By Maria Valdez Haubrich

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is holding its12th Annual National Conference and Business Fair – The Opportunity Connection – in Las Vegas, NV, on June 21-23, 2011.

The two-and-a-half-day event will draw over 3,000 corporate representatives and women business owners looking for information on small business trends and industry data that affects their industries and their companies. The conference will focus on topics such as trends in supply chains in the new economy and the SBA’s Women Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program (8M Recovery Act).

To prepare for the conference (or even if you can’t make it) the WBENC is encouraging women to sign up for one of its informative webinars:

  • 10 Ways to Market Yourself on a Dime – May 26, 2011 – Presented by Nancy Michaels, CEO and Founder, Grow Your Business Networks
  • Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch – June 2, 2011 – Presented by Julia Hubbel, President, The Hubbel Group Inc.
  • Social Media 101 – June 9, 2011 – Presented by AT&T

To access the call, dial 877-923-6297, and enter Access Code 5888 610#.

To access the Live Meeting, enter: