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 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.

Click here to learn more about Canada's economy, top industries, and top exports.

(September 15, 2015) In this video, Ms. Benson talks about how EY promotes Supplier Diversity. EY is committed to maintaining a diverse supplier base and building relationships with suppliers who reflect the market, clients and communities they serve. They seek to actively identify, develop and do business with diverse suppliers as an integral component of their strategic sourcing and procurement activity.

WEConnect International in Canada is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Supplier Diversity Awards, which honor corporations, WBEs, partners, and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their commitment to supplier diversity over the past year. Honorees will be announced during the Power the Economy conference. Nominations are due by October 14, 2015.

Download the nomination form.

(July 23, 2015) Following up on the July 8 webinar on How to use the Women Owned Logo, WEConnect International invited two WBEs Christy Cook, CEO and Founder Teach My and Kristin MacMillan, President Imprint Plus to answer your questions about the Women-Owned logo based on their experience 

Hear how the CEOs of Canadian companies Teach My & Imprint Plus are using the women-owned logo to reach more customers and boost sales!

Chelsea Prescod

Country Director, Canada

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