Event Details


May 15, 2021

6:00 – 11:00pm

Join us for auctions, dinner, and dancing. Your attendance and generous support for this event will raise money for Stage IV Breast Cancer (MBC) research.

Keynote Speakers

(because two is twice as nice)

Dr. Steffi Oesterreich

Professor and Vice-Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh; Co-Leader Cancer Biology Program, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Co-Director Women’s Cancer Research Center, UPMC HCC and Magee Women’s Research Institute; and author of over 150 scientific articles in the area of breast cancer. Her laboratory focuses on resistance to hormonal therapies in patients with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, breast cancer metastases, and invasive lobular breast cancer.

Terlisa Sheppard

Four time breast cancer survivor; originally diagnosed in 1998 with stage 3 breast cancer at age 31, while 8 ½ months pregnant. She has been living with stage IV metastatic breast cancer for over 18 years, with metastases to her bones, lungs, liver, spine, abdomen, and brain. Through her journey, she has inspired others to fight through their diagnosis and live their best life, one day at a time. She is the proud founder of a small, non-profit breast cancer organization called, Terlisa Fights Breast Cancer, Inc. and a co-author of “Unbreakable Spirit, Rising Above The Impossible.”


You can purchase tickets through our secure payments page (hosted by GiveSmart).


Circuit Center Ballroom

  • 5 Hot Metal St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt House 

Address:  2795 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15203

Rate:  $159.00 + tax for a Studio Suite Rate

Includes complimentary hot breakfast and wireless internet access

Phone:  412.390.2477

Select option “3” for reservations and request Metsquerade Pittsburgh Room Block Group

Online Reservations

Parking:  $18.00 per day (Valet only)

Reservations received after the cut-off date will be on space and rate-available basis only.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott 

Address:  2950 South Water Street, Pittsburgh, PA. 15203 (South Side)

Phone:  412.488.8003

Rate:  $155 + tax

Ask for Metsquerade Pittsburgh Room Block. Rate includes complimentary breakfast and wireless internet access.

Online Reservations

Parking: $22.00 per day

Reservations received after the cut-off date will be on space and rate-available basis only. 

Hotel Indigo

Address: 329 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

Phone: 412.621.0880

Rate: $139 + tax

Rate includes complementary internet.

Online Reservations

Parking: $20 per day

A complimentary local shuttle is available to all guests within a three mile radius. This hotel is across the river from the circuit venue.