2018 Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes golf Outing

2018 Golf Outing

Rescheduled (from 9/17/18) to Tuesday, September 25th

Join us for a fun day on the course at Westmoreland Country Club, benefiting Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes, Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh Police, Beverly’s Birthdays, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

  • Registration | 9:00 am to 10:30 am
  • Shotgun Start | 11:00 am
  • Cocktails & Dinner after Golf

Learn More on our 2018 5th Annual Golf Outing Page.

Lunch Crunch

Join us at Dad’s Pub & Grub on Thursday, September 27th at 1:00 pm for a lunch get-together with fellow members.

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE let Kelly Fischetti know if you will be there. Keep in mind that more people showing then RSVPing causes difficulty for them to make tables for us. Please email Kelly Fischetti or text her if you will be in attendance.


September 28, 29 & 30th

Pittsburgh OktoberFest 2018


Join us at the Big Butler Fairgrounds for a three-day traditional German festival where you’ll find authentic German food, live music, German dancers, German and craft beer, wiener dog races, pet costume contest, a Stein Hoisting challenge, games, midway fun, children’s crafts, 100+ vendors and so much more. Visit the website at http://oktoberfestpitt.com/ 

GPBC Volunteers Needed!

Attention GPBC members!  Oktoberfest is here and we need volunteers. The dates are September 28, 29, and 30th at the Butler Fairgrounds. Hours are Friday 5pm-11pm, Saturday 12am-11pm, and Sunday 12am-7pm.

GPBC is charge of the Corn Hole Tournament and the Kids corner. At the kids Corner we will have Coloring sheets, Pumpkin Toss, Tattoo’s, Tic Tac Toe, and our Trailer for Pittsburgh Toys For Tikes. We have a lot going on ,and we need volunteers to help with these activities.

Please e-mail me at Michele@petalamemory.com if you are able to volunteer. Please give me the date/dates, times you can be there, and amount of people with you.

There will be food, Live Music, Weiner Dog Race, Pet Costume Contest, Rides, Game for all, AND BEER. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the day.

I will also have a signup sheet at next week’s meeting.


GPBC Members are Recognized in Trib Total Media’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

We congratulate those members who have been recognized in this year’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards from Trib Total Media. Visit our News Page to learn more!

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fan Favorites

Check the Post-Gazette website on June 29 to view a complete list of 2018 winners and see if your favorites made the cut!  Several GPBC members were up for awards, including Jaden’s Catering, which won First Place for Catering Pittsburgh East!

About Our Organization

For Over 20 years the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection (GPBC) has been a dedicated group of business professionals committed to expanding their business through professional networking. GPBC is run and governed by members for members.

Our goal is to support each other by furnishing appropriate business referrals.Each member represents a single business classification and is responsible for our growth through the providing of business referrals and through the introduction of new business into our group. Our members will at all times maintain the highest degree of professional standards and courtesy.

We are Recruiting New Members!

GPBC, a professional networking organization with over 50 Pittsburgh and Monroeville area members, is now recruiting additional membership categories.

  • Jewelry Store
  • Locksmith Service
  • Appliance Store
  • Self-Storage Facility
  • Junk Removal & Hauling Company

TO BE A GUEST one of our meetings, please contact Members at LargeLisa Ives, Ives Eye Care Center or Steve Mackowick, SJM Power

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our weekly morning group, speak and present information about your business to over 50 area businesses, and enjoy the fellowship and support of an active, growing networking organization.  You can learn more  on our Member Resources page.  Interested?  Contact Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection today.

You can help too.  Donate Today!  Online donations are now accepted all year round.  You don’t have to wait for Christmas to help Toys for Pittsburgh Tikes this year!


Why Join GPBC?

GPBC is comprised of self motivated business owners and/or representatives who become a very active part of your sales force!
Members use their business to help provide valuable leads which turn into business for you!

Imagine the potential! This is the out of the box thinking you need. Quality leads coming from sources outside of your competition’s reach. Members meet once a week where you are able to present your business to all members on a regular basis.

No conflicts of interest are allowed. Once you’re a member, you reserve that business classification. Meaning once you’ve joined, your competition can’t.

GPBC is an ethical organization. Ethics and standards are maintained by all members according to our by-laws.

Get great business leads and make some great professional friends in the process. Business has just become easier with the Greater Pittsburgh Business Connection!

Our Business Partners

Our business partners and networking group members take pride in helping each other to achieve success and longevity in their businesses. Our members constantly try to do things that will better the overall nature of the group. Our weekly breakfast meetings provide a time for members to interact, learn, and expand their businesses.