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June Events Hosted by Duquesne’s Small Business Development Center

Thursday, June 2

18th Annual Entrepreneur's Growth and Networking Conference

More than 400 entrepreneurs and managers are expected at this year's Annual Entrepreneur's Growth and Networking Conference. Various expert-led workshops will cover topics including becoming a breakout brand; the latest and best tools; Google; greening a business; and social media marketing, among others. Keynote speakers include Scot Teachout from Peak Performance Management and Jeff Broadhurst, president and chief executive officer of Eat'n Park Hospitality Group. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 4th Floor Union Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $139

For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/growth call 412.396.1633.


Tuesday, June 7

First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Butler)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Butler County Chamber of Commerce, 101 E. Diamond St. Morgan Center, Lower Level Suite 116, Butler.

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Thursday, June 9

First Step: Business Start-Up Essentials (Lawrence)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Wednesday, June 22

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)

Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $25.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.


Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29

Export Certification

This hands-on training program is designed for exporters of all experience levels. Topics will address licensing, incoterms, documentation and country specific requirements, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Cost: $249 for the 2-day course.

For more information and to register, visit www.sbdc.duq.edu/events or call 412.396.1633.

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