Want to do business with
- Women in Enterprise Connecting to Contracts
What is WEConnect?
We deliver the leading international
certification standard for women-
We bring together the growing
corporate (and public sector) demand
for diverse supply chains with
certified women-owned businesses.
Who supports us?
February 2008 - WEConnect is backed by the
UK Government’s Women’s Enterprise Task
Pam Alexander, Task Force Co-Chair and
Chief Executive of the South East England
Development Agency said “By creating new
routes to procurement opportunities,
WEConnect will encourage more women to
think big, expand their businesses and
achieve their potential”.
Who supports us?
March 2008 WEConnect
highlighted as a key initiative in
the new Government Enterprise
Meet Our Members
Microsoft Bank of America
NTS Hewlett Packard
Cisco Merrill Lynch
Goldman Sachs Credit Suisse
Benefits - Corporates
”Having a diverse supply base, which
reflects our market, increases our
market share and shareholder value.
It’s about levelling the playing field not
making a special case.”
Gwendolyn Turner, Worldwide Supplier
Diversity Director, Pfizer
WBE + MNC =
a diverse pool of contractors bringing
greater choice and better value
equal representation of society
brand support from women
Benefits - WBE’s
Building relationships with supportive
Marketing edge - differentiation as a
Business to business trading and
partnership creation with other WBEs.
“Since becoming certified, as much as 50 percent of
my business has come through this channel”.
Debbie Faraone, The Elements [promotional gifts]
WBE’s must be competitive
in price, quality and delivery
Want to know more?
1. WEConnect postcard
2. Presentation available from organisers
4. Talk to me at lunch
WBE Development Associate