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Technology Summit hosted by Women’s Business Council – Southwest

June 21, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT

$45 – $55

This half day summit brings together current and prospective members, local businesses, and corporations to develop professional relationships and grow their acumen in the technology industry. It features networking, two industry panel discussions, vendor expo of products/services in the technology sector, and an exclusive tour of Ericsson’s Imagine Studio for the first 40 attendees at the door. Light breakfast provided.

All are welcome to attend. You will need a government issued ID to enter the building. Parking is free in the attached open lot.

The last day to register is Sunday, June 18. On-site registration is not available.

Questions? Contact WBCS Senior Director of Programs, Elizabeth Garner.

8:30 – 9:45 … Networking/Vendor Tables/ Tour
9:00 – 9:30 … Tour #1 of Ericsson’s Imagine Studio (1st group of 20 people)
9:45 – 10:30 … Panel Discussion: Engagement Enhanced by Technology
10:30 – 11:15 … Networking/Vendor Tables/ Tour
10:40 – 11:10 … Tour #2 of Ericsson’s Imagine Studio (2nd group of 20 people)
11:15 – 12:00 … Panel Discussion: Harnessing the Power of Technology for Business Transformation

Panel 1 – Engagement Enhanced by Technology
In this insights-rich panel, trailblazing WBEs will dive in to how to lead with inclusivity and innovation at the forefront of an organization and utilize technology to enhance engagement of a company’s three most important partners: community, customers, and employees.

Betty Manetta
President & CEO
Argent Associates

Brooke Waupsh
Founding CEO

Panel 2 – Harnessing the Power of Technology for Business Transformation
In this thought-provoking panel, we’ll delve into the pivotal role technology plays in facilitating business evolution, adaptation, and expansion. We’ll break down and elucidate the mechanics behind digital transformation strategies that are currently employed by major corporations, with a special focus on the potent influence of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, IoT, and more. The discussion will extend to sharing our experiences on the impact these revolutionary strategies have imparted on our own businesses. Special emphasis will be given to empowering women-owned businesses in the audience by providing practical insights and strategies that they can adopt to bolster their business resilience and propel them to new heights.

Tony Caesar
Cradlepoint (a part of Ericsson)

James McCombs
Head of Sourcing Data & Analytics



June 21, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
$45 – $55


Women’s Business Council – Southwest
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Ericsson Plano
6300 Legacy Dr
Plano, 75024 United States
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