Certification and membership in the The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a ‘must have’ for women business owners. 

Why Get the Certification?

Being WBENC certified is a guarantee that your business is woman-owned, which helps to gain competitive advantage with those looking for supplier diversity. 

Plus, you can reap additional benefits by taking your certification one step further. In this video I discuss the importance of being a certified member of WBENC and how to use your certification to your company’s advantage.


Benefits of Being WBENC Certified

In a nutshell, the following are just some of the benefits of being WBENC certified:

  • WBENC provides opportunities to make connections with people who can mentor and encourage you, and who can help your business grow.
  • WBENC offers women-owned businesses the opportunity to make nationwide connections and build relationships with decision makers you wouldn’t normally have access to.
  • Being WBENC certified also qualifies women-owned businesses for added access to other organizations. 

These benefits will result in more opportunities and a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This in turn will help your business enjoy increased growth and success. 

A lot of business owners focus on the results and neglect building the relationships that grant them opportunities to grow as a business. It makes sense to get certified, but you have to be ready to put in the effort in order to reap the rewards. 

For more information about The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) visit https://www.wbenc.org/.

For more information about The Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) visit http://www.wbecouncil.org/.

For more information about The Women’s Code visit https://thewomenscode.com/.


Let’s Grow,


Beate Chelette is the Founder of The Women’s Code and serves as the Programming Chair for the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-LA). Once $135,000 in debt and a single mother, she successfully sold her business to Bill Gates in a multi-million dollar deal.

Beate’s supports Business Owners and organizations who want to reach them two-fold. As The Growth Architect she creates training, outreach and sponsorship programs through customized Entrepreneur skills training following the 5 Star Success Blueprint that shows step-by-step how to grow, build and scale businesses.

In addition Beate provides leadership development programs for organizations that want to implement the ROI of Balanced Leadership through The Women’s Code, her signature system that educates leaders and helps companies achieve gender equality. The Women’s Code creates and implements programs that improve organizational culture, foster productive work environments and help companies improve their people ROI.

Beate is a respected speaker and mentor and is the author of the #1 International Amazon Bestseller “Happy Woman Happy World – How to Go From Overwhelmed to Awesome”, a book that corporate trainer and best-selling author Brian Tracy calls “a handbook for every woman who wants health, success and a fulfilling career.”

If you’d like to book Beate as a speaker on Leadership or Entrepreneurship for your next event please connect here.

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