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

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

How to Do Business With Valero
What: Does your small business have experience in Jet Fuel Additive sales with NAICS 324110: Petroleum Refineries, or do you want to learn how to do business with Valero in supplying such additives? Are you curious about what it takes to work with Valero in supplying these additives? Learn more at this outreach event where representatives from Valero will present information about their small business requirements and expectations. **This FREE event is EXCLUSIVELY for companies with NAICS 324110 experience.**
When: July 28th | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Where: Online

NTTA ROAD Program Information Session and Outreach Event for the 2022-2024 Class
What: This is an informational session to learn more about NTTA's Relationship and Opportunities Advancing Diversity (ROAD) Program, the application process for the 2022-2024 Class and other important aspects of the program. This program seeks to promote & facilitate relationships between prime and consultant firms to foster opportunities for DMWBEs.
When: July 29th | 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Online

Texas Rangers and Comerica Bank Call-Up Contest
What: We understand that many businesses continue to experience the effects of the pandemic. The Texas Rangers and Comerica Bank want to help. If you're a woman-owned and/or minority-owned small business within 50 miles of Globe Life Field, you're invited to enter the Comerica Call-Up contest. Apply for your chance to be called-up to an advertising partnership with the Rangers in 2022. Application deadline is July 31st. 
When: July 31st 
Where: Online

The Entrepreneurial Spirit Fund by SIA Scotch
What: Starting July 13, 2021, eligible small business owners can apply to The Entrepreneurial Spirit Fund by SIA Scotch. Twenty-five recipients will each receive a $10,000 grant, plus mentorship with Carin Luna-Ostaseski, the founder of SIA Scotch Whisky and a first-generation Cuban American entrepreneur who overcame a myriad of challenges during her entrepreneurship journey. Apply and share how a grant would grow your business and help you achieve the unexpected. Application closes August 10th. 
When: August 10th | 6 p.m. CDT 
Where: Online

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 
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