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NCBF Wednesday Recap + What's in Store for Thursday

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?

Posted on June 21, 2018 and filed under Events.

National Conference & Business Fair Day One Recap + What to Look Forward to on Wednesday

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!

Posted on June 20, 2018 and filed under WBENC News, Events.

Pre-Conference Day Recap + What to Look Forward to on Tuesday

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. 

Posted on June 19, 2018 and filed under WBENC News, Events.

Sustainability Tips for the National Conference & Business Fair

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.

Posted on June 16, 2018 and filed under Events.

Countdown to Detroit: What Not to Miss in the Motor City

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.

Posted on May 29, 2018 and filed under Events.

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.

Posted on May 25, 2018 and filed under WBE Wisdom, Events.

Get to Know Tony Tomczak, Chief Procurement Officer at DTE Energy

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.

Posted on May 24, 2018 and filed under Corporate Members, Events.

Get to Know Angela Henderson, Senior Manager – Head of Supplier Diversity at Ford Motor Company

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.

Posted on May 7, 2018 and filed under Corporate Members, Events.

In Her Own Words: WBENC National Conference & Business Fair is a “Place Where Business Gets Done”

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.

Posted on May 1, 2018 and filed under Opportunities Open Doors, Events, WBENC News.

Photo Recap of the 2018 WBENC Summit & Salute

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. 

Posted on April 4, 2018 and filed under Events.