Don't miss Harvesting Partnerships on September 9th! This is a great chance to connect with women-owned businesses and find out who wins our annual Lillie Knox Awards.

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Since the beginning, WBCS has been committed to facilitating and strengthening business opportunities between women-owned businesses, corporate America and the government.

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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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View an informational overview on Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) national certification at any time from your own computer. This brief, recorded webinar will walk you through the benefits of certification and how to get started in the process. You'll also learn about the educational and networking opportunities available from the Women's Business Council — Southwest.

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Women of Color Virtual Business Mixer

The WBCS Women of Color Outreach Committee invites you to attend our Virtual Business Mixer on August 11th. This mixer is perfect for anyone considering Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) certification or who is newly certified. All are welcome to attend.


Regional Business Mixer

This virtual mixer is a free-to-attend, come-and-go, open networking format. Open to all, it's a time to build relationships with fellow women-owned businesses and advocates.


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2020 Lillie Knox Award Winner - Anderson Asphalt and Concrete Paving

2020 Lillie Knox Investment Award Winner - Anderson Asphalt and Concrete Paving, LLC

Every year, The Women’s Business Council – Southwest awards the Lillie Knox Investment Award, a cash prize of up to $20,000, exclusively available to WBCS Women's Business Enterprises, to help further business growth. We interviewed the 2020 award winners about how the Lillie Knox investment award has benefitted their business and helped them thrive.

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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

Thank you to our 2021 Champion Circle Sponsors! These Corporate and WBE Members have stepped up their support for our 2021 programming and events!

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