How to Get Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) Certified

Becoming certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) is about so much more than being able to attach the colorful "women owned" logo to your business card. It's about opening up doors to a network of thousands of other women entrepreneurs and hundreds of corporate and government partners looking to work with women-owned businesses.

We will cover:

  • The eligibility requirements so you can know if certification is right for you
  • The process, costs, documents required and what to expect
  • The benefits and opportunities available to certified women owned businesses

WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses and is recognized by hundreds of major corporations and government agencies with supplier diversity programs. We'll show you how to gain this prestigious certificate and use it to build your business!

About the Author(s)

 Colleen  LaCoss

Colleen LaCoss is the certification manager with the Women’s Business Enterprise Center – East, leading a team that certifies and serves over 1,700 women owned businesses each year, and growing!

Certification Manager, Women’s Business Enterprise Center – East
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