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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST Boomset Link to be Provided Prior to Event

Connections to Contracts Austin 2020

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Event Overview

Join the Women’s Business Council – Southwest for Connections to Contracts - Austin, a virtual event created specifically for women business owners to meet and build relationships with corporate procurement and supplier diversity professionals. The event will feature 1:1 networking throughout, small group networking at the open and close of the event, procurement "roundtable" discussions, and a workshop hosted by Jayne Agency.


1:00 - 1:30 ... Small Group Networking
1:30 - 1:50 ... Corporate "Roundtable" Discussion - Round 1
1:50 - 1:52 ... Transition
1:52 - 2:12 ... Corporate "Roundtable" Discussion - Round 2
2:12 - 2:14 ... Transition
2:14 - 2:34 ... Corporate "Roundtable" Discussion - Round 3
2:34 - 2:35 ... Transition
2:35 - 3:35 ... Jayne Agency Workshop
3:35 - 4:00 ... Small Group Networking

Virtual Networking
At the beginning and end of the event, there will be multiple sessions available on a first-come, first-served basis for attendees to networking in small group video chats of 10 people. There is no formal programming. This is simply time to make connections. Join and exit at your own pace.

Throughout the entirety of the event, you can also make 1:1 connections via direct message and video chat.


A corporate representative leads WBEs in a discussion on their company's procurement process and shares insights on how potential suppliers can differentiate themselves. There will be a capacity limit for each discussion session. 

How it Works:  
Sized to facilitate discussion, each 20-minute "roundtable" is a small group video chat limited to 8 people. One spot is for the corporate member host; the other spots are for WBEs interested in learning about that company's procurement process. WBE spots are open on a first-come, first-served basis. WBEs can enter a "roundtable" session during the event until the capacity has been reached. There will be a total of three roundtable sessions. 

Roundtable Hosts (as of 10-14-20)
Bank of America 
BNSF Railway
Capital Metro
Dell Technologies
DFW International Airport
Toyota North America
Toyota Financial Services


Brooke Foley, Founder and CEO of Jayne Agency, will lead a workshop that will teach us how to create a brand platform for dependable, scalable, repeatable revenue! Who doesn't want that? We’ll also dismantle the mysteries of marketing with a pragmatic approach to where you need to focus - and where you do not. This high paced/ high energy session covers good real life examples, branding hacks, and how to know when to invest or when you need outside help in a way that really empowers decision makers. After this session, you’ll be able to articulate background, goals, objectives, barriers, strategies, audience, insights, position, promise, support and tone/personality and own a “take it back to the team” workbook. You can use your brand platform to create everything from your "pitch" to your marketing strategy and more.

Virtual Platform Access

The week before the event, each registrant will be given access to Boomset, the virtual platform, in order to select small group networking sessions and roundtable sessions and test functionality with their system.



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Brooke Foley
CEO & Founder
Jayne Agency

A strategic powerhouse with a commitment to clarity, Brooke helps businesses of all sizes achieve dependable, repeatable, scalable revenue. She founded Jayne Agency in 2009 as a bold, creative boutique specializing in strategic planning, storytelling, and sustainable brand platforms. Jayne is a 100% woman-owned, 100% inclusive, WBENC-certified company committed to helping diverse businesses grow. The agency’s client roster includes Fortune 100s such as PepsiCo, Nationwide, American Red Cross, Vistra Energy, as well as small- to mid-market companies like Trans International (WBE), MicroAutomation (MBE), and VOZ Advisors.

Prior to striking off on her own, Brooke was a courageous creative leader and digital pioneer, serving as Executive Creative Director at several of the world’s top advertising and marketing agencies, including DDB, Ogilvy, and Razorfish. She has created award-winning integrated campaigns and brand experiences, garnering global recognition by the Clio Awards, One Show, NY Festivals, Communication Arts, Webby’s, OMMA, American Design Awards, Communicator Awards, Axiem Awards, and MarComm Awards.

