Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.
What: Produced by bbatx, craftHER Market is a digital and socially distanced marketplace, featuring creatives, designers, makers and artists from the Texas South.
When: March 1st - April 30th | Times vary
Apple Impact Accelerator: A program for Black- and Brown-owned businesses
What: The Impact Accelerator is a capacity-building program for the United States–headquartered companies that are at least 51 percent owned, operated, and controlled by an African American, Hispanic American/Latinx, or Indigenous American individual. Eligible companies are late-stage startups or mature firms and organizations with innovative solutions, applications, or processes that are in late-stage development or have reached commercial-scale deployment and can contribute to one or more of Apple’s environmental priority areas.
When: April 30th | Times vary
Building the Future. Restoring the Past.
What: Dallas County, in coordination with the Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, are sponsoring an event showcasing opportunities for current and future projects for our Dallas County Commissioners Court Buildings. All contracting firms are invited to this virtual event to learn more about their purchasing processes, upcoming projects and the SBE participation requirements for Dallas County.
When: May 5th | 10 a.m. CST
L3Harris Women-Owned Business Event
What: Representatives from L3Harris will be present at this virtual event to provide information, requirements, and expectations for women-owned businesses to learn how to do business with L3. They will also be available to answer your questions. This event is ONLY for women-owned businesses who have experience with the following NAICS codes: 336411 / 336412 / 336413 / 334220 / 488190 / 517410 / 541715 / 611512 / 811219.
When: May 12th | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST
NTTA's Virtual Business Chat
What: Join NTTA's Business Diversity, Procurement and internal departments virtually to learn more about our upcoming opportunities and how to do business with NTTA. You will also be joined by their minority advocacy partners, associations and certifying agencies who will provide insight regarding the unique services and opportunities they provide.
When: May 12th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. CST
L3 Harris Women-Owned Business Matchmaking Event
What: This free, matchmaking event will allow women-owned small businesses an opportunity to introduce your company to an L3Harris representative during a one-on-one, ten-minute, virtual session. Only companies with the following NAICS codes may register: 336411 / 336412 / 336413 / 334220 / 488190 / 517410 / 541715 / 611512 / 811219. Additionally, all companies MUST submit a capability statement to, [email protected]. If you are selected to participate in the matchmaking event, you will be contacted with your meeting link and time.
When: May 13th | 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. CST
Walmart Open Call
What: Walmart’s Open Call application process is now open for suppliers of U.S. manufactured items! Companies should apply now if interested in pitching their goods that are made, grown or assembled in the United States to Walmart merchants at our Open Call event on June 30. Selected suppliers will have the chance to meet with Walmart and/or Sam’s Club merchants! The application deadline is April 30th, and companies should apply by then to be considered and notified by June 1st.
When: June 30th | Times vary
National Black Business Pitch
What: The National Black Business Pitch (NBBP) is a competition designed to connect Black-owned businesses to corporations who seek to expand and diversify their supply chain in new products and services. Through the National Black Business Pitch, we are seeking to do more than provide a seat at the table, but to open doors and build relationships that can lead to long-term and sustainable contracts. The ultimate goal is to create a Black business network that corporations can access and do business with.
When: August 17th - 19th | 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PST