2020 Summit & Salute

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March 16-18  |  Nashville, TN

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Who We Are

Summit & Salute is a signature event presented by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) dedicated to the development, growth, and success of women-owned businesses.

We help women-owned businesses thrive.

98% of previous attendees say they are likely to attend Summit & Salute again.

91% of previous attendees say the contacts they made at Summit & Salute will lead to business opportunities.

What to Expect

Expect a dynamic network of women entrepreneurs, corporate procurement representatives, diversity and inclusion experts, and other supporters ready to network, learn, discover business opportunities, and celebrate women-owned businesses and those most dedicated to their success.

1800+
Attendees
20+
Speakers
925+
Women-Owned Businesses
625+
Corporate & Government Members
Testimonials

“Meet & Greet felt like the most amazing opportunity to have the proper time to offer my pitch and have a direct effect on my prospects. I loved it. Very exciting and meaningful.”

“I found potential partnering opportunities, new technologies and some great conversations. It was a learning opportunity as well as a possible path to new or expanded business.”

“Meeting people and making connections really are key to how valuable the event is. I also really appreciate the warm environment and knowledge shared by experts. I always have great take-aways.”

“It was intimate and helped me focus on what I needed to do to grow my business.”

“Amazing access to corporates, great network, supportive community.”

Schedule at a Glance

8:30 AM
10:45 AM
Women’s Enterprise Forum Meeting
11:00 AM
1:30 PM
WBENC Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 PM
4:30 PM
Committee Meetings
2:00 PM
4:00 PM
Summit & Salute Orientation
2:00 PM
5:00 PM
Women of Color Development & Outreach Program
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
NextGen Meeting
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
NextGen Reception
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
Women of Color Reception
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
Board of Directors & Sponsor Reception
8:00 AM
12:00 PM
CPO Summit
8:30 AM
11:30 AM
Meet & Greet
9:00 AM
11:30 AM
WBENC Business Lab
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
Lunch
2:30 PM
5:00 PM
WeInnoPITCH – First Round
2:30 PM
5:00 PM
WBENC Business Lab
5:30 PM
7:30 PM
Welcome Reception ft. Women Owned Pop-Up Shop
9:00 AM
11:30 AM
WBENC Business Lab
9:00 AM
11:30 AM
WeInnoPITCH Semi-Finals
12:00 PM
1:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 PM
4:00 PM
Keynotes
4:30 PM
5:30 PM
VIP Top Corporations Meet & Greet
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
Senior Executive Reception
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
General Reception
7:00 PM
9:30 PM
Salute! Dinner
9:30 PM
11:00 PM
Atlanta Bound After Party

Pricing

We offer several registration options with discounted rates before
the early bird deadline of January 31, 2020.

$300 - $700
Before Jan 31, 2020
$350 - $800
Jan 31 - Mar 9, 2020
$400 - $850
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Additional Sponsors