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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, 06/01/17
07:30AM - 02:30PM
Connecticut Business Matchmaker
Gengras Student Union, University of Hartford, West Hartford CT
Friday, 06/09/17
08:00AM - 08:00AM
15th Annual Small Business and Procurement EXPO
Con Edison Learning Center, Long Island City NY
Tuesday, 06/20/17 - Thursday, 06/22/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WBENC 2017 National Conference & Business Fair: Looking Back. To the Future.
Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas Nevada
Monday, 06/26/17
12:00PM - 01:00PM
WPEO-NY "I'm Certified, Now What?" Webinar
Wednesday, 06/28/17
09:00AM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY/ SBA Long Island/SBDC Women's Empowerment Program
Farmingdale State College, New Student Center Ball Room, Farmingdale NY
Thursday, 06/29/17
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with Johnson & Johnson
WPEO-NY Office, New York NY
Thursday, 07/13/17
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY “How to do Business with PSEG”
Marketsmith, Cedar Knolls NJ
Wednesday, 07/19/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WPEO-NY Sustainability Program with Citi
Thursday, 07/27/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
WPEO-DC Access Reception
Thursday, 09/07/17
12:00AM - 12:00AM
The Power Conference

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