Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO 2023

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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 collaboration, ideas generation, capacity building and business development.

Since its launch, Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO became a movement that spotlights the incredible accomplishments of women in the world of entrepreneurship across the region. EXPO serves as a platform for women entrepreneurs to showcase their talents, network with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable insights to propel their ventures forward.


EXPO 2023

Taking place on 16 – 17 November, EXPO 2023 will bring together women entrepreneurs, investors and business partners from across Europe and Central Asia region for the biggest networking event for women-led businesses in the region. EXPO is the event of the year to celebrate women’s innovation, creativity and leadership!

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.

What to expect at the EXPO?

Empowering workshops/masterclasses: Engage in enlightening workshops and panel discussions featuring successful women entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and industry experts. Learn about the latest trends, strategies, and tools to accelerate your business.

Networking opportunities: Connect with a diverse community of women entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and potential collaborators. Forge invaluable connections that can take your business to new heights.

Inspiring success stories: Listen to riveting success stories from women who have overcome challenges and achieved remarkable success in their entrepreneurial journeys. Be inspired by their resilience, determination, and unwavering dedication.

Vendor showcase: Explore an array of businesses owned and operated by women entrepreneurs. Discover unique products and services while supporting female-led enterprises.

Keynote addresses: Gain insights from keynote speakers who have shattered glass ceilings and carved out their own paths to success. Get ready to be motivated and inspired by their invaluable experiences.

Expo booths

Women entrepreneurs will also have the opportunity to join booths at the virtual Expo event, where they can showcase their products and services. The booths are themed as follows: agriculture; building and construction; media and communication; ICT and telecommunications; training and education; clothing, fashion and textiles; trade, transport and logistics; healthcare; tourism and hospitality; food products; retail; jewelry and accessories; environment.

Don't miss out on this remarkable opportunity to celebrate and empower women in entrepreneurship. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned business owner, or simply passionate about supporting female-led businesses, the Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO is the place to be.

Register now to secure your spot at the Women's Entrepreneurship EXPO 2023 and be part of this movement.

EXPO 2023 is organized by the 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.

The working language of the event will be English. Simultaneous translation in several languages from across Europe and Central Asia will be provided.

Satellite Events

In addition to the regional Women’s Entrepreneurship 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.

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Country Date
Armenia 4-5 October
Bosnia and Herzegovina 20 October
Moldova 21-22 October
Georgia 21-22 October
Kazakhstan 27 October
Albania 27 October
Ukraine 27 October
Kyrgyzstan 13-14 November
Tajikistan 15 November
Türkiye 21 November


Meet the Women Entrepreneurs

Albania: Silvana Subashi

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Tihana Todić

Moldova: Natalia Efros-Bujor

Kazakhstan: Asem Tazhieva

Kyrgyzstan: Madina Sadirdinova

Ukraine: Yuliya Savynska

Join us in celebrating the resilience, creativity, and unstoppable spirit of women entrepreneurs. Together, we are rewriting the future of business!

For inquiries and updates, visit the Women’s Entrepreneurship EXPO website at https://www.unwomenexpo.org/.

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