Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.
What: R.D. Howard Construction, in partnership with Linbeck, look forward to hosting a project information session for the Fort Worth New City Hall Project. These information sessions are open to ALL Interested Bidders over ALL scopes of work. General Project Information, Bid Package Schedule, and RFP Requirements will be covered as well as Question & Answer Time. The Business Equity goal is 30% for the estimated construction budgets.
When: July 19, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CDT
July 20, 2022 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CDT
July 21, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CDT
Where: Future City Hall Building, 100 Energy Way, Fort Worth, TX 76102, Mezzanine Conference
Founder's First Job Creators Quest Grant
What: Founders First is committed to increasing the number of diverse founder-led businesses generating over $1 million dollars in revenue and creating premium wage jobs. The Texas Job Creators Quest Grant provides eligible small businesses in the state of Texas the opportunity to receive one of 30 grant packages totaling $100,000. Cash award amounts range from $1,500 to $10,000.
When: Application deadline is July 25, 2022
Where: Apply Here
GSA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s National Small Business Training and Matchmaking
What: Join us to learn about upcoming federal contracting opportunities and doing business with GSA, while expanding your network at the GSA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s National Small Business Training and Matchmaking event. The two-day FREE virtual event will provide training opportunities for the small business community and Federal acquisition workforce.
When: Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27th
Where: Virtual - Register Here
JPS Bond MWVBE Opportunity Event
What: Participate in the JPS Bond MWVBE Opportunities event to meet the contractor teams and learn about subcontractor and supplier opportunities for the temporary parking and Medical Home Southwest Tarrant projects.
When: Tuesday, July 26 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. CST
Where: JPS Main Campus - Outpatient Building Red Elevators, 3rd Floor, OPC Auditorium 1500 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104
NMSDC Automotive Industry Group
What: OEM Members of the NMSDC Automotive Industry Group are excited to collaborate in presenting ‘Bridging Pathways.’ The virtual trade show will provide certified diverse companies an opportunity to showcase their products and services and meet with Tier I Suppliers through the safety of a computer screen. Each of the Tier I Suppliers had been hand-picked by the OEMs and all have supplier diversity programs in place
When: July 28, 2022 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST
Where: Virtual - Register here
HUB Program Texas Education X Advocacy Series
What: The Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Facilities Commission, and The University of Texas at Austin are proud to present the second session of the Historically Underutilized Business Texas Education and Advocacy Series (HUB-TEXAS). The HUB-TEXAS series provides HUB and HUB eligible firms information on contracting opportunities with state agencies and universities on a regional basis.
When: July 28, 2022 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CST
Where: UT Austin Thompson Conference Center
Women-Owned Small Business Pitch Competition
What:The Beacon State Fund,* in partnership with the Governor's Commission for Women, is hosting a pitch competition and will select an awardee for each region of Texas. The women-owned small business pitch competition is made possible by Sempra’s support of the Beacon State Fund.
When: Applications due by July 31, 2022
Where: Apply Here
Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant
What: Tarrant County has created a Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant through its Recovery Resources Assistance Center to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
When: Deadline to apply is August 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. CST
Where: Learn more
Capital One Envision Supplier Diversity Summit
What: Learn about procurement and diversity trends as well as Capital One category strategies, and gain a greater understanding of where opportunities exist to do business with Capital One.
When: October 13, 2022
Where: Virtual - reserve your spot today
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