Regional Events in Europe & MENA


Experience a spectacular three days of business networking fueled with growth, opportunities, and insights in a magical venue in Paris, where dreams really do come true. Engage in an exciting conference on the first two days, featuring a range of sessions and discussions aimed at promoting diversity and inclusion within the supply chain. The event offers an optional third day dedicated to informal networking opportunities, allowing participants to connect more deeply and explore the work of various advocacy groups. Don’t miss this chance to expand your horizons in the enchanting setting of Disneyland Paris.

The three core tenants of this conference are:
– Creating real business opportunities
– Driving learning and best practices
– Growing the community

We can’t wait to see you there!

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Fast Track Growth: How to Harness and Enable It as a Women-Owned Business | July 16th, 9:00 – 10:30 GMT | London

Join us for Fast Track Growth: How to Harness and Enable It as a Women-Owned Business, hosted by Cast Group. This event empowers women entrepreneurs with insights on achieving sustainable growth. Learn from successful women business owners about key success factors, recognizing when to slow down, and managing challenges like cash flow and competition.
Ideal for women entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors, this event offers networking, actionable insights, and expert engagement.

Date & Time: July 16th, 9:00 – 10:30 GMT
Location: Cast Group HQ, 6-8 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4BX

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The Registration Process: Step-by-Step Guidance | July 23, 12:00 – 13:00 CET | Virtual

A world of opportunity awaits you when your women-owned business joins WEConnect International. And the best part – registration is free!

Joining the WEConnect International network allows women-owned businesses to register their business and connect with more than 17,000+ women-owned businesses across the globe.
On July 23 you can get live step-by-step guidance from our specialist to register!

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Meet Our New UK & Ireland Market Lead | July 24, 12:00-12:45 BST | Virtual

We are excited to announce that we have a new Market Lead for UK & Ireland at WEConnect InternationalJaxx Nelson!

We warmly invite the entire community of Woman-Owned Businesses from the UK & Ireland, both registered and certified members, to connect with her and introduce yourselves. Jaxx is eager to learn about each one of you, understand your needs, and hear your expectations from WEConnect International in the UK & Ireland.

This is a fantastic opportunity to explore how you would like to get involved and help enhance your local experience.

Join Jaxx to shape the future of our community and ensure your voices are heard!

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Introduction to WEConnect International for Polish Women-Owned Businesses | July 24, 12:00-13:00 CET | Virtual

Are you a woman-owned business in Poland? Join us for an online session on July 24 at 12:00 CET to introduce WEConnect International to women-owned businesses in Poland. Discover how WEConnect International can help you expand your market reach, access new business opportunities, and connect with a global network of women entrepreneurs. Highlights include an overview of WEConnect International’s mission and benefits, an explanation of the certification process, and a Q&A session with WeConnect representatives and experts. Join our community to get connected with international corporations looking to collaborate with businesses like yours.

Secure your spot today by registering here. For more details, contact europecommunications@weconnectinternational.org

We look forward to meeting you!

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CertifyGuide: Your Path to Certification | Jul 25 12:00 – 13:00 CET | Virtual

Are you starting the certification process or need assistance to finalise it? Join us on July 25th for a comprehensive webinar where you’ll receive personalised guidance and step-by-step instructions to ensure you meet all certification requirements.

Certification opens doors for your business profile to be accessed on our WECommunity platform by corporate member buyers and other Women’s Business Enterprises. Don’t miss this opportunity to streamline your certification journey and expand your business network.

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Meet & Greet with Nestlé | July 25, 4 pm – 5 pm CET | Virtul

Discover Nestlé’s supplier diversity initiatives and gain valuable insights on how your business can align with their needs. We are excited to invite you to a meet and greet session with Nestlé, on July 25 at 4:00 pm CET. Offering a unique opportunity to explore potential collaborations with a leading global corporation.

This is an exclusive event for certified women-owned businesses. If you are interested in joining the event, please send us an email at europecommunications@weconnectinternational.org

Capability Statements: Please prepare your capability statements so you can share them with the Nestlé team.

Meeting Agenda: The agenda of the meeting will not include pitches from women-owned businesses. Representatives from Nestlé will present Nestlé’s supplier diversity initiatives and provide tips on how to collaborate with them if the category they are looking for fits your business activity. There will also be a Q&A session, giving you the opportunity to get your questions answered.

Looking forward to your participation!

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Join us for an engaging afternoon of learning and networking at the Swiss Business Matchmaking Event, organised by WEConnect International and co-hosted by OWIT. This event is your gateway to connect with industry leaders, gain strategic insights, and foster meaningful business relationships. Whether you’re looking to expand your network, find business partners, or gain new insights into the business world, this event promises a wealth of opportunities for all attendees. Don’t miss out on this chance to connect with like-minded professionals and industry leaders.

Event language: English

Jerome Flint

Regional Director, Europe & MENA


Valeria Rodríguez Felgueras

Europe Growth and Engagement Manager, WEConnect International


Laura Natera

Market Lead for France, WEConnect International


Sonia Buşe

Communications & Events Lead for Europe & MENA, WEConnect International

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