Small Business Summit – Pittsburgh

Small Business Summit - Pittsburgh

Small Business Summit – Pittsburgh


Start: Mar 15, 2018 at 08:00 am
End: Mar 15, 2018 at 06:30 pm


Hotel Monaco
620 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Considering Starting a Business or Looking for Insights to Help Grow Your Business?

SharpHeels Small Business Summit is an intimate and engaging event designed to educate women with a passion for owning their own business. Hear advice from 20+ local small business owners and entrepreneurs about their journey of starting and growing their businesses.

Panelists will discuss topics such as: The Basics of Starting a Business, Financing Your Business & Marketing & Customer Acquisition. Then roll-up your sleeves for two in-depth workshops on: Minimizing Risk for Your Business & Social Media, Marketing & Growth

In addition:

  • Learn and Network with like-minded entrepreneurs.
  • Take home a SharpHeels goodie bag with fun products from our partners.
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and cocktails with your peers.

Limited seats available, so register today. And remember to bring lots of business cards!

Presenting Sponsor:


Four Panel Discussions & Two Workshops

  • 8:00-8:30 am: Breakfast & Check-in
  • 8:30-9:00 am: Event Kick-off
  • 9:00-10:00 am: Starting Your Business
  • 10:00-10:15 am: Break
  • 10:15-11:15 am: Financing Your Business
    • Erica McIlroy, Owner, Green Heiress Holistic Health
    • Sophia Berman, CEO & Founder, Trusst Lingerie
    • Rose Morris, Founder & President, Abram’s Nation
    • Moderator: Kelley Skoloda, Founder KS Consulting
    • 11:15-11:30 am: Break
    • 11:30-12:30 am: Workshop: Integrated Financial Planning
    • 12:30-1:00 pm: Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 pm: Marketing & Branding
    • Jody Salerno, Owner, Personal Safety Alliance
    • Erin Turo, Owner, Turo Family Chiropractic
    • Lori Concelman, Owner, Glenshaw Auto Service
  • 2:00-2:15 pm: Break
  • 2:15-3:15 pm: Workshop: Web & Social
  • 3:15-3:30 pm: Break
  • 3:30-4:30 pm: Growth & Innovation
  • 4:30-6:30 pm: Networking Happy Hour

Sophia Berman
CEO & Founder
Trusst Lingerie

Rose Morris
Founder & President
Abram’s Nation, LLC

Mary Kay Modaffari

Misty Lynne Cauthen
Dragonfly Pilates

Jody Salerno
Personal Safety Alliance

Lori Concelman
Glenshaw Auto Service

Beth Caldwell
Life & Leadership Coach for Women

Rebecca Harris
Executive Director
Center for Women's Entrepreneurship

Kelley Skoloda
KS Consulting

Claire Schuchman
Exceptional Gardens

Erica McIlroy
Green Heiress Holistic Health

Margaret Feinstein
Financial Advisor
Northwestern Mutual

Aimee Hernandez
Chick-fil-A at Robinson

Erica Peterson
Moms Can: Code

We love working with dynamic forward-thinking partners – companies whose passion and insight enhance and grow our mission. Our Small Business Summit sponsors are dedicated to helping small businesses grow and succeed.

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