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.

(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!

(June 4, 2015) Female entrepreneurs in this province want to get more involved in the supply chain. Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs launched their new program aimed at getting bigger organizations to look at these women for contracts.

 

 

 

(March 27, 2015) The idea of a small business in Nova Scotia partnering with a blue-chip company like Walmart, 3M, or General Motors used to seem impossible. But thanks to three words – supplier diversity requirements – some of the biggest corporations in North America are extending a hand to the little guys…WEConnect International can help business owners identify major corporations that are seeking diverse suppliers…Companies like [WEConnect International Corporate Member] TD Bank have mentorship programs…"

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Chelsea Prescod

Country Director, Canada

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