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Annual Awards Celebration

September 26, 4:30 – 8:00 PM
Cescaphe Ballroom, Philadelphia

Join us in honoring the entrepreneurs, corporations and community members who make a difference!

$99 early bird, includes open bar & parking


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Food For Thought

September 27, 12:00 – 1:30 PM
WBEC-East Conference Room, Philadelphia

These small-group networking luncheons are an exclusive benefit of WBE certification. Seats are limited to 15 WBEs and are on a first-come, first-served basis. 


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Orientation & Business Assessment

October 5, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
WBEC-East Headquarters, Philadelphia

If you're just getting started on your journey of entrepreneurship or want to know more about us, this is where you start!

No fee

Success Stories See All
Connections – Monique DeMonaco, Founder and Principal, Coach Monique and Associates

From the very beginning, my experience with the WBEC-East has been all about connections – and looking back, it’s fun to connect the dots. Let’s start with Rebecca Harris, a fellow Chatham University alum, who convinced me to become a certified WBE. She suggested that I reach out to Joanne Peterson and Marian Neilson, also fellow Chatham alums, who had experience in helping women business owners get started in the process. I was so excited by the conversation in Rebecca’s office that I drove over to Joanne and Marian’s office (which was fortunately only two miles away) to learn more. Both Joanne and Marian have indeed been a huge help in not only walking me through the WBE process, but also understanding how to use the certification as tool for my business.

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