Pittsburgh Magazine Signature Events

Throughout the year, Pittsburgh Magazine hosts a number of signature events for our readers, sponsors and the professional community. Below you will find information about events hosted by Pittsburgh Magazine. Details will be updated on this page as they become available. For questions about Pittsburgh Magazine events, please contact marketing director Leah Krenn. To see photos of past events, click here.


Pittsburgh Magazine Events:

Pittsburgher of the Year
For the 29th consecutive year, Pittsburgh Magazine celebrates the Pittsburgher of the Year. This January, we host an invitation-only cocktail reception celebrating past and present Pittsburgher of the Year winners. The event is presented by PNC.

Date: TBA
Venue: The Ballroom at Rivers Casino

See photos from our 2014 event HERE.

Fashion with Compassion
An evening of fashion, food and fun benefitting the American Heart Association. Event features a fashion show with Dougherty models, shopping, beer & wine, Skinnygirl cocktails, a DJ and more!

Date: February 12, 2014
Venue: Pittsburgh Marriott City Center

See photos from the 2014 event HERE.

Spotlight on Women in Business Networking Events
Our quarterly Spotlight on Women in Business initiative was created to shed light on the local businesswomen who may go unnoticed in our community. The events were created to provide a networking opportunity for the honorees and other local businesswomen. Events occur in February, April, July and October, and the initiative is presented by First Commonwealth Bank.

Date: July 31 - Sheraton Station Square; October - TBA

Click HERE for additional information

Best Doctors Reception
This private, invitation-only reception honors the physicians included in our ever-popular annual Best Doctors list featured in the May issue.

Date: May 21, 2014
Venue: Omni Wiliam Penn Hotel

See photos from our 2014 event HERE

Best Restaurants Party
Our most popular event of the year, the Best Restaurants Party brings more than 60 of the region’s best restaurants with more than 2,300 local foodies for an evening of delicious sampling and entertainment.

Date: June 2, 2014
Location: Heinz Field

Click here to see photos; or check out the 2014 video below.


Best of the 'Burgh Party
A party is held to celebrate the 100+ winners of our annual Best of the ‘Burgh awards, featured in the July issue of Pittsburgh Magazine. This year's party will feature performances from Zany Umbrella Circus, Swing City and the Bastard Bearded Irishmen.

Date: July 16, 2014
Location: Stage AE

See photos from the 2014 Best of the 'Burgh Party, or check out the video below.

Farm Dinner
Join us for an authentic farm to table dinner. The event features a locally-sourced, three-course meal from chef Cory at Six Penn. Click HERE to see photos from our event.

Date: August 9, 2014
Location: Turner Family Farm, Saltsburg, PA

Great Minds Reception
This event is a forum focused on the higher education community and includes a networking reception. Anticipated attendance is 100 stakeholders in the higher education community. Click here for event details and registration.

Date: October 2, 2014
Location: The Mansions on Fifth

Made in Pittsburgh
The Made in Pittsburgh event will feature representatives from Pittsburgh’s iconic brands coming together to share their expertise in branding and marketing. The event also features a networking reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Date: October 15, 2014
Location: Heinz History Center

40 Under 40
Each year, Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP convene a panel of judges to select 40 outstanding people under the age of 40 who are making a difference in our region.

The 40 Under 40 are featured in the November issue and at an awards event also held in November, which draws more than 600 attendees. 40 Under 40 is presented by PNC Bank. 

Date: October 24, 2014
Location: Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Click here
for event information.




For information about other events around Pittsburgh, visit our Culture/Calendar page.



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