WBENC’s 20th Anniversary Summit & Salute kicked into high gear today with the Procurement Opportunity Connection Meet & Greet where for three hours WBEs and Corporate Members are able to connect and identify potential business opportunities. During the Stars Celebratory Luncheon we reflected on the past 20 years, celebrating all the past WBE Stars and later in the evening honoring the Women of Distinction. We also looked to the future with the first set of sessions focused on the Future of Industry trends. Here are some Day 1 highlights.
Reflecting on Wednesday
Procurement Opportunity Connection: Meet & Greet
WBE Stars Celebratory Luncheon
Welcome to New Orleans! Reception Honoring the Women of Distinction
We Are WBENC! #WBENCis20
Get ready for Thursday
- Procurement Opportunity Connection 1:1 Matchmaker Meetings start at 8:00 am. Remember to arrive 30 minutes before your appointment and bring your printed schedule with you!
- The first set of concurrent Industry Sessions run 10:45 am – 12:45 pm.
- The second set of concurrent Industry Sessions run 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm.
- Join us for lunch 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm for the Celebratory Lunch & Keynote Speaker as we celebrate #WBENCis20, the 2016 America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises, and hear insights from Tamron Hall.
- From 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, network at the General Reception before the Salute Dinner-Celebrating 20 years of WBENC! from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm as we continue to celebrate our 20 years of existence and the 2016 Top Corps.
- Get excited for the National Conference & Business Fair in June at the Vegas Bound After Party from 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm. Show off your moves on the dance floor!