WBENCPitch runner up Jessica Gore shares her experience

Jessica Gore had just recently been certified when she decided to apply for the WBENCPitch competition at this year’s Summit and Salute. And despite it being her first National WBENC event, she beat out almost 80 other WBEs, and was chosen as the runner up in the final round.

Dallas County Online Vendor Registration

Dallas County recently launched a new electronic vendor registration system allowing vendors to register online with Dallas County and simultaneously become notified of contracting opportunities.

Done Deals™ of the Moment [2-27-19]

Our Done Deals are ramping up as we get closer the deadline for the Women Working Together Award! See these four new ones below, and and help us say congratulations to these WBEs for business well done.

Four Opportunities to Invest in Your Business (and Yourself!)

Feeling stuck with your small business? Have an idea that would help you scale, but not sure how to make it happen with limited resources? We've listed four opportunities below you can apply for to find funding, mentors, education, and pitch opportunities to grow your business. Don't put it off - the first deadline is March 5th!

Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange Recap

The Women's Business Council - Southwest hosted its first event of the year, Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange, in Austin, TX. The new format featured the opportunity for attendees to sit down with knowledgable WBEs for 15-minute speed networking sessions to learn more about WBE certification and each of the mentors' areas of expertise.

What is the 2018 Spend Program?

It's time to submit your 2018 Spend information - if you spent money with any third-party certified WBE in 2018, let us know! WBCS collects WBE spend information from members on an annual basis. From small women-owned businesses to large Fortune 500 companies, WBCS wants to hear from you.

2018 WBCS Annual Report

We are excited to present our 2018 Annual Report. Providing valuable resources to women-owned businesses helped us see an exciting year of growth - including a notable 31% increase in WBE certifications in Austin, and a 94% retention rate across all members.

WBE Advocate of The Year Nominees

The 2019 Parade of Stars Awards Gala is approaching soon and we are excited for the opportunity to recognize our nominees! Today we are taking a look at the WBE Advocate of the Year Award.