Celebrate Small Business 2024

May 3, 2024

  • 6pm to 9 p.m. 
  • Bald Birds Brewing Co., Jersey Shore
  • $65/Person

Bringing Business Owners Together

Recognizing Your Success

Celebrating Growth

When You Thrive; We all Thrive

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About the event

For over six years, the Covation Center has supported and impacted over 700 Pennsylvania businesses and invested over $1.5 million dollars into our local business community. Over 200 small businesses have graduated from the Center’s MasterClass program - a 10-week program to help businesses grow and thrive. 

Join the Covation Center as we celebrate small businesses in Pennsylvania. Through the Celebrate Small Business event we will feature business vendors, host state and local stakeholders and provide networking opportunities. 

Keynote Speaker

Richard Page Allen

Richard Allen is the Founder of RPA, Inc., a nationally recognized executive recruitment firm in Lycoming County. RPA has conducted successful searches for Yale, Michigan State, Lock Haven and hundreds of higher education institutions. Richard is a businessman, education administrator, avid outdoorsman, pilot, and photographer.

Co-MC Hosts

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Peter Swift is the executive director of Camp Susque, a youth camp nestled in the beautiful mountains of north-central Pennsylvania. Peter is a dedicated supporter of the small business community and is a member of the Covation Center board of directors.


Miranda Moore is a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native who was recently crowned Miss Central PA. She is an Environmental Engineer and Sustainable Fashion Advocate; the founder of Take Action in Fashion.

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6:00 pm – Networking and Cocktail Hour
7:15 pm – Welcome & Opening Remarks; dinner service
7:30 pm – Keynote Speaker
7:45 pm – Awards Ceremony
8:15 pm – Closing Remarks
*Your registration includes hors d'oeuvres, buffet dinner, non-alcoholic beverages and dessert.  One drink ticket and a cash bar with Bald Bird's Brewing Co. specials will be available during the cocktail hour.*

Event Sponsors

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Business by Dezign

The venue

This unique event will be held at Bald Birds Brewing Co. in Jersey Shore. This staple brew company's fantastic brews and excellent food is the perfect place to bring community together in support of small business.


Event Sponsors

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Business by Dezign