What we're about

Welcome to the WOMENS SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (WSBA) - Westmoreland County!

WSBA is a resources for women to connect, learn practical and professional strategies from nationally and locally recognized experts, and network with peers.

Our mission: To become a valuable resource to business women, by helping and stimulating small and start up business throughout PA., through networking, opportunities, and education.

One of the most important goals of the WSBA is to foster women's economic independence by helping them develop skills needed for entrepreneurial success. WSBA believes strongly that self-employment is a viable and a needed option for all women.

Several chapters make up WSBA, and they cover 8 counties. Each chapter represents a county. Currently, we have 7 chapters. The Westmoreland County chapter was started a little over 1 year ago, and it is currently the second largest chapter within WSBA. You are welcome to join our other chapters, and begin networking with business women specific to their area. Just click on the chapter link of your choice.

Washington Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Washington-County/) Fayette Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Fayette/) Blair Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Blair-County/) Beaver Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Beaver-County) Butler Chapter (http://www.meetup.com/WSBA-Butler-County)

Allegheny Chapter (http://www.wsba.biz) Lehigh Chapter

This resource unites business women! You and your business will grow, because the members of WSBA want to be your support team!

To learn all that WSBA has to offer, please visit www.WSBA.biz (http://www.wsba.biz). To review the products and services that WSBA recommends, please visit our Premier Members. (http://wsba.wildapricot.org/page-1560721) Details on Premier Membership (http://wsba.wildapricot.org/page-1560713) will also be available by contacting the current Chapter Director, or visiting www.WSBA.biz

Please note: This online community is limited to business women only. WSBA has several opportunities for business men to network with our members at any of WSBA events listed below:

- Attend the next After-work network (TM) in Pittsburgh, Beaver County, or Westmoreland.

To locate the next one, please click on link: WSBA Calendar (http://wsba.wildapricot.org/page-1773680)

- Attend or participate in any of the WSBA annual events: WSBA Spring Networking Event, Women's Small Business Conference, WSBA Fall Networking Event, WSBA Community Service Luncheon.

Click on link: www.WSBA.biz (http://www.wsba.biz)

We thank you for joining us!

Susan Miller - WSBA Founder

Upcoming events (1)

Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference and Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards

#WSBAconference Wednesday, April 24,[masked]:00 PM to 4:00 PM CROWNE PLAZA HOTEL & SUITES PITTSBURGH SOUTH 164 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 The Women's Small Business Association (WSBA) is proud to present our 9th annual Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference and Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards Luncheon This signature event to be held on April 24, 2019, will be our most intensive yet! The Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference will focus on the different components that contribute to a successful business. The 2019 event includes a full day of education, networking, service vendor presentations and a series of engaging speakers! 12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch served/Networking 1:00 - 1:30 PM: Discussion Panel: Digital Marketing (mobile strategy, SEO, Video Content, Influencer Marketing) 1:30 - 1:45 PM: Networking 1:45 - 2:15 PM: Presentation: Current sales trends that every business owner should know 2:15 - 2:30 PM: Networking 2:30 - 3:00 PM: Presentation: Team Management Skills 3:00 - 3:15 PM: Networking 3:15 - 3:45 PM: Presentation: How to develop your business story 3:45 - 4:00 PM Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards We will honor the nominees and winners for the following awards. List of nominees (announcing more nominees soon) 2019 Best Business Woman of Pittsburgh - Valerie Candee - Ambit Energy - Andrea Zabinski - Flawless Beauty Mobile Spa 2019 Community Service Award of Pittsburgh - Tanya Mallory - Dress for Success - Nicole Orlando - Friends of Jupiter 2019 WSBA Businesswoman of the Year - Shannon Rhea - Prudential Nominate an Extraordinary business woman today! https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/092yuz4Wfac1pje86cYx4d List of exhibitors Prudential - Shannon Rhea - www.prudential.com/us/shannonrhea Paparazzi - Karen Craig - www.jewelryboxqueen.com Greer Chiropractic & Rehabilitation - www.greerchiro.com 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Wine Down Networking A casual networking event for professional and entrepreneur men and women. The event will offer an ice breaker networking game that will help you connect with other business owners that need your products and services. Drink specials and bar menu are available. There is no additional charge to attend this portion of the event. You can join us after the Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference, or join us after work. Separate registration is necessary to attend. $38 - Early registration through WSBA hostesses (save $12 off the "at the door" price. Deadline is April 15, 2019) You buy these tickets by attending the next WSBA networking event. Find the next event at www.wsba.wildapricot.org/page[masked] $42 - General admission (save $8 off the "at the door" price. Deadline is April 23, 2019) $50 - At the door price (effective 9 AM on April 24, 2019) WSBA premier members pay $0! Join us today to get discounts on admission, vendor booths, and sponsorship. Go to www.WSBA.biz

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WSBA The Network Lunch - Irwin

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