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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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Certified WBEs and WPEO’s Corporate Members benefit from connections made through WPEO programs and business development opportunities.

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Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Thursday, 04/02/15
08:30AM - 11:00AM
Accelerate your Business: Prospecting for Success
Pepco Holdings, Inc, Washington DC
Monday, 04/06/15
12:00PM - 02:00PM
WPEO-NY Brown Bag Lunch with Johnson & Johnson
WPEO-NY Office, New York NY
Wednesday, 04/15/15
07:30AM - 10:30AM
Procurement Academy: Small Business Legislative Update and Legal Aspects of Government Contracting
Gannett Co., Inc, McLean VA
Wednesday, 04/15/15
11:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO-DC: Brown Bag Lunch with CSC
WPEO-DC Office, Washington DC
Tuesday, 04/21/15
12:00PM - 01:00PM
I’m Certified, Now What: Maximizing Your WBENC Certification
Thursday, 04/23/15
11:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO DC Brown Bag Lunch with Prince George's County
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Thursday, 05/07/15
11:30AM - 01:00PM
WPEO DC: Brown Bag Lunch with Freddie Mac
WPEO DC, Washington District of Columbia
Wednesday, 05/13/15
09:00AM - 11:15AM
WPEO-NY: Doing Construction with Con Edison
Consolidated Edison, New York New York
Tuesday, 06/23/15 - Thursday, 06/25/15
12:00AM - 12:00AM
16th Annual WBENC National Conference & Business Fair
Austin Convention Center, Austin Texas
Thursday, 11/05/15
08:30AM - 12:00PM
WPEO DC Annual Breakthrough Breakfast and Procurement Fair
Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 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