17th Annual Asian Business Expo

17th Annual Asian Business Expo

US Pan Asian American Chamber Southwest will host the 17th Annual Asian Business Expo, Supplier Diversity Business Without Borders on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at the Arlington Convention Center. The event will feature one-on-one business matchmaking, building relations, corporate buyers and suppliers, and an awards luncheon. WHEN Thursday | August 2, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM WHERE Arlington Convention Center | 1200 Ballpark Way | Arlington, TX 76011 REGISTRATION: Click here Please contact Justin at 682-323-5869 or [email protected] for any questions.
22nd Annual Government Procurement Conference

22nd Annual Government Procurement Conference

Do you want to know what's new in the world of government contracting? Attend the Government Procurement Conference on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the Arlington Convention Center, you'll learn about new business opportunities, budget increases, and contacts. The Government Procurement Conference is a regional conference fostering business partnerships between the government and its prime contractors. At the event, attendees will have an opportunity to attend matchmaking sessions with government agencies and prime contractors. The conference will offer round table networking sessions. Those
Capital Factory Roadtrip to Dallas

Capital Factory Roadtrip to Dallas

Capital Factory is on the road again to their Dallas location in partnership with the DEC for a full day of programming to help grow startup businesses. They're bringing a bus full of mentors and investors from Austin that are excited to meet with Dallas startups. The event will feature two programs: Epic Office Hours: consider it speed dating with influencers. Some of the most successful entrepreneurs, top figures, and investors will be here for lightning round mentor sessions. The program is from 1:30pm - 3:30pm. Ask Me Anything with VCs & Happy Hour. 4:00pm - 7:00pm in Asteroids You don't
 Parks & Recreation Administration Building Parks Board Room, 717 W. Main St., Arlington, Texas, 76013

The City of Arlington Will Host Monthly Supplier Meeting

The City Of Arlington, Arlington Independent School District And the University Of Texas At Arlington will host a Supplier Meeting every second Friday of each month. Purchasing staff from the Agencies will be available to meet with new vendors, hand out registration instructions, and provide current contact lists. If you're not currently registered as a supplier or vendor, stop by during one of the scheduled events throughout the year. WHEN Second Friday of each month | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm WHERE Parks & Recreation Administration Building | Parks Board Room | 717 W. Main St., Arlington, Texas,
NTTA Business Diversity Department  “2nd Wednesday Business Chat!”

NTTA Business Diversity Department “2nd Wednesday Business Chat!”

Are you interested in doing business with the North Texas Tollway Authority? Want to promote your business and network? Then attend the "2nd Wednesday Business Chat!" Business chat sessions will: Inform you on NTTA procurement opportunities including maintenance, project delivery, information technology and purchasing* Show you how to register as a vendor Introduce you to NTTA stakeholders Enable you to get to know the Authority You don't want to miss out. For more information and to RSVP, please send an email to [email protected] WHEN Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am WHERE 5900
Get Ready For Executive Insights

Get Ready For Executive Insights

WBCS will host Executive Insights at the JCPenney "Home Office," July 31, 2018. The momentum is building and you don't want to miss this thought-provoking event featuring keynote speaker, Jeff Davis, EVP & Chief Financial Officer of JCPenney. Jeff Davis was named executive vice president and chief financial officer at JCPenney in July 2017 and is responsible for all financial operations of the company. Davis will discuss lessons on leadership. Networking is one of the most powerful tools for professional growth. At Executive Insights, you will have the opportunity to network with other WBEs
Get Ready For S.H.E. Summit Bacardi

Get Ready For S.H.E. Summit Bacardi

Get ready for the great S.H.E. Summit Bacardi Dallas event. S.H.E. stands for “She, and He Helps Empower.” The empowerment event is aimed at cultivating women and men leaders. It's designed to support the female and male leaders of corporate diversity initiatives genuinely committed to growing, retaining, and advancing women and gender equality both in and outside the organization. You don't want to miss it! Learn more here! WHEN Thursday | August 16, 2018 WHERE Omni Dallas Hotel | 555 South Lamar Street | Dallas, TX 75202 REGISTRATION You must register
Pay It forward

Paying It Forward

Whether you call it random acts of kindness, paying it forward, or good deeds, they are mighty. The ladies of the Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) understand the importance of helping each other. At our annual Ladies Who Launch event a few years ago, Stephanie Point, Founder & CEO of Point 2 Point Global Security, Inc. was inspired to help fellow WBE, Psyche Terry, Founder & Chief Inspiration Officer of UI Global Brands LLC , by paying for her entrance fee to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference . “I listened to Psyche's story, via the phone,

Why It's Important to Get Involved

"Get involved immediately because WBCS is a network that is ready to support you. I eased into getting involved and wished I had jumped in sooner." Carrie Martinez is President and CEO of CM Productions, Inc. , an award-winning visual content agency of experienced video and graphical storytellers. Carrie's journalism background combined with her innate curiosity about how things work in the world set CM Productions apart. Carrie has been a certified WBE since 2010, currently serves on the Board of Directors, is a representative on the WBENC Forum, and in 2017 won a Lillie Knox Award . How are
Cherie

WBE Wins Global Woman Inspirational Award

Cherie Mathews, an Austin-based WBE and CEO of Healincomfort , has been awarded the Global Woman Inspirational Award presented by Global Woman in collaboration with the Inspirational Awards for Women. She received the award at the Global Woman Summit held New York City on July 14th. She was chosen because of her remarkable work with helping women who have undergone mastectomy surgery heal in comfort and dignity using her patented post-operative garment. Cherie is a breast cancer survivor herself and decided to turn her bad experience into a positive one for the women and men battling breast