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Events at The Corner

Events at The Corner

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All events held at The Corner - 701 Fifth Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068

Afternoon Coffee Talk - Global Entrepreneurship Week Meet & Greet

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary coffee and meet Rhonda Schuldt, Penn State New Kensington’s Innovation Coordinator at The Corner. Rhonda, who has weekly office hours at The Corner, is here to help small businesses, entrepreneurs and community members with help in connecting free resources and programs. 


4 Bs: Becoming Better Business Builders - Global Entrepreneurship Week Workshop & Panel Presentation

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Use a wide variety of business skills to compete against other teams to accomplish a task. This event will help the  participants improve many of their skills such as marketing, networking, problem solving, and many more to show the participants practical situations to use these skills. Then the event will wrap with a panel discussion on how those skills are crucial to become successful entrepreneurs or innovators.


A.M. Innovation Cafe with Pittsburgh Entrepreneur, Mark Sotomayor - Global Entrepreneurship Week Keynote Address

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.

Grab a cup of complimentary coffee and meet regional entrepreneur, Mark Sotomayor. Mark, a junior at Grove City College, founded Té Amo, a locally-sourced, organic tea company, which also uses some of its profits to plant trees in Haiti. As an entrepreneurship major and someone who loves creating products, he is fascinated by the industry and enterprise potential that the world contains. Learn about Mark’s entrepreneurial journey, what he has learned and lessons for everyone looking to start their own journey of innovation.


Innovation at Dairy Queen: The Secrets Behind the Blizzard - Global Entrepreneurship Week Presentation

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Learn how the ice cream company includes innovation in its operations and marketing efforts.


Lessons Learned: Business & Startup Advice from the Experts - Global Entrepreneurship Week Presentation and Q&A

Thursday, November 15, 2018 | 1 - 2 p.m.

Join Pittsburgh’s Innovation Works for this interactive presentation and Q&A session, especially if you’re thinking about starting or running your own business. They’ll be providing advice and tips so that you can be prepared and learn about resources at The Corner and within the region.