The WBENC 2015 Summit & Salute brings together America’s leading corporations, government agencies, women business owners and strategic partner organizations. This year’s exciting program engages participants in a two-day program filled with valuable business principles, straightforward business development opportunities, and informal networking engagements.

The Salute recognizes fourteen certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Stars for their achievements and leadership. It also serves to pays tribute to America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises.

Individual Early Bird Pricing: Summit & Salute $450/Summit Only $250/Salute Only $300

Highlight Event: The Procurement Opportunity Connection
(Register by January 22, 2015 to qualify for the 1:1 Matchmaker Meetings)
Participating Corporate Members will be available in two separate sessions:

  • A Meet & Greet round table session designed for Certified WBEs to introduce their company’s products and/or services to participating Corporate Members. No appointments are required.
  • 1:1 MatchMaker Meetings for Certified-WBEs to meet* with Corporate buyers and their prime suppliers/key business partners to explore 1st, 2nd, and 3rd tier sourcing prospects and to learn how to be considered.

*Appointments for meetings with Corporate Members and their prime suppliers will be scheduled based on the corporation’s interest and applicability.

Major Sponsors (As of 11/24/2014): Accenture, Ernst & Young LLP, UPS, Raytheon Company, Chevron, Marriott International, Inc., and many others!

Who can attend? EVERYONE—WBENC invites all Corporate Members—including senior level executives, supplier diversity and procurement decision makers; WBENC-Certified WBEs, Non WBENC-Certified business owners; Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs); government representatives; and other strategic business partners to participate in the event.

When and where will WBENC’s Summit & Salute be held? WBENC’s 2015 Summit & Salute will be held March 18-19, 2015 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD. The Salute Gala & Dinner will take place on Thursday night of March 19, 2015.

How do I register? Go to to register today and reserve your hotel room at the WBENC preferred rate. Early bird pricing ends January 22, 2015. See the available Sponsorship opportunities through the registration website. Opportunities are going fast get your preferred package now!
Who do I contact for additional information? Dahlton Bennington, at or call 786.888.3209. For sponsorships, contact Paige Adams, at or 202.872.5515 x: 8020.