"Supporting community service and local small businesses!"
This event will offer engaging networking sessions, a holiday drive and highlight of a Pittsburgh non-profit organization that will be helping others in need, door prizes, raffles, holiday vendors, and inspiring keynote speakers.
Pittsburgh Business Times (http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/)
Sentinel Media Group
10-11 - Registration and open networking
11-11:30 Non-profit highlight - Who's Your Brother (http://www.whosyourbrother.com/) We will learn more about this non-profit organization that is making all individauls more aware of helping those in need within our neighborhoods. WSBA will donate a percentage of all sponsorships, and premier memberships secured for this event, to this organization!
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch served
1-1:40 -Dr. Shellie Hipsky (https://www.facebook.com/shellie.hipsky?viewer_id=100000527771524) - Associate Professor, Robert Morris University, Talk Show Host, Author, and Owner/President of Inspiring Lives, LLC
The American Chronicle featured her in an article titled "Business Leaders in America" as a "...top entrepreneur in the U.S." and just this past April, Dr. Shellie Hipsky was named "Best Business Woman" of the Year 2013 in Pittsburgh from the Women's Small Business Association.
Dr. Hipsky will share inspiring stories and suggestions for business owners showing them that they can overcome the hard times in a tough economy and not only can they get through the difficult moments...they can rise above them! Attendees will get empowered and personally motivated to take their businesses and lives to the next level. 1:50 - 2:30 - Sentinel Marketing Group - Marketing tips that bring new clients for small business owners.
2:30 - 3:00 - Prize distribution and open networking
Sponsor (http://files.meetup.com/635921/WSBA%20sponsor%20form-%20holiday%20expo%202013.pdf), and vendor (http://files.meetup.com/635921/WSBA%20vendor%20app-%20holiday%20expo%2013.pdf) opportunities are available. All interested parties can contact Susan Miller at WSBAfounder@gmail.com, or use the links to download participation forms.
Mark your calendar, and register at www.WSBAholidayExpo.com (http://www.WSBAholidayexpo.com). Seating is limited! Seating is available on a 1st come 1st served basis. Seats will reserved for paid in advance registrations first. Discounted tickets will be made available at all Network Lunches and Afterwork Networks in the month of Nov.