HEB Opportunity Exchange Expo

What:  The theme for 2022 Opportunity Exchange and Expo is Growing in Community: Driven by Ownership with a focus on I.D.E.A.: Innovation/Invest, Develop/Discovery, Education, and Acceleration. The virtual exchange is structured into two parts, the general session, and second session where you will hear from current HEB suppliers and community partners. 

When: November 3 

Where: Online - Learn more and register here.

Austin Startup Week

What: Austin Startup Week is a celebration and showcase of everything entrepreneurial in Austin. Each year, we bring entrepreneurs, local leaders, and friends together to connect, collaborate and grow through our educational tracks, mentor office hours, startup showcases, and networking mixers.

When: November 14-18

Where: Capital Factory, 701 Brazos Austin, TX 78701 - Learn More Here

Tarrant County Business Opportunity Fair

What: Meet & Greet with the General Contractors, Business Equity Firms, Public & Private Agencies Business Opportunities with Tarrant County Agencies and vendors throughout DFW. 

When: November 3 I 9 am

Where: Will Rogers Memorial Center,  3400 Burnett Tandy Drive Fort Worth, 76107 - Register Here

Allstate annual Business Diversity Summit

What: We’re bringing leading corporations, diverse business owners, investors, legislative representatives and more for five days of information sharing, networking, inspiration, and ideas aimed at closing the wealth gap through big and bold moves.

When: November 7-11

Where: Online - Learn More & Register Here

Women's Business Conference for Global Entrepreneurship Week

What: Join us for our Women's Business Conference for Global Entrepreneurship Week as we celebrate and empower women entrepreneurs. Our focus will be on networking, and connecting small businesses with our ecosystem of thought leaders, community partners, and business resources. 

When: November 18 I 11 am

Where: 5001 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX - Register Here

WBENC and Capital One’s Innovative Business Development Program

What: CATAPULT is an intensive, six-month transformational learning journey for business owners (participants) designed to enable them to innovate and disrupt within their business and ultimately industry - by developing a new solution to a business challenge while leveraging learnings from the program. 

When: Application due November 18
Where: In person and Virtual - Learn More & Register Here

Supplier.io’s 5th State of Supplier Diversity Report

What: Supplier Diversity Report revealed big changes in the primary drivers of supplier diversity. More and more companies see programs as a core component of their company culture, and executive and board support is at an all-time high. Request your copy of the 2022 State of Supplier Diversity Report today to help identify opportunities and challenges within your organization.

Where: Online - Learn More Here

Request for Proposals for TAMUS Fort Worth Campus Developer

What: The City of Fort Worth (“City”) is soliciting proposals in collaboration with the Texas A&M University System (“A&M”) and Tarrant County (“County”) for selection of a real estate developer (“Developer” or “Respondent”) to enter into a real property ground lease and development agreement for approximately 1.86 acres of land in Downtown Fort Worth.

When: November 16 I 5 pm

Where: Closing November 16 - Learn More & Register Here

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summer Cohort Program

What: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, more than 12,800  business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

When: May 2023 Applications open - Register Here

Where: Learn More & Register Here

WBENC and Cummins Inc. Female Students of Color Business Grants

What: WBENC and Cummins Inc. are excited to team up to provide business grants and educational opportunities to minority female student entrepreneurs and recent graduates. The program will provide 3 educational sessions on topics designed to launch a business owner into success along with an opportunity to be awarded one of 5 financial grants.

When: Deadline to Apply November 14

Where: Learn More & Register Here

Dallas County Small/Microbusiness COVID-19 Relief Grant Program (EBAP)

What: The application for the Dallas County Small/Microbusiness Assistance program is designed to quickly provide financial assistance to "micro" small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic. This program aims to help restart small/micro businesses in Dallas County that have closed during the pandemic and support those who have experienced an economic downturn accordingly.

When: Applications due November 27th

Where: Learn More & Register Here