Oct
24
8:00 AM08:00

ChallengeHER - Washington DC

  • Doubletree by Hilton Crystal City (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ChallengeHER is a national initiative to boost government contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses with a special focus on the Women-owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. In April 2013, WIPP, American Express, and the SBA launched ChallengeHER to deliver free workshops, mentoring, and direct access to government buyers.

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Oct
29
8:00 AM08:00

ChallengeHER - San Diego, CA

ChallengeHER is a national initiative to boost government contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses with a special focus on the Women-owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. In April 2013, WIPP, American Express, and the SBA launched ChallengeHER to deliver free workshops, mentoring, and direct access to government buyers.

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Oct
29
4:00 PM16:00

WBCS Women of Color Business Mixer

This outreach event caters specifically to women of color business owners and their staff who are interested in doing business with corporations and/or government entities. It's a time to build relationships with fellow women business owners and learn about the benefits of Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification.

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Nov
5
8:00 AM08:00

WBEC - Pacific: BOLD Success LEVEL UP

  • Silicon Valley Capital Club - Fairmont Plaza (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BOLD Success LEVEL UP is about taking risks, moving outside of comfort zones, investing in yourself, growing your influence and business.

BOLD Success is transporting WBEs to the future with incredible insight to futureproofing yourself and your business by leveling up your network, funding options, corporate sales strategy and deepening relationships with the WBEC-Pacific peer group.

The conference is focused on driving connections to provide sustainable opportunities for WBEs through WBE to WBE and corporate to WBE connections by introducing a vendor showcase and bringing back smart badge technology during the first day of the program.

Learn more: https://brojure.com/wbecpacific/levelup/

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Nov
7
8:00 AM08:00

ChallengeHER - Huntsville, AL

ChallengeHER is a national initiative to boost government contracting opportunities for women-owned small businesses with a special focus on the Women-owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. In April 2013, WIPP, American Express, and the SBA launched ChallengeHER to deliver free workshops, mentoring, and direct access to government buyers.

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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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Nov
12
3:00 PM15:00

WBCS Open House

Meet the WBCS staff and tour the office headquarters. Enjoy an open bar, complimentary appetizers, and networking. Learn 2019 organizational insights and performance from WBCS President, Debbie Hurst. Welcome the newly elected 2020 WBCS Board of Directors.

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Nov
14
2:00 PM14:00

WBEA Cutting Edge Awards & Scholarship Reception

  • Hilton Double Tree Hotel Greenway Plaza (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Cutting Edge Awards & Scholarship Diamond Dinner recognizes corporate members and WBEs for the amount of business they've done with women-owned businesses. This reception also awards educational scholarships to women business owners and employees, which they can use to further their education to help their business continue to grow.

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Nov
21
5:30 PM17:30

WBEC East Desserts & More

WBEC-East’s annual fundraiser is a networking event and critical fundraiser to help current and future women business owners receive the tools and training they need to make their dreams of entrepreneurship come true. It’s a fun opportunity to mix, mingle and build relationships around a common cause. We highlight our accomplishments, and showcase clients who have recently benefited from WBEC-East’s programs. Please join us to help WBEC-East continue to change the lives of women, their families and their communities – one business at a time!

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Dec
9
11:00 AM11:00

WBEA San Antonio Executive Networking Luncheon

Join the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance and hear capacity building techniques, professional wisdom, contract & procurement knowledge, and secrets from the inside. This networking luncheon gives you the opportunity to sit at two different tables during the event, allowing you to network with several different corporate representatives and fellow WBEs. This is a rare opportunity to network and gain valuable insight into how to tackle challenges, develop strategic networks, and increase profitability.

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Oct
8
5:30 PM17:30

WBEC-East Women of Color Premier Networking Event

Join WBEC-East this Minority Enterprise Development Week (MEDWeek) for our inaugural celebration of our newly created Women of Color (WOC) Committee!

The Women of Color Committee was created to address the unique issues that women of color owned businesses face. What better time to commemorate this initiative than during MEDWeek?

This networking event is focused on WOC entrepreneurs & businesses. You will learn more about the virtues of being part of the WBEC-East network. This celebratory event will consist of introductory remarks, light refreshments & networking. You will get to know other WBEs and corporate professionals in our region and build valuable business connections.

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Oct
8
8:30 AM08:30

WBEC - Pacific The New Method Conference, Washington

WBEC-Pacific is bringing back this incredibly dynamic single day conference to the Seattle Panoramic Center in Pacific Tower. The event focuses on driving business connections between WBEs and corporations and WBEs to WBEs.

For more information, visit https://brojure.com/wbecpacific/levelupseattle/.

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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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Sep
6
10:00 AM10:00

WBDC Midwest Connect & Celebrate, Chicago

We are excited to bring together our local and regional women business owners and corporate, public sector, and community partners. Business owners can explore business opportunities, expand their business networks, and increase their business knowledge and corporate and public sector partners can show their commitment to women and other diverse suppliers.

Your growth is our business and the focus of WBDC Connect & Celebrate: Chicago Conference is the future of your business. Whether it’s through an insightful keynote talk, impactful procurement connections, informative business labs, or general networking, we want you to leave with information and tools to take your business to the next level!

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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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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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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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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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