There's Power in a Purchase. Use it Wisely.

BuyPittsburghFirst exists to bring awareness to local industrial companies in western PA. We are a grass roots movement that encourages companies to examine their buying habits and support local supply and service companies. After all, when you buy locally we all win!

BuyPittsburghFirst membership offers a full year of industry specific sales, marketing, and business solution opportunities for you and your company. Included in your membership you receive:

  • Exclusive peer-to-peer networking opportunities through private, invitation-only events: Marquis events that provide opportunities to expand business and professional relationships and connect with other industrial focused professionals.
  • Annual SMC Business Councils Membership: As a member of BuyPittsburghFirst, your SMC Business Councils annual membership is included.
  • Industry specific educational discussions
  • Priority listing on our revolutionary online sourcing tool, SOURCE Engine: SOURCE Engine is the region’s most comprehensive, online directory of regional industrial suppliers and service providers. For buyers and purchasing agents, SOURCE Engine is a one-stop resource that will help you quickly identify local solution providers, saving you time and helping us keep business dollars here at home.
  • Highly visible advertisement in the annual SOURCE Buyers Guide: SOURCE Buyer’s Guide is an annual directory of industrial suppliers and service organizations throughout the region. You will receive a full or half page ad depending on your membership level.


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“The SMC Staff and Board of Directors are excited about our future as we retool our trade association back toward its founding principles. Come join us!”