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Member to Member Discounts

Doing business with fellow Pittsburgh Technology Council members can not only save you money, but it helps grow the local economy. C'mon, do business locally when you can!

Member-Exclusive Cost Saving

The Pittsburgh Technology Council and Service First Processing (SFP) have put together a special “members only” program with exclusive benefits that are designed to reduce your cost of credit card processing while improving your level of service and support.

In addition to accessing low credit card processing fees, as a Tech Council member, you can qualify for an annual rebate!

  • Tech Council members receive annual 10% rebates on the net processing revenue SFP generates from their account
  • Free loaner equipment 
  • Free enhanced online reporting
  • Dedicated help line for Tech Council members. Always get a live person when you need it most
  • 60-day trial period / 90-day pilot program for Members new to credit card acceptance

Get a proposal for your organization today; the average savings is a 15% reduction in processing costs, before annual rebates.

Learn More Here

Black Bottle IT: Pittsburgh's MSP

When you choose Black Bottle IT, you are adding a TEAM of Experts to Fight Ransomware and Cyber Criminals.

Do you fear that vulnerabilities could worsen since your business handles federally regulated information that requires that sensitive files be taken in a certain manner?  Handling client data and working from home on personal computers whew!?

From Network Security to Cybersecurity, we utilize a multi-layer approach to securing your network, which protects you from malicious threats and data theft, and we train employees along the way to avoid those nasty Phishing emails!

Member-to-Member Services Include a 15% Discount:

• Cybersecurity Employees Awareness Training
• Security Monitoring / Priced per Desktop/Server
• External Vulnerability Scan
• Help Desk Services - Technical Consulting

It's What We Do: Cybersecurity Solutions Contact Marc Malloy to get started today!

Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation 



Hard Rock Promotion:

Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation has teamed up with Hard Rock Café and Women Who Rock to celebrate International Women’s Month and raise funds for critical women's health research at Magee-Womens Research Institute. With your help, we can amplify women's voices and help save lives!

Visit a Hard Rock location near you and when you purchase merchandise or enjoy limited-time menu items and cocktails, you'll be helping us uplift women’s narratives on critical issues.

Saysh Collaboration:

Magee-Womens Research Institute & Foundation has launched a national partnership with Saysh – a running shoe company founded by seven-time Olympic track and field champion, Allyson Felix. Allyson is the most decorated woman in track and field history and created her own brand of sneakers (which she also medaled in!) to fit the shape of a woman’s foot and as a platform for her causes.

As part of our collaboration to jointly empower women, Saysh is providing give-back opportunities, resulting in donations to the Magee-Womens Health Impact Fund during the month of March. If you buy a "Saysh One” style (black or white color) sneaker, $10 from each purchase will be donated to Magee-Womens.

Please support of this incredible partnership and purchase at (Note: the donation will automatically be triggered)

TRYP by Wyndham Pittsburgh

The TRYP by Wyndham Pittsburgh/Lawrenceville is a boutique hotel, centrally located in Pittsburgh’s Robotics Row.

Enjoy dining at Over Eden, the spectacular rooftop bar with skyline views, or at Brick Shop, with its cozy ambiance and seasonal menus. In the morning, our baristas serve up specialty coffees and other breakfast favorites.

Meeting space and valet parking are also available.

Use this booking link to receive our PTC Member to Member Perks discount on hotel reservations or call/email Lynn Reed directly at 412-785-7812 /

Pittsburgh Opera

Pittsburgh Opera enriches Pittsburgh and the tri-state area and draws national and international attention to the region by creating live opera at the highest standards of artistic excellence.

Member-to-Member Perks include a 20% Discount on tickets to all productions. Contact Wendy Parkulo ( to purchase today.

Pittsburgh Opera also operates a flexible event space in the Strip District that is available for rent for events both big and small. Learn more here and contact Sarah Cowing with any questions (


OneValley provides founders resources to grow their startup and software solutions for startup ecosystems and communities of all sizes. 

Member-to-Member Perks from OneValley:

• 4 free booking hours in conference room space ($200 value)
• $50 off Dedicated Desks (typically $350)
• 10% off two events held at OneValley
• Invites to exclusive Lunch & Learns/Community Events

For more information, contact Megan Yelley.

Google Analytics 4 Training

Bounteous, a market leader in the Google Analytics education space for more than 13 years, is offering Tech Council Members a 15% discount on Google Analytics 4 Training.

• Learn what Google Analytics 4 is, and how it differs from legacy Google Analytics
• Form migration roadmaps after a full-day virtual deep-dive into reporting functionality and use cases.
• We offer additional courses on Google Tag Manager, Google Ads, and other key digital marketing and data platforms.
• Virtual trainings are NOT recorded and offer opportunities for questions and deskside coaching. Each ticket also comes with a 30 minute 1-on-1 follow up working session with our pros.


