Grand Opening of the LiftFund Dallas/Fort Worth Women's Business Center

The LiftFund is celebrating their new Dallas/Fort Worth Women's Business Center. Join the event to learn more about their services, meet the Director Tarsha Polk, and network with small businesses and community leaders. Tuesday, October 23rd at 9:30 AM 8828 N. Stemmons Fwy. Suite 510, Dallas, TX 75247 Light breakfast will be served. RSVP Here Guest speakers include: Herbert Austin, District Director, U.S. SBA Dallas/Fort Worth Office Janie Barrera, President & CEO, LiftFund Tarsha Polk, DFW WBC Director The LiftFund Women's Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners,
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Women In Toys Empowerment Day 2018

Women In Toys is a non-profit established to serve women at all stages of their career who work in or are seeking to work in the toy, licensing, and entertainment industries. At the annual Fall Toy Preview held in Dallas, Texas, WIT holds its Empowerment Day offering mentorship, product pitches, and inspiration for women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. WIT invited WBCS to attend and speak about the benefits of WBE Certification and use of the Women Owned Logo on consumer-facing products. The day kicked-off with panels of toy inventors and Walmart buyers, followed by mentorship sessions
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Small Business Networking with Capital Metro

Capital Metro and Austin Community College invite women-owned businesses to their quarterly networking event. Attendees will have the chance to network with Capital Metro and Austin Community College's procurement staff and their prime contractors. This is the perfect time to learn about Tier 2 procurement opportunities. The event is free to attend. Date : October 11th from 5:30 to 7:00pm Location : ACC Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 3401 Webberville Road Austin, TX 78702 RSVP by October 8th to [email protected] .

Austin Insights 2018 Recap

Last week, almost 100 WBE and Sustaining members, community partners, and the Women's Business Council- Southwest's Board of Directors, joined together at Canyon View Event Center for Austin Insights. This year's event featured a keynote speech by Stephanie Breedlove, co-founder of HomePay , the nations largest household payroll and tax firm. The program began with welcome remarks by WBCS President, Debbie Hurst and Title Sponsors, Hanger and Software Professionals Inc . Stephanie dove right into her keynote speech, which highlighted her journey from a career in corporate America to
Opportunity Exchange Hosted by Toyota

Attend Opportunity Exchange Hosted by Toyota

Whether you're a new business, in growth mode, or an established industry leader, you'll find that Opportunity Exchange hosted by TOYOTA offers the meaningful connections and inspiration you need to discover new possibilities. Opportunity Exchange connects tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers. Your TOYOTA Opportunity Exchange experience includes insightful business development strategies, practical tips for success, "Match-Up Reports" that introduce your business capabilities to TOYOTA tier I suppliers, networking sessions and a dynamic tradeshow. Learn more and register here . WHEN Wednesday, November
Quarterly Buyers' Luncheon Hosted by MSDC

Quarterly Buyers' Luncheon Hosted by MSDC

MSDC will host a Quarterly Buyers Luncheon. The luncheon offers engagement for all constituents including the Council's Buying Entity Partners and Certified Minority Business Enterprises. WHEN Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 11:30 AM - 1:00PM WHERE 4099 Valley View Lane | Dallas, TX 75244 REGISTER Here
North Texas Tollway Authority Vendor Outreach Symposium

North Texas Tollway Authority Vendor Outreach Symposium

North Texas Tollway Authority will host a Vendor Outreach Symposium in Tarrant County. This is an outreach effort by the NTTA Business Diversity and Procurement Services Department, whose mission is to strengthen the authority by the inclusion of minority and woman-owned business enterprises. The symposium provides information about contract opportunities on future projects and how to do business with NTTA. Participants will have the opportunity to meet NTTA’s project delivery staff, information technology, purchasing, maintenance, and diversity personnel. If you're interested in doing
Business Works Expo 2018 Recap

Business Works Expo 2018 Recap

Breaking past limits and connecting women-owned businesses with supplier diversity advocates are the themes built into Business Works, a procurement event hosted by the Women’s Business Council-Southwest. This year’s event, which drew around 345 attendees, was held at the Arlington Convention Center. Sessions included one-one-one matchmaker meetings, a new session called WBE Speed Connect, luncheon, half day trade expo, silent auction, and networking reception. There was a lot to highlight and celebrate at the luncheon. Joe Mossinger Strategic Sourcing Manager at Toyota was awarded the Cheryl
Joe Mossinger Receives The Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award

Joe Mossinger Presented the Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award

The Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award was created to honor leaders who help increase opportunities, serve as a role model for compassion, help to create a level playing field on which diverse suppliers can compete fairly for contracts, and ensure broad and fair access to Women Business Enterprises (WBEs). This year at Business Works , Joe Mossinger, Strategic Sourcing Manager at Toyota received the award for his beliefs in creating access and opportunity for certified WBEs. "I am truly honored and humbled to have received the Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award," said Mossinger.
2018 Dallas Fort Worth Vendor Fair

2018 Dallas Fort Worth Vendor Fair

Tarrant County Public Agencies are collaboratively holding a Vendor Fair on Friday, November 16, 2018, at one centralized location (Tarrant County Resource Connection – Gymnasium). All Small, Minority, Women, Historical Underutilized or Disadvantaged Businesses and Enterprises are encouraged to come out. Attendees will get the opportunity to meet the decision makers from different businesses throughout the Dallas/ Fort Worth area, attend workshops, participate in one-on-one interviews with buyers, network and learn about both current and upcoming bid opportunities. Exhibitors are also welcome.