Austin Weekly News at women's business conference

The Women’s Business Development Center hosted the 27th Annual Entrepreneurial Woman’s Conference on Thursday, September 26, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at McCormick Place (Lakeside building). The annual conference provides some 2,000 prospective and established women business owners who attend with the three things they need the most: access to information, access to contracts and access to capital.

Among highlights are the Women’s Business & Buyers Mart, the annual Forum Breakfast, a 12 noon awards luncheon and a closing reception from 5-7 p.m. For many more details, please visit

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