About Women-Owned Businesses

Registration

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!

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Certification

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!

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General Benefits

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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.

the wecommunity network benefits

Full company profile published in our WEConnect International Network—a global database of 10,000+ 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 100+ 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 120+ countries, that provide B2B opportunities, insights on international trade, advice, peer support and potential for informal/formal mentorship.

training & capacity-building benefits

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.

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Networking opportunity benefits

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.

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Preferential admission to local and global WEConnect International and partner conferences, matchmaking sessions and other certified-only events.

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Standards & Procedures

This document provides an overview of the standards, governance and processes of WEConnect International regarding the certification of women-owned businesses.

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