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WEConnect International has been active in Canada since the beginning of 2008 working with strategic partners, government agencies, corporate members and outstanding women business owners across the country.
WEConnect International is proud to be the exclusive global partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) in the U.S. WEConnect International leverages this strong long-term partnership to provide opportunity to the organizations WEConnect International partners with in all target countries, including Canada. Together, WEConnect International and WBENC are responsible for ensuring universal women's business enterprise certification standards and processes are maintained by our respective affiliates and local partner organizations.
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(June 22, 2016) Huiping Zhang, President and Founder of WEConnect International certified women’s business enterprise wintranslation, recently traveled with a Canadian delegation to Orlando for WEConnect International Day and the WBENC Conference and Business Fair. Huiping recently told the Ottawa Business Journal that her company got a contract with a new Fortune 100 client almost immediately after securing her certification and expects that her time in Orlando will lead to more business. Said Huiping:
The WEConnect International in Canada National Conference is the leading meeting in Canada for women-owned businesses, Canadian and American corporations, senior government officials, academic and economic policy officials, and service delivery organizations supporting the growth of women’s entrepreneurship across Canada. It will be held on November 7-8, 2016 at the Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel.
(June 3, 2016) WEConnect International in Canada partner the Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) has named Hilda Broomfield Letemplier as the new President. Broomfield Letemplier is the owner of the WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise Pressure Pipe Steel Fabrication Ltd. in Happy Valley-Good Bay.