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4 Moms www.4momsonline.com Thorley Industries - Robotic baby equipment.
The Chamber represents the interests of such businesses in public and private sector forums as well as
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offering management and technical assistance resources to improve the effectiveness of black-owned Varies-Check Events Calendar Varies
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businesses in the region.
The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates — the Greater Pittsburgh
Allegheny Conference on Community Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania, LLC and the Varies-Check Events
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Development Pittsburgh Regional Alliance — work in collaboration with public and private sector partners to stimulate Calendar
economic growth and enhance the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.
500 Commonwealth Drive
Amerinet is the most innovative and effective health care group purchasing organization in the United
Amerinet http://www.amerinet-gpo1.com/amerinet.aspx Warrendale, PA 15086
Premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and Varies-Check Events
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mergers and acquisitions. Calendar
American Society for Quality (ASQ) http://www.asq.org/ ASQ is the world's leading membership organization devoted to quality. Varies Varies-Check Events Calendar Varies
Astorino www.astorino.com Architecture firm - planning and strategy, design and implementation, engineering and construction.
To the region's leading career development resource where job seekers, employers, students,
educators and entrepreneurs connect.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh http://www.clpgh.org/ Website of the library that allows you to search for events on specific topics. Varies-Check Events Calendar
The Voice of the Leisure Marketplace - Providing retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and designers with Free
Casual Living http://www.casualliving.com/ Part of Furniture Today Family
information about the casual furnishings industry. Newsletter
The ChemPharma professional association is a nation-wide organization of business and technical Philadelphia Chapter:
executives in the Chemical, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and allied industries committed to the Career Concepts
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advancement of such industries through the exchange of information, educational programs and 140 West Germantown Pike, Suite 150
meets every two weeks
personal contact fostering career and business development. Plymouth Meeting PA 19462
Chamber members number approximately 500 and include businesses not only from Cranberry
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Dewey & Kaye aka McCrory & Provides strategy development and planning services for non-profits, foundations, community
McDowell LLC collaboratives, and government agencies.
Empower service professionals to achieve ultimate profitability through structured referral systems.
Michelle Donovan, The Referability
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Expert referability for ultimate profitability.
Join us every Thursday evening for Pittsburgh’s premier Jazz & Blues Happy Hour show for the 5:30-8pm Every 949 Liberty Avenue · Second Floor (above
Entrepreneurial Thursdays http://www.entrepreneurialthursdays.com/ $5
entrepreneurial/innovation community. Thursday Mahoney’s Restaurant)
Pittsburgh, PA 15223
Traditional Forums that feature one presenting company facing a particular challenge. As
Enterprise Forum Pittsburgh part of the presentation, a panel of experts then offers a critique/analysis of the featured Pittsburgh Golf Club (primarily…some events are
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(formerly MIT Enterprise Forum) business strategy. On this site you may join the MIT Enterprise Forum Mailing List to get held at other locations. Be sure to verify).
updates on their upcoming events, and how to register.
Cranberry Twp. Public Library
All create opportunities to expand your network and interact with other executives and Third Thursday of Each Prepay
ExecuNet http://www.execunet.com/e_network.cfm?wt.svl=pn 2525 Rochester Road
ExecuNet members from leading companies. Month 9:00-11:00am $15 @
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
The Senior Executive Roundtable has been designed to provide a unique forum for high level Corporate Plaza I Building
ExecuNet - Senior Executive http://www.execunet.com/e_network_detail.cfm?fmtid executives (General Managers, Presidents, CMO, CIO, COO, etc.), like yourself, at 6450 Rockside Woods Blvd, S.
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Roundtable - Cleveland =872a compensation levels of $200,000+, to exchange leads, experiences, ideas and peer Meeting Room Lower Level
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Networking is to your career as breathing is to living. Without either, you won't make it! Stay alive by $10
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eager as you are to develop and expand their networking relationships. Meeting Room Lower Level $15 guest
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The FENG is a voluntary, international organization whose membership is free to qualified financial
Financial Executives Networking Group members sponsored by an existing member. The FENG provides senior executives an easy way to For more information contact Stephen Helfrich
(FENG) network exclusively with other senior financial executives and to share career transition experiences, job (724) 713-7956
leads and workplace challenges email@example.com
Complete information source for the furniture industry featuring retailer and manufacturing news, plus Free
Furniture Today http://www.furnituretoday.com/ Part of Furniture Today Family
product trends and market analysis. Newsletter
Client interactions with GLG Council Members
Gerson Lehrman Group http://www.glgroup.com/councils.html include telephone consultations, in-person Free
meetings, reports, and educational presentations.
