January 1, 2024 – DENVER, CO. — S3 is excited to be host sponsor: on the Host Committee for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) 2024 National Conference March 19th-22nd, 2024, in Denver, Colorado.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to announce its 2024 National Conference, co-chaired by Accenture, Bristol Myers Squibb, Chevron, EY, Wells Fargo, and dynamic women-owned businesses ALOM, The ActOne Group, Ampcus, M. Davis & Sons, Inc., Pinnacle Global Network, and Pinnacle Group. This groundbreaking event promises to elevate the dialogue around diversity in supply chains and expand business horizons for women entrepreneurs across the globe.
The upcoming conference will AMPLIFY the voices of women entrepreneurs, unearth groundbreaking best practices, stay ahead of industry trends, and celebrate the remarkable achievements of its members. This conference is not just a meeting ground; it’s a launchpad for visionary ideas and partnerships that propel women-owned businesses into their next chapter of excellence.
“As we eagerly anticipate the WBENC National Conference, we’re committed to AMPLIFYING the voices of women entrepreneurs, ensuring a dynamic and transformative experience for all
attendees. This conference is more than just a meeting ground; it’s a launchpad for visionary ideas and partnerships. It is remarkable how much the National Conference continues to grow, reflecting our network’s expanding influence and the increasing importance of women-led businesses in the economy.” – Pamela Prince-Eason, CEO and President of WBENC
Advice from Host Committee
“Prepare for follow-up – Write down a key point stated in the conversation-to ensure you have a way to stand out when you get home as this week you will make many connections – How will they remember you?” – Theresa Harrison, EY
“I strongly urge everyone to participate in this transformative experience, where we collectively raise our voices to amplify the influence of women in business and entrepreneurship. Join us in Denver, in March 2024, in orchestrating a new chapter in the narrative of women’s entrepreneurship and reshape the future of women innovators. Let’s be part of this movement and make a difference together.” – Rondu Vincent, Bristol Myers Squibb
“Will what got you here get you where you want to be? It’s important for all WBEs to ask themselves this question as they plan for what’s next – whether it’s growth, downsizing, or a big pivot. The national conference provides women with an opportunity to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and to learn from them, but as you plan to grow your business, make sure that growth aligns with your values and priorities.” – Janice Bryant Howard, ActOne Group
Read more insights from our 2024 National Conference Co-Chairs and Host Committee.
Past WBENC National Conference attendees share their perspectives
“WBENC 2023 was an amazing, exhilarating week of networking, learning, and growing. As a first-time conference attendee, I left excited and grateful to be a part of such an impactful organization!”
“The Meet & Greets were an amazing way to speak directly to corporate partners who are especially interested in working with diverse suppliers. I made excellent contacts that will definitely impact our business in a positive way. The corporate partners were so engaged and open. It was an extremely positive experience.”
WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to provide its world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Throughout the year, WBENC provides business development opportunities for member corporations, government agencies and more than 17,000 certified women-owned businesses at events and other forums.