A passionate thought leader on the topics of branding, women leadership, and supply chain diversity, Brooke is a 2020 Enterprising Woman of the Year Winner and an active contributor to WE USA Magazine and NANOE. She has been a keynote speaker at Social Media Week, HOW Design Live, Eaton’s Supplier Summit, Ad Tech, St. Louis Business Development Connection, and many more. She sits on several boards, including Magdalene House Chicago, DesignedbyUs.org, and UCAN Chicago, and has achieved numerous certifications and memberships, including WBENC, BEP/CMS, WOSBA, Cook County DBE, DA4S, WIM, and NAWBO.

She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Art and Design, and is a graduate of Dartmouth’s Tuck Women’s Executive Program and the Yale Brisaago Program.

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This event is open to everyone.

The last day to register is Tuesday, October 13.

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A non-member is a company who is not (yet) a member of WBCS.

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Branded Sponsor


Each sponsorship level includes event admissions and branding. Contact Lauryn Ott at lott@wbcsouthwest.org to secure a sponsorship.

Review options in our 2020 sponsorship catalog



A member is a WBCS corporation or WBENC-certified WBE.

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Registrant List

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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Company First Name Last Name
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1to1printers LLCMariluBallina
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508 CreativeJulieSavasky
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A Plus Student StaffingTarynWainright
Absolute Facility Solutions, LLCPatrickLynass
Absolute Facility Solutions, LLCPatrickLynass
Absolute Facility Solutions, LLCMichelleRay
Aeparmia EngineeringMiaParton
Aeparmia Engineering, PLLC.MiaParton
Affinity Integrated Solutions, LLCCarmenWard
AL Jones Contracting Consulting Services, LLCAprilJones
All JanitorialEvelynMolina
Argent Associates, Inc.BettyManetta
Austin Rig & Crate dba LL RiggingVeronikaPele
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Bank of AmericaTylerPope
Barnes Team MediaKimBarnes
Bittick Environmental LLCSallyBittick
Blueprint Marketing Group LLCJenicaOliver
BNSF RailwayMadelineHunt
BNSF RailwayLeigh AnnVernon
Brand RebirthTanikaVital-Pringle
Bright Leaf GroupJaneScott
Brio LeadershipKristinRobertson
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Cactex MediaMichaelHinkler
Cactex MediaKristinWehe
Camelot Facility & Property ManagementKellyPronske
Capital MetroAndrewBenford
Capital MetroAdrienneGovea
Capital MetroDiponkerMukherjee
Capital MetroJackieNirenberg
Capital MetroDannySolano
Carleton & Company, Inc.GraceCarleton
CESCO, Inc.BillieBryant Schultz
CFJ Manufacturing, LPFayeAustin
Clay PrecisionDiannSpencer
Clay PrecisionJeffSpencer
Commonwealth Capital Corp.MathewHennings
Commonwealth Capital Corp.DenisePugliese
Commonwealth ComputerNikoleVaughn
Compass REMarjorieCard
Corbin Solutions GroupStarrCorbin
Crater Lake ConsultingKarenCooperstein
Creative CivilizationGiselaGirard
Creative Consumer ResearchBJGerjes
Crew FacilitiesAmberSchofman
Culbertson Resources Inc.UiCulbertson
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Dallas Fort Worth AirportSuzanneCruz-Sewell
Dallas Fort Worth AirportSonjiKillyon
Darlene Templeton & Associates LLCDarleneTempleton
DeannaMichel IncTelishaDockins
DeannaMichel IncDeannaLaster
Dell TechnologiesCarlyKrainen
Directed Action, Inc.KevinKeane
DivIHN Integration Inc.ShantanooGovillkar
DivIHN Integration Inc.ReggieRush
dMASS, Inc.KathrynLewis
DOMO MarketingDebAdams
Dr. ET & Company, LLCDr. EdithTreviño
Dutech SystemsVinayKumar
Dutech Systems IncSwetaPandey
