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WPEO is a dynamic community of certified women-owned businesses. By providing Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), WPEO helps you gain access to business opportunities across America. As a certified WBE, you gain access to Fortune 1000 companies plus ongoing advocacy, high-level networking events, educational opportunities, awards and our Done Deals™ challenge.

Discover the benefits of certification today, and unlock the full potential of your business.

Our Three Pillars

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Awareness

Raise your profile as a woman-owned business to Fortune 1000 companies across the United States.

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Approval

Place your company on corporate America’s radar by becoming WBENC certified.

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Access

Grow your business with corporate supplier diversity, educational, and networking opportunities.

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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Diamond Level Sponsors

Through the world-class supplier diversity programs of WPEO’s Corporate Members, certified WBEs and America’s leading corporations benefit from access to one another.

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Friday, 03/03/17
09:00AM - 11:30AM
WPEO Annual Awards Breakfast
The Mandarin Oriental, New York NY
Thursday, 03/09/17
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-DC Done Deals: Getting To A Contract
Freddie Mac, McLean VA
Tuesday, 03/14/17
08:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO-NY Empowering Women Owned Businesses To Access the Next $20 Billion in Annual Contracting
Small Business Development Center Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale NY
Tuesday, 03/21/17 - Thursday, 03/23/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WBENC 2017 Summit & Salute: Reflection & Vision
New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans Louisiana
Friday, 03/31/17
09:00AM - 09:00AM
WSSC Women Business Owner's Expo
Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Gaithersburg Maryland
Wednesday, 04/05/17
10:30AM - 12:00PM
WPEO NY & NYNJ MSDC Rochester Program
Rochester Program, Rochester NY
Tuesday, 04/11/17
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO DC - Maximizing your WBENC Certification: An Onboarding Program
McCormick and Company, Sparks MD
Tuesday, 04/11/17
12:00PM - 01:30PM
WPEO-DC Brown Bag Lunch With AARP
AARP, Washington DC
Monday, 04/17/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WPEO- DC GWHCC 8th Annual Minority Business Expo
Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
Wednesday, 04/19/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WPEO- DC Corporate Roundtable

WPEO's Area

WPEO provides WBENC certification services to businesses based in:

WPEO-NY

  • New York
  • Northern and Central New Jersey (through Trenton)
  • Southern Connecticut (through New Haven)
WPEO-DC

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Maryland
  • Virginia