Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.

DFW Events

Collin College IT Center of Excellence S/W/WBE Trade Partner Meeting
Join JE Dunn Construction, AECOM and BECK for an informational meeting highlighting opportunities for the Collin College IT Center of Excellence at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco, TX. This is a great opportunity for you to get all your questions answered and meet key stakeholders for this exciting project.
When: Tuesday, October 8
Where: Frisco, TX

NTTA October Business Chat
Second Wednesday Business Chat sessions will inform you about NTTA procurement opportunities including maintenance, project delivery, information technology, and purchasing. These sessions will also show you how to register as a vendor and introduce you to NTTA stakeholders. 
When: Wednesday, October 9
Where: Plano, TX

Meet Claudia Mirza and Register to Celebrate Her Success
On October 15th, LiftFund is celebrating 20 years of lifting entrepreneurs like Claudia to prosperity. She will be there for a fireside chat with bestselling author Craig Hall, discussing the challenges entrepreneurs face and the key insights to their success.
When: Tuesday, Oct 15
Where: Dallas, TX

NTTA Procurement Opportunities in IT
This event is a wonderful and unique opportunity for IT Vendors to connect and network with NTTA’s IT Department, NTTA Primes, JC Penney, City of Plano and Texas DIR and learn more about procurement processes as well as current and upcoming opportunities.  There will also be a reverse vendor event towards the latter half of the program.
When: Thursday, October 17
Where: Plano, TX

Cedar Hill M/WBE and Local Business Workshop
Learn how to do business with the cities of DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster, and get information about upcoming procurement opportunities.
When: Thursday, October 24
Where: Cedar Hill, TX

NTTA Vendor Outreach Symposium
This is an outreach effort by the Business Diversity Department of NTTA for suppliers/contractors/vendors in and around Tarrant County who are interested in doing business with NTTA and other participating buying entities and want to promote/strengthen their business network.
When: Tuesday, October 29
Where: Fort Worth, TX

Certify, Connect, Grow: Prepare to Do Business with Corporations & Government Entities 
Attend this free seminar if you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of getting certified, connect with business suppliers and grow. Kelly Poppe from WBCS will be speaking on WBE certification!
When: Tuesday, November 12
Where: Addison, TX

ChallengeHER Virtual Contract Connections 
ChallengeHER has a new opportunity for attendees through American Express ® Contract Connections! These events offer matchmaking meetings with buyers through a virtual setting via video or audio.
When: November 14 and December 11
Where: Online

Regional Events

HUB Subcontracting Opportunities 
The TxDOT Campus Consolidated is located on approximately 50-acre site and includes 5 new buildings, site utilities/infrastructure and various site improvements.  Construction is expected to begin October 2019 and be completed December 2021.
When: Thursday, October 10
Where: Austin, TX

Toyota's 2019 Opportunity Exchange 
TOYOTA invites you to participate in the 30th Opportunity Exchange (OE). There will be a forum that helps facilitate the initiation of relationships between our Tier I Suppliers and Certified Diverse Businesses and Toyota is excited to be hosting this event for the 30th consecutive year! 
When: WednesdayNovember 6
Where: Novi, Michigan