Houston, TX, February 09, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) announces their Thought Leaders Luncheon the panel luncheon geared to provide stories and trade secrets from WBE (Women Business Enterprise) and Corporate Members. On February 22, join a wide range of Women Business Owners, Corporate leaders, and city and government agencies when they connect at the Double Tree Hotel- Greenway plaza. The event is open to public and all are welcome.
Incredible networking opportunities and a signature Trade Secrets Panel illustrate how the Thought Leaders Luncheon advances WBEA’s mission to enhance the success of both certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) with Corporate members, creating opportunities for dynamic business partnerships.
WBEA will kick-off this amazing event Thursday, February 22, 2018 with WBE Orientation, new WBE Pinning Ceremony, and WBEA Ambassador meet and greet. A mini trade show and meet and greet will closely follow, then the 2018 Board of Directors Induction Ceremony, with the Thought Leaders Luncheon program rounding out the afternoon. The Trade Secrets Panel will consist of certified WBEs providing insight into how they have overcome barriers in their business and discuss how they continue to be successful in tandem with corporate members sharing techniques to gain contracts and remain competitive. Moderating for the Trade Secrets Panel will be guest Deborah Duncan of KHOU’s Great Day Houston.
Make plans to attend now. Regular registration closes February 14, 2018. For more information, to purchase tickets or to sponsor, please visit: www.wbea-texas.org
The Women's Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA), a nationally recognized purchasing council, is a pacesetter in helping women-owned business enterprises grow and develop. WBEA is strongly committed to increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses and providing qualified suppliers to corporate and government purchasers. Since its inception in 1995, the organization has established scholarship and mentoring programs, and has become one of the nation's leading certifiers of women-owned businesses.
As an affiliate of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), WBEA serves as the third-party certifying organization for women-owned businesses in 94 Texas counties. Businesses that are at least 51% owned by a woman (or women) and meet specific criteria as outlined by WBENC standards and procedures are eligible for certification -- a designation that is recognized and required by most major corporations and governmental agencies as a purchasing criterion in their supplier diversity program. Partnering and networking, forming alliances and building businesses --- that's what WBEA is all about.