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2018 Women’s Business Center Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership Conference "Follow the Yellow Brick Road"

Houston, TX, July 26, 2018 --( The Women Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) & The Women's Business Center (WBC) are proud to present the WBC’s Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership Conference. The WBC’s collaborating sponsors are Houston Community College Procurement and Small Business Development and Goldman Sach’s 10,000 Small Businesses. The Women's Business Center is focused on providing the building blocks to sure up businesses: strategizing, gaining an edge and growing through sound business practices. This two day business and leadership conference will be held at Houston Community College’s beautiful West Institute, September 7-8, 2018. As attendees Follow the Yellow Brick Road, they will feature encouraging keynote speakers and dynamic breakout sessions designed for equipping Texas Entrepreneurs with help in getting and keeping a pulse on their business to thrive in today's business environment. Tim Jeffcoat, District Director, Houston, U.S. Small Business Administration states, “This dynamic conference is a ‘must-attend’ for women business owners and those that aspire to start one. The content will be practical while also inspiring women to achieve more and more.”

The Women's Business Center is committed to bringing 200 business thought leaders together in order to provide engaging, informative sessions on financials, financing, business development, operational best practices, leading a small business and work life mental health balance. This is a great opportunity to explore and strengthen an entrepreneur’s business acumen, cultivate their network, and connect with like-minded business owners. There will be three targeted business paths that have been crafted to enhance their business needs: Enterprising Businesses (under $4M in revenue), Start Up Businesses (less than $350K in revenue) and the Corp-Preneur (business professionals interested in transitioning by way of ownership or investment). In an effort to nurture and cultivate young people interested in entrepreneurship as a career option, Saturday will highlight a special track for the “Munchkin” Young Entrepreneur ages 12-18.

“This conference will affirm that we have the power to create jobs and are strong contributing supporters in the economics of Houston. We will strengthen our business acumen and business strategies.” -Joi Beasley, Director, WBC. One insightfully authentic presenters will be, Lt. Colonel Lataya Hawkins, Chief, Behavioral Health Department at Carl Darnall Army Medical Center, Ft. Hood, TX discussing Managing the Stresses of Balancing Work and Family in addition to over twelve (12) interactive work sessions led by professionals who are considered masters in their industry.

About The Women’s Business Center
The Women’s Business Center (WBC) provides consulting and technical support to over 700 entrepreneurs and small business owners in an array of business topics, including, planning, management, finance, certification, marketing to name a few. The WBC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and host organization, the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance.

As a Community Partner, the WBC would like to extend an invitation to the Houston Business Community to join us as sponsors, volunteers and attendees. Your support is critical for businesses to thrive, as WBC is the engine creating job opportunities in Houston.

Please register as a sponsor today or join Women's Business Center as an attendee at Early Bird registration for attendees begins July 15th.
Contact Information
WBEA- Women's Business Center
Joi Beasley
713 681 9232

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