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

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

JE Dunn Cedar Park Library Outreach and Pre-Bid Event

What: Join JE Dunn for the Cedar Park Library Outreach and Pre-bid Event. All interested certified trade partners are encouraged to register and attend this event.
When: August 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. CST
Where: Cedar Park City Hall, 450 Cypress Creek Road, Building 3, Multi-Purpose Room, Cedar Park, TX 78613 Register Here

TWU Center for Women Entrepreneurs August WomenRISE In Person & Virtual

What: Join us in person or virtually for our August WomenRISE with Bliss Coulter, President & CEO at the Women’s Business Council-Southwest.
When: August 9th at 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. CST
Where: In-person at Texas Woman's University, Denton Campus, Old Main Building, 2nd Floor, Rm 257 and online

Supplier Diversity Cooperative Training Symposium

What: Dallas College and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses invites you to attend a training symposium to learn more about the requirements and process to submit a bid when doing business with Dallas College utilizing a COOP partner.
When: Thursday, August 11, 2022 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. CST
Where: Bill J. Priest Building, 1402 Corinth St, Dallas, TX 75215, Hoblitzelle Auditorium, Room 1530 -  Register 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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