Author Archives: Suzi Pegg

Suzi Pegg is the vice president of global marketing for the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance. A native of Sheffield, England, she is frequently on the road meeting with global business leaders interested in investing or expanding in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Our Pittsburgh Region in a New (Spot)light: A Special Report in fDi

by on January 4, 2017

By Suzi Pegg, Vice President, Global Marketing The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance is pleased to see the new year start with a spotlight on the Pittsburgh region in the pages of the latest fDi – the Dec. 2016/Jan. 2017 “Best and the Brightest” issue.  That spotlight is a special, six-page report, “Pittsburgh Powers Up:  From Steel […]

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Pittsburgh: the Name Heard ‘Round the World

by on December 20, 2016

“Why am I hearing so much about Pittsburgh?” That’s the question I’ve been asked quite frequently this year from many of my contacts – those overseas and those who came to visit our Pittsburgh region. My response has been that Pittsburgh is where big things are happening in some of the sectors and industries that […]

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Portuguese IT-related Entrepreneurs Explore Pittsburgh’s Tech Ecosystem via CMU Portugal Program

by on October 22, 2014

Four teams of Portuguese entrepreneurs have “set up shop” in the heart of Pittsburgh’s technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem for eight weeks to learn about and explore Pittsburgh’s store of  technology innovation, workforce, startup resources and support networks.  It all happens under the auspices of Carnegie Mellon’s Portugal inRes (“in Residence”) Program – an early stage […]

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Pittsburgh Welcomes Canada: a Good Neighbor to the North

by on April 2, 2014

Mentioning Canada to a Pittsburgher might conjure up images of hockey, Niagara Falls and Molson beer. But relations between Canada and the United States go much deeper than these icons.  For more than two centuries the relationship with our good neighbor to the north has grown into one of the strongest bi-lateral international business relationships […]

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“Just Ducky” Pittsburgh: One Brit’s Bias Revealed

by on November 13, 2013

“What on earth is going on in Pittsburgh, and why do I keep hearing about it?”  This is the question that I’ve heard more this year than at any other time since I’ve been working for the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA). My response is simple: Pittsburgh is a happening place.  The region is trending with […]

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“Celebrating Pittsburgh” in London Town

by on September 27, 2013

The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), the economic development marketing organization for the Pittsburgh region is traveling alongside the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers, which will face off against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, 29 Sept. at London’s Wembley Stadium as part of the NFL International Series.  Leveraging the well-known Steelers brand (fans of the team – the […]

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Top ‘o the Monday from Dublin

by on September 24, 2013

Yesterday was a jam-packed Monday with a lot of activity to promote foreign direct investment into the Pittsburgh region to business and corporate leaders in Ireland. A highlight was a life sciences and medical devices seminar at UPMC Beacon Hospital in Dublin. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – or UPMC, as it’s known – […]

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