Women's Business Forum is Coming, September 15, 9 am - 3:30 pm, Hurst Convention Center

Dallas/Fort Worth District Office - August 2022

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Women's Business Forum

"Breaking Barriers to Success" September 15, 9 am - 3:30 pm

Full-Day Event Featuring Inspirational and Highly Successful Women Entrepreneurs!


Hosted by SCORE Fort Worth, a Resource Partner with SBA



Breaking down barriers using tools you will receive: business plan writing, actionable ideas to take back to your business, great connections with successful women business owners and executives, business growth opportunities, and the ability to request an appointment with a Certified SCORE mentor.

Topics of Discussion:  Doing Business with Government Contracts, Entrepreneur Challenges of Startups, How to Pivot When Necessary, How to Have an Entrepreneurial Mindset, What It Takes to Market Your Business, The Importance of SEO, Social Media, and Knowing Your Target Customer and Target Platform, Women-Owned Small Business Certification and Contracting, Writing Your Business Plan for Success and Financing, Money Grab and How to Find Your Sources for Capital.


Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst, TX  76054

Registration:  $69 payable to SCORE

Questions?  Contact SCORE Fort Worth Chapter, ch.admin0120@scorevolunteer.org, 817-871-6002

Sponsorships and Exhibit Space Available through SCORE



Sean Smith will present "Women Owned Small Business Certification and Contracting".  He has served SBA's Dallas/Fort Worth District Office as a Business Opportunities Specialist since his arrival in December 2010, working with firms participating in the SBA 8A Business Development Program. He served SBA at the San Antonio District Office from 2010 until 2019, then transferred to the DFW District office. Sean services 8(a) Small Businesses at the Dallas/Ft Worth District Office. He also helps market the HUBZone, SDVOSB and the WOSB program, and holds a Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting Level 1. 


Linda Williams, Economic Development Specialist with SBA's Dallas/Fort Worth District Office will present a workshop on "Money Grab - How to Find Your Sources for Capital".  She has 20 years' experience with SBA as a Loan Specialist, Lender Relations Specialist and Economic Development Specialist.  With an MBA in Management, she taught business courses at Dallas Baptist University and an adjunct professor and is well-known for her workshops and webinars for entrepreneurs.

Learn More & Register Today!