When you join the WEConnect International Network, your business profile can be accessed by buyers who are members of WEConnect International, certified Women’s Business Enterprises and other WEConnect International enterprises. Register your women-owned business today for FREE!
Member buyers want to do business with companies that have been validated to be owned, managed and controlled by women certified by WEConnect International. Scale up your business with Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification!
Opportunity to have your company information searchable in our online community by member buyers and certified Women’s Business Enterprises.
A globally recognized verification status to meet the needs of a growing community of national and multinational corporations seeking to increase spend with diverse suppliers.
Use of the globally-recognized Women Owned Logo on consumer-facing products to enhance brand capability and value.
Full company profile published in our WEConnect International Network—a global database of 15,000+ female suppliers and member buyers that is accessible and searchable by WEConnect International member buyers and certified Women’s Business Enterprises.
Virtual and in-person networking opportunities to promote your business to a worldwide network of buyers from 170+ national and multinational corporations eager to buy goods and services form certified Women’s Business Enterprises.
Access to a global community of women business owners, from 130+ countries, that provide B2B opportunities, insights on international trade, advice, peer support and potential for informal/formal mentorship.
Preferential admission to formal mentorship opportunities, in-person training and capacity-building programs.
Access to the WEConnect Academy—an online suite of education and training programs to develop the capacity of women business owners to grow and scale. This includes invite-only webinars offered by subject matter experts and member buyers.
Opportunities to increase brand visibility to member buyers and other stakeholders through in-person and virtual speaking engagements, social media campaigns, product promotion at different events and other traditional media channels.
Media and news updates on regular opportunities for WEConnect International and partner training programs, mentorship initiatives and other activies in local and regional markets.
Preferential admission to local and global WEConnect International and partner conferences, matchmaking sessions and other certified-only events.
“As a business owner for over 25 years it is rare to be in an environment where instead of competing, people are lifting each other up.”
Higher Ground Agency
“The WEConnect International network has always been a central part of our business, even from its early days. It was the ultimate dream and platform to help showcase my business and what we could offer prospective clients under one roof.”
“WEConnect International encouraged me to grow as a person and as an entrepreneur. My company has grown 30% as a result of the connections obtained through the network. It has helped me not only to take my company to the next level but to identify and develop my own capabilities.”
“WBE Certification gave me the network to connect with other women business owners and has helped to broaden my vision and knowledge through the various seminars and trainings I’ve attended. Being a part of the WEConnect International network, listening to all of the success stories of other women business owners, has helped instill in me the confidence to one day write a success story of my own.”
There are so many barriers to entry in the corporate market. And yet, through the WEConnect International platform, we were able to penetrate those markets and provide our clients with necessary support to achieve their core objectives.”
“WEConnect International is not just an organization—it’s become a movement for us! It’s enabled us to look internally at our own business practices to ensure that we also align with a larger mission to promote gender equality. Being a part of the women-owned network has transformed our company in ways that would not have been possible without the leadership and example set by WEConnect International.”
Daniel Legal/IP Strategies
This document provides an overview of the standards, governance and processes of WEConnect International regarding the certification of women-owned businesses.