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Driving DFW Business Performance: Navigating a Path to Success for Women Veteran Owned Businesses

Dallas, TX • October 16, 2019

Designed to engage women veteran owned businesses with the larger entrepreneur community to drive business performance across the DFW metroplex.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT

Veteran Women's Enterprise Center (VWEC)
4900 S Lancaster Rd
Dallas, TX 75216
US

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You are invited to join us at our First Annual National Women‘s Business Week Conference - Driving DFW Business Performance: Navigating a Path to Success for Women Veteran Owned Businesses! Designed to engage women veteran owned businesses with the larger entrepreneur community to drive business performance across the DFW metroplex.

Program:

Breakfast • 10:00AM

Keynote - Jessica Flynn - Jessica is the Founder & CEO of Red Sky, a strategic communications firm in Boise, Idaho. After working as a producer for television news stations across the country and leading global communications for an all-season destination resort, Jessica founded Red Sky in 2008 and has since grown the company from a start-up to Idaho’s largest strategic communications firm. She provides strategy and ideation across the client portfolio and leads the agency’s executive skills coaching and training programs. With more than two decades of journalism and PR experience, she is a trusted advisor to private and public sector leaders who turn to her to handle high-stakes issue communication and crisis response. One of Jessica’s most valuable assets is her deep knowledge and connectivity to the people and issues that drive business in Idaho — from the political landscape and entrepreneurial ecosystem to economic development efforts and the changing dynamics of legacy and emerging industries.

An Emmy award-winning journalist Honored as a CEO of Influence, Jessica is also a Boise Arts & History Commissioner, Women’s & Children’s Alliance board member, Boise Valley Economic Partnership board member and Honorary Commander of the Idaho Air National Guard Mission Support Group. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas.Addtional Panelist to be announced! In the News: https://www.kivitv.com/national-womens-business-council-member-empowers-women-in-the-treasure-valley

Lunch  • 12PM

Women Helping Women Program Panelists • 1:00PM

Performance Pitch • 3:00PM

Pitch Candidate Application Process: Extended until Monday, October 7, 2019 CLOSE OF BUSINESS

  • To apply to pitch submit via email to forveteransbyveterans@gmail.com a one page business plan outlining how you plan to shift your business into high gear and make an impact in the DFW metroplex.
  • Must include with your business plan email proof of 51% female veteran and/or military spouse ownership of the business (acceptable proof TVC Vertification, Veteran Certification, Women Owned Certification with proof of services or military connection)
  • Candidates will be informed of their acceptance by Friday, October 11, 2019.

Four women veteran owned businesses and/or military spouses will be selected to make a five minute verbal presentation, followed by questions for a maximum three minutes from our judges. Our main pitch winner will be selected by our judges, and we will also have an audience choice award. Both will receives funds to fuel their business strategy!

Special gifts and Swag Bag for everyone that attends the full conference.



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