Summit & Salute

WBENC’s 2019 Summit & Salute – Register Today! [March 11-13]

Join us March 11-13, 2019 as women entrepreneurs, corporate representatives, diversity and inclusion experts, and other supporters gather in Houston, Texas for three days of networking and learning, all centered around finding and nurturing business opportunities for women-owned businesses.
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ICON Information Consultants Named Houston's Largest Woman-Owned Business

ICON Information Consultants , has been as ranked as the largest women-owned business in the Houston area for the third year in a row by the Houston Business Journal. “As a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) since 2001, we are proud to continue earning the highest spot in the HBJ list of largest Houston-area woman-owned businesses,” said Pamela Chambers O’Rourke, Founder and CEO. “It is always an honor to be included in such an accomplished group of women in the Houston area.” ICON Information Consultants is a provider of human capital solutions, consulting, payroll and professional
On PAR: Parity Through Access & Realism

Workshop on Gender Parity and Diversity [November 30th]

Interested in learning how to drive equality within your community and workplace? The Study USA invites you to join the discussion on how to improve gender parity and diversity within the DFW community. On PAR: Parity through Access & Realism, powered by Microsoft When: Friday, November 30, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Where: Microsoft Campus, 7000 State Highway 161, Irving, TX 75039 This half-day workshop will feature panel discussions with industry thought leaders and a keynote speech from Tanis Cornell, the CEO and Dallas Co-Owner of EWF International . Panel Discussions will include:
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Diversity Procurement Opportunities in Government Legal Services [November 9]

Are you a woman-owned law firm looking to expand your network? Check out this upcoming panel discussion on how you can do business with the public sector. Diversity Procurement Opportunities in Government Legal Services When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Where: Belo Mansion, Haynes and Boone Conference Room, 2101 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201 Event Flyer Attendees will have the opportunity to: Learn about future procurement opportunities in legal services Meet public sector stakeholders Networking Please RSVP by 5:00 p.m. November 9: [email protected] This event

National Veterans Small Business Week

November 5-9 is National Veterans Small Business Week! There are 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses in the U.S. and 15.2 percent of them are owned by women. In support of our veteran-owned WBE’s we have listed a few events taking place this week located in the WBCS region. For information on additional events in your area visit the U.S. Small Business Administration Event Calendar Women Veterans Brunch with a Buyer When: November 8, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Where: Bill Priest Institute; Dallas, Texas What: Open to all veterans, this is an opportunity to hear from women

GSD&M’s 9th Annual Small & Diverse Vendor Partner Summit

GSD&M invites you to their 9th annual Small and Diverse Vendor Partner Summit in Austin, TX. The summit is an opportunity for WBEs to hear GSD&M's top leadership discuss important information about their respective departments. Brunch will be provided and you will have the opportunity to network with employees from different departments of the agency. Speakers and topics will include: New Business presented by Jay Russell, Senior VP of Business Development Small Business Subcontracting presented by Bo Bradbury, Senior VP/Group Account Director Production Process presented by Jack Epsteen,

Global Entrepreneurship Week Events in Austin

Global Entrepreneurship Week will be held November 13-17, 2018. The City of Austin's Global Business Expansion Department is teaming up with several organizations around the city to bring entrepreneurs panels, workshops, networking, and sessions all focused on expanding your business internationally. Some events include: Kick-off Breakfast featuring the success story of Polly Glasses, an Austin Entrepreneur selling products in 30 countries. Mercury Hall, November 13 at 9:00am Going Global: A Hands on Guide to Global Market Research Orange Co-working, November 15 at 9:00am Know Before You Go! A
Small Business Saturday


The Women's Business Council - Southwest is proud to support Small Business Saturday® this November 24th. Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition and part of a nationwide Shop Small® Movement dedicated to uniting communities and supporting all kinds of small businesses. From the corner store to your favorite diner to a trendy online boutique, it’s unique small businesses like yours that help local communities stay vibrant. Participating in Small Business Saturday is a great way to reach new