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Upcoming Events

  • Dec

    Applications Open: Global Ignition Exporting Program

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Ready to export? Global Ignition is a five-part monthly series starting in February 2019 designed to help your company strategically approach international market development. Offered by U.S. Commercial Service - Pittsburgh in partnership with Chatham's Women's Business Center.

    APPLY ONLINE TODAY. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first serve basis.
  • Dec

    Webinar: What Business Owners Need to Know About Tax Reform…In 29 Minutes

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Discover the Big Changes affecting not only Business Taxes, but Individual Taxes as well. Will you benefit? Will you be worse off? And what can you do before the clock strikes midnight on December 31st to save money this year! Take 29 minutes and get a high -level overview of the new tax law – all in plain English with a little bit of fun and no tax gobbledygook! Presented by Buzz Rose, CPA
  • Dec

    Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series: The New Retail- Experience is Everything

    08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
    Lisa Slesinger, Owner of Larrimor's, will discuss the customer experience! Whether you are in a service or product business, your customer’s experience is everything and it is the only thing that sets you apart! Takeaways will include why the customer is still “always right,” how every touchpoint enhances or detracts from your customer’s experience, and why consistency must be part of your organization’s values.
  • Jan

    Effective Advertising for your Business: A Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

    07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
    Looking to expand your customer base? Currently advertising but interested in knowing how to evaluate your efforts or better reach your target market? Hear from a panel of experts in newspaper, magazine, radio, and cable about their demographics and their efforts to reach consumers with effective advertisements to understand how to best leverage their networks for your business.
  • Jan

    Should I be a B-Corp? Choosing the Right Entity for Your Business with a Mission

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Lots of businesses nowadays aren't just focused on profit. Social and environmental impacts are becoming just as important as impact on your bottom line. But choosing the right entity for a business with a mission can be difficult to navigate. In this webinar we'll discuss the difference between non-profits and social enterprises, as well as what it means to be a B-Corp.

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  • Jan

    The State of Small Business Lending - Funding Options to Grow Your Business

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    In this session, Honeycomb Credit co-founder and 6th generation community banker, George Cook will provide a short overview of the state of small business lending. He will discuss trends in traditional bank lending and offer an analysis of the increasingly complicated network of alternative lenders while highlighting the pros and cons of various funding options.
  • Jan

    Build Your Business Workshop

    08:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    Chatham’s Women Business Center in partnership with SCORE Pittsburgh and Enterprise Bank will 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. A continental breakfast will be provided.
  • Feb

    Webinar: Bookkeeping Software and Apps - Pros and Cons

    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    Chatham University Women's Business Center
    This webinar will cover the accounting software available (including a list of accounting software and a comparison of features and cost), what questions to ask when choosing software (and the answers you want to hear), what makes a good solution (including software and personality, new adoption, migration, and hybrid), application stack/software stack (including what other software solutions are being used, integration with current software, user roles, and communication), and common mistakes to avoid (including the most common mistakes and why they are made, how to choose for the right reason, and when to hire a professional), presented by Jonnet Solomon.

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