About the Women's Small Business Association (WSBA)

The Women's Small Business Association was founded in 2007 by Susan Miller, the owner of several successful businesses. Ms. Miller has always been an advocate for women, with a strong desire to help women in small business. Her primary goal with the WSBA is to connect women locally and nationally, for the purpose of enabling women to help other women in business.

WSBA mission: To be a valuable online business resource and community for 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, support, and education.

WSBA developed in Pittsburgh, Pa. and it is currently expanding nationally. Each state will have chapters, which will represent counties. Each chapter will organize interactive networking events for face to face marketing. These events may be one or many of the following types of events.

  • The Network Lunch TM.
  • The After Work Network TM.
  • The Network Breakfast TM.
Cost: $10 for non-members.  Find a chapter near you!

WSBA Networking Event Formats

The Network Luncheon
Open to business women only. These afternoon networking events provide attendees the opportunity to exchange business information and also self-promote with a 60 second commercial presentation. All area business women are invited to attend. Non-members are welcomed!

The After Work Network
Open to business men and women. These casual networking events are centrally located to the membership and other area professionals. The After Work Network offers a relaxing and productive atmosphere in which to mingle and exchange business information. Non-members are welcome to attend!

The Network Breakfast
Open to business men and women. These speed networking events will offer a structured and effective networking format that will encourage attendees to give referrals and leads. 

The WSBA holds signature events throughout the year. These events are open to anyone who wishes to attend.

These events provide educational and inspirational speakers, a productive networking environment and promotional opportunities for WSBA members and professionals.

- The Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference
- WSBA Holiday Business Expo
- Jingle Mingle
- Start up business seminar

The Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference is a day-long, intensive event designed to encourage the growth of small and start-up business. The Conference also hosts the WSBA Best of Pittsburgh Awards, highlighting successful women in business and the community. WSBA volunteers are also recognized for their efforts.

Each year the WSBA partners with a local non-profit organization for the annual WSBA Business Holiday Expo. This event offers group members and others a chance to contribute to an organization that shares the WSBA message of support and community building. Attendees are invited to network in a learning environment featuring informational presentations.

There are 2 types of annual membership:

  • General Membership
  • Premier Membership

Membership benefits - Join us!

General Membership - $60

  • $10 meeting fee is waived for all WSBA networking events.
  • Members will be able to list their company name, mailing address, email address, and phone number in the business directory.

Premier Membership - $160

  • $10 meeting fee is waived for all WSBA networking events within chapters.
  • Members will be able to list their company name, company logo, mailing address, phone number, email address with links, web address with links, and all social links in the business directory.
  • Included in the featured premier member highlight on www.WSBA.biz
  • Opportunities to speak at 3 WSBA Networking Events per year within any chapter.
  • A special highlight on the organization website, www.WSBA.biz
  • Company highlight sent to the entire membership in all chapters.
  • Complimentary admission to the signature events scheduled within any chapter.
  • Special invitation to the Mastermind Dinner Series (available to Premier Members and established business owners) scheduled within a chapter.
  • Special invitation to the online Small Business Accelerator Mastermind group that meets via video conference (starting Jan. 2019)
  • Monthly access to our online advisory board (starting Jan. 2019)
  • Your online webinar scheduled and marketed through our databases (starting Jan. 2019)
  • Special discounts for sponsorship, exhibit space, and advertising opportunities.
  • Member of the U$X credit union.

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Upcoming events

03 Nov 2020 1:00 PM • Wooden Angel 308 Leopard Ln, Beaver, PA 15009
05 Nov 2020 7:00 PM • Atria's O'Hara Township
10 Nov 2020 1:00 PM • zoom
11 Nov 2020 11:30 AM • zoom
13 Nov 2020 1:00 PM • BRAVO Cucina Italiana 211 Summit Park Dr · Pittsburgh, PA
13 Nov 2020 1:00 PM • zoom
20 Nov 2020 1:00 PM • Zone 28 2525 Freeport Rd Harmarville PA 15238
01 Dec 2020 1:00 PM • Wooden Angel 308 Leopard Ln, Beaver, PA 15009
01 Dec 2020 1:00 PM • Hardwood Cafe, 646 Pittsburgh Rd, Butler, PA 16002
09 Dec 2020 11:30 AM • zoom
11 Dec 2020 11:30 AM • Boulevard, 900 Towne Square Drive, Greensburg PA 15601
11 Dec 2020 1:00 PM • BRAVO Cucina Italiana 211 Summit Park Dr · Pittsburgh, PA
17 Dec 2020 1:00 PM • Atria's 1374 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15238
06 Jan 2021 1:00 PM • Wooden Angel 308 Leopard Ln, Beaver, PA 15009
12 Jan 2021 1:00 PM • Zoom

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