Media advisory: Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO 2023


Date: 16-17 November 2023

Time: 10:00 – 18:00 (GMT+3)

Where: Virtual

What: Launched in 2021, the Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO 2023 is a unique partnership platform to promote women’s entrepreneurship ecosystem building in Europe and Central Asia. For the third time in a row, the EXPO 2023 will provide an interactive space for women entrepreneurs, investors and private sector representatives for networking and collaboration, peer learning, ideas generation, capacity building and business development.

The two-day event will be hosted online and include an exhibition space for showcasing products and services, panels, B2B and B2C networking, masterclasses, exchange of ideas, inspirational examples and success stories of women entrepreneurs and businesses. It will engage renowned experts to discuss digital marketing, financing, e-commerce and crowdfunding, gender responsive procurement, green economy or agri-business/tourism and pitching. Throughout the EXPO 2023, participants can also attend empowering workshops that will include successful women entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and industry experts. Workshops topics include:

  • Accessing capital for women entrepreneurs
  • Innovative forms of access to finance
  • Importance of self-branding for entrepreneurs
  • Five strategies to accelerate your business through self-branding
  • Role of AI in entrepreneurship
  • How to drive engagement and influence through LinkedIn
  • Fireside Chat: Entrepreneurship in times of crisis
  • Managing People: Simple explanations of complex topics

The event will be in English with simultaneous translation to languages from across Europe and Central Asia.

Members of the media are invited to register. 


Who: UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, in partnership with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yıldız Holding as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator supported by Mary Kay Inc.

Media Opportunities:

This will be an online event livestreamed to registered participants. Register here:  Interviews with some of the participants can be arranged on request.

Follow us on TwitterInstagram and Facebook and join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #PartnerAndAccelerate. You can download visuals, captions, and other promotional materials from our EXPO social media package.

Media contact:

  • Victoria Puiu