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

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Consultation Workshop
Join NCTCOG for a DBE goal-setting methodology & consultation workshop. This workshop will expand on the estimated contract awards for 2020, 2021, and 2022.
When: Tuesday, July 2
Where: Arlington, TX

NTTA: Second Wednesday Business Chat
Join NTTA's Business Diversity and Procurement team on the second Wednesday of every month to learn more about upcoming opportunities, network with your industry peers and to learn how to do business with NTTA! (Click here for more information) 
When: Wednesday, July 10
Where: Plano, TX

Cedar Hill M/WBE Workshop
 The City of Cedar Hill is hosting a workshop to share about how to do business with the City of Cedar Hill and upcoming procurement opportunities.
When: Wednesday, July 17
Where: Arlington, TX

Business Summit for Supplier Diversity
  In cooperation with the System initiative, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will hold this one-day summit for Eleventh District suppliers. This event is intended to invite new and existing suppliers to meet with Dallas Fed staff, as well as provide a networking opportunity for attendees.
When: Thursday, July 18
Where: Dallas, TX

Supplier Meet & Greet
 Are you interested in increasing your business client by doing business with the City of Arlington? Attend the Supplier Meet & Greet, navigate the public purchasing process and identify quote opportunities.  
When: Tuesday, July 23
Where: Arlington, TX

Sunrise Road Pre-Project Public Meeting
 Dallas County SBE department needs your help promoting Dallas County upcoming Sunrise Road Pre-Project Public Meeting by distributing the attached flyer and encouraging your vendors / members to attend.
When: Wednesday, July 24
Where: Lancaster, TX

FW ISD Business & Networking Mixer
 FWISD Capital Improvement Program will be hosting their monthly workshop every first Thursday of every month.
When: Thursday, August 1
Where: Fort Worth, TX

2019 Government Procurement Conference
 Learn about new business opportunities, connect with Small Business Liaison Officers and network with fellow business owners.
When: Wednesday, August 14
Where: Arlington, 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

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)

Regional Events

Women's Entrepreneur Forum at Essence Fest 2019
If you’re planning to be in NOLA during Essencefest 2019 on July 5, register for this free fire side chat powered by Walmart.  Hosted by Renae Bluitt, executive producer of “She Did That” Film, featuring Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO, Act1 Staffing and Technology firm, Andrea McBride John, and Robin McBride, Co-Founders – McBride Sisters Wines.
When: Friday, July 5
Where: New Orleans; Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

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