Help us support our community and regional partners - check out these upcoming events for women business owners and entrepreneurs within the WBCS Region.

DFW Events

2019 D CEO Women's Leadership Symposium
What: This half-day event will present dynamic speakers who will dive into topics like Building Your Brand, Developing Talent, and Growing Your Business. Plus: three networking sessions will give you a chance to connect with like-minded women business professionals.
When: Thursday, May 30
Where: Dallas, TX

PGA of America  Diverse Business Opportunity Exchange
What: The PGA of America is facilitating a Diverse Business Opportunity Exchange to assist its Major Championship Prime Suppliers in identifying prospective, certified, minority-, women-, veteran-, and LGBT-owned business Tier II suppliers that can provide products and/or services in the following 9 categories:Transportation / bus services, Catering / food services, Housing / lodging, Unskilled, non-union labor, Electrician services, Freight vendors, Fueling vendors, Florals, Equipment & truck rentals. Interested applicants should fill out the below pre-screeners to be considered for an upcoming matchmaking opportunity.

Supplier Inclusion Prescreener form for 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits
Supplier Inclusion Prescreener form for 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park

When: Please submit pre-screener by May 31st, 2019.

NTTA Vendor Outreach Symposium
Interested in doing business with the NTTA? Want to promote your business and network? The North Texas Tollway Authority invites you to its Vendor Outreach Symposium.  This is an outreach effort by the Business Diversity and Procurement Services Departments, whose mission is to strengthen NTTA by the inclusion of minority- and women-owned business enterprises.
When: Wednesday, June 5
Where: Southlake, TX

WordPlay Workshop: Social Media Marketing
Led by WBCS Member Tracy Southers-Parker, this hands-on workshop combines big picture strategy with the nuts and bolts - both of which are essential for a successful social media marketing program. Step-by-step instruction, examples and templates will be provided.
When: Tuesday, June 11
Where: Southlake, TX

S.H.E Summit Dallas
S.H.E. Summit Dallas is an empowerment event focused on connection, education and activation. This unique event convenes the thought leaders and movement drivers of today’s most relevant women and societal issues to influence change and inclusion (sponsorships still available!).
When: Thursday, August 29
Where: Dallas, TX

Business Masterclass Series
What: is a professional education program created specifically for entrepreneurs and small businesses with annual revenues of $1 million or less. During the five-week program, participants will learn from top business and financial professionals, work one-on-one with experienced leaders and develop effective plans and strategies for success. Facilitated by SCORE by LegacyTexas Bank.
When: Dallas Series: September 7 - November 16; Ft. Worth Series: September 7 - November 16
Where: Plano and Ft. Worth, TX

Regional Events

Capital Metro 3-Year DBE Goal Announcement
Join Capital Metro's Office of Diversity staff as they announce their 3-Year DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) Goal, including WBE (Women Business Enterprise) participation. 
When: Tuesday, May 28
Where: Austin, TX

3rd Annual Central Texas Small Business Partnership Conference
Firms have an opportunity to meet and network with prime contractors, prime consutants, as well as with local entities who specialize in providing resources to small business owners. The focus will be on for-profit organizations in construction, engineering, IT and commodities.
When: Friday, May 17 
Where: Austin, TX