WBEA Events Calendar

Thought Leaders Luncheon hosted by Shell

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Thought Leaders Luncheon hosted by Shell

WBEA Women's Business Conference

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 - Thursday, June 08, 2023
Positioned as our signature event and fundraiser, the WBEA Business Conference helps to fund certification support, educational programs, and scholarships to over 800 WBEs and over 40,000 employees. The WBEA Business Conference links women business enterprises (WBEs) with corporate purchasers, governmental agencies, and other women-owned businesses for the primary purpose of creating connections and building strong business relationships for contracting.

Meet the Buyers (Executive Networking)

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
The Meet the Buyer program features strategic roundtable discussions between WBEs and our corporate members. This program gives you the opportunity to interact in virtual spaces with different corporations and WBEs. Corporate members have the opportunity to identify potential invitees and arrange to connect with those WBEs fitting upcoming or pending projects.

Golf Classic & Silent Auction

Monday, October 09, 2023
The WBEA Golf Classic & Silent Auction is a signature fundraising event supporting the WBEA mission to provide WBE certification and procurement opportunities to over 800 women-owned businesses. The Silent Auction helps support scholarships to WBEs and their executive-level managers to attend professional development, educational workshops, and seminars. Each year WBEA sets a goal to offer $25,000 in scholarships to the WBEA membership, which includes over 800 certified women-owned businesses.

Cutting Edge Awards & Scholarship Presentation

Thursday, November 16, 2023
The fourth quarter program recognizes our corporate members and WBEs for the amount of business they’ve done with women-owned businesses. This is our most formal event of the year recognizing corporate Greatest Total Dollar Expenditures with WBEs, enhanced Growth, and Utilization of WBEs. This program also awards educational scholarships to women business owners and their employees, which they can use to further their education to help their businesses continue to grow.

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