1. Redeem on the Bounteous Google Marketing Training website
2. Review available courses and dates.
3. Click “register now.” 
4. Input "PGHTech" on the payment page to save 15% off the final cost.

TravelWits Travel Planning

TravelWits is an AI-enabled travel search and booking engine for business and leisure travelers that helps companies save time and money while booking travel. 

For the first whole month a PTC member company signs up and books their travel with TravelWits, every booking user within the company gets 10% of their spend back in TravelWits dollars -- up to $5000 per company without any restrictions or blackouts towards any form of travel.

Please contact or to learn more.

Project Brilliant Scrum Classes

Project Brilliant is excited to offer $100 off registration costs for its upcoming Certified ScrumMaster classes! Use the discount code PITTAGILE and register for a NO POWERPOINT, ALL INTERACTIVE class where you will use Scrum to learn Scrum.

Red Tree Web Design

RedTree Web Design is located in Carnegie, PA and we specialize in web design, user experience, and conversions. We are not your typical web design company. We will not tell you what we think you want to hear, but what you need to hear. Your website is the face of your business and should be treated as such.

You can spend endless hours researching the latest trends or you can work with an expert to increase conversions once visitors get to your website. Our team has been working with companies and their websites for 10+ years and our experience helps small businesses grow. 

We have been a part of PTC for over 2 years now and would like to offer other members a highly discounted User Experience Assessment of their website. If you're interested fill out our form at

Jeff Durosko Communications

Jeff Durosko Communications (JDC) is a Pittsburgh-based communications firm offering strategic communications consulting, public relations, employee communications, crisis communications and writing services to local and national clients.  At JDC, creativity and strategy go hand in hand. Integrating creativity into your communications strategy is just part of what we do.

And because your organization’s needs change, we can handle everything from a comprehensive marketing communications plan to a writing project that needs just the right approach. We can plan and implement your next large, complex special event or create customer spotlight stories that touch the heart and invite a call to action, or implement media strategies that create sales touch points and enhance your organization’s image.

JDC will offer PTC member companies a complimentary 60-minute strategic communications planning session on any potential project. Come to the meeting with a communications challenge - whether it be external PR, employee communications, crisis communications or any other challenge - and we’ll discuss options for overcoming the obstacles you may be facing.  You’ll leave with some actionable ideas and JDC can provide a follow-up proposal if desired. Contact Jeff directly at to set up a time to meet.

IQ Inc. 60-Minute Strategic Planning

Since 1994, IQ Inc. has delivered custom, quality software development, verification and validation, and consulting services to businesses big and small.  From concept through analysis and prototyping, to delivering a complete solution, IQ matches the right skills, personalities, technologies, and processes to the customers’ needs…  at the right time.

IQ Inc. is happy to offer PTC member companies a complimentary 60-minute strategic planning session on any potential software project.  First, we'll get to know each other and the business challenge.  Then through our discussion, we'll see if we can create the perfect solution together -- matching IQ's software engineering services with the company's technology systems, products, or services.  The member will walk away with a strategic approach to consider and a follow-up proposal, if desired. 

Please contact Barbara VanKirk for more information and to schedule a planning session.

Heinz College

Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy awards members of the Pittsburgh Technology Council who enroll in any of the master’s programs at Heinz College a minimum scholarship of 30% of tuition per semester. 

Heinz College offers top-ranked graduate degree programs in Information Systems & ManagementPublic Policy & Management, and Creative Enterprises Management. Heinz College provides students with the analytics, technology, and policy skills necessary to solve complex societal problems in an increasingly connected world. Our research excellence and expertise in data analytics set Heinz College apart in the areas of cybersecurity, health care, the future of work, smart cities, and arts & entertainment. In 2016, INFORMS named Heinz College the #1 academic program for Analytics Education. 

To learn more, prospective students can connect with us today or learn more about the application process.  You may also email David Eber, the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, directly at

Chorus Call 

Chorus Call Inc. is a world-class teleconferencing service provider with headquarters in Pennsylvania and satellite offices on six different continents. Built on a foundation of superior customer service and a commitment to excellence, Chorus Call is considered “The Diamond of Teleconferencing.” As a pioneer of high quality conferencing, Chorus Call offers a broad spectrum of video conferencing, webcasting and event management services. Chorus Call’s unique full-service offering provides the peace of mind that events will be polished and professional. With Chorus Call, clients can focus on content rather than on technology.

As a PTC member, you'll receive:

  • 15% discount on video bridging service
  • 6 month trial of COMPANION downloadable video conferencing software

Contact Suzette Sloan to take advantage of this offer!