Launched in 2021, the Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO is a unique partnership platform to promote women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem building in the Europe and Central Asia region. EXPO provides an interactive space for women entrepreneurs, investors and private sector representatives for networking and collaboration, peer learning, ideas generation, capacity building and business development.
In addition, the platform provides visibility for women entrepreneurs and contributes to creating inclusive marketplaces and value chains that can also yield greater profits for women-led businesses.
This event took a place on 16-17 November, EXPO 2022 brought together women entrepreneurs, investors and business partners from across Europe and Central Asia for the biggest networking event for women-led businesses in the region.
The two-day live EXPO involved an exhibition space for showcasing products and services, conferences, B2B and B2C networking, Masterclasses, exchange of ideas, inspirational examples and success stories of women entrepreneurs and businesses. The event gathered world-renowned experts to discuss digital marketing; financing; e-commerce and crowdfunding; gender responsive procurement; green economy or agri-business/tourism and pitching. While the event was in English, simultaneous translations have been provided in a number of languages from across Europe and Central Asia. EXPO 2022 has been organized by UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yıldız Holding as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator supported by Mary Kay Inc.