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

DFW Virtual Events

Walmart's Virtual Open Call 2020
What: Walmart’s Open Call application process is now open for suppliers of U.S. manufactured items! Companies interested in pitching their U.S. sourced goods in a virtual meeting on October 1 should apply now. Selected suppliers will be set up with a virtual one-on-one meeting(s) with a buyer with Walmart stores or The application process will close on August 10.  All applicants will receive an invite or decline notification on August 28. 
When: July 2: Application process opens, August 10: Application process closes,  August 28: Notification to all applicants and invited attendees October 1: Open Call event
Where: Online 

Leadership Forum Virtual Series
Texas Women's Foundation will celebrate the 2020 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Award Recipients with a series of six virtual events highlighting each of their remarkable leadership journeys, and how they continue to advance leadership opportunities for women and girls.
When: For dates Click Here 
Where: Online 

NTTA Business Diversity Department's Virtual Second Wednesday Business Chat
What: Join NTTA's Business Diversity, Procurement, and internal departments virtually to learn more about their upcoming opportunities and how to do business with NTTA. They will also be joined by our minority advocacy partners, associations, and certifying agencies who will provide insight regarding the unique services and opportunities they provide for DMWBE vendors!
When: Wednesday, August 12 | 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Online 

Getting Back to Business Virtual Series: Growing Your Business by Attaining a Certification 
What: If you are a Small Business Owner this is just for you! A Series highlighting the Benefits of Being Certified in collaboration with Dallas College, Goldman Sachs 10k Small Businesses, featuring D/FW MSDC, NCTRCA, and WBENC. 
When: Thursday, August 13 | 1:00 PM
Where: Online

Dallas Startup Week 2020 - Women of Innovation Summit
What: This 5-day event impacts and mobilizes over 10,000 North Texas entrepreneurs, startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, academia, and community change-makers. Joining this year’s Women of Innovation Summit is Mahisha Dellinger and Jamie O’Banion on Tuesday, September 1, and Joni Carswell and Daniel Surrency Jones on Wednesday, September 2. You won’t want to miss these amazing keynotes and what they have to say.
When: Tuesday, September 1 | & Wednesday, September 2 | 
Where: Online 

DART Small Business Academy 
What: DART Small Business Academy offers valuable tips and insights into the government procurement process, building brand awareness, and more to help you prepare you to compete for business with DART. (Please RSVP to Esther Sandy at [email protected] by August 18, 2020)
When: Friday, September 11 | 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Where: Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting