Helping Women-Owned Businesses Thrive in Big Retail

What: WBENC has teamed up with Target Corporation, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Macy’s, Inc., The Home Depot to demystify the process with Women Owned in Retail, a program designed to help women-owned businesses with consumer goods scale and thrive in the retail space.

When: November 9 I December 1st - Register Here

Where: Learn More & Register Here

Rotary Minority Business Awards

What: Join three wonderful Fort Worth organizations with delicious drinks and food while getting more information about the Rotary Minority Business Awards.

When: November 10th - Register Here

Where: Esperanzas, 2122 N. Main Street I Fort Worth, TX 76164

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

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

Heavy Highway Transportation Forum

What: RHCA invites consultants, engineers, and contractors in addition to any professional services or construction services companies interested in or currently working in the Heavy Highway and Transportation industry to participate in this upcoming forum. 

When: Friday I November 18 I 8 am - Register Here

Where: J. Erik Jonsson Central Library I 1515 Young St. Dallas

PTAC How To Do Business With The University Of Texas System 

What: Representatives from UT Arlington, UT Dallas, UT Tyler and UT System -Office of Capital Projects will present information about their small business requirements and expectations and address your questions.

When: Nov 18, 2022 I 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Where: Online - Learn More & 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

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

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 Collegiate Accelerator

What: a highly coveted and multifaceted entrepreneurial program focused on the advancement of collegiate female founders. Selected students will learn how to navigate growth for early-stage ventures through access to resources, specialized education, and personalized mentorship. 

When: Applications close December 1st

Where: Learn More & Register Here

Luna Awards hosted by Regional Hispanic Contractors Association

What: Join the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association and the Luna Ambassadors to celebrate women, woman-owned businesses, individuals, companies, or entities that advocate for women in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries.

When: December 9

Where: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center I 650 S Griffin St. Dallas

Learn more and register here