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

Introduction to Government Contracting
What: In this webinar, discuss the issues of government contracting (i.e., Federal, State, and local) so the potential contractor can decide what they need to do next to start, or continue, their government contracting program with confidence. Some of the subjects are: System for Award Management (SAM), The Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS), contracting rules, regulations & law, IFB vs. RFP, Registration & Certifications, GSA, SBIR/STTR, SBA, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). 
When: June 15th | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST
Where: Online

Hard Hat Construction Expo
What: DFW Minority Supplier Development Council is holding the 2021 Hard Hat Construction Expo! Make connections within the construction industry, become a sponsor, and let your small business be known. Sign up for this exciting expo with roundtable discussions, exhibitors, and a fun barbeque.
When: June 22nd | Times vary 
Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (Dallas Convention Center)

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 
Where: Online

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
Where: Online