wwbc premier event

Celebrating Dreams

Strength in CommUNITY

The Washington Women's Business Center (WWBC) is committed to supporting women business owners as they carry on in these uncertain economic times. Celebrating Dreams, the WWBC Premier Event, is an opportunity to connect with other female entrepreneurs, mentors, community partners, resources, and leaders in the field - all while celebrating female entrepreneurship.

Celebrating Dreams features an online showcase of Woman-Owned businesses that display their products and services all in one place and runs from May 1st - June 30th, 2021. 

The event culminates with a free evening of celebration, connection, and opportunities for Women in business.

Celebrating Dreams: Strength in CommUNITY 2021 will be held live virtually on May 27th 6:00 - 7:30PM.

Celebrating Dreams

Coming Soon: Early Access Webinars!

Connect to Your Community

Learn How Small Businesses can Recover and Thrive 

Be Inspired by a Showcase of Local Women-Owned Businesses

Celebrating Dreams 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being a sponsor for Celebrating Dreams 2021? Explore our Sponsorship Opportunities Here.

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In Case You Missed It

We raised $31,690 in 2020!

All proceeds directly benefit female entrepreneurs through the Washington Women's Business Center (WWBC) at Business Impact NW.

Check out some of the Business Resiliency panels from the 2020 Event:

Navigating Uncertainty

Panelists:

  • JMarie Johnson-Kola, A Community Connected
  • Erin Andrews, indi chocolate
  • Priyanka Raha, PopSmartKids, Inc
  • Casey Hubbel, Yoga Wild

Marketing Strategies

Panelists:

  • Laura Clise, Intentionalist
  • Christine Stepherson, Team Soapbox
  • Amalia Martino, The Vida Agency
  • Heidi Cleveland, Verity Credit Union

Watch Recordings of the Pre-Event Webinars

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Business Resiliency: Keeping the Lights On

Expert – Jenefeness Tucker, Washington Small Business Development Center
Expert – Christine Buckley, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member
Expert – Ruth Qui, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member
Expert – Oren Shani, Business Impact NW COVID-19 Response Team Member

July 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Find out from business experts how you can keep the lights on for your business, Business Resiliency Toolkit included.

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Business Resiliency: Marketing Strategies – Online & IRL

Expert – Annette Washington-Goff, IYBS Local
Expert – Tracey Warren, InSpark Co-working
Expert – Bernadette Smith, Swatch Junkie Creative LLC

 

July 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Jump start your business with practical, actionable marketing strategies.

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Financial Business Resiliency

Expert  – Christine Buckley, COVID-19 Response Team, Business Impact NW
Expert  – Tina Narron, Verity Credit Union
Expert  – Yolanda Hawkins, Business Impact NW

July 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Get all the information you need for financial business resiliency in the face of changing circumstances: Understanding financial impacts, managing business finances, cash flow planning, credit-building, financial relationships, and the importance of insurance coverage.

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A Night Showcasing Women Business Owners

Connect with more than 100 other local women – small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and valuable resources. View snapshots of businesses and find out about their websites, talk with other attendees and participants in virtual breakout rooms, and listen to experts on how small businesses can make it through this difficult time.  Donate to support free resiliency services offered by the WWBC.

All proceeds directly benefit female entrepreneurs through the Washington Women's Business Center (WWBC) at Business Impact NW.

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Interested in being a sponsor for Celebrating Dreams 2021? Contact development@businessimpactnw.org 

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Celebrating Dreams Presenting Sponsor

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2020 Full Event Sponsors

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2020 ALA Carte Sponsors

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2020 In-Kind Sponsors

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2020 Promo Partners

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2021 Washington Women's Business Center Sponsor

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Sustaining Partners

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