Events

WE Conference

SWE's Annual Conference, WE21:

SWE’s Annual Conference is the premier event for women in engineering and technology. In 2020, SWE hosted its first ever virtual two-week conference, which garnered over 18,825 attendees. SWE’s conference includes a career fair, dynamic keynote speakers, numerous networking opportunities and 200+ workshops and presentations. The engaging and informative sessions are exceptional professional and personal development tools for both working engineers and engineering students. Moreover, SWE’s conference is dedicated to helping women engineering students’ transition into the corporate world by providing training, guidance and access to career opportunities both in academia and industry.

Future Conference Locations and Dates:

  • Indianapolis, IN WE21 – October 21-23, 2021
  • Houston, TX WE22 – October 20-22, 2022
  • Los Angeles, CA WE23 – October 26-28, 2023
  • Chicago, IL WE24 – October 24-26, 2024
  • Atlanta, GA WE25 – November 6-8, 2025

WE Local

WE Local Conferences

WE Local Conferences are a joint-collaboration between SWE headquarters, members and local organizations whose goal is to see women achieve their fullest potential in careers as engineers and leaders. The aim of each WE Local is to bring together participants at all stages of their professional, collegiate and K-12 journeys.

WE Local conferences are the ideal environment to learn, energize/re-energize and connect with local engineers and technologists through high-quality professional development workshops, networking opportunities, inspirational speakers and outreach activities. Check out the WE Local website for more information.

For Exhibitors

WE21 Enhanced Exhibitor Listing $5,000: Limit: 6

Stand apart from the hundreds of exhibitors listed on the WE21 website and get in front of thousands of attendees with the enhanced listing. All exhibitors will be listed in alphabetical order, while enhanced listings appear at the top of the page and include:

  • Organization Logo (animated or static)
  • Organization description (up to 250 words)
  • Up to 8 links (careers page, social media, etc.)
  • Option to include embedded video or YouTube link

Additional Advertising Options

Event Opportunity

WE21 Conference Issue

WE21 is the largest and most comprehensive professional development event for women in engineering and technology, making the SWE Magazine WE21 issue the essential conference resource. An indispensable tool for employers and universities to reach WE21 attendees, the magazine covers key moments in this virtual event, the prestigious SWE award recipients, award-winning content, and more. The magazine is mailed to all members and available digitally for free online. Special discounted rates are available for career fair exhibitors and conference sponsors.

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WE19

WE Local

19k+

WE CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

409

WE LOCAL AVERAGE ATTENDEES

12+

SESSIONS ON-DEMAND

40+

LIVE SESSIONS

30+

SPECIAL EVENTS

5

MEGASESSION SPEAKERS

SOURCE: 2021 Data

SWE Event Stats

Upcoming Events

WE21

Plan to join us for 2021's largest event for women in engineering and technology—WE21.
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WE Local

WE Local is SWE’s annual conference – on a smaller scale – to our members’ backyards around the globe through local conferences.
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