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

Business Masterclass Series
What: A professional education program created specifically for entrepreneurs and small businesses with annual revenues of $1 million or less. During the five-week program, participants will learn from top business and financial professionals, work one-on-one with experienced leaders and develop effective plans and strategies for success. Facilitated by SCORE by LegacyTexas Bank.
When: Dallas Series: September 7 - November 16; Ft. Worth Series: September 7 - November 16
Where: Plano and Ft. Worth, TX

Access to Capital Conference for Small Business
What: Conference attendees will learn how to get access to capital to manage the growth of your small contracting business. During the conference, you'll have free access to attend workshops and get in on valuable tools, tips, and strategies to help you get loans, credit lines, or equipment financing that your business needs. 
When: Tuesday, September 10
Where: Dallas, Tx

NTTA September Business Chat
What: Second Wednesday Business Chat sessions will inform you about NTTA procurement opportunities including maintenance, project delivery, information technology, and purchasing. These sessions will also show you how to register as a vendor and introduce you to NTTA stakeholders. 
When: Tuesday, September 10
Where: Plano, Tx

DART Small Business Academy
DART's Small Business Academy offers valuable tips and insights to help prepare you to compete for business with DART. 
When: Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13
Where: Dallas, TX

US India Chamber of Commerce Annual Small Business Forum featuring Gov Greg Abbott
Governor Abbott will provide a detailed update of his recent trip to India and his thoughts about the upcoming legislative session during this special luncheon with the DFW community.
When: Friday, September 13
Where: Dallas, TX

JPMorgan Chase Diversity Vendor Outreach Program
JPMorgan Chase is expanding its branch network in the Greater Dallas Fort Worth area, and in keeping with the Client’s commitment to doing business with Minority-, Women-, Veteran-, Disability -, LGBT+ -owned and small businesses, we are hosting a special event to welcome small and diverse business owners in the local area, and pave the way for them to participate in future contracting opportunities as the new branches come to life. 
When: Tuesday, September 17
Where: Plano, TX

WiNGS WBCS Volunteer Tour 
WiNGS is hosting a tour for WBCS member who are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities with this organization.  RSVP to Laura Gray at [email protected].
When: Wednesday, September 18th | 6.30 - 7:30pm
Where: WiNGS Dallas, 2603 Inwood Road, Dallas,TX

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

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

Regional Events

Austin Round: SoGal Pitch Competition
Hosted in 25 cities across 5 continents, and culminating in a final competition and 3-day immersive educational boot camp in Silicon Valley, SoGal Foundation is excited to host the largest global startup pitch opportunity for women and diverse entrepreneurs worldwide. 
When: Monday, September 16
Where: Austin, TX