The WEC Planning Committee is excited to bring you the 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference: Driving Growth: Strategies to Kick Your Business Into Gear on Wednesday, May 27th at the Holladay City Hall. Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. and the Conference begins at 8:30 a.m. The day will be filled with guest speakers, breakout sessions, lunch and wrapped up with this year’s Pitch Competition that will award over $ 23,000 in grants to women owned businesses. Please note our change of date from April to May this year.

Our 2019 Orientation Workshop from January 9, 2019. Watch this Facebook broadcast for more information about what to expect from our competition and events.

2020 Schedule

Tues May 26

2pm – 4pm Event & Vendor Setup

Wed May 27

7:30 am – 8:00 am Event & Vendor Setup
8:00 am Networking & Exhibits
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Keynote

 

2020 Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference Agenda

Driving Growth: Strategies to Kick Your Business Into Gear
Wednesday, May 27th at the Holladay City Hall.

The address of the event is: Holladay City Hall: 2300 East 4580 South, Holladay

Morning Session: 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Welcome & 2 Breakout Sessions:

9:30 a.m.: Maximizing Your Financials – Hiring Your First Employee – Hiring Tips & Tricks

10:45 a.m.: Protecting & Building Your Business (Contracts, Exit Strategies, Business & Individual Insurance, Etc) – Finding Funding: Traditional & Non-Traditional Resources – Understanding & Managing Your Sales Funnel

Lunch session: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. with guest speakers

Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Includes 1 Breakout Session and the WEC Grant Finals

1:30 p.m.: Social Media 101 – Referral Programs & Customer Appreciation Events – What’s New in Social & Digital Media?

Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. and the Conference begins at 8:30 a.m. The day will be filled with guest speakers, breakout sessions, lunch and wrapped up with this year’s Pitch Competition that will award over $ 23,000 in grants to women owned businesses.

Thank you to our Grant Sponsors:

$ 1,250 Sponsors – CommGap & WCF Insurance

$ 1,000 Sponsors – Prestman Auto – Sapa – Utah Scale Center – Wells Fargo

$ 750 Sponsors – Advanced Business Consulting

$ 500 Sponsors – Ameriprise – Utah Women’s Networking Group

$ 250 Sponsors – Bear-O Care – Elle Marketing – Laurie’s Gourmet Buffalo Chips – SCORE – SLICE

Thank you to our In-Kind Conference Sponsors:

Computer Hospital – Custom Canvas Prints – Elle Marketing – Holladay City – PCS Creative Services – Tresa Martindale Photography

Utah’s Own – Utah Women’s Networking Group – Women’s Business Center of Utah