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

2019 WiNGS Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon
What: This year's Luncheon will feature a prestigious panel of experts who will discuss how we each play a part in turning Dallas into an opportunity city for all. The discussion will be moderated by KERA's Courtney Collins, a lead reporter in the award-winning One Crisis Away series and emceed by Katy Blakey NBC5 Emmy award-winning reporter.

Our distinguished panel includes:
-  Andrea Levere, President, Prosperity Now 
-  Alfreda Norman, Senior VP, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
-  Prashanthi Ravanavarapu, Director of Product Architecture, PayPal
When: Thursday, May 16
Where: Dallas, TX

2019 D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium
What: This half-day event will present dynamic speakers who will dive into topics like Building Your Brand, Developing Talent, and Growing Your Business. Plus: three networking sessions will give you a chance to connect with like-minded women business professionals.
When: Thursday, May 30
Where: Dallas, TX

PGA of America  Diverse Business Opportunity Exchange
What: The PGA of America is facilitating a Diverse Business Opportunity Exchange to assist its Major Championship Prime Suppliers in identifying prospective, certified, minority-, women-, veteran-, and LGBT-owned business Tier II suppliers that can provide products and/or services in the following 9 categories:Transportation / bus services, Catering / food services, Housing / lodging, Unskilled, non-union labor, Electrician services, Freight vendors, Fueling vendors, Florals, Equipment & truck rentals. Interested applicants should fill out the below pre-screeners to be considered for an upcoming matchmaking opportunity.

Supplier Inclusion Prescreener form for 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits
Supplier Inclusion Prescreener form for 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park

When: Please submit pre-screener by May 31st, 2019.

S.H.E Summit Dallas
S.H.E. Summit Dallas is an empowerment event focused on connection, education and activation. This unique event convenes the thought leaders and movement drivers of today’s most relevant women and societal issues to influence change and inclusion (sponsorships still available!).
When: Thursday, August 29
Where: Dallas, TX

Regional Events

Capital Metro 3-Year DBE Goal Announcement
Join Capital Metro's Office of Diversity staff as they announce their 3-Year DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) Goal, including WBE (Women Business Enterprise) participation. 
When: Tuesday, May 28
Where: Austin, TX

3rd Annual Central Texas Small Business Partnership Conference
Firms have an opportunity to meet and network with prime contractors, prime consutants, as well as with local entities who specialize in providing resources to small business owners. The focus will be on for-profit organizations in construction, engineering, IT and commodities.
When: Friday, May 17 
Where: Austin, TX