UCA hosts third Women’s Business Showcase this week

CONWAY – The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, in partnership with the UCA Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), will host its third Women’s Business Showcase from 6–8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the UCA campus. 

This annual event is an opportunity for women to promote their businesses and network while providing a fun atmosphere to support women-run businesses from Conway and surrounding areas.

More than 40 women-owned businesses will gather to showcase their products and services. Special guest business owner Destinee Rogers, known as DJ Dezz, will also be on hand virtually to provide music during the event. Rogers was a standout member of the Sugar Bears basketball team and is currently the assistant head coach for women’s basketball at Arkansas State University. 

This year’s event includes a special announcement from the Women’s Leadership Network regarding leadership training for women. 

Food, door prizes and shopping will be available to all attendees. This is a free, in-person event, however, participants should RSVP at uca.edu/outreach/women or by calling 501.450.3118.

Face coverings will be available for individuals who do not have their own. 

For more information, contact Shaneil Ealy, associate vice president of the Division of Outreach and Community Engagement, at [email protected].

About the Women’s Leadership Network

The University of Central Arkansas Women’s Leadership Network is a network created for women, by women, to support women who are seasoned or aspirant leaders in the home, at work or in the community. The purpose of the network is to provide opportunities for women to connect from various backgrounds in Conway and surrounding areas.