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Conferences & Events

B. PHL Innovation Festival

October 15-17, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

B. PHL is a citywide innovation festival happening in Philadelphia!

The three-day B. PHL festival is designed to build the city’s reputation as one of the most innovative cities on the East Coast — a true place of choice for those looking to inspire new ideas, make connections, and ignite novel ways of doing things. Locations around Philadelphia will hold interactive workshops, sessions, exhibits, and events highlighting innovation in fields like health care, technology, engineering, art, music, film, and more.

We’re partnering with and highlighting organizations throughout the region, local entrepreneurs, and individual innovators, including:

– The City of Philadelphia

– Leading universities and colleges

– Large and small nonprofits

– Fortune 500 companies

– Community outreach organizations

Learn More Here


Santander Bank Women’s Business Networking Event

October 21, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

As part of Santander’s celebration of National Women’s Small Business
Month, we are hosting a business networking session. All are welcome.
Come and meet other small business owners and professionals, share and
hear success stories, and enjoy light refreshments.

Register here


PennDOT Contractor & Consultant Diversity Forum

October 31, 9am-2pm
Kutztown, PA

PennDOT, in cooperation with the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), American Council of Engineering Companies of PA (ACEC/PA) and Pennsylvania Diversity Coalition (PADC) is offering free regional events for contractors and consultants working in the transportation.

Learn More Here


NJ Founders & Funders

November 13, 2019
Princeton, NJ

The NJ Founders & Funders is organized by the NJEDA Technology & Life Sciences team to facilitate warm introductions between emerging New Jersey based life science companies and sophisticated angel & institutional investors. Hosted twice per year, venture capital investors are invited to meet with a select group of companies for 10-minute, one-on-one sessions to discuss strategy, business models and funding opportunities.

Attendants should register for the event by September 30th, 2019, so we may determine their eligibility and confirm their placement.

Learn More Here


Tech Up for Women Conference

November 19, 8:30am-12pm

Tech Up for Women is a year-round collaborative hub created for the advancement of women through knowledge of technology trends in education, resourcing, networking and the 2019 Conference to be held on November 19th in NYC. Join us to stay current on innovative new technology, and advance your career through our tools, resources and powerful community.

Learn More Here


Business Opportunities

Contracting Opportunities with the City of Philadelphia

Several opportunities are available with the City of Philadelphia. Notable opportunities include Construction Management services for the renovation of the 15th Police District, consulting for the Sanitation Division’s Northeast Incinerator Building Rehabilitation Project and procurement and reproduction support for the Law Department.  All opportunities within the city’s eContract system are available here.



Posting Guidelines

Our business is to get you business – the right supplier for our Corporate Partners, access to bids and RFPs for our WBEs. 

We welcome Procurement Opportunity postings on this page in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • Posts are accepted for procurement opportunities from Supplier Diversity Corporate/Council Members in good standing.
  • Posts are accepted for procurement opportunities for WBE-to-WBE spend by WBEs in good standing.
  • A brief three-line description of the opportunity; a link to the opportunity posted on line; an identified point-of-contact with name, e-mail and phone number; and dates of opportunity may be e-mailed to Colleen LaCoss, Education & Outreach Manager,
  • The description and link will be added within four business days of receipt.
  • Please note:  This is a public website and public page.  WBEC-East cannot guarantee that respondents are WBENC-certified WBEs.