Support the Women’s Business Enterprise Council

Opening the doors of opportunity for women business enterprises

A special thank you for the generous cash and in-kind contributions of our corporate sponsors, individuals, foundations and government agencies as well as the hundreds of volunteers who donated their time — you have all contributed to the success of WBEC and have made a difference in the lives of the over 560 WBENC certified business enterprises that we served to date.

WBEC Membership
Open the doors of opportunity!
Build a world class supplier diversity program

Women’s Business Enterprise Council
Join our Council, open the doors of opportunity for women business enterprises, share supplier diversity best practices with your colleagues and support women business enterprise certification, educational, networking, procurement-related, and informational programs.

Council membership is open to corporations and government entities who have a supplier diversity program or are in the process of creating a supplier diversity program.

Council Member Annual Membership Dues start at $2,500.

For Council membership application and more information, email

Engagement Opportunities
Increases Your Market Share — Support Economic Development!

The Women’s Business Enterprise Council provides sponsorship opportunities tailored to meet your specific marketing objectives. You can choose to sponsor WBEC Events, WBEC Programs or both depending upon your need to gain access to the women who influence the buying of 85% of all products and services. WBEC sponsors receive complimentary tickets to events and are acknowledged on event signage and materials. Corporate sponsors may also include a link to their supplier diversity website on WBEC’s website.

Corporate/Government Opportunities
Annual Sponsorship Levels $2,500 to $10,000 (prorated quarterly)

WBE Sponsorship Opportunities
Annual Sponsorship Levels — $750 to $2,500

To become a Corporate, Government or WBE sponsor, please contact Geri Swift, President, 215-790-9232,

Volunteer Opportunities
Pay It Forward!
  • Guest Speakers
  • One-one-One Business Consultants
  • Certification Committee Volunteers

The Women’s Business Enterprise Council offers many opportunities for corporations, government entities and women business enterprises to volunteer. To volunteer, please send an email to

Make a Donation
Change the lives of women and their families – one business at a time!

Donations can be made directly or through your workplace United Way Campaign.

To donate directly, please click here, print Donation Form, complete form and return with your payment via fax or mail.

To donate through your workplace United Way Campaign, please write-in on your donation form the Women's Business Development Center, Donor Option Number 8607.

WBDC's Annual “Just Desserts” Celebration
Celebrating the Sweet Success of Women Business Owners

Save the Date
The Women's Business Development Center's "Just Desserts" Celebration

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Union League of Philadelphia | 140 S. Broad St. | Philadelphia, PA

Event Details
Cocktail Reception & Networking
Women Business Owner Showcase
Dinner Buffet with Delectable Desserts
With our "Desserts-to-Go" table.

Join us for an evening of celebration and gratitude! It is the best women's networking event of the year.

Philadelphia's leading women chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, and caterers will serve up delectable desserts as part of the Women's Business Development Center's (WBDC) annual fundraiser. Come and hear testimony from successful women entrepreneurs, learn more about the accomplishments of WBDC clients and celebrate the economic self-sufficiency achieved through a community of women-helping-women. Celebrate the sweet success of women business owners, enjoy the dinner buffet and delectable desserts, and network with "friends of WBDC" who believe in our mission and support our goal of economic justice for all women.

The "Just Desserts" Celebration is the Women's Business Development Center's (WBDC's) annual fundraiser. As we begin our 22nd Anniversary year, WBDC is proud of our legacy and will continue our commitment of advocacy for women's economic development.

We need your support as we continue to make a difference in the lives of women, their families and their communities, one business at a time.

Event Sponsorship
For detailed information concerning the event and to learn about sponsorship opportunities please email or call (215) 790-9232.

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