Applications are now open for the annual Lillie Knox Investment Awards - cash prizes up to $20,000 to grow your business. Apply today!

Do you have an innovative product or service? Apply for the WBENCPitch regional qualifier hosted by WBCS on August 26th. Learn more and apply today!

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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.

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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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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I'm Certified, Now What?

You have your WBE certification, but what happens next? Join our monthly live webinar to learn how to put your certification to work! This is ideal for WBEs certified in the last year.

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Harvesting Partnerships

This half-day educational conference features networking, WBE led roundtable discussions on business themes, and a keynote luncheon that includes the Lillie Knox Investment Award presentation.

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Hurst Conference Center (Hurst, TX)

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WBCS Call for Leadership Nominations

WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL – SOUTHWEST CALL FOR LEADERSHIP NOMINATIONS Deadline for nominations for either opportunity is 5:00pm CST on Thursday, August 11, 2022 The Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors is soliciting nominations for two separate leadership opportunities - service on the

WBENCPitch Frequently Asked Questions

The Women's Business Council - Southwest is proud to bring you WBENCPitch presented by FedEx and PepsiCo. This August, we will host a regional pitch round that will serve as a pre-qualifier to the National WBENCPitch Semi-Finals. The top three pitches from the WBCS Pitch Competition will advance to

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Thank you to our 2022 Champion Circle Sponsors! These Corporate and WBE Members have stepped up their support for our 2022 programming and events!

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