Register now to join leading corporations, women entrepreneurs, government representatives, and local women’s organizations for this one day event featuring a marketplace of women-owned businesses and corporate booths, a number of Match-Maker meetings, and trainings.

Date and Time: December 8, 2016, 8am-6:30pm

Location: Shenzhen, China

Online Registration: 

Contact Organizer: +86 01058693772

Join in the effort and help China’s leading women entrepreneurs succeed in shaping the future of global business. Through the testimonials of corporate leaders and women entrepreneurs and panel discussions challenging societal norms, 2016 Marketplace participants will gain new strategies for integrating women- owned businesses into corporate supply chains. This event also features an opportunity for women-owned businesses to showcase their products and services to top multinational companies. WEConnect International in China will honor top women entrepreneurs and multinational companies that excel in supplier diversity at an awards presentation during the luncheon. The day’s program will conclude with a networking reception where women leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs can strengthen their connections with the greater business community.

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Expected Outcomes

It is the ultimate goal of the 2016 Marketplace event to stir all stakeholders into action to INTENTIONALLY EMPOWER WOMEN by:

  • Raising awareness of women entrepreneurs’ positive impact on the economy
  • Encouraging initiatives for women’s economic empowerment
  • Highlighting best practices in developing leadership skills in women
  • Increasing understanding of supplier diversity and how women-owned business can be fully integrated into corporate supply chains • Amplifying visibility for the Certified Women Business Enterprises
  • Supporting corporations in engaging with women entrepreneurs

Expected Attendees

The Marketplace event expects about 300 attendees that include:

  • Certified and Self-Registered Women Entrepreneurs from the WEConnect International Greater China network
  • Leading corporate executives
  • WEConnect International Corporate Members
  • Chinese government officials
  • Partner organizations
  • Media

Event Sponsors