The awards gala is an opportunity for the Women's Business Council - Southwest to recognize Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Corporate (Sustaining) Members that have gone above and beyond to support women-owned businesses and promote supplier diversity initiatives.
Women Business Owners
Learn how Women's Business Enterprise national certification can help you grow your business.
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.
"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."
Cathi Coan, President
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"Working with other WBEs, both as partners and clients, has enabled me to add another stream of revenue to my business. The opportunities are tremendous and continue to grow. It’s such a great way to step out of your comfort zone and add an entirely new group to your network." Darlene Templeton is
After seeing a Sr. VP of Procurement from Dell Inc. speak, Lisa Scott, CEO of Intuitive Edge, LLC connected with him on LinkedIn. A few months later while in Austin, she contacted him for an introductory meeting.