our Differences.” She will share why dignity and respect are crucial to building and sustaining an environment in which everyone feels included, valued and appreciated. Reservations are requested. For more information, call 412-365-1253 or email email@example.com.
Affordable Care Act Workshop
SEPT. 9—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University will host “The Affordable Care Act: the Facts, the Effects, and the Bottom Lines” Workshop from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Rd., Shadyside. The speaker will be Jacqueline Garry Lampert, of Lake Street Strategies and a consultant to UPMC Health Plan. The workshop will provide a comprehensive review of changes that have already been implemented and a preview of what to expect for one and one’s business, including the new Health Insurance Marketplaces opening this fall. Registration is requested. For more information, call Huong Tran at 412-365-1253 or visit http://www.chatham.edu/cwe.
(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: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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