It started with inspiration, business and networking. It ended with shopping, art, karaoke and dancing. Could you design a better day? Day two of the National Conference & Business Fair was jam-packed with opportunities to discover new business opportunities, new contacts, new resources, and new talents - who knew the WBENC network was filled with so many great singers and artists?
The 2018 National Conference & Business Fair kicked into high gear on Tuesday, starting bright and early in the morning with another engaging NextGen Meeting and WEInnovate sessions, and ending with a lovely gathering in the Cobo Center Atrium for our Welcome Reception & Silent Auction. Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday, as well as a quick summary of what's on tap for our most popular day of conference - Business Fair day!
It's finally here! We are so excited to welcome you all to Detroit for the 2018 National Conference & Business Fair. We've already had a productive and energizing start so far in the Motor City with our pre-conference day. As we look forward to the official kick-off on Tuesday, here are a few things to keep on your radar and a summary of today's highlights in case missed it.
WBENC and Sustainability Sponsors, Pacific Gas & Electric and INTREN, want to ensure all attendees have a strong awareness of the importance of sustainability at our National Conference & Business Fair.
As the momentum builds for the National Conference & Business Fair, President & CEO Pamela Prince-Eason shares what she is most looking forward to, as well as preparation tips for WBEs and Corporate Members to get the most out of the event.
WBENC is proud to announce the 22 student entrepreneurs selected for the prestigious 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program (SEP) at WBENC's National Conference & Business Fair in Detroit, Michigan from June 19-21.
Brenda Loube, Co-Founder and President of Corporate Fitness Works, shares details about the Corporate FItness Works HealthTrails challenge at this year’s National Conference & Business Fair and why it’s about more than just steps.
After 28 years in business and at the helm of one of the largest WBENC-Certified promotional product agencies, Janie Goldberg, President and CEO of OmniSource Marketing, has mastered the art of the pitch. Here she shares her expert advice on how to perfect your elevator pitch, what to include, what to avoid, and why practice makes perfect.
Watch a video interview with Lauren Aitch of Our Own Apparel about her experience at last year’s National Conference & Business Fair as a newly certified WBE, and what she is looking forward to this year in her home state of Michigan.
Entrepreneurial Winning Women is a competitive award and executive education program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale – and then helps them do it.
The WBENC Summit & Salute is a three-day event consisting of industry focused workshop sessions, procurement connection opportunities, inspiring keynote speakers, networking receptions and more. Check out some highlights from this year's event, which took place March 19-22 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
Every business owner knows that there are lots of risks that come with starting a company. Jill Davis from JP Morgan Chase outlines the top five things you should consider when protecting your business (and your client’s) from risk.
We hope everyone had an amazing day at Summit & Salute! The energy is palpable, and we get the feeling some BIG business is already happening. As we look forward to Thursday, here are a few things to keep on your radar, a recap of Wednesday's highlights, and what not to miss on Thursday.
We’ve had a productive and energizing start to Summit & Salute, and yet we’re just getting started! As we look forward to Wednesday, here are a few things to keep on your radar, a recap of today’s highlights, and what to look forward to tomorrow.
We invite you to learn more about each of our sponsors and their dedication to supporting women-owned businesses. Today, we’re proud to introduce Farryn Melton, Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer at Bristol-Myers Squibb.