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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
Thursday, 08/24/17
09:00AM - 03:00PM
WPEO-DC Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Vendor Outreach Fair
The Mayflower Renaissance Washington Hotel, Washington DC
Monday, 08/28/17
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO- DC "I'm Certified, Now What?" Webinar
Thursday, 09/07/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
The Power Conference
Wednesday, 09/13/17
11:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO-DC Brown Bag Lunch with Freddie Mac
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Tuesday, 09/19/17
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-DC - WBE to WBE Luncheon : Solving the WBE Disconnect
City Club of Washington, Washington DC
Wednesday, 09/20/17
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with Con Edison
WPEO-NY Office, New York NY
Thursday, 09/28/17
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-DC A Corporate Connection with Marriott International
Marriott International, Bethesda MD
Friday, 10/06/17
08:00AM - 04:00PM
WPEO-DC "Women Who Mean Business" Metropolitan Business Luncheon
Friday, 10/06/17
09:00AM - 12:30PM
WPEO-NY Breakthrough Breakfast
The Plaza Hotel, New York New York
Wednesday, 10/11/17
09:00AM - 12:00PM
WPEO-DC Prime Supplier Connection with AT&T
AT&T, Washington DC

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