Off-Campus Events

Upcoming Events

“Downtown With Ginger”

A monthly PMI Pittsburgh chapter meeting with B&E’s own Ginger! Check the newsletter or stop in the office to see when the next one is!



NOVEMBER 16,2019

Registration form!! REGISTER HERE!



Roosevelt at Carnegie Mellon invites you to participate in our first ever policy hackathon on Saturday, November 16. If you enjoy solving problems and applying your skills to help the community around you, then this event is for you. No background in policy is required!

Join us in CUC Danforth to work with a team on the topic of “Sustainable Pittsburgh: Imagining the Future.” We’re looking for students with diverse backgrounds from policy to technology to help us hack the future of Pittsburgh! Your ideas will be presented to expert judges from the CMU and Pittsburgh community and the winners will receive a cash prize.

First Place Team: $50 per person
Second Place Team: $35 per person
Third Place Team: $25 per person

The schedule for the hackathon is as follows:

Please arrive by 1:00 PM!
1:15-1:30 PM: Welcome & Introduction to the topic
1:30-1:45 PM: Team formation
1:45-3:45 PM: Work time
3:45-4:45 PM: Presentations & Judging
4:45-5:15 PM: Deliberations & announcement of awards

We can’t wait to work with you! Please contact with any questions.

The Pittsburgh World Affairs Council

Ongoing Updated Calendar of events here!

BizSuccess Tips! 

November 2019
The Megaphone on Main Street: Startups
Infographic #1: Finding Your Way, Finding Customers

SCORE’s latest infographic, based on part one of The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups Report, examines how startups begin and find support in the first year of business.

Learn More!

Celebrate with us on

Wednesday, November 20th!

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To thank you for attending our Starters and Builders Series events throughout the past year, we are hosting an End of the Year Celebration! Join us on November 20th for an evening of good drinks, lite bites, and networking. We hope to see you then!

Unleash The Freelance

Presented by American Advertising Federation Pittsburgh

November 14th, 5:15 – 6:30pm | Penn Society at 960 Penn Avenue

Do you have mad design handles? A masterly touch for words? But something is keeping you from taking the plunge into the depths of freelance. Come hear the vivid tale from some of Pittsburgh’s captains of contract creative. The career of a lifetime is within your reach.

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm Registration & Networking

5:45 pm – Program Start

6:15 pm – Panel Q&A

6:30 pm – End program, additional networking

Our Panel

Brad Fisher – Freelance Writer, John Hinderliter – Freelance Illustrator, David Kelly – Photographer, Michelle Short – Freelance Art Director & Graphic Designer

Our Moderator

Meade Johnson – Limited Chaos, Advertising & Marketing Consultant

Members – Pre-register for FREE Admission, Members – $5 At The Door, Non-Members: $10 Pre-register, Non-Members: $20 At The Door

Register Here!


Free webinar

Join us for a free webinar and discover the potential for doing business in the markets of Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea & Vietnam

Tuesday, November 19, 2019  |  2:00 PM (Eastern)

Why the Indo-Pacific?

  • Japan is the third largest economy in the world, after the United States and China and fourth largest importer of U.S. goods.
  • South Korea remains one of the world’s most trade-dependent nations, with trade valued at 90 percent of GDP.
  • Thailand is not only one of the world’s top ten most visited countries, in 2018, Thailand received U.S. goods valued at $12.6 billion.
  • Hong Kong is an ideal platform for doing business in Asia, especially mainland China. Hong Kong is a free port that does not levy any customs tariff and has limited excise duties.
  • Vietnam’s young consumers are among the most optimistic in the world providing the right demographics for growth and receptivity to U.S. products and services.

Webinar Highlights

  • Engage with regional experts from the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Learn about best prospect industries in the Indo-Pacific
  • Hear a company’s perspective about doing business in the region and attending Trade Winds
  • Opportunity to ask questions about the region and Trade Winds 2020

Meet the Regional Experts

  • Alan Turley –Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for China and Mongolia in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration.


  • Laurie FarrisLaurie Farris – Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration

Register Here!

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Leadership Webinar! 

Exemplary leadership is built on values. Those wishing to go beyond simple management and step up to lead must first discover—and then embody—the values that are critically important to them.

Eventually encouraging your direct reports to take the same journey as you, in turn, encourages them to spread your organization’s values to their reports, in their own authentic voice, and on and on.

Read this blog and learn how to unlock your leadership skills by articulating your personal values.

Modeling The Way: Unlock Leadership Skills by Articulating Your Personal Values

Every month, I want to make good on my promise to send you one high-value leadership blog. These brief, but compelling blogs were created with the purpose of helping you learn something that you can immediately implement into your business as well as your personal life. Enjoy!

Upcoming Events: November 20th – Energize Your Sales Team… and Start 2020 Off Right

Government Contracting Workshop: Get Face Time with SBA Experts

Looking to grow your business through government contracting? Learn from those who know.

If you‘re an established, for-profit business owner interested in SBA’s 8(a), HUBZone & Women-Owned certification programs, you’ll want to join us on November 20th for a FREE hands-on workshop with our team of specialists. They will review the requirements and application process in this monthly, face-to-face session. Space is limited and registration is required.

Where: SBA District Office, 411 7th Avenue, Pittsburgh PA

Suite 1450

When: Wednesday November 20th

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Reserve your slot: Contact us at 412-395-6560 


Register Here



Pittsburgh Magazine presents Pittsburgh’s Tomorrow, an event that brings together leaders in business, government, academia and the not-for-profit community to share their visions for Pittsburgh. Join us for a morning of food, coffee, networking and education.

Will we adopt strategies that expand the success of our research universities into the broader community? Sharpen your acumen on this important economic development topic. Meet the brilliant minds that will shed light on what Pittsburgh will be like…Tomorrow.


Pittsburgh’s Tomorrow
August Wilson African-American Cultural Center
Nov. 21 | 8:30 a.m. — noon



National Black MBA Association, Inc. - Empowering Visionaries | Pittsburgh Chapter

Holiday Mixer

Join us in celebrating the holiday season and toasting to what’s to come with the Google Digital Coaches Program!

Dec. 12, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM SPACES – 6425 Living Place Suite 200, Pittsburgh

Tech & Tinsel - Small Business Holiday Mixer | December 12, 2019, 5-7PM | Spaces 6425 Living Place Ste 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Free Event!

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