Women’s Business & Leadership Conference

october 2018

24oct8:30 am2:00 pmWomen's Business & Leadership ConferenceEntrepreneurship is the new women's movement. Be part of it.

Event Details

In recognition of National Women’s Small Business Month, UF’s Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations division is pleased to host the 2018 Women’s Business + Leadership Conference. Entrepreneurship Is the New Women’s Movement! This conference is designed to connect, educate, and inspire women entrepreneurs toward execution. The day will include dynamic speakers, networking and more. We want women to get excited about improving their entrepreneurial execution and embracing their role as community leaders. Targeting women entrepreneurs in Gainesville and surrounding areas including Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, etc., we want to create a dynamic entrepreneurial community and support ecosystem for women entrepreneurs, armed, ready and excited about doing business! This year, we are pleased to welcome partners NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and Dress For Success® – Greater Orlando Chapter to host a professional attire drive for women in need.


(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 2:00 pm EST


Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

1714 SW 34th Street


UF Small Business and Vendor Diversity RelationsThe Small Business & Vendor Diversity Relations Division is responsible for overseeing the University’s Supplier Diversity Program which focuses on ensuring equal access for Small/HUB Zone/Minority/Small Disadvantaged/Veteran/Service-Disabled Veteran/& Women-Owned businesses, by providing them equal opportunity to compete for procurement and contracting opportunities at the University. The division works with the various colleges and departments at the University to increase awareness and to help identify opportunities for small businesses. We endeavor to seek out, identify and utilize a diverse supply of qualified vendors interested in providing the many services and products required by the University.sbvdr@admin.ufl.edu 2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3201