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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
Tuesday, 11/27/18
10:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-DC Presents a WBE to WBE Luncheon: Excelling at Growing Your Business: A conversation with the Experts
Morgan Stanley Corporate Office, Bethesda Maryland
Tuesday, 12/04/18
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-DC: Breakthrough Breakfast
InterContinental, The Willard Washington, D.C., Washington D.C.
Wednesday, 12/05/18
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-NY: Female Founders A Discussion with Pfizer & Enterprising WBEs
Pfizer Peapack Campus, North Peapack New Jersey
Thursday, 12/06/18
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WPEO-NY: Brown Bag with Bank of America
Thursday, 12/06/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with Bank of America
Tuesday, 12/11/18
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-DC: MedImmune- AstraZeneca Brown Bag
MedImmune, Gaithersburg Maryland
Friday, 12/14/18
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO-DC: How To Get Certified Webinar
Monday, 12/17/18
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO-DC: I’m Certified Now What Webinar Hosted by DC
Monday, 03/11/19 - Wednesday, 03/13/19
12:00AM - 12:00AM
2019 WBENC National Event: Summit & Salute
Tuesday, 06/25/19 - Thursday, 06/27/19
12:00AM - 12:00AM
2019 WBENC National Event: National Business & Conference Fair – WPEO Host Councils

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