At this time, the workshop is full. You can sign up below to be on the waitlist.
You will be contacted if space becomes available. 

Are you a maker, artist, or craftsperson who needs help figuring out the building blocks to success? Made to Last, a FREE 6-part workshop, is for you!

We are excited to announce a rare opportunity to learn from some of Pittsburgh’s most successful makers, small business owners, and business experts.

Don’t miss your chance to gain practical knowledge from the folks who have worked hard, found their niche, and are winning in their craft.

When: Tuesdays • February 26 through April 4 • 6 to 7:30 PM
University of Pittsburgh Oakland Campus • Murchoch Building, 3rd Floor • 3420 Forbes Avenue • Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Hosted in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s PantherlabWorks.

At this time, the workshop is full. There is a waitlist. You will be contacted if space becomes available. 


The series includes:

February 28: Defining Success

March 7: Planning for Growth

March 14: Engaging Online

March 21: Engaging in Person

March 28: Production

April 4: Next Steps
The final series will allow participants to mingle and meet with experienced professionals with expertise in small business law, finance, the Pittsburgh arts ecosystem and creative economy, insurance, and more! You will also be able to meet with the experts from the University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s PantherlabWorks, who can help you navigate the next steps and share what resources they provide for new maker businesses.

Space is limited! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting new series.



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