For Immediate Release
March 21, 2023
Contact Information

Luisa Martinez

(BPRW) MGA to present the 13th Annual Women Mean Business International (W.M.B.I.) Conference

-Event set for Friday, March 31; Luncheon features a fashion show from Elegant International Designs; General Admission is Free-

(Black PR Wire) MIAMI – Women Mean Business… and they are forging a path to build successful and profitable businesses that create change and empower other women around the world. With this in mind, and in celebration of Women’s History Month, M. Gill & Associates, Inc., in collaboration with its MBDA programs, and the M. Gill*Her Foundation, present the 13th Annual Women Mean Business (WMBI) Conference on Friday, March 31, 2023, at the Miami Convention Center, located at 400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131.

This year’s conference theme, “Be Seen! Be Heard! Be There!” recognizes those female entrepreneurs who are looking to make their voices heard, connect with like-minded individuals, and be seen as a leader in their fields!

“At WMBI Conference, we celebrate women, as well as our shared power to drive change, innovate and motivate each other,” said Marie R. Gill, Founder & CEO of M. Gill & Associates. “The 2023 WMBI Conference’s theme urges us to become bold and passionate members of our business community as we inspire and connect.”

Attendees can enjoy a day of networking opportunities, informational business tools and resources, and a Fashion Show sponsored by Pedeserra International Showcasing Elegant International Designs. Featured speakers Paula L. Mensah, Sr. Contracting Officer Federal Acquisition Service – AASD, General Services Administration (GSA) and Sukana Toure, CEO & Founder of Pedeserra International, will provide unique insights to  help fempreneurs take their business to the next level.

Registration and sponsorship for the WMBI Conference are now open. Admission is free, but registration is encouraged. For more information about how to sponsor and participate in the Women Mean Business International Conference, please call 786-515-0670, email or visit

Be Seen! Be Heard! Be There! and take advantage of the opportunity to learn, share and grow. To register for the WMBI Conference, visit

Gill & Associates and its MBDA Programs

M. Gill & Associates operates the Florida MBDA Export Center, the Miami MBDA Business Center, and a newly awarded MBDA Infrastructure Center. All MBDA Programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). All MBDA-funded programs provide technical assistance services, free of cost, to assist minority businesses to build scale and capacity, increase revenues and investments, create and retain jobs, and expand into new and global markets. M. Gill also provides management and economic development services to U.S. and International corporations, government agencies, and educational institutions.

M. Gill also manages the City of Miami’s Small Business Center, providing specialized services free of cost to businesses within the City of Miami in exchange for the City’s Cost Share Strategic Partnership on the MBDA Programs. For more information on M. Gill & Associates and its specialized programs and services, please call 305-576-7888, email or or visit or

Gill*Her Foundation 

The M. Gill*Her Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was launched by Marie Gill to provide financial support, training and mentoring to struggling businesswomen and minority students of color. It’s primary initiative, the Women Mean Business International (WMBI) Conference, is designed to focus on women worldwide, to create opportunities for empowerment and growth, and to showcase trailblazing women’s achievements in uplifting women worldwide. For more information, visit


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WHO:              M. Gill & Associates, Inc., MBDA programs, and the M. Gill*Her Foundation

WHAT:            13th Annual Women Mean Business International (W.M.B.I.) Conference

WHEN:            Friday, March 31, 2023 at 10:00 AM

WHERE:          Miami Convention Center

                       400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL  33131

COST:             General Registration: Free

Exhibits with Registration: $50 per/person

Registration is Required (click on the link below)


CONTACT:       (786) 515-0670 ||