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WEConnect International in Europe opens doors to new supply chains. Led by corporate members, it certifies firms in the United Kingdom and Ireland that are at least 51% owned, managed and controlled by women and connects them with the growing global demand from corporations and the public sector for diverse and innovative suppliers. The organization partners with corporations, associations, governments, women entrepreneurs and their supporters, and is affiliated with a global certification network for women-owned enterprises.

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Our WBE Council and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, a WEConnect International corporate member, hosted our second WBE 2 WBE Day – Collaboration Driving Success event that took place on Friday in Egham. The agenda for the day was designed to maximise the opportunity to connect and each WBE attending was invited to briefly present their business to the group.

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The WEConnect International Europe Conference took place on October 11 and 12, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. With 170 attendees over the course of two days, the program focused on topics such as inspiring women in leadership, trends in small and medium enterprises, and doing business with corporations as a small business.

Speakers at the event were from diverse backgrounds and included many from certified Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), experts on leadership, supplier diversity, and procurement, plus speakers from the women’s economic empowerment.

 

What does it really mean to be part of WEConnect International? Hear from some of our certified women-owned businesses in the UK about their experience in the organisation and why they’re part of it!

 

Maggie BerryCropMaggie Berry

Executive Director for Europe, WEConnect International

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