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Upcoming Events

  • Jan
    18

    SBA's 8(a), HUBZone & Women-Owned Certification programs

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    GET SOME FACE TIME with the U.S. SBA Pittsburgh District Office
    If you're interested in SBA's 8(a), HUBZone & Women-Owned certification programs, you'll want to join the SBA Pittsburgh District Office on the third Wednesday of each month for a FREE hands-on workshop with their team of specialists. They will review the requirements and application process in this monthly, face-to-face session.
    REGISTER HERE
  • Jan
    21

    Build Your Business Workshop

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    The CWBC presents a Build Your Business Workshop to women interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned.
    Partial, need-based scholarships are available. Apply Here
  • Jan
    25

    Is Your Business Bankable? Growth Workshop

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Learn what you need to prepare, including credit scores and repair, personal finances, financial spreadsheets and business plans, purpose of the funds (facilitated by Judith Herron, CPA, of Markowitz, Dugan & Associates). Also learn about the loan application process: what to expect, review process, requirements, red flags, and SBA loan programs (facilitated by Aaron Aldrich of Bridgeway Capital)
    Offered in partnership with the Hill CDC and at no cost
    REGISTER HERE
  • Feb
    10

    Toss Out the Rulebook! Top Consumer Behavior Trends for 2017: A Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
    AJ Drexler will present the top ten trends impacting the way business owners and managers need to motivate and manage today's consumer. You'll hear an overview of the genesis of each of the trends, how they will affect the marketplace, and insights to spark ideas on how brands and businesses can respond!
  • Feb
    18

    Build Your Business Workshop

    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    The CWBC presents a Build Your Business Workshop to women interested in starting or expanding their business. Business experts and seasoned entrepreneurs will discuss the following topics: business planning, marketing and sales, financing, legal issues and business lessons learned.
    Partial, need-based scholarships are available. Apply Here.
  • Feb
    20

    Concept to Launch

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    “Concept to Launch” is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business, with classes focusing on:
    · developing the business concept,
    · industry and market research,
    · identifying target customers,
    · pricing and marketing strategies,
    · startup financials,
    · legal business entities and,
    · ... read more
  • Feb
    22

    Concept to Launch

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    “Concept to Launch” is a 6-week entrepreneurial training program for women in the early stages of starting a business, with classes focusing on:
    · developing the business concept,
    · industry and market research,
    · identifying target customers,
    · pricing and marketing strategies,
    · startup financials,
    · legal business entities and,
    · ... read more
  • Feb
    23

    Is My Business Certifiable: Workshop

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    This is an interactive session offered in partnership with and at the Hill CDC to learn about the different types of diversity certification programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE, WOSB, EDWOSB, VOSB, MBE, WBE, MWBE, SBA 8(a) or SBA HUBZone). Learn why the alphabet soup of certification abbreviations matter and about diversity spend goals. This workshop will help you determine IF your business should consider diversity certification, then assist you in strategizing and selecting which program might best fit your business. With representatives from local certifying agencies in attendance, the presentation will be followed by ample Q&A time to address your specific questions.

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