Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO 2022


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.


EXPO 2022

Taking place on 16-17 November, EXPO 2022 will bring 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 will involve 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 will engage 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 will be in English, simultaneous translation will be provided in a number of languages from across Europe and Central Asia.

EXPO 2022 is 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.


Satellite Events

In addition to the regional EXPO event, UN Women hosts a series of satellite events in countries across the region to provide a space for women entrepreneurs, women-led businesses, investors, mentors, government officials and other partners to gather in person, network, exchange best practices and learn from national experts.








Meet the Women Entrepreneurs

  Türkiye: Deniz, Fatma & Piril

  Georgia - S. Gaprindashvili

  Georgia: Vivia Gurgenishvili

  Kazakhstan: Eskendir Akmaral

  Moldova: Elena Gorgan

Türkiye: Esra Üzel Yüncüler

Ukraine: Julia Pysmenna 









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