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

DFW Events

UT Dallas' 2019 Annual HUB Vendor Expo
Please join UT Dallas to honor the excellence of the UTD HUB Program and to promote your business at UT Dallas.
When: Thursday, September 26
Where: Richardson, TX

NTTA Procurement Opportunities in IT
This event is a wonderful and unique opportunity for IT Vendors to connect and network with NTTA’s IT Department, NTTA Primes, JC Penney, City of Plano and Texas DIR and learn more about procurement processes as well as current and upcoming opportunities.  There will also be a reverse vendor event towards the latter half of the program.
When: Thursday, October 17
Where: Plano, TX

Cedar Hill M/WBE and Local Business Workshop
Learn how to do business with the cities of DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster, and get information about upcoming procurement opportunities.
When: Thursday, October 24
Where: Cedar Hill, TX

NTTA Vendor Outreach Symposium
This is an outreach effort by the Business Diversity Department of NTTA for suppliers/contractors/vendors in and around Tarrant County who are interested in doing business with NTTA and other participating buying entities and want to promote/strengthen their business network.
When: Tuesday, October 29
Where: Fort Worth, TX

Certify, Connect, Grow: Prepare to Do Business with Corporations & Government Entities 
Attend this free seminar if you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of getting certified, connect with business suppliers and grow. Kelly Poppe from WBCS will be speaking on WBE certification!
When: Tuesday, November 12
Where: Addison, TX

ChallengeHER Virtual Contract Connections 
ChallengeHER has a new opportunity for attendees through American Express ® Contract Connections! These events offer matchmaking meetings with buyers through a virtual setting via video or audio.
When: November 14 and December 11
Where: Online

Regional Events

Sandia National Laboratories Mentor-Protege Program Kick-Off Meeting
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) will launch their DOE Mentor-Protégé Program on Tuesday, October 1st.  The Laboratories’ will focus their FY20 Protégé selection to those companies who have the following series of NAICS codes:
•    NAICS 54 Series: Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
•    NAICS 23 Series: Construction

The roll-out of this program includes a Supplier Forum which will highlight the SNL Mentor-Protégé Program requirements and timelines, one-on-one matchmaking sessions and networking.  The event will be the first in a series of Supplier Forums hosted by the Supplier Diversity team.  
When: Tuesday, October 1 
Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico