2024 Women's Business Conference



 2024 WBEA Women's Business Leadership Conference website



2024 WBEA Women's Business LEADERSHIP Conference 


Positioned as our signature supplier development event, the WBEA Women's Business Conference helps to fund certification support, educational programs, and scholarships to over 800 WBEs and over 40,000 employees. The WBEA Women's Business Conference provides a platform for brand extension and supplier development while linking women business enterprises (WBEs) with corporate purchasers, governmental agencies, and other women-owned businesses for the primary purpose of increasing opportunity, creating connections, and building strong business relationships.



Event features include:

  • One-to-One Meet the Buyers opportunity
  • WBEAPitch Competition
  • WBE New Member Pinning
  • Women Owned Popup Market showcasing small businesses
  • Business Fair featuring corporations
  • Learn trends and best practices from top industry leaders
  • Connect with corporations, small business owners, government entities, and prime suppliers
  • Industry and subject focused workshop sessions


date & location

June 5-6, 2024                                                      

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Greenway

6 East Greenway Plaza, Houston, TX      




The Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance invites you to apply to participate in WBEAPitch. The top two pitches will receive a ticket to the WBENCPitch National Semi-finals! Increase awareness and showcase your business's capabilities with this pitch competition at the WBEA Women's Business Leadership Conference on June 5th.

The deadline to apply is May 1st.
Learn more and apply here.


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2024 Connection Awards


Each year more than 35 companies and organizations are nominated. Judges for the awards are selected from various backgrounds and all have an entrepreneurial spirit. Judges will use a scorecard to rank applications and finalists will exemplify the meaning of engaging, energizing, and empowering business growth.



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