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

DART Pre-Bid Meeting for for On Call Construction Expansion of Shelter Benches

What: There will be an in-person pre-bid meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 @ 10:22am for On Call Construction Expansion of Shelter Benches. 
When: Tuesday, March 15, 2022 @ 10:22am
Where: 18531 Macarthur Street, Cowboy South Far Side, Irving TX 75063.  Contact Cherish Stalcup at [email protected] with any questions

Goldman Sachs: Black in Business

What: Through the One Million Black Women: Black in Business, participants will learn how to better understand their finances, hire their first employee, price their products or services, and much more – at no cost to the business owner.  
When: Application deadline: March 15th at 11:59pm
Where: Online

Proposal Preparation for Government Contracting

What: This webinar is for the advanced commercial or government contractor who is currently, or planning to, prepare a federal technical proposal for Construction or Service Contract. (Normally Commodity Contracts do not require a Technical Proposal but it is possible). Highlights of the federal government technical proposal assembly are discussed in a webinar setting. Contractors must be able to show past performance and financial capability.
When: March 15th, 2022, 11am - 12pm CST
Where: Online

How To Do Business with Lockheed Martin

What: Are you curious about what it takes for your small business to work with Lockheed Martin? If so, then learn more at this virtual outreach event. Representatives from Lockheed Martin will present information about their small business requirements and expectations. There is no charge for this webinar.
When: March 16th, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm CST
Where: Online

Chase Bank's Supplier Diversity Event

What: JPMorgan Chase has been committed to working with diverse owned businesses for almost 30 years. We will be showing you how to become a diverse supplier with Chase Bank. Learn the difference in government and private contracts and what industries we work with.
When: March 17th, 2022, 11:00am - 1:00pm CST, RSVP by March 16th 
Where: Online

Walmart Supplier Inclusion Information Session

What: Walmart is teaming up with SRMSDC and WBEC South to bring you an immersive online class designed to elevate your online marketplace presence. Join this special virtual event and gain important tools to take your business to a new level and welcome a new client base
When: March 17th, 2022, 11am - 1pm CDT
Where: Online

CIP Professional Services Workshop

What: Learn about the upcoming professional services firms opportunities in the Metroplex. 
When: March 22nd, 2022, 11AM-12:30PM EDT
Where: Online

Shaping the Future: Women of Color Conference 2022

What: Join the LiftFund Dallas/Ft. Worth Women's Business Center for its 2nd Annual Women of Color Conference. Women of color are among the fastest growing segments among small business owners nationwide. In many ways, they are pioneers in entrepreneurship across many industries and are recognized for their innovation, mentorship, impact, and success.
When: March 24th, 2022, 9:30am - 5:00pm CDT
Where: SMU COX Collins Executive Education Center

How To Do Business with the GSA

What: Are you curious about what it takes for your small business to work with the General Services Administration (GSA)? If so, learn more at this virtual outreach event. Representatives from the GSA will present information on their small business program and how to do business with the agency. 
When: March 29th, 2022, 10am - 12pm CDT
Where: Online

Kitty Fund Grant

What: This funding opportunity is a micro-grant to support employer-based businesses that are owned by Moms. A total of $25,000 through 50 grants of $500 each will be awarded to Mom-preneurs across the United States. 
When: Deadline to apply: April 11th, 2022
Where: Online

Upcoming Training for Women- and Minority-Owned Small Businesses

What: The University of Texas at Austin will be launching in April the second phase of its training program for minority- and women-owned enterprises and small businesses. This program will help HUBs/DBEs/M/WBEs with advanced marketing and sales strategies, select business financials, project and contract management, and generally increase capacities to win and execute successfully contracts with local, state, and federal agencies in the Austin region. Attention also will be devoted to becoming a supplier to private sector businesses.  
When: Begins on April 19th 
Where: Online

MatchMaker Madness

What: Meet one-on-one in a private virtual environment with the buying teams of government agencies and prime vendors to develop relationships, understand their purchasing process and identify supply chain opportunities.
When: May 2nd, 2022, 12:00pm - 12:45pm Panel on MatchMaker Follow Up Best Practices 1:00pm - 4:00pm One-on-One MatchMaker Meetings (EST)
Where: Online