Gerson Lehrman Group clients tap a network of more than 200000 subject matter experts worldwide.
Gifts & Decorative Accessories http://www.giftsanddec.com/ Part of Furniture Today Family
On each of the 20 days preceding the summit, Katz will feature a different G-20 country with presentations on the cultural and economic aspects of that country in the lobbies of Mervis Hall and Sennott SquareNewsletter the day.
Scott Kane founded Gray Hair Management® in 2000 with the mission to help senior managers and
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executives find new opportunities and employment.
Offers expertise in many areas, all related in some way to packaging systems design and reverse
Greenpak, Inc. http://www.greenpak.com/
Providing retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and designers with information about the home furnishings Free
Home Accents Today http://www.homeaccentstoday.com/ Part of Furniture Today Family
and decorative accents industry. Newsletter
Home Textiles Today http://www.hometextilestoday.com/ The business and fashion newspaper of the home textiles industry. Part of Furniture Today Family
Idea Foundry is a non-profit organization that supplies the critical ingredients for transforming an
The Idea Foundry bridges the gaps between business
entrepreneur’s business idea into a Pennsylvania-based, fundable,
skills, knowledge, funding and relationships that are
Idea Foundry http://www.ideafoundry.org/ start-ups. See Website
critical when launching your own Information Technology
and Engineering related enterprise.
One-stop job portal in the
Imagine My New Job http://imaginemynewjob.com/ One-stop job portal in the Pittsburgh region.
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IMC provides their customers with an effective resource that facilitates the resolution of health-related
IMC http://www.imcdocs.com/about/index.html A Highmark Affiliate
issues that impact upon workforce productivity.
Indeed http://www.indeed.com/ Indeed is a search engine for jobs. Indeed also provides information regarding job trends and salaries. Free
For more than 20 years, Innovation Works has played a vital role in Southwestern PA’s technology
Kathy Mitchell, HR Strategist
economy, investing capital, business expertise, and other resources into high-potential companies with
Innovation Works http://www.innovationworks.org/ 2000 Technology Drive Suite 250
the greatest likelihood for regional economic impact. IW is the single largest investor in seed-stage
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
companies in the region. We also provide resources for manufacturers to adopt new technologies.
A tool for job seekers, job hunters, recruiters and headhunters to organize the job hunt and manage a
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http://www.josephbeth.com/Default.aspx?tabindex=0&tabid= On this site you may join the Joseph-Beth Booksellers Mailing List to get updates on their upcoming
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Kennametal Center for Operational
Dedicated to empowering regional enterprises to achieve world class performance by providing training,
Excellence - MANUFACTURING http://www.stvincent.edu/kcoe 3rd Wed of Month Varies-Check Events Calendar Varies
education and networking on the strategies, tactics, and tools of Operational Excellence.
Kennametal Center for Operational
Dedicated to empowering regional enterprises to achieve world class performance by providing training, 2nd to last Thursday of
Excellence - HEALTH CARE http://www.stvincent.edu/kcoe Varies-Check Events Calendar Varies
education and networking on the strategies, tactics, and tools of Operational Excellence. Month
Kids Today Online http://www.kidstodayonline.com/ The News Magazine for the Infant and Juvenile Industry.
Lean/Six Sigma Westinghouse Energy Center
Topic: “How to Become a Six Sigma Black Belt Without Employer Sponsorship”, by Shankar Lavahani Sept 23, 2009
How to Become a Six Sigma Black Belt http://www.asqpgh.org/program.html 4350 Northern Pike $25
(American Society for Quality Pittsburgh Section Chair Elect) 6-8:30 pm Monroeville, PA
Without Employer Sponsorship
Welcome to the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale website. You'll find information on the Marcellus Shale
formation, how we extract the natural gas and protect the environment, why we value the communities
Marcellus Shale http://www.pamarcellus.com/
where we do business, and the opportunities that the Commonwealth and its residents can realize in the
coming years and decades through natural gas exploration and production.
Marketing Executives Networking MENG is the indispensable community of executive-level marketers who share their passion and
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Group (MENG) expertise to ensure each member's success.
