APRIL 25—The NAACP will host a Regional Diversity Job Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Marriott Pittsburgh Center, 112 Washington Place, Uptown. This is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with companies that are hiring and looking for experienced candidates just like you. Attendees should bring several copies of their resume. For more information, call 952-595-4496 ext. 112.
APRIL 26—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its Networking Mixer from 5-7 p.m. at the EQT Building, 225 North Shore Dr., North Shore. This is an opportunity to meet the Chamber’s corporate sponsors in the construction industry and discuss their capabilities. Reservations are requested by April 24 and the cost is $10 for non-members. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAY 3—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “A Homeowner’s Guide to Hiring a Contractor: What Service Providers Don’t Want You to Know.” Author and Lecturer Alexandra Sabina will discuss where to find a service provider, what questions to ask during the interview, how to retain reliable references and everything one should see on a contract before signing. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email email@example.com.
MAY 4—-Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center will host its QuickBooks Report Seminar from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the university’s Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This seminar is intended for individuals who are familiar with the business software and would like to expand their knowledge in generating and customizing financial reports, forms/templates and QuickBooks letters. Registration is required and the cost is $45. For more information, call 412-396-6233.
MAY 9—The Small Business Development Center of Duquesne University will host The Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the university’s Union Building, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. This is a day-long conference that will feature workshops, networking opportunities, a trade show, along with teaching individuals how to move well beyond break-even and thrive. Registration is required and the cost is $139. For more information, call 412-396-6233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tribute to Women
MAY 16—The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh will host a Tribute to Women Leadership Awards Luncheon from 12-2 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. WPXI-TV News Anchor Jennifer Abney will be the mistress of ceremonies. Reservations are required and the cost is $70. For more information, visit http://www.ywcapgh.org.
MAY 17—The Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce will host an Email & Social Media Marketing Seminar from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1160 Thorn Run Rd., Coraopolis. This seminar, taught by Dave Yunghans of Constant Contact, will teach employers how to inform, inspire and create long-term meaningful connections with engagement marketing, building the relationships that build one’s business. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-264-6270.
MAY 17—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host their Business Program Series at 12:15 p.m. at the Downtown & Business branch, 612 Smithfield St., Downtown. The topic is “Investing For Today, Tomorrow and the Future.” Nadav Baum, executive vice president of BPU Investments Inc., will lead this seminar that will help individuals understand one’s tax status, risk tolerance, expectation of return and time horizon to create a plan of action to help achieve one’s goals of maintaining their same lifestyle after retirement This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-7141 or email email@example.com.
ONGOING—The Triangle Chapter of Professional Referral Exchange will host its Meeting at 12 p.m. at Tambellini’s Restaurant, 139 7th St., Downtown. Each Tuesday PRE will host their weekly meetings that will feature one speaker from the group who will outline their area of expertise. Attendees are asked to bring business cards. For more information, call Eve Peterson at 412-761-8583 or visit http://www.prorefx.com.
(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.)