Happy Hour
JUNE 19—NetworkOut Events will host the Shadyside Business Networking Happy Hour from 6-9 p.m. at Steel Cactus Restaurant & Cantina, 5505 Walnut St., Shadyside. The event will be an opportunity to meet, share ideas and exchange leads with other area businesses, career seekers and professionals. Reservations are required. For more information, call Mark Winner at 412-980-2720 or email


The Second Step
JUNE 19—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence will host The Second Step: Developing A Business Plan from 7:30-10 a.m. at the University, Mervis Hall, Roberto Clemente Dr., Oakland. Attendees will learn about available resources, what one needs to formally establish one’s own business and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Tara Gerek at 412-648-1389 or email

Graduate Information Webinar
JUNE 20—Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement will host the “Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs” from 12-12:30 p.m. at 210 Rockwell Hall, Uptown. Participants will learn more about the university’s graduate programs. Information will be sent to registrants. For more information, call 412-396-5600 or visit

Monthly Development Series
JUNE 20—UPMC will host its Monthly Career Development Series from 3-5 p.m. at the Medical Arts Building, 3708 5th Ave., Oakland. This is a free series for job seekers. The session will teach participants how to navigate the UPMC website, apply for jobs online, write an effective resume and prepare for interviews. This is for individuals interested in employment opportunities at UPMC. Registration is required. For more information, call Barbara Jerry at 412-864-4257 or email

Leadership Conference
JUNE 25—Public Allies Pittsburgh will host the 2013 Leadership Conference at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. Attendees will be given action steps to enhance their leadership skills. There will be presentations, a round table discussion, along with a keynote address by Cris Ros-Dukler, who will discuss her role in the innovation of the national food stamp process and the action she took with transforming the human services fund to the Electronic Benefits Transfer cards. Reservations are requested. For more information, call Misti McKeehen at 412-258-3021 or email

First Step
JULY 5—The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence from 7:30-10 a.m. at Mervis Hall, Fifth Ave., Oakland. Attendees will learn about business structures, the marketing tools needed to attract customers, the helpful resources available and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-648-1542 or email

Quarterly Meeting
JULY 15—The Western Pennsylvania Minority Supplier Development Council will host the National Minority Supplier Development Council Quarterly Meeting at the Renaissance Hotel, 107 6th St, Downtown. The three-day event will gather together more than 100 leaders in minority business development from across the country. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-391-4423.

Summer Development Series
ONGOING—The Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. and SCORE Pittsburgh will host the Micro-Business Institute Summer Development Series form 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at 249 N. Craig St., Oakland. Every Thursday through July 25, attendees will learn the elements of creating and building a successful financial plan and their professional competencies, strength and opportunities. For more information, call 412-904-4706 or email

(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:


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