A program of the Pennsylvania Treasury aimed at increasing revenue and job growth of Pennsylvania-based small businesses featuring an array of subject matter from the nation’s leading global and regional businesses and the commonwealth’s leading academic institutions.

“This was an outstanding event and I’m thoroughly impressed by the quality of the speakers and attendees. Thank you!!”

“The follow-up interaction with Timothy Reese was fascinating. I couldn’t quit talking about this as it hit on topics very dear to me.”

“This event was outstanding. Keep up the good work!”

“I got a lot more out of this event than I expected to. The networking was key.”

“We took the finance seminar and all three speakers were great.”

“It was a great event! An excellent way to connect small businesses with the commonwealth.”

“So many interesting topics. I wanted to attend multiple concurrent sessions. Tough choices.”

“I thought everything was terrific. I hope this becomes an annual event.”

“I would have liked to have seen more of the presentations, it would be good if there is another event in the future.”

“I thought the workshop was fantastic. I can't stop talking about it. The only negative is I couldn't make all the sessions.”

“Joe Besecker was fantastic. We are still buzzing here about the ideas he planted.”

Debra S. Tingley, APR

Pennsylvania Treasury Department
SBI Project Manager


2017 events to be announced at a later date.