Businesses based in the United States that are Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) can join WEConnect International’s WECommunity, our Global Business Directory of Women-Owned Businesses.
Who Qualifies for Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification?
The four criteria considered for WBE certification by WEConnect International are ownership, management, control and independence. Businesses that meet the criteria are determined to be at least 51% owned, as well as managed and controlled by one or more women. The WEConnect International Seal of Certification Process is open to businesses in 46 countries.
BENEFITS OF certification inside US
WEConnect International WECommunity network
Connect to the WECommunity, a global database of 10,000+ female suppliers and 100+ member buyers worldwide.
US and global WEConnect International conferences and events
Opportunities to attend US and global WEConnect International conferences and events attended by government officials, international trade representatives, multinational corporations and women-owned businesses from around the world.
A global community of 10,000+ women business owners worldwide
Certification enables access to the WECommunity global platform to network with other women business owners providing insights on international trade, peer support and hands-on advice from experienced women entrepreneurs.
Unlimited access to the WEConnect Academy
This online suite of education and training programs helps women business owners build their capacity to grow and scale, including invitation-only webinars offered by subject matter experts and corporate buyers.
CERTIFICATION inside THE U.S.
Build your WECommunity network profile
Upload your WBENC certification document as proof of eligibility
Submit the application and the $500 USD fee
WEConnect International will review the application and
e-mail your confirmation
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