2022 AWBC LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE San Juan, Puerto Rico

12/12/22 - 12/14/22

Hotel Details

Book your hotel room for the next AWBC Leadership Conference! The deadline to reserve your room is November 18th, 2022. 

*AWBC booking rate valid between December 11-15 upon room availability (Rooms nearly sold out)

WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING

"Thanks for a great conference- it really helped reinvigorate and inspire to me- and our team is benefitting!"

WBC Director, 2020 Attendee

"I liked the virtual more than I thought I would. In person is always nice, but depending on the month and time and other family commitments makes virtual better for me. I really enjoyed all the sessions I attended. ."

WBC Director, 2020 Attendee

"I found every session I attended to be very valuable and would like to see more best practices from other centers in rural areas as well as the larger cities."

WBC Director, 2020 Attendee

REGISTER TODAY

NEW DIRECTOR TRAINING
12/12 Only

$ 150
  • December 12 ONLY

GENERAL CONFERENCE
(MEMBERS & SBA)

$ 540
  • December 13 - 14
  • Includes Welcome Reception on Dec. 12

GENERAL CONFERENCE
(NON-MEMBER RATE)

$ 640
  • December 13 - 14
  • Includes Welcome Reception on Dec. 12

Registration Fee Per Individual Attendee

SCHEDULE

December 12 - Level 1 Training

8:00am - 9:00am  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:30am Making the most of Your Conference Experience

9:30am - 11:30am  Introduction to WBC Program Management

11:30am - 12:30pm Lunch

12:30pm - 1:30pm Edmis Walk-Through

1:30pm - 2:30pm  Measuring WBC Performance

2:30pm - 3:30pm Coffee Break with the SBA

5:30 - 7:00pm Welcome Reception

 

Level 1 training registration is required for sessions on September 19, with the exception of the *Welcome Reception open to all conference registrants. 

 

December 13

7:30am - 9:15am Registration and Breakfast Buffet

8:00am - 6:00pm Exhibition Hall

9:30-10:00am Opening Session

10:00am - 10:30am Welcome Remarks

10:30am - 11:00am Empowering Entrepreneurs of Puerto Rico: The Story of Angelique Sina

11:00am - 11:45am PNC Foundation's Black Business Boost pilot program

11:45am - 12:15pm Exploring the WBC Reauthorization Legislation with Senate Small Business Committee’s Julia Bartusek

12:15pm - 1:15pm Lunch

1:15pm - 2:00pm Build Capacity for the New-Age through Strong WBC Networks

2:00pm - 2:45pm Breakout Sessions

Simplifying Your Grant Match Through Program Revenue

Making a Bigger Impact through Childcare Expansion Programs

Collaborating with Veteran Entrepreneurship Resources

2:45pm - 3:15pm Coffee and Sweets with Exhibitors

3:15pm - 4:00pm Breakout Sessions

Best Practices in Improving Your WBC Outcome Survey Results

Go Global with Google Market Finder

Making your Match & Beyond

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready (VSBDR): Grantee Roundtable

4:00pm Conference Day Ends - Enjoy the Evening!

 

December 14

7:30am - 8:45am Breakfast Buffet & User Groups

8:00am - 5:00pm Exhibition Hall

9:00am-9:30am Opening Session

9:30am - 10:15am Entrepreneurship Education: Supporting early stage businesses with Kauffman FastTrac

10:30am - 10:45am Advancing Women Entrepreneurs: 2022 Policy Recommendations

10:45am - 11:15am Unleashing the Power of Your Client Relationship Management System (CRM)

11:15am - 12:00pm Kauffman's America's New Business Plan: the transformative and collaborative change
we need for a strong future

12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm - 1:45pm Breakout Sessions

WomenX Success Stories

Kauffman FastTrac: Entrepreneurial Education - Providing updated tools and content needed for success

Whats Culture Got to Do With it? 

Advocate, Connect, Engage (ACE) Grantee Roundtable

1:30pm - 2:15pm Kauffman's America's New Business Plan: the transformative and collaborative change
we need for a strong future

2:00pm - 3:00pm Meet the WBCs in Your Region

3:00pm - 3:30pm Leveraging Entrepreneurship to Reduce Recidivism for Incarcerated Women

3:30pm - 3:45pm Annual Awards: Marsha Bailey Leadership Award & Advisor of the Year

3:45pm - 4:00pm Plans for 2023

4:00pm Conference Day Ends - Enjoy the Evening!