Business Calendar 10-9-13

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Dilemmas Unique to Business Leaders
    OCT. 10—The University of Pittsburgh’s Entrepreneurial Excellence will host “For Better or For Work: Dilemmas Unique to Business Leaders” from 9-11 a.m. at the Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Ave., Downtown. Author, columnist and editor Meg Cadoux Hirshberg will help individuals navigate the emotional and logistical terrain of business building while simultaneously enjoying a fulfilling family life. Attendees will receive a copy of one of Hirshberg’s books. Registration is required. For more information, email ieeregistration@katz.pitt.edu.
Job Fair
    OCT. 10—Pittsburgh Western PA Career Transition Services will host the Pittsburgh Job Corps’ 4th Annual Job Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Job Corps Gymnasium, 7175 Highland Dr., East Liberty. Students and Alumni will have the opportunity connect with employers and organizations from various fields. Registration is required. For more information, call Chris Cavendish at 412-441-8700 ext. 4412 or email Cavendish.chris@jobcorps.org.
Women’s Breakfast Series
    OCT. 11—The Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University will host its Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series from 7:30-9 a.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Road, Shadyside. The topic will be Start-up Funding. Attendees will learn about the Small Business Association’s loans and nonprofit financing available for those who are just starting out. There will be a panel of experts, followed by individual discussion sessions with representatives from the SBA and local nonprofit lenders. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.chatham.edu/cwe.

Chevron Supplier Forum
    OCT. 16—The Chevron Appalachian/Michigan Strategic Business Unit will host the 2013 Chevron Supplier Forum from 12-4:30 p.m. at Heinz Field, East Club Lounge, 100 Art Rooney Ave., North Shore. The AMBU manages the company’s exploration and production activities in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The forum will provide a unique opportunity to interact with key Chevron AMBU stakeholder, to hear from the vice president and more. There will be an overview of Chevron AMBU, an understanding of the prospective supplier registration process, a testimony from a new supplier and more. Registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.chevronsupplierforum.com.
PowerBreakfast
    OCT. 18—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its PowerBreakfast Series at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The guest speaker will be Mekael Teshome from PNC’s Financial Services Group for the annual economic forecast. Reservations are required. For more information, call 412-392-0610.

Members Mixer
    OCT. 22—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Members Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at Huntington Bank, 301 Grant St., Downtown. This is an opportunity for members to come together to network. Members are asked to bring plenty of business cards. Reservations are required by Sept. 20. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email information@aaccwp.com.

Social Media Workshop
    OCT. 31—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host a Social Media Workshop for Small Business Owners from 9-11 a.m. at the Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 River Ave., North Side. Robert Stein, the director of Information Technology/Consulting Services of Katz School at the University of Pittsburgh, will lead this interactive workshop on how to best establish one’s business’ footprint in social media via Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest, and how to reinforce one’s professional reputation on LinkedIn.  Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-392-0610.

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