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Great Lakes Women's Business Conference

Our annual Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference addresses the needs of both aspiring and established business owners while delivering strategies for succeeding in a highly competitive market. The conference is attended by 1000+ women business owners (WBE’s), corporate procurement and supplier diversity professionals, government representatives and partner organizations.

Marketing opportunities for 125+ women certified own businesses are available in the Women’s Business Showcase. More than 50 corporate members participate in the Meet the Buyers portion of the conference.

Conference Benefits

  • Opportunities to meet and develop relationships with supplier diversity and purchasing representatives from corporations, public institutions and government entities.
  • Build relationships with women business owners and conference attendees.
  • Attend valuable workshops that will assist in strengthening and growing your business.
  • Experience the impressive network of corporations and organizations that partner with the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.
  • Create relationships with potential customers.

Who Should Attend?

  • Women business owners and their sales teams
  • Supplier diversity and purchasing representatives of corporations, public institutions and government entities.
  • Supporters and partners of the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council
  • Women who are interested in starting or growing their business