2015 Pennsylvania SBDC Small Business Growth Forum
November 4-6, 2015
Cranberry Township, PA

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Registration is open for the Pennsylvania SBDC’s 2015 Small Business Growth Forum, its annual event bringing together SBDC staff and economic development partners for three days of networking and professional development. Join us in Cranberry for engaging sessions and panel discussions led by expert speakers, seasoned SBDC consultants, and industry professionals.     


We are very excited to welcome James Foley, a leader in the development of the North American Small Business International Trade (NASBITE) organization since its inception and integral member in developing the Certified Global Business Professional Certification program for NASBITE. He is the Director of Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, Illinois SBDC International Trade Center and the Director of International Programs for the Foster College of Business. Jim also teaches international business courses at Bradley University.  Jim will be leading an international trade track for two full days starting at 8:30 a.m. on November 4 and running through the conclusion of November 5 for those who would like to attend.


  • Wednesday, November 4: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Includes lunch & dinner) - Note: If you would like to attend the International Track led by Jim Foley, it will begin at 8:30 a.m. on November 4.
  • Thursday, November 5: 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Includes breakfast, lunch, and cocktail reception)
  • Friday, November 6: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Includes breakfast and lunch)

The cost to attend the event is $249/per person for the 3-day event which includes meals and admission to all sessions.  Hotel accommodations are separate.  The deadline to register is Friday, October 9 at 5:00 p.m.  Payment is accepted by credit card or check.  All checks must be received by Friday, October 9.

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