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CONNECTING BUSINESSES. BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS.

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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
Monday, 09/30/19
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO-DC: I’m Certified, Now What?
Friday, 10/04/19
08:30AM - 12:30PM
WPEO-NY Annual Breakthrough Breakfast
The Plaza Hotel, New York NY
Thursday, 10/10/19
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Essential Advisors to your Business: Connect to Protect and Grow
Tuesday, 10/15/19
07:30AM - 12:30PM
2019 County Executive’s Small Business Summit
Holiday Inn Columbia East – Jessup, Jessup MD
Tuesday, 10/15/19
12:00PM - 01:00PM
How to Get WBENC Certified
Thursday, 10/17/19
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Discussion with Industry Experts
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda MD
Thursday, 10/24/19
08:00AM - 03:00PM
ChallengeHER
Doubletree by Hilton Crystal City, Arlington Virginia
Friday, 10/25/19
12:00AM - 11:59PM
Small and Diverse Business Education Fund Scholarship through Bank of America
Monday, 10/28/19
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO-NY: I’m Certified, Now What?
Wednesday, 11/13/19
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY: Brown Bag with Vistra Energy
WPEO NY, New York NY

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