On December 5, 2016, CAVEDI held its first event for women entrepreneurs. The event was held at the Universidad Católica Argentina in Buenos Aires and highlighted the empowerment and entrepreneurial spirit of women. Participants included government officials, member companies and distributors. Speakers included a panel of member company distributors and a famous Argentine entrepreneur who is a fashion designer. CAVEDI Executive Director Alberto Villamil highlighted that the direct selling industry helps women entrepreneurs and their projects.