Structuring Sales Calls

APRIL 15—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania Business Institute will host “Structuring The Sales Call” from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Koppers Building, 436 Seventh Ave., Downtown. This workshop will assist individuals on how to structure one’s sales calls. There will be a discussion on the process from establishing a relationship with the potential client to closing the deal. Reservations are required by April 11. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email

Entrepreneurship Miniseries

APRIL 17—The Squirrel Hill branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Entrepreneurship Miniseries from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at 5801 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. The library will bring in experts to discuss issues facing today’s entrepreneurs for anyone launching a startup up business or trying to grow their business. This evening’s topic is “Business Basics and You.” Patricia Sallie will facilitate this business workshop for anyone interested in starting their own business or taking their idea to the next level. There will also be a session on April 19 at 1 p.m. entitled “Building Business Relationships” and on April 24 at 6:30 p.m. on “Crowdfunding.” For more information, call Aisha at 412-422-9650 or email

PowerBreakfast Meeting

APRIL 25—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania will host its PowerBreakfast Meeting at 7:30 a.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The special guest will be the President of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Dewitt Pear. As the new president, Pearl will discuss the Chamber’s priorities and listen to input for their planning process with the Allegheny Conference’s regional investors. Reservations are required by April 23. For more information, call 412-392-0610 or email

Lunch & Learn

APRIL 25—The Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship will host the “Lunch & Learn Event: The Business of Making Movies in Southwestern PA” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Chatham University, Mellon Board Room, 1146 Murray Hill Ave., Shadyside. Speaker Dawn Keezer, director, Pittsburgh Film Office, will tell attendees about the inner workings of the local film industry and what is shooting in the region. Registration is required. For more information, visit

(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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