D CEO Women's Symposium

D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium

Join us at this year's D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium on Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. The half-day event is packed with empowerment, education, and actionable takeaways on the subjects of leadership, entrepreneurship, mentorship and community involvement. This is a one-of-a-kind networking and learning opportunity for Dallas executives looking to transform their industries, break the mold, and carve their own path in their careers. WBCS members receive $30 off the cost of tickets with code "WBCSW". Register today!

InnovateHER Challenge

Do you have a product or service that has a measurable impact on the lives of women and families? Does your product or service have the potential for commercialization? And does your product or service fill a need in the marketplace? If you answered yes, then join the InnovateHER Challenge sponsored by the United States Small Business Administration and hosted by The Study and The Women Veterans' Enterprise Center. Submit an application by May 24, 2017. Selected applicants will present on May 30th at The Study. One winner will be selected for submission to the National SBA Challenge with $70,0
Marie McGrath

Shining a Light on the Power of Partnership

“The opportunities that WBENC presents are many – opportunity for personal growth, mentorship, comradery, inspiration, to practice persistence and patience and lastly, the opportunity to get a corporate contract.” Marie McGrath is the CEO of Demand Lighting. Since she joined the Women's Business Council- Southwest in 2014, Marie hit the ground running by developing relationships with fellow WBEs and Sustaining members alike. Demand Lighting has benefited from the network Marie has grown through the Council. Marie sits on the Austin Committee and won Regional Volunteer of the Year at the 2017 P
Women in Business Awards

DBJ Women in Business Awards

Nominate North Texas women for the Dallas Business Journal's 10th annual program honoring the most influential business women! As you contemplate your North Texas network of women, keep in mind that all industries and professions are fair game. Whether making a submission for the Women in Business or Women in Tourism category, think first and foremost of women who are great at their jobs, rising through the ranks and making pivotal decisions for their organizations. Mark your calendar: The awards event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at the Irving Convention Center. All honorees wil
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DFW Airport Business Opportunity Forum

On June 2, 2017, DFW will be hosting a Business Opportunities Forum , a business outreach collaboration between Infrastructure & Development, Concessions and Procurement & Materials Management. The Forum will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW (Terminal C) from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Latino Business Awards

The Latino Business Awards 2017

The Latino Business Awards, a partnership between D CEO magazine and the Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos, honors outstanding Latino leaders and companies and organizations in the North Texas region. All finalists and winners will be recognized in the September issue of D CEO . The deadline to enter is Friday, June 2, 2017. Award categories include: • Outstanding Latino Business (Small Company) • Outstanding Latino Business (Midsize Company) • Outstanding Latino Business (Large Company) • Outstanding Latino Nonprofit • Latino Advocate • Latino Executive of the Year For more information and
Dancing Backwards in High Heels

Dancing Backwards in High Heels

Join the Women's Business Border Center for the 13th Annual International Women's Business Symposium - Dancing Backwards in High Heels. May 18th, 2017 at the Wyndham Airport Hotel, El Paso, Texas 600 attendees, 30 speakers, and 50 vendors. Learn more and register today .
Chamber Presidents

City of Dallas Manager Reception

The Women's Business Council - Southwest was pleased to attend the reception held at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development welcoming TC Broadnax, our new Dallas City Manager. The reception was jointly hosted by Dr. Joe May, Dallas County Community College District Chancellor, Rick Ortiz, President of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Gal Jumaoas, President of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Marnese Elder, President of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Broadnax shared his plans for collaboration and engagement with all constituen
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Power Pitch MVP: Mixed Media Creations

Power Pitch MVP: Mixed Media Creations So you received the MVP Power Pitch award! How does it feel? To say it feels “awesome” is an understatement. The second I found out I ran over to tell our owner, Susie Carter, and nearly tripped doing so because I was so excited (coordination is not one of my strong points). There may have been some bouncing up and down involved, but unless you can get that security camera footage, then I’m going to deny it. Seriously though, I feel very honored to be an MVP. While we were not able to hear other people’s presentations I was able to speak with several pres

WBE Finalists at the Woman's Way Awards

Jill Burns and Kelly Gasnik, co-founders of Austin Cocktails and WBE members, are finalists in the Product Innovation category of the 2017 Woman's Way Awards. The Woman's Way Awards are hosted by WBE member, Austin Women Magazine, each year to recognize outstanding and influential women-owned and -led businesses in Austin. Over 150 companies applied, yet only 43 finalists made the cut in each of the 13 categories. The Woman's Way Awards will be held on Thursday, May 4 at the JW Marriott Austin. Click here to read more about Jill, Kelly, and their journey to success.