Women-Owned Businesses

WBE Canada’s 2020 Annual Conference: Supply Chain Innovation Decoded is a must attend event for women-owned businesses looking to grow and succeed. This year’s virtual event allows you to attend from the safety of your office or your home office. Our vastly reduced registration cost also allows you to include your team members, making this a win-win experience for your entire business going forward.

Why you need to attend:

  • Learn first hand how WBE certification can help you scale up your business and win contracts
  • Listen to like minded business women give real life examples of how their certification has led to contracts with major corporations and government offices
  • Hear how businesses not only survived the Covid-19 economic downturn, but were able to pivot, re-tool and thrive
  • Meet the professionals who are leading supplier diversity programs and learn how your certification opens up their doors
  • Connect with our corporate members, their teams, our partners, your peers
  • Discover best practices, innovative strategies and solutions
  • Develop new relationships and partnerships - all leading to your success

Networking Opportunities:

  • WBE 2 WBE Matchmaker, September 9 (Certified WBEs only) - Certified WBEs will be able to meet in in-person meetings with fellow WBEs and pitch their products or services
  • B2B Matchmaker, October 14-15 (Certified WBEs only) - Certified WBEs will be able to pitch their products or services, ask questions and have conversations with buyers and supplier diversity representatives of major corporations and government organizations
  • WBE Forum, October 28 (Certified WBEs only) - This event is designed to provide learning and networking opportunities for our Certified WBE community
  • Virtual Networking Party, November 9th (All Conference attendees) - Join us to learn, mingle and connect with other attendees
  • Virtual Tradeshow, November 10th (All Conference attendees) - Engage in conversations with Conference Sponsors

Find full agenda here

Visibility Opportunities:

  • Submit your Speaker Application - CLOSED
  • Submit your Awards Nomination (or nominate a deserving candidate) - CLOSED
  • Sponsor the conference - available on first come first served basis

Find key deadlines here