20th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth & Networking Conference – Duquesne SBDC


Join us for the 20th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth & Networking Conference

A premier networking & informational event for western PA small businesses held at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Over 400 small business managers and owners expected.


Full Day (includes breakfast, lunch): $139
Half Day: $79
Lunch Only: $50
Student: $50 (ID required)

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8:30 – 9:00: Breakfast & Registration

9:00 – 9:50: What’s Next?: A closer Look at Small Business Trends

10:00 – 11:10: Breakout Session I

  • The Wild, Wild Web: Making a Living on the eCommerce Frontier
  • Turnaround Tales: How These Entrepreneurs Brought Their Businesses Back from the Brink
  • Fuel Your Marketing Funnel:  How to Attract More Prospects & Convert More to Customers

11:20 – 12:25: Breakout Session II

  • How to Rev Up Your Website’s Selling Power
  • Launch Like a Boss:  Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Start-Up Strategies
  • HR Basics for Business: From Hiring to Healthcare & More
  • Be Discovered: The 20 Places Your Business Needs To Be Online & How to Get There

12:35 – 2:00: Luncheon & Keynote Speaker: Michael DelGrosso, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for DelGrosso Foods

2:00 – 3:15: Business Building Tradeshow

  • Meet out sponsors and exhibitors
  • Dessert & Networking

3:15 – 4:15: Breakout Session III

  • Let’s Meet Pittsburgh’s Small Business Lenders
  • The Playbook for Turning Your Good Idea Into a Great Business
  • Time Saving (and FREE) Tools, Hacks & Apps for Small Business Owners
  • Negotiate to Win:  How Pros Get To Yes, Close More Deals & Get Better Terms

*If registering for a Table of 10 feel free to email sbdc@duq.edu with a list of the ten attendees at your table

Duquesne University - Student Union, 4th Floor, 600 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15282 United States