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WBENC 2023

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

In efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, upcoming events may be cancelled, modified, or postponed. Consult the official event organizer or event website for up-to-date information.

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Date: March 20 to March 23, 2023
Venue: Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
Target Audience: Export-ready women-owned businesses in Canada, looking to do business in the United States (U.S.).
Sector: Aerospace, Agriculture and processed foods, Arts and cultural industries, Automotive, Chemicals, Clean technologies, Consumer products, Education, Financial and insurance services, Fish and seafood, Forestry and wood products, Industrial machinery, Information and communications technologies, Infrastructure, Investment, Life sciences, Mining, Oil and gas, Professional services, Tourism, Transportation, Wine, beer and spirits

Event Description:

WBENC 2023, the national conference of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), is the largest event of its kind for women business owners, welcoming thousands of women entrepreneurs and corporate executives ready to make connections and do business. Attendees include thousands of supplier diversity professionals, procurement and senior executive representatives from:

If you are a women-owned business in Canada looking to export to the U.S., WBENC is a key event to attend. 

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) will be participating in WBENC 2023, providing Canadian women-owned businesses with:

The TCS will lead a Canadian women-owned businesses delegation to WBENC 2023, and organize workshops and information sessions, including one-on-one virtual sessions, to help prepare businesses for the conference.

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Why your organization should participate:

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner, Zaineb Kubba,, specializes in supporting Canadian women-owned businesses in the U.S. market and can provide information on this and other events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region.

The TCS helps Canadian companies navigate the complexities of international markets. With over 1,000 Trade Commissioners in offices across Canada and on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide, the TCS offers market intelligence and an unmatched network of contacts to help Canadian companies succeed abroad.

Services from the TCS are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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