AS OF MAY 2012
Thank you for joining us at the 2012 WBENC National Conference.
See you next year in Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27, 2013!
Boasting more than 3,200 registered attendees, last year’s Business Fair was a resounding success. The one-of-a-kind event drew 325 exhibitors, including more than 100 WBENC-Certified WBE exhibitors from across the nation. The 2012 conference is just around the corner. Plan now to take advantage of this unique opportunity! →
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Please go here to review information about conference speakers, programs, and more. →
Founder, Carol's Daughter
Guest Speaker at Pre-Conference General Session on Monday
June 18 beginning at 4 p.m. →
Celebrate Orlando on June 20
Join us at Universal Orlando® Resort at Universal CityWalk® on June 20 for the Celebrate Orlando! Wednesday Evening Reception featuring family fun, lively music and dancing, and Karaoke as we celebrate another successful WBENC Business Fair! →
WBENCs Roadmap to 2020 – a groundbreaking plan promising increased value to corporate and government entities – will provide the foundation of the 2012 conference. Workshops will focus on economic impact and job creation; entrepreneurial training; innovation, technology and sustainability; and the best ways to access capital and develop new markets. Topics will also be aligned with WBENC’s core values: certification, opportunities and resources. Specific information on workshops will be available in January 2012. →
Stay tuned for news about our keynote speakers for 2012. Several well-known personalities, including New York Times best selling authors, nationally recognized business leaders and C-level executives will offer valuable insight on business trends, economic forecast and how to succeed in today’s marketplace. →
Celebrates 15 Years
For more than a decade and a half, WBENC has helped to open the doors of opportunity for WBEs. This important tradition will continue at the 2012 conference as WBENC continues to implement the Roadmap to 2020. The three-day conference will promote WBENC certification as the framework supporting the procurement requirements of corporate and government entities interested in doing business with women business enterprises. The event will also support WBENC-Certified WBEs who seek better access to procurement opportunities in these markets. →
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) announced last summer that the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) approved WBENC as a third-party certifier for Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) certification as part of the United States SBA's WOSB Federal Contracting Program.→