Mosaic, a free electronic newsletter published twice every month by Dewey & Kaye, keeps nonprofit,
foundation and association leaders in the know on issues related to regional job opportunities, talent
Mosaic http://www.mccmcd.com/mosaic/index.php Resource for the non-profit professional
management, succession planning, management best practices, trends and events of interest. This
resource is a must read for executives and managers.
NETSHARE is the leader in providing networking opportunities for executives. Collaborate and
Netshare http://www.netshare.com/main.aspx?pg=mNetworking exchange, intelligence and insight into specific companies, job leads not posted on the main site, Varies-Check Events Calendar Varies
information related to job search professional development, best practices.
In Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi lays out the specific steps-and inner mindset-he uses to reach out to
Never Eat Alone http://www.keithferrazzi.com/ connect with the thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates on his Rolodex, people he has helped Book
and who have helped him.
The NACCC was incorporated in 1972 and currently has over 800 members. They service the
North Allegheny Chamber of businesses and communities in Etna, Franklin Park, Hampton, Marshall, McCandless, Pine, Richland, Varies-Check Events
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Commerce Ross and Shaler. By hosting a variety of networking events, they help to promote and retain local Calendar
Hampton Presbyterian Church, 2942 East Hardies Road,
North Chapter Mondays
PAPEN- Pennsylvania Professional Gibsonia, PA 15044
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Employment Network 9am
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2040 Washington
Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241 in Room 176
Pittsburgh Business Times is Pittsburgh's leading source of comprehensive business news and in-depth
Pittsburgh Business Times http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/
various online and hard copy varies
Pittsburgh Business Times Business for http://pittsburgh.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/event/5051#regist Enjoy a continental breakfast, and listen to an interesting and informative speaker with fellow business Monthly
2705 East Carson Street $25
Breakfast er professionals. Next: Wednesday, April 8,
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse http://www.pittsburghlifesciences.com/
The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) invests in and supports the growth of life sciences
companies in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania.
From educational roundtable events to social Face2Face events to our annual Tech 50 Awards
Pittsburgh Technology Council http://www.pghtech.org/events/default.aspx ceremony, the Council programs more than 100 events each year. Only the PTC provides you with the Varies Varies Varies
opportunity to rub elbows with the best and brightest in southwestern Pennsylvania’s tech industry.
This year’s Tech 50 Awards pushed into uncharted territory honoring new companies within seven
Pittsburgh Technology Council - Top 50 categories and a CEO of the Year. To keep pace with a fast-moving industry, Tech 50 added the Green
Technology and High Rise categories to the mix.
No matter which step is next for you on the corporate ladder, the Career Center can help you find the
Pittsburgh Technology Council http://www.pghtech.org/careers/default.aspx
right job to help you succeed.
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Council Training Room, This event is
Pittsburgh Technology Council- 12/7/2009
http://www.pghtech.org/events/ PTC is hosting this Open House for prospective, new and renewing members. Pittsburgh Technology Council free, please
MEMBERSHIP OPEN HOUSE 3-5 pm
2000 Technology Drive, 15219 RSVP.
PVCA hosts a number of luncheons annually at the
Duquesne Club in downtown Pittsburgh. Each luncheon
The Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association was founded in 1982 to catalyze venture investment and features a prominent regional or national speaker to
Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association http://www.thepvca.org/ Varies Varies
entrepreneurialism in Western Pennsylvania discuss some aspect of venture capital and
entrepreneurial activities. Luncheons are open to
members, associate members, and their guests.
North Way Christian Community Worship Center
Priority Two is a non-profit organization that was established for the purpose of providing "Pro-Active" Room 105
Priority Two http://www.ptwo.org/ Mondays 7:00-10:00 PM Varies
job search skills and support services for those individuals going through employment transition. 12121 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
The Directory of Executive and Professional Recruiters, otherwise known as the famed “Red Book”, is $59.95 +
Recruiter Red Book http://www.recruiterredbook.com/ the premier junior, senior and executive-level job seekers guide for researching and contacting recruiting Available online shipping &
firms that will best facilitate their career goals. handling
Rite Site.com www.ritesite.com A global exchange where management talent and opportunity meet.
