March 17, 2014

WEConnect International will hold WEConnect International Day on June 22nd in Philadelphia to offer its network of members and women business owners the opportunity to learn and grow relationships.


WEConnect International Day, to be held on June 22nd in Philadelphia, will offer WEConnect International’s network of members and women business owners from around the world the opportunity to develop their professional skills and widen their circle of contacts.

According to Elizabeth A. Vazquez, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, “The agenda will feature global experts on access to markets and corporate contracting, a contest on effective sales pitches, and an international business networking reception.”

The event is free but available by invitation only. WEConnect International certified women’s business enterprises will participate along with invited experts and corporate members.

From June 23rd through June 25th, women business owners will also be able to join over 3,000 corporate representatives and peers at the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference and Business Fair.

For more information on WEConnect International Day or the WBENC Conference go to

WEConnect International ( is a corporate driven global 501(c)(3) non-profit that facilitates sustainable economic growth by increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses to succeed in global value chains. WEConnect International identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with multinational corporate buyers. WEConnect International also helps multinational corporations meet their local content sourcing goals, which is increasingly important to national policy makers who want to see trade work for SMEs as an engine for growth and job creation.

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