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AGENDA 2018 Agenda

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April 25th and 26th

The 2018 Pittsburgh Business Show agenda is packed with events for everyone. Learn and grow with over 30 different speaker presentations and workshops, where you can learn from experts in more than 20 different industries.

In between presentations, visit over 300 exhibitors to learn more about the services, products, and resources that these Pittsburgh businesses provide to other businesses in the Pittsburgh region.

Connect to business owners, executives, professionals and entrepreneurs during the Show at the Business Cafe and at our one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, held throughout this 2-day event.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Show as we work together to build relationships and support our local businesses in the Pittsburgh region.

The agenda for the 2018 pittbsurgh business show:

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DAY 1 - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

9:30 am:

Registration Desk Open - 9:30 am - 9:30 pm - Hall A Lobby

Business Networking Cafe Open - 9:30 am - 7:30 pm Hall A

Pittsburgh Business Pitch Presentations and Voting - 9:30 am - 9:30 pm Hall A

10 am:

Exhibitor Hall and Conference Open 10 am - 9:30 pm

Total Sports Enterprises - Junior Achievement Silent Auction - 10 am - 9:30 pm

10:30 am:

Dr. Casey Reason, Grand Canyon University - Main Stage: Leadership in the Workplace

Susan Miller, Women’s Small Business Association - Professional Development Stage: #MeToo and Sexism at Work: How Female Execs Overcome Challenges in the Workplace

Bob Floreak, Acuity HR – Professional Services Stage: The Role of Human Resources in Business Planning: Metrics, Measurements and Linking HR to Financial Objectives

How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Families Join JA to learn first hand how you can empower young people to own their economic success by watching our volunteers teach the Junior Achievement curriculum in a classroom setting. Junior Achievement Booth 605

11 am:

Darieth Chisolm, 50 Shades of Silence - Main Stage: Everyday Courage: Your Plan for Reinvention

11:30 am:

Andrea Wetherwald, Improvising the Workplace - Booth 403: Fun Over Friction: The Secret Sauce for Powerful Impressive Teamwork

12:00 pm:

Business For Business Speed Networking Event - Registration Begins at 11:30 am - Hall A. Presented by the Pittsburgh North Regional chamber of Commerce

One of the Largest Business for Business Speed Networking Events - Meet 200 Business owners in a creative new concept!

1:30 pm:

Bill Flanagan, Allegheny Conference on Community Development - Main Stage: Pittsburgh’s Great American Comeback – Lessons Learned in Leadership and Image Building

Rob Costanza, Growth Coach 3 Rivers - Professional Development Stage: Getting Strategic - Driving Success and Balancing Life

James Julius, Visimo - Professional Services Stage: Think Smarter, Grow Faster, and Increase the Bottom Line -

2 pm:

Vanessa Dodds, Connections For Success - Booth 444: Accelerate Success

2:30 pm:

Dr. Shellie Hipsky - Main Stage: Inspiration Is Just a Story Away

How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Families Join JA to learn first hand how you can empower young people to own their economic success by watching our volunteers teach the Junior Achievement curriculum in a classroom setting. Junior Achievement Booth 605

3 pm:

Andrea Wetherwald, Improvising the Workplace - Booth 403: Fun Over Friction: The Secret Sauce for Powerful Impressive Teamwork

3:30 pm:

Dan Harmon, Higher Images - Main Stage: The New Age of Local Digital Marketing: User Experience and Digital Knowledge Management

Dr. Scott Miller, Edinboro University - Professional Development Stage: Re-envisioning the MBA - Structure, Content, and Delivery

Eric Davis, Elliott & Davis, P.C. – Professional Services Stage: Using Service Contracts to Set Customer Expectations, Limit Liability, and Get Paid

4 pm:

Vanessa Dodds, Connections For Success - Booth 444: Cultivating a Workforce Pipeline of Skills and Efficiency

4:30 pm:

Dave Weber, Dollar Bank - Main Stage: The Bankability Factor

5:30 pm:

Business Choice Awards Ceremony - Main Stage: Join hundreds of Pittsburgh's top business owners as they are honored at the Inaugural Business Choice Awards!

6:30 pm:

How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Families Join JA to learn first hand how you can empower young people to own their economic success by watching our volunteers teach the Junior Achievement curriculum in a classroom setting. Junior Achievement Booth 605

7:30 pm:

Celebrate Pittsburgh Business Networking Event - Join the Pittsburgh Business Show Exhibitors, the Business Choice Award Winners, Chambers of Commerce, Professionals and Entrepreneurs in a one-of-a-kind networking event with Moxie Events. Hall A

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DAY 2 - Thursday, April 26, 2018

7:30 am:

Registration Desk Open - 7:30 am - 3:30 pm - Hall A Lobby

Business Cafe Open - 7:30 am - 2:30 pm Hall A

Pittsburgh Business Pitch Presentations and Voting - 8 am - 1:30 pm Hall A

8 am:

Exhibitor Hall and Conference Open 8 am - 3:30 pm

9:00 am:

How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Families Join JA to learn first hand how you can empower young people to own their economic success by watching our volunteers teach the Junior Achievement curriculum in a classroom setting. Junior Achievement Booth 605

9:30 am:

Darieth Chisolm - Professional Development Stage: The 5-Step Method and Formula to Making $5K+ a Day Hosting Workshops, Boot Camps, and Retreats

Sal Acosta, Landon and Acosta - Professional Services Stage: Secrets to Buying or Selling a Business

10:00 am:

Vanessa Dodds, Connections for Success - Booth 444: Accelerate Success with Business Alignment

10:30 am:

Joy Bufalini, Upgrade Your Business - Main Stage: Three Keys to Positioning Yourself as a Leader in Your Industry

Dr. Denis Rudd, New Horizons - Professional Development Stage: Office 365: The Cloud Beneath Your Wings

Bob Floreak, Acuity HR - Professional Services Stage: Compensation and Performance Management: Going Beyond the Performance Appraisal and Annual Compensation Plan

11:00 am:

Junior Achievement, Booth 605: How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Nation

12:00 pm:

Business For Business Speed Networking Event - 11:30 am - 1 pm - Hall A - One of the Largest Business for Business Speed Networking Events - Meet 200 Business owners in a creative new concept

1 pm:

How to Volunteer in the Classroom with Junior Achievement - Our Families Join JA to learn first hand how you can empower young people to own their economic success by watching our volunteers teach the Junior Achievement curriculum in a classroom setting. Junior Achievement Booth 605

1:30 pm:

Jennifer Sikora, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Main Stage: Talk Saves Lives: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace & Communities

, Higher Images Converting Your Business's Website Into a Customer Generation Engine/em> Higher Images Booth 500

David Maniet, Maniet Financial - Professional Service Stage: Investing in the New Normal

Andrea Wetherwald, Improvising the Office - Booth 403: Fun over Friction - the Secret Sauce for Powerful Impressive Teamwork

2 pm:

Junior Achievement of Western PA - Main Stage

2:30 pm:

Presentation of Charitable Contributions - Main Stage

Presentation of Pittsburgh Business Pitch Winners - Main Stage

3:30 pm:

Show Ends

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Register to Attend

  • Meet thousands of professionals
  • See Speakers from over 20 different industries
  • Connect to Businesses and People

Become an Exhibitor

  • Attain Business leads, referrals, and New Clients
  • Grow your company resources
  • Educate the Pittsburgh area about your company

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  • Reach millions with marketing and media partnerships
  • Promote your business with an annual event

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