Today's Rites of Passage is continually reviewed and updated by its author, John Lucht, one of
America's leading executive recruiters. He is also the creator of RiteSite.com, specifically designed to
Rites of Passage http://www.ritesite.com/Main/aboutBook.cfm
serve the needs of career-building executives. Rites of Passage provides the ideal background for use
of this Internet site.
Greensburg First United Methodist Church
First & Third Wednesday of Fellowship Hall
The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support,
Seeker's Group (Greensburg) http://www.greensburgfirst.org/home.aspx?iid=94767 each month 15 E. Second St. Free
job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections.
630pm Greensburg, PA 15601
Ingomar United Methodist Church
The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support, First & Third Tuesday of
Ministry Center Conference Room
Seeker's Group (North) http://www.ingomarumc.org/missions/Seekers.htm job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections. To date, over 200 people have found employment each month Free
1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
and over 60 people are currently networking. 7pm
Mount Lebanon United Presbyterian Church
First & Third Tuesday of
The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support, 255 Washington Road
Seeker's Group (South) http://www.mlupc.org/index.htm each month Free
job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections. Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Westminster Presbyterian Church
The objective is to provide a place for the unemployed to gather and receive encouragement, support, Second & Fourth Tuesday 2040 Washington Road
Seeker's Group (Upper St. Clair) http://www.westminster-church.org/news.htm Free
job-search tips, job leads, and valuable connections. of each month 7 pm Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
Showcase for Commerce is the ultimate opportunity to link major defense corporations with qualified Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center
Showcase for Commerce (mentioned 2009 Showcase is 5/26/09 - See
http://www.johnstownchamber.com/showcase/ local companies for subcontracting. 301 Napoleon Street
as "JURA") 5/29/09 Website
Johnstown, PA 15901
Search millions of job listings from across the web. Find local jobs, salary comparisons, and
Simply Hired http://www.simplyhired.com/
employment trends at Simply Hired . New jobs added daily.
Premier trade association for smaller businesses in Pennsylvania. For more than half a century, SMC
has been furnishing member-companies with the products, information, and services they need to
SMC Business Council Varies-Check Events
http://www.smc.org/ compete in the contemporary business world. As a non-profit entity, SMC is organized and run by Varies-Check Events Calendar
(Small Manufacturers' Council) Calendar
business-owner/members and employs a staff of professionals to provide services critical to the
operation of smaller businesses.
Society for Technical Communication WorkQuest™ is sponsored by a grant from the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Society for Technical
http://www.stcpgh.org/ Varies Newsletters, events, website details all information No Fee
(WorkQuest™) Communication, STC .
Sologig.com is a niche website specializing in connecting contract-to-hire, contractors, freelancers, and
Solo Gigs http://www.sologig.com/ Web Based Register on website Free
consultants with quality employers looking for independent professionals.
The American Entrepreneur is Western Pennsylvania's only weekly radio talk show devoted entirely to Each Saturday from 9 AM
The American Entrepreneur http://taeradio.com/ Money Talk 1360 WMNY
the entrepreneurial experience. to 12:30 PM
TheLadders.com offers online job search resources and content for the $100k+ job seekers and
The Ladders http://www.theladders.com/ Premium
The Ladders article Stay Positive During Your Job Search Part I by William Arruda Article mentioned during 01/15/09 session
The Ladders article Stay Positive During Your Job Search Part II by William Arruda Article mentioned during 01/15/09 session
TTC is a not-for-profit, member-driven, technology-based economic development organization focused
The Technology Collaborative www.techcollaborative.org
on starting, attracting, and growing robotics, cyber-security and digital technology companies.
Only international nonprofit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. It
Turnaround Management Association www.turnaround.org celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2008 and the turnaround management, restructuring and distressed
investing industry that TMA helped develop and define.
It does exist! United, Pennsylvania is located in Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County,
United, PA http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United,_Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania. It is a community located near Norvelt, Pennsylvania.
Umbrella organization which coordinates the activities of its four centers: the Small Business
University of Pittsburgh's Institute of
http://www.pittentrepreneur.com/ Development Center, the Entrepreneurial Fellows Center, the Family Enterprise Center and Ann Dugan is the IEE's executive director
Entrepreneurial Excellence PantherlabWorks.
These exclusive events are designed to celebrate successful women in the fields of sales, marketing,
Women Power Breakfast Series http://www.minoritymarketshare.com/events/power.htm Varies Varies Varies
public relations and advertising.
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