Press Release

The 2020 NEXT Women’s Business Forum – April 1st       

FORT WORTH, TX (Feb. 20, 2020) — Registration is now open for the 2020 NEXT Women’s Business Forum, to be held April 1st at the Hurst Conference Center.   This premier gathering of women business owners and entrepreneurs is sponsored for the third year by SCORE Fort Worth and supported by local business partners.

“The NEXT Women’s Business Forum provides a setting where women can learn and connect with each other, and have some fun along the way,” said Suzan Dick, Vice Chair of the SCORE Fort Worth Chapter.  “We promise a day filled with creative ideas and effective business strategies.  Women interested in making a business impact should be there.”  

Designed to inspire and fuel business growth, the NEXT Women’s Business Forum will offer a full slate of extraordinary women sharing practical advice and innovative ideas.  Featured speakers will include Hope Andrade, Co-Founder and Partner of GO RIO San Antonio River Cruises and former Texas Secretary of State; and Alicia Rizzo, COO/Racing Femme Fatale at Kraken Motorsports and winner of the 2019 Fort Worth Business Plan Competition.  Along with other business influencers, they will share their experiences, lessons learned, and insider tips.  The program will also include an impressive selection of business workshops, interesting vendor exhibits, and opportunities for connecting with other women business owners.  

Registration and information about the forum, including sponsor and exhibitor information, can be found at  The $69 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and an unforgettable day.

SCORE is a nonprofit association of more than 10,000 volunteers throughout the nation dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and free business mentoring.  Their work is supported in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, resource partners, and local business partnerships.

For information about the NEXT Women’s Business Forum, or to become a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact SCORE at or call 817.871.6002.

Media Contact:
Joni Garza