December, 2018
TOP NEWS: 
A Year In Review: 2018 with
WEConnect International
Thank You!
On behalf of the entire global team at WEConnect International, we want to take a moment to thank our dedicated and passionate community for making this year our most successful and impactful to date!

Through of all the success stories, exciting announcements, new partnerships, training programs, and events that took place this year, one thing has remained constant: YOU! Without the support and commitment of our network of more than 7,000 women-owned businesses and over 80 corporate members, we would not be where we are today. Cheers to our partnerships and leveraging impact in 2019!
#PayItForwardFridays
WEConnect International is proud to partner with certified women’s business enterprise Redwood Classics Apparel to establish #PayItForwardFriday, a call-to-action, to support women entrepreneurs around the globe. Redwood Classics is committing to donate 10% of online sales profits to WEConnect International every Friday leading
up to International Women’s Day on March 8 th , 2019.

Want to join the movement?

Shop now or contact us t o create your own #PayItForwardFriday!
WBE Success Story of the Month
YN Attorneys, South Africa
WEConnect International
End of Year Conferences:
India, Chile, Turkey, & Japan!
ThinkBig India 2018
WEConnect International's largest event in Asia Pacific, ThinkBig Conference, was held in Hyderbad, India on November 30th, 2018. Over 250 women's business associations, corporate members, government representatives, and global allies came together to celebrate the power of women-owned!

First Regional Conference on Supplier Diversity and Inclusion for Latin America + Caribbean
On December 4th and 5th, 2018
the 1st Regional Conference on Supplier Diversity and Inclusion took place in Santiago, Chile. The event brought together women-owned businesses and global corporations from across Latin America to network, generate business relationships, and share best practices and knowledge.

1st Annual Japan Conference
WEConnect International launched its inaugural conference in Japan on December 5th, 2018. The event hosted hundreds of women-owned businesses, corporate members, and high-level officials including Japanese Cabinet Minister Satsuki Katayama.

3rd Annual Turkey Conference
WEConnect International in Turkey hosted its 3rd Annual Conference in Istanbul on December 11th, 2018.

Watch the full event-recap video to learn more about our dedicated community of women-owned businesses and corporate members in Turkey!
Experience the WEConnect Effect:
Check out our upcoming events!
WEConnect International in
South Africa Annual Conference
Date: January 20th-22nd, 2019
Location : Johannesburg, S. Africa
WEConnect International Global Awards Gala & Symposium
Date: April 1st-2nd , 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.
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