FEB. 7—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. Experts will help attendees explore the size of their interested market and what marketing tools will be needed to attract customers, while also teaching them about business structures, access helpful resource, available funding options and more. There will also be a Second Step workshop. There is a discount when you register for both. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.