2021 WBE Canada Annual Conference: Moving Forward Together

2021 VIRTUAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE IS COMING! WBE Canada’s Annual Conference is Canada’s leading event bringing together corporate and government leaders, procurement professionals and women-owned businesses to connect, inspire and celebrate achievements in supplier diversity. After months of reacting and adjusting to change, this year’s conference looks forward, bringing together champions from both sides of the supplier diversity…

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Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Are you a Canadian business woman looking to accelerate your business and land contracts with large corporations? Join us on August 12 for a FREE workshop “Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business: Learn How to win more contracts” as we help you navigate large corporate supply chains and opportunities they offer to SMEs. During this information-packed webinar…

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WBE Meetup

WBE Meetup

Calling all Certified WBEs! Topic: When to hire and when to outsource When should a business outsource its staffing needs or hire directly? Are you even ready to hire a full time employee? Join us for a frank conversation, July 20th from 4 – 5 p.m. EST, about staffing needs and ask the experts the…

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Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business

Are you a Canadian business woman looking to accelerate your business and land contracts with large corporations? Join us on July 15 for a FREE webinar “Accelerate Your Women-Owned Business: Learn How to win more contracts” as we help you navigate large corporate supply chains and opportunities they offer to SMEs. During this information-packed webinar…

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum 2021

Social Procurement and Doing Business with the City of Toronto – Tips and Recommendations on Selling to the City from Successful Women-Owned Businesses Did you know the City of Toronto procures approximately $2.5 billion in goods, professional services, and construction services annually? The City of Toronto in partnership with Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE…

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Building Your Business Plan

Calling all Certified WBEs! Are you looking for ways to create a business plan that is effective and stands out? Or struggling to make one? WBE Canada in conjunction with BMO Financial Group brings this unique opportunity to our certified WBE Community to help WBEs understand the importance of building a strong Business Plan. During…

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Certified WBE Orientation

WBE Canada invites newly certified WBEs to an orientation session to learn what it means to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), how to leverage your certification and tools available to you in WBE Canada. This webinar is also a great tool for our existing certified WBEs to introduce your team members to…

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Canadian Women-Owned Business Evaluate Supplier Diversity (Research Study)

WBE Certification 2021

For Immediate Release | Toronto, ON WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of supplier diversity in Canada. This survey, conducted in fall 2020, was designed to provide the data necessary to continue inclusion of underrepresented Canadian businesses, specifically women-owned businesses in large supply…

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The State of WBE Certification in Canada

WBE Certification 2021

Paul D. Larson, Ph.D., CN Professor of SCM, University of Manitoba Jack D. Kulchitsky, Ph.D., Senior Instructor in Marketing, University of Calgary Silvia Pencak, M.A., President, WBE Canada WBE Canada and experts from the Universities of Manitoba and Calgary conducted a national survey on the status of supplier diversity in Canada. This survey, conducted in…

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WBE Canada Launches Tools For Growth To Advance Canadian Women-Owned Businesses

Today, Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) announced the launch of ‘Tools For Growth’ – The Resource Library for Women Owners Ready To Scale Up Their Business – a promising new initiative designed to support the growth and success of Canadian women-owned businesses. In Canada, 15.6% of all Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are…

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