WBENC is excited to introduce the WBENC Business Lab, a new interactive learning experience for women business owners and business professionals. Be among the first to take part in this innovative learning experience at the 2019 WBENC Summit & Salute!

The WBENC Business Lab will feature a series of experiential learning circuits and other activations focused on topics of critical importance to business owners and career professionals. Each circuit will feature a combination of short seminars, fireside chats, 1:1 coaching, guided working sessions, and other interactive, hands-on activities designed to leave attendees with actionable insights to improve their business and career.

Business Lab Circuits at Summit & Salute

Design Thinking

Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving. From start-ups to experienced business professionals, the Design Thinking Circuit will help you look at core business proposition or business challenges from a different and fresh perspective.


Elevate Your Pitch

Mastering your elevator pitch is a critical foundational element for any business owner or career professional. The Elevate Your Pitch Circuit will help you hone your elevator pitch, from improving your presentation skills to refining your message structure.


Business Plan

Whether you're just starting out or growing an established business, your success and profitability hinges on knowing your market, understanding your customer, then staying organized and on-track – all primary elements of a business plan. The Business Plan Circuit will help you understand the essential elements of a business plan and how to use one effectively to grow your business.


WBENC Certification

Certification is an invaluable business tool for women-owned businesses, but it’s just a starting point. Learn how you can maximize your WBENC Certification to achieve the most benefit for your business and bottom line. The WBENC Certification Circuit will cover the ins and outs of the WBENC network and feature insights from regional and national experts in certification, business matchmaking, succession planning, and more.


Brand Builder

As a business leader and executive, your personal brand is one of your most strategic assets. Who you are – and how you are perceived by others – can be just as important as what you do. The Brand Builder Circuit will help you develop and enhance your personal brand and image in order to help develop as a leader and grow your business, as well as provide insights on how to become a thought leader and influencer in your field.