You have Questions, We have Answers

First and foremost, thank you for your interest in participating at WE Local Pittsburgh on the sponsor and/or exhibit level. We have heard your questions and want to ensure you receive the information to make your decision as simple as possible.

  • Who is the audience for WE Local?
    The WE Local audience will be very similar to what is seen at the Society of Women Engineers annual conference. Participants will be women engineers in all stages of their career and will range from undergraduates to high experience full-time professionals.
  • What is the estimated number of attendees?
    We cannot predict numbers for WE Local conferences, however attendance is limited to 425 attendees.
  • Why is there a cap on attendees?
    WE Local conferences will range between 500-750 attendees, however as the inaugural year, we have capped attendance to 400.WE Local is committed to providing member’s a local experience. This local experience includes being able to engage and interact with local businesses and members who work and/or live in the same area. By capping the attendance, members are able to get better acquainted and build a strong(er) relationship with other members in the area and spend more time with businesses.
  • Is there a limit of how many exhibitors can attend?
    Yes. WE Local Pittsburgh is limited to 34 exhibit/career fair tables. Selection is made on a first come, first serve basis and sponsorship packets.
  • What are the exhibit/career fair hours?
    WE Local Pittsburgh exhibit/career fair hours include:

    • Friday, February 17
      • 9:30 a.m.-Noon
      • 1:00-6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday, February 18 
      • 8:00-11:45 a.m.
      • 1:00-6:00 p.m.