8th Annual Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference

  • 04 Apr 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 2:45 PM
  • Olivia's Banquet Facility 318 Forest Grove Rd , Coraopolis, PA


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  • This price is for non members,
  • This price is available for Premier members only.

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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 4, 2018, will be our most intensive yet! The Pittsburgh Entrepreneur Conference will focus on the different components that contribute to a successful business. The 2018 event includes a full day of education, networking, service vendor presentations and a series of engaging speakers!

9:00 - 9:30 AM: Registration/Networking

9:40 - 10:15 AM: Keynote speaker - Marcy Smorey-Giger from Smorey Giger Law presents "Business Entity Structure: Personal Asset Protection"

10:25 - 11:00 AM: Keynote speaker - Bernadette Collins from Prudential Collins from Prudential presents "What you need to know about the 2018 tax cuts and job acts" 

11:15 - 11:50 PM:
 Dr. Kelly Hunt - District Director for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Michelle Christian - SBA Administrator for the Mid-Atlantic Region  

12:00 - 12:50 PM: Honoring Extraordinary Women Awards Luncheon
We will honor the nominees and winners for the following awards.

Winners will be announced by our special guest: Rachel Rakovan -  Ms. Pennsylvania

List of nominees

- 2018 Best Business Woman of Pittsburgh
   - Darieth Chisolm
   - Shana Roudebush - Pixelab Studios

- 2018 Community Service Award presented by WSBA
   - Patricia Kirkpatrick - Don't Stop Dreamin'
    - Amanda BeckerHosanna Industries
    - Gail Carpenter - Nana's Music Box

- 2018 WSBA Business Woman of the Year
   - Bette Novak - Life Path Associates
   - Lisa Hunt - USX Federal Credit Union
   - Christine Richards - Ambit Energy
   - Petra Beck - Monet Global

1:00 - 1:35 PM: Keynote Speaker - Kathi Stoddard from Debt Shredder will present "Unlock the power of your finances"

1:45 - 2:20 PM: Keynote Speaker - Alexandra Pursglove from Pace Success Coaching will present, "Overcoming limiting fears and reaching new goals"

2:30 - 3:00 PM:
Panel Discussion with Q & A: How do you know when it is time to hire a business coach?


- Susan Miller - The Serial Entreprenuer

- Alexandra Pursglove - Pace Success Coaching

This event offers several price points to meet any budget!

$38 - Early registration through WSBA hostesses (save $12 off the "at the door" price. Deadline is February 28, 2018)

$42 - General admission (save $8 off the "at the door" price. Deadline is April 3, 2018)

$50 - At the door price (effective 9 AM on April 4, 2018)

WSBA premier members pay $0! Join us today to get discounts on admission, vendor booths, and sponsorship.

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