DevHouse Pittsburgh #1

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DevHouse Pittsburgh is an event patterned on SuperHappyDevHouse. The organizers aim to make it “the premier Pittsburgh-area hackathon event that combines serious and not-so-serious productivity with a fun and exciting party atmosphere.” When: Thursday, November 8, 2007, 6pm – midnight Where: Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA Who: l33t hax0rs, hardcore coders, passionate designers, and anyone … Read More

Pittsburgh Geek Night the 54th

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Geek Night is a highly informal bimonthly gathering of people in the Pittsburgh high-tech industry. There is no dress code and no cover charge. Show up anytime after 5:00pm, and leave when you feel like it. When: Thursday, August 2, 2007, 5-9pm and later Where: The Church Brew Works at 3525 Liberty Ave in Lawrenceville (geeks gather in the back … Read More

Pittsburgh BlogFest 11

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Area bloggers, it’s once again time to venture out in public and meet your fellows. WHAT: Pittsburgh Blogfest 11 WHEN: Thursday, August 9, 2007, 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM and beyond WHERE: Finnegan’s Wake (near PNC Park, 20 General Robinson St., North Shore, 412-325-2601), in the Pub Room WHO: All local bloggers, vloggers, podcasters (and their friends!) and Pittsburgh Bloggers … Read More

Entrepreneurial Thursday: “New Media Entrepreneurs”

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I’ll be a panelist at an upcoming Entrepreneurial Thursdays event in August: August 16, 2007 Show Theme: “New Media Entrepreneurs,” co-host Jia Ji Featured Musicians: Jessica Lee, Vocals; Chris Hemingway, Alto Saxophone; Roy Ruzika, Guitar; GordonGrottenthaler, Drums;Brian Stahurski, Bass Panelists: 1) Jia Ji, Community Relations – Guru.com, the world’s largest online marketplace for freelance talent. 2) John R. Carman, Communication … Read More

Refresh Pittsburgh Meeting

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The next meeting of Refresh Pittsburgh will be at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 25th at the Creative Treehouse in Bellevue. Jason Head will present Mailbuild, a service for email newsletters (sounds like a competitor to Constant Contact) that is based more on a CMS and focuses on generating revenue via newsletters. Josh Sager will present “Web Comics on the … Read More

PodCamp Pittsburgh Meetup

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Our next PodCamp meet-up will be held on June 28 @ 7 PM at the Creative Treehouse in Bellevue. The primary topic of discussion is planning for PodCamp PGH 2, which will take place on August 18-19. If you have ideas or suggestions, come prepared to share (or volunteer). And if not, come prepared to chat and schmooze. WHAT: PodCamp … Read More

Summer Marketing Mixer: The Church Brew Works

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The American Marketing Association – Pittsburgh Chapter is holding three marketing mixers this summer. Learn about the challenges of marketing in the spirits industry, network with local marketing professionals, and enjoy a cocktail or two. Cost: $20 per event (non-members welcome at member rates) June’s mixer: The Church Brew Works Speaker: Head Brewer Brant Dubovick & Asst. Brewer Matt Moniger … Read More

Summer Marketing Mixer: Three Olives Vodka @ Bossa Nova

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The American Marketing Association – Pittsburgh Chapter is holding three marketing mixers this summer. Learn about the challenges of marketing in the spirits industry, network with local marketing professionals, and enjoy a cocktail or two. Cost: $20 per event (non-members welcome at member rates) June’s mixer: Three Olives Vodka Speaker: Michael Woods Regional Sales Manager for Capital Wines & Spirits … Read More

Summer Marketing Mixer: Boston Beer Company/Sam Adams @ the Priory Hotel

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The American Marketing Association – Pittsburgh Chapter is holding three marketing mixers this summer. Learn about the challenges of marketing in the spirits industry, network with local marketing professionals, and enjoy a cocktail or two. Cost: $20 per event, or $50 for all three (non-members welcome at member rates) June’s mixer: Boston Beer Company/Sam Adams Speaker: Greg Governale District Manager, … Read More

Creative Treehouse Open House

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Creative Treehouse in Bellevue is planning an Open House. According to their website, “We plan on having live podcasts, live music, live painting, poetry readings, current member portfolio show, and you can come to have photo taken by a professional photographer.” Times to be announced.

PodCamp Pittsburgh 2

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PodCamp Pittsburgh 2 is a FREE BarCamp-style community UnConference for people who create, enjoy or are interested in learning more about blogs, vlogs, audio podcasts, web video, content networks and new media monetization. Show up, meet people, make connections! Schedule and other details to be announced. When: August 18-19, 2007, with a meet-n-greet on August 17 Where: Art Institute of … Read More

Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar

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On Thursday, June 14, I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar. The panel will be “Media and Communications: The Future of the Newspaper, E-Media, and Local News.” The other speakers will include Brian Kostek, Producer, Y108, and John Stevens of the (Washington) Observer-Reporter. I’ve been invited to focus on blogging, as I was … Read More