2019 CWE Women Business Leaders Conference (WBLC)

CWE's annual Women Business Leaders Conference is the premier event for women in business.  Each year this event brings together women business leaders and owners, entrepreneurs, community leaders, supplier diversity teams and purchasing professionals.

This Conference will feature:
  • Workshops, roundtable and panel discussions led by knowledgeable experts; topics will revolve around building and scaling your business, personal journey, and best practices in supplier diversity
  • Ample opportunities to network and connect
  • An Awards Luncheon where business leaders and community leaders will be recognized
  • Exclusive networking & procurement opportunities between WBENC-certified businesses and Corporate Supplier Diversity and procurement professionals
 2018 WBLC photos

DATE: Friday, October 4, 2019
TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Sheraton Hotel, Framingham, MA

Morning Keynote Speaker:


Afternoon Keynote Speaker:


Mistress of Ceremonies:

Sandy Lish
The Castle Group

Speakers & Programs

We will be announcing speakers and additional event details in the next few months.


Register by September 8 to get the Early Bird rate.  Online registration ends on Sunday, September 29. To purchase tickets and/or ads please make your selection below or click on this link.

Sponsorship, Advertisement Opportunities and Donations

Interested in gaining visibility for your company while helping CWE help women and veterans.  Become a sponsors, purchase an ad and/or donate to a great cause.  Your company logo/name will be included in the conference promotional material sent to over 39,000 subscribers including our clients, Corporate Members, supporters, business leaders and much more.  Click here for our sponsorship menu and view our advertisement opportunities below, or contact Melinda Leon, MLeon@CWEonline.org or Michelle Miller, MMiller@CWEonline.org about how to leverage this opportunity for your business!

Special Hotel Room Rates

Wake up refreshed and ready to enjoy the conference.  The Sheraton Framingham is offering a special group rate to conference attendees the night of Thursday, October 3, 2019.  To reserve your room please click on this link or call Marriott Reservations at 1-800-325-3535 and reference group code CWE.  Last day to book your room at this special rate is September 4, 2019.



For more information about sponsorships, tickets and general conference inquiries please contact Melinda Leon, MLeon@CWEonline.org.