Pittsburgh Technical Council

Industry Networks

Industry Networks

It’s All About The Networks.

Unique among trade associations, the Pittsburgh Technology Council organizes industry networks that create relationships, build knowledge, grow businesses and serve as the cornerstone of Council membership.

Each network provides participating companies and individuals the opportunity to:

  • Build business through one-on-one introductions, networking events and high-impact opportunities
  • Access top talent through our Career Connector and talent development services
  • Gain visibility through TEQ, TechVibe Radio, TechBurgher and other media channels
  • Benefit from Council advocacy through industry- and peer-level public policy efforts

Feel like talking? Want more info on our networks? Call us at 412-687-2700 or info@pghtech.org.

Advanced Manufacturing Network

  • Provide knowledge through programming, best-practices, company tours and open forum discussions.
  • Develop community by holding social events dedicated to idea-sharing.
  • Supply resources like internationalization strategies and business opportunities to keep regional manufacturers competitive in the global market.
  • Advocate important issues to government by conducting company tours and facilitating legislative action.

Get the latest news, events and insights from the Advanced Manufacturing Network.

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Creative Industries Network

  • Raise awareness and visibility of regional creative industries capabilities.
  • Foster business growth through cross-sector interconnectivity
  • Attract and retain talent by supporting a thriving creative industry ecosystem in the Pittsburgh region.
  • Advocate as a voice for the industry and leverage strategic plans to position the region as a creative industry hub.

Be Part of the Creative Industries Network

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Entrepreneur Resource Center

We know starting a business is tough. Let us help with the basics:

  • Business Plan Writing Assistance
  • Affordable Office Space
  • Financing Resources
  • Health Insurance
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IT Network

  • Provide knowledge of cost- and time-saving services for professionals in the IT industry.
  • Develop a community through one-on-one introductions, partner contacts and business development initiatives.
  • Provide resources, such as best-practice data and alternative solutions, relevant to IT companies.
  • Advocate in the spirit of regional technology, and promote a tech-rich legislative agenda that draws attention to southwestern Pennsylvania companies.
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Life Sciences Network

  • Provide knowledge of breaking news, lectures and seminar series on topics relevant to the life sciences.
  • Develop community through networking events supporting collaboration.
  • Supply resources and funding avenues through established partnerships.
  • Advocate to government officials for industry promotion, funding interests and reimbursement activities.
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User Groups

Connect. Learn. Collaborate. Grow.

Exchange best practices and interact with like-minded professionals through the partnerships the Council’s IS Network has created with a variety of technology-focused user groups. You can exchange ideas with more than 25 Pittsburgh-based groups dedicated to systems like .NET, Java, Oracle, SQL and SharePoint. 

Click on the user group name below to see a description of the group along with information on how to get involved.

Council-Sponsored User Groups

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