2018 Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

2018 Women's Business Center Leadership Conference

It's time to register for the 2018 Women's Business Centers Leadership Conference presented by the Association of Women's Business Centers (AWBC) in collaboration with the Women’s Business Center at the Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women; with training and presentations from U.S. Small Business Administration.

The conference will:

  • Have an enhanced focus on leadership, capacity building and sustainability for WBCs
  • Expand your network of key advisors and mentors
  • Help with sharing best practices and lessons learned
  • Increase your toolbox of resources to assist your clients
  • Provide pre-conference training for NEW WBCs and NEW WBC staff on Monday September 24th. This session is recommended for staff on board for less than two years.
  • Give a comprehensive overview of our advocacy results from the past year

Women's Business Centers Leadership Conference Schedule

Monday, September 24, 2018

  • New WBC & New WBC Staff Training 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Training Techniques for Adult Learners (optional) 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  • How to be a Better Counselor (optional) 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Business Model Canvas (optional) 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • AWBC Impact Capacity Building Project Session (for grantees only) 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

  • Conference Officially Begins 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Welcome Reception, Yacht StarShip 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

  • Conference 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • WOB Marketplace 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, September 27, 2018

  • Conference 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Registration for Conference

Please click the link below and reserve your spot at the conference!

Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration

Visit the link below for more information on becoming a 2018 sponsor or exhibitor!

Sponsor/Exhibitor Package Information

All exhibitors must complete this form and fax back to the hotel by September 21, 2018.

Mandatory Exhibitor Form

Hotel Location Information

The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33602
20 Minutes from Tampa International Airport

Secure your rooms today at the Special Conference Rate of $159 a night. The cut-off date for reservations is August 21, 2018.

Click here to book your room at the Westin Tampa Waterside

2018 Conference FAQs

Click here for answers to some frequently asked questions!

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