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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, 02/26/18
12:00PM - 01:00PM
"I'm Certified, Now What?" Virtual Webinar Hosted by WPEO-DC
Monday, 03/05/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-DC: Brown Bag Lunch with Anne Arundel County
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Friday, 03/09/18
09:00AM - 11:30AM
WPEO Annual Awards Breakfast
Mandarin Oriental, New York New York
Monday, 03/12/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-DC Brown Bag Lunch with SMECO
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Tuesday, 03/13/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-DC Brown Bag Lunch with Sodexo
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Thursday, 03/15/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with PepsiCo
WPEO NY, New York NY
Friday, 03/23/18
09:00AM - 02:00PM
SBA and WPEO-NY Long Island Certification Event
Farmingdale State College, New Student Center Ball Room, Farmingdale NY
Thursday, 04/26/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with Morgan Stanley
WPEO-NY Office, New York NY
Friday, 09/28/18
08:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO-NY Annual Breakthrough Breakfast
The Plaza Hotel, 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