May 9, 2022

Women In Incentives and Loyalty Network (WiiN) and WEConnect International Announce Global Strategic Partnership

Women In Incentives Network (WiiN), the global community for leading women in incentives and loyalty to connect, inspire and thrive and WEConnect International, a global non-profit that brings motivated, large corporate, multilateral and government buyers together with women-owned business suppliers around the world have announced their partnership.

WiiN and WEConnect International’s partnership will result in even more support for women professionals in the incentives and loyalty industry worldwide, allowing WiiN members to make connections on a broader scale, break barriers and open new business opportunities via WEConnect International’s powerful, global network of buyers and women-owned businesses.

Women In Incentives and Loyalty Network exists for women business owners, c-levels and leaders from the incentives industry to connect, inspire and thrive worldwide. WiiN members work in customer loyalty, employee engagement and recognition, rewards, incentives and gift cards in addition to marketing and consultancy. WiiN supports rising women by providing industry webinars, inviting keynote guest speakers, holding mastermind classes and more, including with the WiiN mentorship program, connecting women mentors and mentees since WiiN’s inception.

WEConnect International works with over 160 multinational buying organizations with over $1 trillion in annual purchasing power combined, that have committed to sourcing more products and services from women-owned businesses based in over 130 countries. WEConnect International identifies, educates, registers and certifies women’s business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International provides certification in over 50 countries that represent over 70 percent of the world’s population.

WEConnect International CEO and Co-Founder Elizabeth A. Vazquez said, “The WEConnect International and WiiN partnership in a win-win-win, mutually benefiting the organizations, and most importantly, women business owners and large corporate, multilateral and government buyers that want to work with them worldwide.”

Together, WiiN & WEConnect International will strengthen and expand networks, grow their reach and impact and increase opportunity for women business owners worldwide through collaborating to offer networking, workshop and training opportunities, which will contribute to the personal and professional advancement of women entrepreneurs.

Speaking about the partnership, Julie Barbier-Leblan, Co-founder at WiiN, said, “By partnering with WEConnect International, we are looking at increasing direct business opportunities for our members, through connecting them to WEConnect International, supporting women-owned suppliers and buyers globally. Both organizations’ missions are perfectly aligned: to break the gender bias and to give buyers access to women-owned businesses.” She adds “Our responsibility as female leaders is to create women-empowered communities by allowing the next generation of female founders and CEOs to grow.”

Members who wish to learn more about the partnership can contact: membership@wiin.global