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

Bank Of America Diverse Business Scholarship Program
What: The Bank of America Diverse Business Scholarship Program has been established by Bank of America, N.A., and is funded through the generosity of Bank of America's vendors. The program provides targeted training and development support to qualified certified diverse business owners. 
When: Applications close Friday, May 31

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 Friday, May 31st, 2019.

DFW Airport Business Diversity Series
What:  DFW is excited to once again offer the Capacity Building Program series designed to provide business skills training and guidance on doing business with DFW. This educational program which offers a variety of customized training for those interested in doing business with DFW and those who are already doing business with DFW.  When: Multiple dates from June through August. (Click here for more information)

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: 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

CapMetro's Small and Disadvantaged Business Networking
This is an opportunity for disadvantaged and small businesses to network with prime contractors and procurement staff from Capital Metro, ACC, and other government agencies.
When: Wednesday, June 5
Where: Austin, TX

PeopleSpring by PeopleFund
PeopleSpring is a one-day networking, leadership, and women’s luncheon event,  designed to help you meet fellow female entrepreneurs.
When: Friday, June 14
Where: Austin, TX

City of Austin's Woman Entrepreneurial Luncheon
The 15th Annual Women’s Entrepreneurial Luncheon will be recognizing the contributions of local women business owners. Panelists will share their insights and experiences in achieving entrepreneurial success.
When: Friday, June 21
Where: Austin, TX

DOE Summer '19 New Mexico Small Business Expo
A two day event where the Department of Energy puts small businesses to work.
When: August 6-7
Where: Albuquerque, New Mexico