Greater Women’s Business Council to Co-Host One of the Largest Conferences of its Kind for Women Business Owners

Staff Report

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

The Greater Women’s Business Council is excited to announce that it is co-hosting the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) 2022 National Conference on June 7 - 9, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia, along with the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Council.

The WBENC National Conference, one of the largest conferences of its kind for women business owners, brings together America’s leading corporations, government agencies, strategic partner organizations, women business owners and their staff. This year’s exciting program engages participants with dynamic educational programming, inspiring keynotes, a pitch competition, instant match meetings with corporate supplier-diversity representatives, networking opportunities, and an unrivaled expo of certified women-owned businesses and those who do business with them.

The conference is expected to attract more than 3,000 attendees from across the country to the Georgia World Congress Center, with ancillary activities happening around the conference for added networking and connection opportunities.

The time spent in Atlanta while at the WBENC National Conference will be a catalyst for innovative growth opportunities with thousands of women entrepreneurs and corporate executives ready to make connections, do business and collaborate.

According to GWBC President and CEO Roz Lewis, “I am proud that GWBC is co-hosting our first in-person national event in more than two years. The number of women-owned businesses and women entrepreneurs continues to rise. This conference will give them unparalleled access to decision-makers from some of the largest companies in the world and other women-owned business enterprises that can further drive business growth. WBENC is passionate about helping women in business and truly understands that diversity drives innovation.”