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8th annual Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference

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  • Olivia's Banquet Facility

    318 Forest Grove Rd , Coraopolis, PA (map)

    40.480904 -80.107101

  • Price: $45.00 /per person

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  • The Women's Small Business Association (WSBA) is proud to present our 8th annual Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference and Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards Luncheon

    This signature event to be held on April 5th, 2017 will be our most intensive yet! The PIttsburgh Entrepreneur Conference will focus on the different components that contribute to a successful business. The 2017 event includes a full day of education, networking, service vendor presentations and a series of engaging speakers!

    9:00 - 9:50 am: Registration/Networking

    10:00 - 10:35 am: Be You Smart First - Positioning Yourself as the Revered Authority - Presented by Mary Lee Gannon, President of Starting Over Now 

    10:45 - 11:20 am: 

    The (or your) business Defibrillator: How to Jumpstart Your Sales”

    presented by 

    Melanie Dawn of Skill Refinery

    11:30 - 12:45 pm: Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards Luncheon
    We will honor the nominees and winners for the following awards.

    - 2014 Best Business Woman of Pittsburgh

    - Community Service Award presented by WSBA

    - 2014 WSBA Business Woman of the Year

    Nominate an Extraordinary Woman today!

    12:55 - 1:30 pm: "Give yourself the gift of being your own boss without becoming your worst enemy!" presented by Denise LaRosa,  Founder of Mom Talk With Denise LaRosa, LLC.

    As entrepreneurs, we think we have flexible schedules. Most of the time we put in more hours then we need to, with no one telling us to stop! This presentation will provide practical steps and tips to achieve life/work balance.

    1:40 - 2:15 pm: Joanna Quinne Smith

    2:25 - 3:00 pm: Panel Discussion with Q & A: Finding funding for your business.

    This event offers several price points to meet any budget!

    $42 - Tickets sold through WSBA hostesses at any WSBA event

    $45 - General admission (save $8 off the "at the door" price. Deadline is April 4, 2016)

    $50 - At the door price (effective 9pm on April 4th, 2017)

    WSBA Premier members pay $38! Join us today to get discounts on admission, vendor booths, and sponsorship.

    Attend any of our WSBA networking events to buy discounted tickets! This link will provide an up to date listing of our upcoming events.

    Upcoming WSBA Networking Events

    You can participate in this event several ways!

    Speaker Application



    Click on the links to get additional information on each opportunity.

    We invite you to support our worthy cause by sponsoring this day-long conference crafted to educate, entertain and offer exposure to business men and women in the Pittsburgh area. Our event sponsorship packages are designed to enhance the visibility of your business to a highly targeted and active audience. All sponsorships secured by Feb. 28th, 2017 will receive a 10% discount. In addition to financial sponsorships we also offer opportunities for product and in-kind sponsorships.

    By participating as a sponsor your organization will benefit from extended exposure through media campaigns and promotional efforts directed toward the WSBA network as well as business owners and professionals throughout the Pittsburgh region.

    The WSBA was founded in 2007 and is currently one of the largest small business organizations in the region. The mission of the WSBA is to be a valuable resource to business women by helping and stimulating small and start-up businesses. The goal of the WSBA is to foster women's economic independence by helping them develop skills needed for entrepreneurial success through networking and education.

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