Join AMA Pittsburgh and Stephanie Swift, public relations manager for Boscov’s on December 14 at the Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh City Center to learn how Boscov’s has been able to thrive in a market that has been changed by significant consolidation. Ms. Swift will discuss how Boscov’s low turnover rate and active management training program help the chain respond to the … Read More
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, December 7, 2006, 5-9pm and later Where: The Church Brew Works at 3525 Liberty Ave in Lawrenceville (geeks gather in the bar … Read More
Jana Eggers, U.S. CEO of Spreadshirt, explains how to let your customers lead the way to innovation in technology. Ms. Eggers is “obsessively customer focused” and enjoys “making technology easier to use,” and these factors helped bring her success while leading Intuit’s Innovation Lab and remain her guiding principles in her current position. What: Women in Technology Breakfast Briefing, presented … Read More
Recetly announced by the American Marketing Association: Pull on your fatigues and roll up your sleeves! The Nonprofit Marketing Bootcamp is making its way to the ‘Burgh! Event Specifics: December 7 and 8, 2006 Boot Camp for NonProfits Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh City Center, One Bigelow Square Fee: Members $440 Non-members $665 (includes one year AMA membership) Presented by the American … Read More
PodCamp is a FREE UN-CONFERENCE 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. Friday, Nov 10, 2006: Evening Meet-n-Greet, 6-8 PM @ The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Saturday, Nov 11, 2006: 9 AM – 5 PM @ Pittsburgh … Read More
If you write a blog, read blogs, or want to know more about blogs, please join us for Pittsburgh BlogFest 8. This is the quarterly gathering at which local blog folk gather to share their ideas in person rather than on the web. It’s always fun and interesting, with an eclectic mix of folk.
What: Futures of Entertainment Conference Hosts: MIT Comparative Media Studies & Convergence Culture Consortium Where: MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA When: Nov 17-18, 2006 From the event website: As advertisers look for new ways to engage audiences, content creators search for new audiences, and audiences quest for new ways to connect with culture, the nature of what counts as ‘entertainment’ … Read More
A great business networking opportunity: As guests move, according to their assigned salad, entree, and dessert tables, they will get a chance to meet new people and expand their networking circle in a fast-paced and fun setting. You ‘meet’ new people as you ‘move’ from table to table. What: Butler County Chamber Fall Meet-N-Move Luncheon Where: Conley Resort, 740 Pittsburgh … Read More
What: The October 2006 MIT Enterprise Forum When: Wednesday, October 18 Agenda: 5:30 pm – Light buffet and networking; 6:30 – Program Where: The Pittsburgh Golf Club, 5280 Northumberland Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 Cost: Pre-registered & Prepaid – $25.00; At the Door: $30.00; Students w/valid ID $10.00 Dennis S. Meteny, President & CEO of Cygnus Manufacturing Company LLC, will provide … Read More
Jack Roseman, author of Outrageous Optimism: Wisdom for the Entrepreneurial Journey, will appear at “Coffee, Tea and Read” on October 1 at 2pm. From the press release: Jack Roseman, Pittsburgh’s entrepreneur expert, says, “No is only an obstacle to yes.” He will tell us how to turn “no” into “yes” as he shares his brand of outrageous optimism in facing … Read More
H E L P Pittsburgh‘s September event will focus on Talkshoe, which has built a business around helping people to “talkcast” — create a “live or recorded multi-person conversation, discussion group, talk show or podcast, led by a host with active participants and listeners.” Sep. 12, 5:30 – 7:30 TalkShoe headquarters 12300 Perry Hwy, Third Floor, Wexford Details and directions … Read More
If you have a blog or are thinking about starting one, please join other Pittsburgh-area bloggers at a social get-together, Wednesday August 30.