Workshop

Austin Insights Recap

Last week, the Women's Business Council - Southwest hosted its annual Austin Insights event with the new addition of a financial education workshop presented by Bank of America. The workshop provided information on how business owners can use payment as a tool to build working capital

Networking is Essential to Success with WBE Certification

"Attending events such as Harvesting Partnerships and Power to Potential have provided the opportunity to introduce me and my business to corporations that I may not otherwise have had the chance to meet. A recent introduction to a Sustaining (Corporate) Member at an event led to a conversation that eventually turned into a contract." - Molly Sandlin, President of CAET Project Management Consultants
Harvesting Partnerships Referral Contest

Spread the Word about Harvesting Partnerships to Win!

We know that you are excited for this year's Harvesting Partnerships, so help us spread the word! This event is not only valuable for current members, but also is great opportunity for any women business owner to get insight on WBE certification, connect with fellow entrepreneurs, and participate in discussions centered on business ownership.
Harvesting Partnerships

What is Harvesting Partnerships?

Harvesting Partnerships is an annual half-day conference focused on top-tier educational programming. The event this year is on September 5 from 11 AM to 4:30 PM at the Courtyard Marriott Grapevine.

Taking Full Advantage of Your WBCS Membership

Renee Gilmore is the President of a women-owned and operated firefighter company, Firemans Paving Contractors. Located in Fort Worth, the company proudly services the DFW area and has been WBCS certified for 3 years. Renee serves on our Parade of Stars Gala Committee and was also a 2018 Lillie Knox Recipient. We reached out to her to discuss how certification and the Lillie Knox Investment Award has helped her business grow.
lillie knox investment award

How to Make Your Lillie Knox Application Stand Out

Each year the Women’s Business Council – Southwest gives away cash awards of up to $20,000 via the Lillie Knox Investment Awards to support the business growth of WBEs within our region. 2019 applications are due on Friday, July 12. Read below for some tips on how to make your application is complete and stands out this year: