Upcoming Events

If you are a woman owned business and are interested in the 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference Grant Competition, you will find the application open in the fall which will close January 31, 2020. Check back here for more information. Thank you again to all of our great supporters!

Our planned 2019 Breakout Session Topics included:

Facebook for Beginners, Photos & Videos for Social Media, Digital Advertising – Where to Start? What Does It Include? What’s New?, Instagram 101
Maximizing Facebook – Scheduling, Analytics, Ads, Contests, Etc.
Social Media for Service/B2B Companies: LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs, Etc., Understanding the Mystery Google, SEO & Analytics, Tools to Manage Social Media, YouTube: Who should be there? Advertise? Share video content?

Conference Events: (also watch Facebook and like our page)

2020 Applications

Check back Fall 2019

We will be opening up our applications in the Fall of 2019 for the 2020 competition, check back later for more details.

2020 Date TBA

Are you a Utah female business owner looking to grow your business? The Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference (WEC) was created as a learning and growth tool just for you!

Friday, Oct. 18 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

As you grow your business, funding is crucial to each stage of your growth. But sometimes, it’s easier than others to find the banks and/or programs you need to succeed. That’s why the WEC is gathering a variety of funding resources in one room to connect you with bankers, lenders, grants, loans, investors and more! To register, please go to: https://www.utwng.com/events/wecs-wheres-the-money/

Past events:

April 17 at 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Click the "+" sign for details:

Are you a Utah female business owner looking to grow your business? The Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference (WEC) was created as a learning and growth tool just for you! In 2019, the WEC plans to award 6 finalist Grants to Utah Women Business Owners through it’s Pitch Competition at the Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference on Wednesday, April 17th at Holladay City Hall.

This year, the WEC Committee is giving out 25 grants total ranging from $ 250 – $ 5,000. In addition to the grant competition, we will have learning opportunities for all attendees at some great breakout sessions through the day. There is networking and a delicious lunch and sponsor booths with resources for you!

Grant Recipient Reception

April 16 4:30 p.m. Click the "+" sign for details:

By invitation event for our Grant contestants and sponsors. Learn more about the contestants and help them prepare for their pitches at the conference the next day.
Location: By Invitation

Pitch Prep

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To learn more about the Application Process, the WEC Planning Committee is hosting an Orientation on Wednesday, January 9th from 9:00 a.m. at the Utah Department of Agriculture sponsored by Utah’s Own. For details, please go to: https://www.utwng.com/wng-event/2019-wec-grant-orientation-workshop/
Location: Department of Agriculture: 350 N Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

We recorded it live on Facebook. You can review the orientation video here.

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Are you a Utah female business owner looking to grow your business and need a little extra funds to make it happen? The Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference (WEC) Grants may be a great opportunity for you! In 2019, the WEC plans to award over $ 19,000 in Grants to Utah Women Business Owners through it’s Pitch Competition at the Women’s Entrepreneurial Conference on Wednesday, April 17th at Holladay City Hall.

Applications are now open until January 31st at 11:59 p.m. To apply, please go to https://www.utahwec.com/

There is an application in English and Spanish.

This year, the WEC Committee is giving out 25 grants ranging from $ 250 – $ 5,000. Ann Marie Wallace, Laurie Seron and Karin Palle will share information regarding the applications, upcoming pitching sessions, the Conference and more.
Location: Department of Agriculture: 350 N Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84116.

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​Wednesday, April 25th 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Lectures in Entrepreneurship Networking & Wednesday, April 25th 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Social Entrepreneurship Presentations:
Come network with a variety of Social Entrepreneurship organizations as well as NAWBO SLC (National Association of Women Business Owners) at the Westminster Gore School of Business. For details or to register, please go to:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/social-entrepreneurship-networking-event-tickets-44995020317

Thursday, April 26th 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Utah Crowdfunder Series – Core Experience Hosted by the SBDC.
​ Network with Utah’s experts on crowdfunding and learn the “how to” secrets to huge Kickstarter/Indiegogo crowdfunding success from the best in the world!
https://utahsbdc.org/event/utah-crowdfunder-series-core-experience

Monday, April 30th 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Join Raquelle Dickerson (one of our members) with SEO.com as she partners with Google to teach small businesses how to use the free tools that are available on Google My Business.
To register, please go to: seo.com/googleworkshop

May 2018

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Tuesday, May 1st – 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. – Effective Delegation: Making Room in Your Business for Unlimited Growth! Come learn from our experts as they share their secrets to how, when and to whom to delegate to​. Make sure to use your PROMO CODE: DelegateNOW! to save $ 5.00. ​
http://business.wbcutah.com/events/details/effective-delegation-making-room-in-your-business-for-unlimited-growth-8674

Wednesday, May 2nd – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Networking & Social Media for Small Businesses. Come learn from UTWNG experts as they share their secrets of how to navigate and promote your business on social media
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/westminster-social-media-entrepreneurial-networking-event-tickets-45212236015

Tuesday, May 8th – 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Ask An Expert – Social Media hosted by the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. This is event is open to all and will be a great day of learning how to create a social media strategy and how to manage your social media. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-2018-social-media-ask-the-expert-tickets-45356351067

​Thursday, May 10th – 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Where’s the Money? Financing Your Business for Growth​. ​Come meet a variety of lenders, lending institutions and more to help you find funding for your business needs and growth. ​
​ For details, please go to: https://www.utwng.com/wng-event/wec-lender-meet-greet-2/

​Wednesday, May 16th 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Annual UTWNG Golf Tournament to benefit the Junior League. Each year, we host a terrific day of networking, outdoor activities and fun while raising money for a good cause. And, if you don’t golf, no worries. We have opportunities for you to participate by sponsoring a hole or coming to the luncheon. For details, please go to:​ https://www.utwng.com/wng-event/4th-annual-utwng-sandy-chamber-womens-group-charity-golf-tournament/

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