WBENC National Conference & Business Fair
Jun
25
to Jun 27

WBENC National Conference & Business Fair

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.

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Aug
26
to Aug 27

GWBC POP Marketplace Conference

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.

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Sep
5
8:00 AM08:00

WBCS Harvesting Partnerships

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.

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Sep
9
to Sep 12

WBEC - West 16th Annual Strategic Procurement Opportunity Conference

  • JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Report & Spa (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

"Uncovering the Clues to Success"
September 9th - Pre-Golf Event
September 10-12th - Conference Begins
JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745
To Register: www.wbecwestconference.com (registration opens up in March, 2019)
Questions, please contact Renae Moore at office@wbec-west.org

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Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

GWBC Lace Awards

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.

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Apr
30
to May 1

GWBC Top Corporations Awards Luncheon

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.

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Apr
15
to Apr 17

ORV-WBC 10th Anniversary Regional Catch the Wave Conference

  • Sharonville Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Apr
10
8:00 AM08:00

WBCS Connections to Contracts

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!

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Mar
29
5:30 PM17:30

CWE Auction & Gala Celebration

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.

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Mar
21
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Certified WBEs and WBE Applicants

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 

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Mar
21
8:00 AM08:00

GWBC POP, Too! Conference

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.

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Mar
11
to Mar 13

WBENC Summit & Salute

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. 

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Feb
21
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Certified WBEs and WBE Applicants

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 

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Feb
15
to Feb 17

WBEA Presentation Power

  • Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Presentation Power's unique curriculum teaches you how to master the human elements that drive business outcomes. Your organization will see an increase in productivity, profitability, and customer loyalty and will be led by a clear vision that permeates the company. 

Leaders learn from Presentation Power how to build trust, buy-in, and connection that makes their teams perform at their potential. This event puts you on the fast track to increasing your influence, accelerating your career, and achieving the results you deserve.

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Feb
14
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Corporate & Government Members

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 

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Feb
7
8:00 AM08:00

WBDC-FL Orlando Opportunities

Florida led the nation in the past decade in the growth of women-owned businesses. How can your company continue creating jobs and generating more revenue? Join us for this fun and informative day of panel discussions and networking. WBENC-certified businesses are invited to participate in matchmaker sessions with corporate and government representatives.

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Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

WBCS Parade of Stars Gala

Join us for an illuminating semiformal evening event honoring Women’s Business Enterprises and Sustaining (Corporate) Members who go above and beyond to ensure the successes of women-owned businesses. The event features a cocktail reception, seated dinner, awards ceremony, and after party.

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Jan
24
2:30 PM14:30

WBCS Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange

Learn first-hand how Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certification can elevate your business during one-on-one speed mentoring sessions with certified women business owners. Each mentor will also share expert insights on various topics including submitting RFPs, how to bid, marketing, leadership and more!  You may choose up to three mentor sessions during this event.

Don’t forget to network with fellow women business owners and corporate supplier diversity and procurement representatives between sessions!

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Jan
17
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Corporate & Government Members

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 

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Dec
5
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Corporate & Government Members

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 

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Nov
20
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Certified WBEs and WBE Applicants

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 

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Nov
14
3:00 PM15:00

WBENCLink2.0 Training: Corporate & Government Members

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 

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