From June 18-21, more than 4500 women entrepreneurs, senior executives and supplier diversity professionals, and partner organizations gathered in Detroit, Michigan to connect, collaborate, learn, network, and more importantly, make business happen.
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.
The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council shares their tips on what not to miss in the Detroit during the 2018 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair.
WBE Wisdom: Host Committee for the National Conference & Business Fair Share Insights & Advice for Women Entrepreneurs
Certification is just a starting point. Read some of our favorite pieces of advice from WBEs on how to make the most out of WBENC certification, opportunities and resources.
Read our Q&A with Tony Tomczak, who shares some career insights, industry trends, what he’s reading right now, and advice for women entrepreneurs.
Read our interview with Angela Henderson on where she draws her inspiration from, her advice to women entrepreneurs, and a few of her favorite career moments.
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.