WEConnect International invites you to kick off the WBENC National Conference and Business Fair with international delegations of women business owners, corporate members, and government officials for an event dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs and educating all on the benefits of global supplier diversity and inclusion. Our hallmark International Day event will be held on Monday, June 19, and we'll host workshops throughout the week.

Date & Location: June 19-22, 2017; Las Vegas, NV, USA

Agenda: Click here for the International Day Agenda and Key WBENC National Conference and Business Fair events.

Confirmed Attendees: Nearly 100 participants from 7 countries including women business owners, partners and representatives from Accenture, The Boeing Company, Dun&Bradstreet, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, L Brands, Marriott International, Monsanto, Procter & Gamble, Sodexo and Walmart.

Register for International Day: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/weconnect-international-day-tickets-31011880369 (You must register separately from WBENC National Conference and Business Fair; Prices go up on Friday, June 12)

Register for WBENC National Conference and Business Fair: http://conf.wbenc.org/ 

Prepare for the Event with Our Free Webinar Series: https://weconnectinternational.org/en/media-news/news/save-the-date-for-free-webinar-series-on-preparing-for-wbenc

Sponsor International Day and Get Additional Benefits: https://weconnectinternational.org/images/sponsorweciday2017.pdf 

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Testimonials from Women Business Owners

"For me the WEConnect International Day round tables were great to have a proper opportunity to discuss potential opportunities."

- Fiona Blades, MESH

"We loved the WEConnect International Day conference and truly appreciate the opportunity to meet so many supportive multinationals."

- Ilse Kerling and Sabine van Egeraat, Global Business Academy

"During the four days at the WEConnect International Day and the WBENC National Conference and Trade Fair, I had quality and encouraging conversations with approximately 45 such organizations, so that’s around 90 years worth of work condensed into less than a week!"

- Carolyn Pearson, Maiden-Voyage.com

"I get to meet people who can connect me with strong businesses, great corporations who can help me to build my brand globally in a way that by myself - there were big gaps in doing that." 

- Dayna Wallace, Dayna Wallace International, Watch Dayna's Testimonial on YouTube

Testimonials from Corporate Representatives

"This is a great opportunity to see what other companies are doing, to see the growth of WEConnect International, to engage and excite our organization on what we’re doing around doing business with women-owned companies globally."

- Andy Butler, Procter & Gamble, Watch Andy's Testimonial on YouTube

"WEConnect International provides a great opportunity for us to really help to grow our global infrastructure around supporting diverse- owned businesses."

- Dominica Groom, Marriott International, Watch Dominica's Testimonial on YouTube