Women Business Owners

Learn how Women's Business Enterprise national certification can help you grow your business.

Procurement Professionals

Learn how Sustaining (Corporate) Membership can help you reach your supplier diversity goals.

Bring business to your door with National Certification

WBCS administers Women’s Business Enterprise certification through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC),

the most widely recognized and respected women’s certification in the United States.

WBCS assists corporations with procurement and supplier diversity initiatives by validating that an organization, or supplier, is owned, operated and controlled by at least 51% women.

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Join the Women’s Business Council — Southwest (WBCS) for an informational webinar to learn more about Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) national certification through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), procurement opportunities, networking events and educational programs throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and north and central Texas.

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"The best business decision that I ever made was joining WBCS. My company has grown because of my WBENC certification and the wonderful networking and educational programs that the WBCS provides to women business owners."

Techway Services
Cathi Coan, President

There’s always something happening at our Upcoming Events

This special edition of Woman Entrepreneur's Exchange will feature a panel of women business enterprises (WBEs) who have successfully used their certification to build relationships with corporations, partner with fellow women business owners, and gain more business opportunities. Whether you are a

Austin, TX

Ask for It, Get It, Repeat:
5 Steps to Ask for What You Want

Being able to ask for what you want with confidence and clarity is critical to achieving progress in all areas of your life. Learn how to quiet your fears and start getting what you want. Discover real-world strategies that will help you

Irving, Texas

Join us for this complimentary, informative Webinar and learn: why WBE certification is good for business, how certification can help you expand your business network and ultimately grow your business, and what the certification process entails and how to get started

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Join Debbie Hurst, President of WBCS, at the Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Lunch with Leaders event: "Leveling the Playing Field for Minority & Women-Owned Businesses". August 1, 2017 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. Learn More and Register Here Arlington Chamber of Commerce | 505 E Border St Speakers: Regina
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Parkland: Let's Talk Business Forum - IT Opportunities

Parkland’s Supplier Diversity is pleased to host a Let’s Talk Business Forum – Information Technology and I.T. Opportunities at Parkland. You are invited to: Meet and network with Parkland’s Contracts, Information Technology leadership, Diversity staff and our prime IT contractors. Learn about the f

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