Open Doors to Business Growth

This spring, Women’s Enterprise Centre will be supporting women entrepreneurs at learning and networking events at home and abroad. There are opportunities to learn more about Supplier Diversity and how to leverage your certification and we’d like to help you make valuable connections.

Breakfast with Brands, May 14th, Vancouver

Join us Thursday, May 14th 2015 in Vancouver for Breakfast with Brands! Women’s Enterprise Centre is partnering with WBE Canada and GroYourBiz to offer women business owners a chance to connect with high-profile corporations and procurement specialists over breakfast. Take advantage of this opportunity to make meaningful business introductions with other women business enterprises (WBE’s), and large corporations that are focusing on growing connections within the BC and greater western region of Canada. This half-day event offers the opportunity for women business owners to connect with corporations and each other to learn about and experience supplier diversity. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with those championing supplier diversity in BC. A full list of companies attending will be available in May. You do not need to be a certified WBE to attend, all are welcome. Interested? Register HERE

WBENC National Conference & Business Fair, June 22 – 26, Austin, TX

Join the Honourable Dr. K Kellie Leitch, the Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with DFATD’s Business Women in International Trade (BWIT), and WEC, on a trade mission to Austin, Texas for the largest annual business fair for women entrepreneurs. Access over 300 national and international buyers, and attend educational workshops and lectures that will help take your business to the next level.

Although the WBENC conference doesn’t start officially start until June 23, WEConnect International will host its annual International Day on June 22, so plan your flights and hotels accordingly! The WEConnect International Day is open only to WEConnect Certified WBE’s.

If you’re interested in joining the Pan West delegation down to Austin this June, please email Kath Britton, kath@womensenterprise.ca. She can fill you in on the details of the conference, important dates, registration information etc. You will also want to register for the upcoming info session: WBENC Info Session 2 – April 23, 3pm (MDT)

Kath Britton

Kath Britton is a Contract Business Advisor for Women’s Enterprise Centre. Kath assesses loan applications and works directly with women business owners to provide one-on-one complimentary business guidance.

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