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We hope that you will join us for an afternoon of networking, procurement and learning opportunities, and celebration of the achievements of our Minnesota clients and partners!
WBENC’s Summit & Salute is a three-day event that will be held March 11-13, 2018. The Summit consists of industry-focused workshop sessions, procurement connection opportunities, inspiring keynote speakers, networking receptions and more. The Salute! gala is a festive evening that honors and celebrates various groups throughout the WBENC network. The 2019 Summit & Salute will take place in Houston, Texas.
POP, Too! is GWBC’s Carolina based companion to the annual flagship POP Marketplace which is held in Atlanta, Georgia. During this one-day conference, WBEs and procurement professionals interact with each other to promote growth opportunities and enhance business relationships.
This 60-minute training session is an introduction to the WBENCLink2.0 database for WBENC Corporate & Government Member users only. During this training, you will learn about the main system functionality including system navigation, account management, searching for WBE suppliers, accessing certificates, as well as searching and exporting the WBE certified directory.
Learn more and register: https://wbenc.wbenclink.org
Don’t just gaze at the stars…be one! You have the power to make a wish come true at the 2019 CWE Auction and Gala.
Women come to us with a dream to help empower them to become economically self-sufficient and prosper through business and entrepreneurship. With each step they shine brighter and stronger.
In the words of William Shakespeare: “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” Join our constellation of shining stars at the 2019 CWE Auction & Gala. A blockbuster auction, cocktails, spectacular food, dancing, great music and more await you and other superstars. Help us help women and veterans realize their dreams of owning and growing their own businesses.
Combining the most popular elements from former WBCS events – Power to Potential, Executive Insights, and Business Works Expo, this inaugural procurement event features corporate roundtable sessions, a c-suite executive keynote luncheon and “prime time” sessions led by Sustaining (Corporate) Members and their Tier 1 suppliers. Join us at this new signature event, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Irving Convention Center, to transform your business connections into contracts!
Be a part of the celebration as Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council (ORV~WBC) celebrates its 10 year anniversary! The 2019 Catch the Wave Regional Conference provides networking, training, and access to women business owners in Kentucky, Ohio, & West Virginia, as well as ORV~WBC corporate members across the region. The 2019 conference is expected to draw over 550 attendees including buyers and supplier diversity professionals representing nearly 50 corporate members.
Greater Women’s Business Council’s GWBC® TOP Corporations of the Year Awards are a living testimonial to the work of our constituency and the organization. These awards honor leading corporations who have demonstrated a solid commitment and passion for engaging and empowering women business enterprises (WBE). Corporate honorees represent “best in class innovators” in supplier diversity and procurement.
Please join us for an afternoon of procurement opportunities, networking, and celebration of the achievements of our St. Louis clients and partners.
Join us for our 1st Annual Women’s Business Enterprise Colorado (WBEC) Open Golf Tournament at the beautiful and legendary Broadmoor Destination Resort in Colorado Springs.
WBEs join with corporate and government partners for procurement connections, including a matchmaker.
The National Conference & Business Fair is the largest conference of its kind for women business owners in the U.S. The WBENC National Conference & Business Fair is attended by Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs); senior executives and procurement representatives from the Fortune 500 and the U.S. Government; and select partner organizations whose missions align with WBENC’s vision of expanding women’s business opportunities in the marketplace. With three days of robust programming, the conference features lectures and presentations from today’s thought leaders, engaging panel discussions, 1:1 MatchMaker sessions, networking receptions, and a notable Business Fair.
Full day of business development strategy and best practice sessions
Power of Partnering Marketplace (POP) is an annual conference in Atlanta bringing together hundreds of women entrepreneurs, business leaders, corporations and procurement professionals. This two-day conference delivers valuable connections, training, innovative thinking and takeaways designed to help you reach your procurement and business goals.
Harvesting Partnerships is a half-day conference focused on top-tier educational programming. The event begins with a keynote luncheon and the Lillie Knox Investment Award presentation. The afternoon is dedicated to Women’s Business Enterprise led roundtable discussions on business themes such as marketing, legal, human recourses, and more! The event concludes with a networking reception.
The WBDC’s annual regional conference gives WBEs opportunities to connect with corporate and government partners for workshops, a matchmaker, and other procurement opportunities.
The Greater Women’s Business Council’s LACE (Ladies Achieving Continuous Excellence) Awards is an annual Black-tie celebration for our entire membership. It is here that we recognize our outstanding corporate partners and women business enterprises (WBEs) for their commitment and contributions to the mission of the GWBC.
In addition to the awards ceremony, LACE features a silent auction and an inspiring awards reception, and live entertainment followed by a fabulous dinner.