Women Owned 


Gain visibility and access to corporate opportunities for your company by getting certified as Women Owned through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

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Watch the LIVE Regional Pitch Competition!

Join us September 27th for the LIVE Competition.

How can certification help your business?

Get Ready for the National Conference Session


Showcase your business as 51% women-owned in your marketing and gain exposure with an audience seeking your products and/or services.

Capabilities Statements Session


Gain access to supplier diversity supplier diversity and procurement executives at hundreds of major U.S. corporates and federal, state, &local government entities that accept WBENC certification.

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WBENC and WBEC Florida provide training on the elements that are key to preparing to pitch and negotiate corporate contracts.

Certification is a business strategy, with many of our Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) maintaining certification for 10+ years.

Have questions? 

Join us for a session. 

Our Certification 101 session walks you through the process and answers the question of "why" certification is what your business needs. We offer sessions the second Thursday of each month at 2:00 pm ET.

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What is WBENC?

Founded in 1997 to develop a nationwide standard for women-owned business certification, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping women-owned businesses thrive. WBENC provides one of the most relied upon certifications for women-owned businesses.

Regional Partner

WBEC Florida is one of 14 Regional Partner Organizations across the US which certifies women-owned businesses in Florida (minus the Pan-handle), Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. We are your partner before, during and beyond certification providing connections and championing you with our corporate partners in Florida and beyond.

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WOSB Partner

WBENC is an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program. To help provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program.

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Want More?

Join the Runway


Sign up for our Runway to Certification information program where you will receive tips and information to your inbox to help you determine if Certification is right for you.

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Ready to start?

If you are excited to start your certification journey, you can jump to the online application and get ready to change your business.

After you start the process, we add you to our Runway to Certification portal where you will receive tips, examples, and so much more.

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