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

DFW International Airport Capacity Building Program Series – May Webinars

What: Online webinar on airport contract administration. Hear from the Procurement Department and learn more about the business process used to administer a contract once awarded by the Airport.
When: May 25, 2022
Where: Online

2022 Dallas ISD Bond Academy

What: The Bond Academy is an opportunity for perspective vendors (new and existing) to learn more about doing business with Dallas ISD while working to establish or increase their bonding capacity. This four sessions will be a comprehensive course to help build vendors capacity.
When: Application deadline is May 25, 2022
Where: Online

US India Chamber of Commerce 7th Annual Technology Conference

What: The US India Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 7th Annual Technology Conference in person on May 26. This year’s theme is Digital Tsunami: What’s Next? Featuring keynote speaker Aparna Khurjekar, President of Verizon Business Markets, who will share about her experiences helping companies digitally transform, this is a must-attend event. You will not want to miss this opportunity to network with technology business leaders and to be inspired by North Texas' rich ecosystem of entrepreneurs and technology professionals.
When: Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 9:00am-2:30pm
Where: Renaissance Dallas Hotel - 2222 North Stemmons Freeway Dallas, TX 75207

Women Export Academy

What: The Women Export Academy is a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Commercial Service and UPS that aims to increase the participation of women-owned and women-led business in exporting and to create more opportunities for women entrepreneurs to achieve economic equality.
When: Thursday, from May 26 to June 23 at 10 am Central Time
Where: Online

Center For Women Entrepreneurs Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant

What: The Center for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE) at Texas Woman’s University is accepting submissions for its Veteran Woman Entrepreneur Grant program, which supports women veterans in Texas who own their own businesses or are interested in launching one. Ten, $5,000 grants for a total of $50,000 in grant funds will be awarded to qualified Texas women veterans who are starting or who have existing businesses.
When: Applications due May 27, 2022 (5 p.m. CT)
Where: Apply Here

DFW International Airport Business Opportunity Forum

What: Learn about the initiatives underway at DFW Airport and business opportunities within the Infrastructure and Development Division including Energy, Transportation & Asset Management, Planning, Commercial Development and Design, Code & Construction Departments.
When: June 10, 2022
Where: Online via Zoom and in-person at LOOK Theaters, 5655 Colleyville Blvd, Suite 300, Colleyville, TX 76034

Cultivate Small Business

What: Santander’s Cultivate Small Business program is designed to support the growth of early-stage woman-, BIPOC-, and immigrant-owned food businesses in emerging neighborhoods in the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. The 12-week, fully virtual program is completely free to entrepreneurs, and provides you with industry-specific education, networks, and mentoring, along with the opportunity to apply for capital grants for your business.
When: Application deadline is June 15th 2022
Where: Online

Fort Worth Inc.'s 2022 Entrepreneurs of Excellence

What: Successful business owners and entrepreneurs of Fort Worth are invited to enter the running for this prestigious awards program. Entrepreneurs of Excellence (EOE) showcases outstanding entrepreneurs whose vision, creativity, and integrity have made Fort Worth the premier place to do business.Candidates who meet the requirements will submit an application and be evaluated amongst other entrepreneurs in their respective industries. There will be three finalists but only one winner in each category.
When: Applications due by July 1, 2022
Where: Apply Here