DynaComm LLCMarianneGooch
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Energy Utility GroupTimOBrien
Energy Utility GroupMelindaZito OBrien
Engineered Utility Solutions, Inc.DianaPerossa
Etc GroupLesaTruitt
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FavBrand Promotions, LLCLeannForbes
Flatiron Constructors, Inc.SharonChandler
Flatiron Constructors, Inc.SharonChandler
Fluor CorporationAnnieLidge
Fluor CorporationDonnaLuchak
Fuse SolutionsBrianaDelgado
Fuse SolutionsJenSchaumburg
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G Systems, Inc.LyndaHarrell
Gasochem International LLCCharuJain
Genius RoadDennisZanatta
Genius RoadKimberlyZanatta
Global Exhibit ManagementJeannine KSwan
Greenhill InsuranceJonathonSung
Guardian Zone, LLCSherylMaas
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Havens & Company, Inc.DianeGreen
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IIC FirmChristenBehzadi
Insight HR Partners, LLCCherylOrr
Integrated FocusValeriePelan
Inventech Services, LLCBennieWashington
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Jayne AgencyBrookeFoley
Jayne AgencyAndreaLeppert
Jayne AgencyBethPieti
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Karen Smith & AssociatesKarenJackson
Keypoint, Inc.MaryHancock
Kinedyne LLCRobertSpooner
King of Texas Roofing Company, LP.KellyVan winkle
KLP Construction SupplyAaronBurns
KLP Construction SupplyNathaliParker
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Lemonade PromoLorindaMoya
Limb DesignBiddieWebb
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MDJ Medical Supplies & Services, INCSylviaOsinloye
Meru Data LLCPriyaKeshav
Meta Team LLCAliciaMichael
Modcat DesignMarcyVillafana
Morgan, JeanineJeanineMorgan
My HR ConsultingCJPetitt
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National Strand ProductsSteveJackson
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Off Duty Services, IncLaurenKimble
Office Interiors Group, Inc.DanielJacob
OG BenefitsLeeAmmer
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People & Performance StrategiesJoleenGoronkin
Prestige Maintenance USARachelSanchez
Providential Logistics Systems, LLC.GrandolynSharp
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Randles & Associates LLCShermalRandle
Raytheon Space and AirborneRubyMcCleary
REPCARDz, LLCCherylHalbert
RGS Financial, Inc.KennethPeck
Ricochet Fuel DistributorsAliviaLawler
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Seaman GroupAngelaSeaman
Software Professionals IncAlexDalton
Sontesa TechnologiesAngelaHale
Southern SourcingBrandiPrice
Spaulding DeconRhoneMcCall
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Taylor Collective SolutionsKimTaylor
Texas Instruments, INCBradWoodson
The Event LoungeDeanaGammero
The Expedition SchoolKimeryDuda
The Heico Companies, L.L.C.MadilynnDixon
The Midtown GroupKendellBrumley
The Suite Faith, LLCNinaTaylor
Treco Services, IncDeborahTrevino
Treco Services, IncDeborahTrevino
TriggerPoint Media, Inc.SonyaGonzalez
TriggerPoint Media, Inc.TamaWilliamson
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VinYvet Enterprises IncYvetteLeslie
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Walker Transfer-PowellKathleenBaker
Winstanley Consultants, LLCPattiWinstanley
Women's Enterprise Texas (WE Texas)KristinSchneider
Women's Business Council - SouthwestMary MichaelHudgens
Women's Enterprise Texas (WE Texas)KristinGabaldon
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Companies that support us
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Additional Sponsors

Ampcus Inc.

Bracane Company
Commonwealth Capital Corp
Dutech Systems
Fuse Solutions
Harutunian Engineering, Inc.
People & Performance Strategies
Prestige Maintenance USA
Seaman Group Plastics

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