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)
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. First Time Attendee Orientation
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
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kickoff Luncheon
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Workshops
See worksheet, there will be 11 concurrent tracks:
- 7 Industry Tracks
- 1 international/global track
- 1 government track
- 2 skills tracks

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

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
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Evening Event

Thursday, June 21, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out
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