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Canada

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 opportunities to the organizations WEConnect International partners within 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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MeghanDear Localize(August 25, 2016) Partner organization Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) recently highlighted the work of Meghan Dear, CEO of the WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise Localize.

"Over the last year Meghan has been leading the Localize team in preparation for expansion into the United States. They’ve focused on two major events in order to make this happen, the first of which was attending the trade mission, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  

greatlakes(August 10, 2016) The conference on September 27-28, 2016 will be attended by women business enterprises (WBE’s), Great Lakes WBC corporate members, additional Fortune 500 executives, U.S Government entities and partner organizations. Great Lakes WBC Women’s Business Showcase, of 150 (WBE’s) offers exceptional procurement introductions and Meet the Buyers offers certified women business enterprises supplier matches with 70 plus Fortune 500 corporations.

Executive level workshops are available to assist you with strategies to grow your business and empower diversity excellence.

wintranslations wbenc2016(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: