Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.
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
Building a Greater Dallas
What: The B.U.I.L.D. Collaborative – which stands for Broadening Urban Investment to Leverage Dallas – is doing a series of convenings on “Building a Greater Dallas Through Inclusive Entrepreneurial Growth.” The event is for business support practitioners, capital providers, ecosystem builders, and philanthropic partners.
This summer, we’ll continue to discuss opportunities to advance the Dallas small business ecosystem to ensure equitable and inclusive access to resources exist for all entrepreneurs.
When: July 8th | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. CDT
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. We will also be joined by our minority advocacy partners, associations and certifying agencies who will provide insight regarding the unique services and opportunities they provide.
When: July 14th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. CDT
WIPP Community Connection
What: Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) invites you to participate in their monthly Community Connection designed with you in mind! Meet fellow WIPP members, Agency Partners and Corporate Partners in an engaging virtual environment. Join this webinar and learn more about the work they are doing on the Hill, the educational programming they provide and experiencing the value of this great business ecosystem. Register today!
When: July 21st | 1 p.m. CT
H-E-B Construction Outreach - Frisco and Plano
What: H-E-B is working with our Prime Contractor, EMJ Construction, to identify local, small, minority, LGBTQ+, Veteran and/or disabled owned commercial contractors in the DFW, Frisco & Plano, Texas area who can provide goods and services for the construction of our new stores located in Frisco and Plano Texas. Attend H-E-B's Construction Outreach Event to understand how to do business with our Prime Contractors. Commercial contracting capability is preferred. Registration is required and ends July 21st.
When: July 27th | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. CDT
Where: Frisco Embassy Suites Convention Center
2021 CTPTAC VIRTUAL Match Making GPC
What: Federal, State, Local governments, and Prime Contractors will be available to meet one-on-one with small businesses at CTPTAC's 2021 VIRTUAL MatchMaking Government Procurement Conference. In addition to all-day, ten-minute matchmaking sessions, this event will offer live webinars, small business assistance provided by resource partners, and a Small Business video pitch contest! Small businesses, prepare your best visual presentation, slide show, and/or capability statement, and be prepared to introduce your company to the many agencies and organizations that are eager to meet you.
When: August 11th | 8a.m. - 4 p.m. CDT
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