Regional Economic Inclusion Summit
SEPT. 17—Vibrant Pittsburgh will host its Regional Economic Inclusion Summit, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh 15222. The summit is designed to bring together a diversity of leaders committed to the advancement of people of color into executive roles, foster connections, enhance networks and recognize great work being done in Diversity and Inclusion. For information on registration, tickets, sponsorship and nominations Visit vibrantpittsburgh.org.
SEPT. 18—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center presents Social Media Series: LinkedIn, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh 15282. Speaker Joel Burstein will walk through setting up a LinkedIn profile; offer tips for best practices and review examples of how LinkedIn is being used by customers like yours to help them find businesses like you. Cost: $49. For more information, call 412-396-6233.
SEPT. 19—The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center presents Get Behind the Numbers & Increase Profits: Understanding Financial Statements, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 108 Rockwell Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh 15282. This hands-on workshop takes a step-by step approach to explaining two important financial statements: profit and loss statement and balance sheet. A representative from Wilke & Associates will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within your business and set realistic financial goals.Cost: $49. For more information, call 412-396-6233.
SEPT. 21—The African American Chamber of Commerce of Western PA will host Community College of Allegheny County President Dr. Quintin Bullock as its PowerBreakfast speaker, 7:30 – 9 a.m., at the Rivers Club, Oxford Center, 301 Grant Street, Pgh., 15219. His presentation will include an overview of the college and its business opportunities.
SEPT. 22—The Chatham University Women’s Business Center will host a Build Your Business Workshop, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Chatham University Eastside, Entrepreneurship Hub, 6585 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Representatives from SCORE Pittsburgh will join other business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned. A continental breakfast will be provided. For more information, call 412-365-1448.
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