Women’s Entrepreneur Expo in the Washington, DC Area to Connect and Empower Black Business Women Leaders



Free event offers a dynamic opportunity for women in business from various sectors to get educated, to share information, and to get renewed inspiration about the rewards of business ownership. —

Women Entrepreneurs Expo
Women business owners in attendance at previous events

College Park, MD — The 8th semi-annual Women’s Entrepreneur Expo (WEE) will be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at the Nyumburu Cultural Center, University of Maryland, in College Park from 11am to 3pm. The business expo is free to attend, and is designed for both aspiring and established women entrepreneurs who want to share practical business tips, to be educated, and to reignite their enthusiasm in being business owners.

In the past, women business owners have traveled as far as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia to attend the event. This year’s expo will feature four award-winning speakers (Chereace Richards, Chris Bridges, Stephanie Poplar, and Shirley Luu) who will provide free educational, interactive, and hands-on workshops. Their topics of discussion will include
WEE was founded by entrepreneur Joan Henry, who birthed the idea from her passion to motivate like-minded women in business. Henry comments, “Things are tough for business owners which is why the event has FREE admission. We recognize that business owners need other business leaders to keep them motivated.”

She continues, “This will be done by providing practical information, hands-on experience and the chance to do true networking with these business leaders in order to remain motivated, keep others employed which plays a part in continued economic growth for various communities that touch many parts of Maryland and I may add “we have a great location to do it.”

Vendor/ Sponsorship Opportunities:
Both for-profit companies and non-profit organizations are welcome to sponsor the expo. WEE has various vendor packages available to give business owners a cost-effective way to showcase their businesses and grow their clientele. Current sponsors include: May We Help You Radio Network, JHF Enterprises, Industrial Bankand Grafixizm, Inc, and BlackPR.com. For more details about sponsorship, visit www.womenexpo.info/vendor-packages

Event Details:

Nyumburu Cultural Center, University of Maryland, College Park
4018 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 29, 2016
11am to 3pm

For more details and/or to register for FREE to attend, visit:


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