Monday, June 18, 2018 - Pre Conference Day

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Exhibitor Move-In

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Registration Open

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.     Women’s Enterprise Forum Meeting (Open to all WBENC-Certified WBEs)

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Women’s Enterprise Forum Keynote Speaker (Open to all attendees)

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.     WBENC Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.     NextGen Happy Hour (RSVP Required)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Exhibitor Move-In

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.     Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   NextGen Meeting (RSVP Required)

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   WEInnovate! (National Corporate Members Only)

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     Wellness Lounge

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   First Time Attendee Orientation

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Kickoff Luncheon

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.     Concurrent Workshops

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.     Concurrent Workshops

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.     Welcome Reception & Auction

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.      Yoga (Ontario Exhibit Hall at the Marriott)

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.      Registration Open

7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.      Business Fair Breakfast and Keynote Speaker

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    Business Fair Open

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.    Business Fair Buffet Lunch Open

5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.    Exhibitor Move-Out - ALL BOOTHS MUST BE COMPLETELY REMOVED BY 11:00 PM 

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.    Evening Event

Thursday, June 21, 2018

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.      Yoga (Ontario Exhibit Hall at the Marriott)

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.        Exhibitor Move-Out - FREIGHT LOADING ONLY!

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.        Registration Open

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.      Procurement Opportunity Connection 1:1 MatchMaker Meetings

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.        Wellness Lounge

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Concurrent Workshops

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.    Concurrent Workshops

12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.      Finale Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.        Procurement Opportunity Connection 1:1 MatchMaker Meetings

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.        Student Entrepreneur Pitch Competition

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.        Senior Executive Reception (by invitation only)

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.        General Reception

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.        Tribute! Dinner and Awards Ceremony

9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.      2019 NCBF Launch Party