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JUL
19
Orientation & Business Assessment

July 19, 10:00AM -11:30AM

If you've always dreamed of owning your own business, or if you'd like to understand how WBEC-East can help your business grow, our free Orientation and Business Assessment workshop is for you!

Online Webinar

No Fee

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JUL
19
Maximizing Your WBE Certification

July 19, 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Online Webinar

Whether you’re newly certified or have been for years, we'll show you how to make the best of your certification and grow your business.

No fee

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JUL
22
Regional WBENCPitch Pre-Qualifying Round

July 22, 11:59 PM- Deadline to submit

WBENCPitch is a series of pitch competitions to help WBEs hone their business pitch, gain exposure and win prizes!

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FACT SHEET: As Hurricane Season Approaches, the SBA Continues to Prioritize Equitably Supporting Efforts

With the start of hurricane season officially upon us, it is more important than ever for residents and small businesses to remember that the best course of action to limit damage from natural disasters is preparing before the disaster hits. Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, underscored this critical point and the need for equity, mitigation, and preparedness efforts as part of the annual Hurricane Preparedness and Actions briefing.

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Benefits of WBENC Certification

WBENC Certification is a pathway to new business opportunities. The WBENC Certification gives you access to a national database of corporations and government entities with supplier diversity programs who are seeking to do business with certified women-owned businesses. Learn all the benefits of the of the WBENC certification below!

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Comcast RISE $10K Business Grant Opportunity

Comcast is providing another $1 million in grants to small businesses owned by women and people of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian American owners, as part of our Comcast RISE Investment Fund initiative. Comcast RISE launched in late 2020 to provide these small businesses with the resources they need to navigate the challenges of the pandemic. This round of the Investment Fund will grant $10,000 each to 100 small businesses in the City of Philadelphia. Small businesses are the backbone of our community, and it is our hope that these grants will help them not only grow but thrive. Learn More!

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2021 The Year In Review Demographic Report

We are all about our WBEs in 2022! Learn about our business statistics, WBEs facts, numbers and more. Plus see our WBE goals for 2022! Click below to view the WBEC-East demographic report to learn more about all of our WBEs from 2021!

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