Opportunity Fair
MAY 23—Highmark Inc. will host the Wexford Medical Mall Opportunity Fair from 2-4 p.m. at 120 Fifth Ave., Downtown. Prime Contractors will be on site to answer specific questions related to diverse partnership opportunities. Registration is required. For more information, email LaNee Benton at


Career Development Series
MAY 23—UPMC will host a Career Development Series from 3-5 p.m. at the Medical Arts Building, 3708 5th Ave., Oakland. Attendees will have the opportunity to walk-through the UPMC online application process, receive feedback on resume formatting and gain insight on how to maximize the efforts of their job search. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information, call Shannon Williams at 412+647+7447 or email

Business Networking Mixer
MAY 24—Classic Events! will host Ladies Who Network Business Networking Mixer at 5:30 p.m. at the Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This event is an opportunity for women to increase their business network and networth. Registration is requested. For more information, email

Brand A Series
MAY 28—L. Denise Edwards of Sitara Social Marketing will host the Brand A Digital Brand Strategy Training Series from 2-4:30 p.m. at Umoja African Arts Company, 707 Penn Ave., Downtown. Tuesdays in May, Edwards will teach interested individuals how to create more brand awareness. The goal is to help more small businesses and brands meet the challenges associated with online branding and social marketing. For more information, visit http://www.sitaramarketing.con/blog.

NO BS Marketing
MAY 28—No BS Marketing will host a NO BS Marketing Meeting from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Sigmas Conference and Event Center, 1717 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh-based marketing meeting that teaches local entrepreneurs and business owners how to generate more leads, convert more sales and catapult profits using direct emotional response marketing. Registration is requested. For more information, call Weston Lyon at 412-974-0739 or email

Informational Workshop
MAY 29—The US Small Business Administration will host the Certification & Government Contracting Informational Workshop at 1:30 p.m. at the Diversity Business Resource Center, Riverside Center for Innovation, 700 Center Ave., Suite 510, North Side. Individuals will learn more about the application process and procedures, eligibility and requirements, available services, opportunities and more. For more information, call 412-322-3272.

Awards Luncheon
MAY 30—The YWCA Greater Pittsburgh will host the 31st Tribute Women Leadership Awards Luncheon from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Westin Hotel. 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. This is a celebration of the achievements of seven women in the area. Proceeds will benefit the YWCA programs. Registration is required. For more information, call Courtney McShea. For more information, call 412-255-1261 or email

Management Essentials
JUNE 3—The University of Pittsburgh Center for Executive Education will host Management Essentials from 9:05 a.m.-5:05 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Registration is required. For more information, visit

Open House
JUNE 10—Chatham University’s Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host a Summer Open House from 5-7 p.m. at Chatham University, Woodland Rd., Oakland. Individuals will have the opportunity to meet the University’s staff, facilitators and past participants while learning about all of their services for women business owners and women in business. Registration is required. For more information, email

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