Conferences & Events Business Opportunities Posting Guidelines

Conferences & Events

African-American Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party

December 12, 6-9pm
Philadelphia, PA

The African-American Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party is taking place next Thursday, December 12th!

This event sells out each year and it is one you do not want to miss!

Register today while tickets are still available

Register Here!


Loews Winter Wonderland

December 15, 10am-2pm
Philadelphia, PA

On Sunday, December 15, join Loews Philadelphia Hotel and Albrecht Events as we transform the iconic Millennium Ballroom into a winter wonderland experience fit for the entire family.

For just $49* per adult and $24* per child (ages 3-12, children 2 and under are free), families will be able to:

  • Savor a special holiday themed brunch buffet including a children’s pancake making station, carving stations and homemade pies and desserts from Pastry Chefs
  • Capture moments with complimentary family photo opportunities with Santa Claus, the abominable snowman and life size snow globe
  • Create themed crafts for the whole family
  • Play on a holiday bouncy castle, enjoy a soft play area, mazes and inflatables for children of all ages
  • Hop on the Fun Express Train Station. Next stop… The North Pole!
  • Sip on handcrafted holiday cocktails (alcohol not included in cost of adult ticket price)
  • Make memories that will last a lifetime!

Learn More Here


10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES: December Info Session

December 17, 7:30-10:00am
Philadelphia, PA

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, the program has served over 8,800 small business owners across all 50 states. Over the last few years, 504 Philadelphia businesses have graduated with nearly 50 of the graduates being PIDC clients.

Program results show that graduates consistently grow their revenues and create jobs at rates that outperform the broader economy. Join PIDC and our partners at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to learn how you, too, can be a part of this phenomenal program for business growth.

Learn More Here


Allegheny County Sanitary Authority Minority/Women/SDV Event 

December 17, 5-7:30pm
Pittsburgh, PA

Are you a M/WBE/SDV vendor who’s interested in ALCOSAN’s upcoming construction projects and how your organization might participate?

Attend this free event, sponsored by ALCOSAN, and learn about:

  • Specific construction opportunities
  • Additional business resources
  • Potential opportunities to partner with prime contractors

RSVP by Friday, December 13, 2019 via email to: or by calling 412-269-6461

Learn More Here


Stand and Deliver: A Presentation, Public Speaking & Story Skills Workshop

February 3, 8-12:30pm
Philadelphia, PA

Stand and Deliver is a presentation, public speaking and story skills workshop that teaches you how to develop a strategic story, how to use it to support your message and presentation, and how to actually tell it.

There are break-out sessions and individualized feedback which culminate in the opportunity to stand and deliver your story in front of the group.

**The workshop is limited to 15 participants to allow time for coaching and feedback. Presentations that you want to review in the workshop need to be submitted by January 30th.

For more information, visit or contact

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.