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Orientation & Business Assessment

August 18, 12:30 PM -2:00PM

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

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WBENCPitch Regional Round

August 25, 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Join us live to watch the region’s top 10 competitors from our pre-qualifying PITCH (virtually) for judging to determine who will advance as a top 3 regional finalist! Click below to register and join us for the WBENCPitch Regional Round!

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Maximizing Your WBE Certification

August 30, 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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Administrator Guzman Meets with Philadelphia Area Business Owners & Community Partners to Highlight Digital Literacy & Agency Programs’ Impact on Local Economy

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and voice for America’s 33 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, visited Philadelphia for a series of events focused on opportunities for small businesses to start, grow and survive in the modern economy. Joining the Administrator, SBA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator John Fleming and leadership from the SBA’s Eastern Pennsylvania District Office.

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Comcast RISE Grant Funding- The deadline for your small business application is October 14, 2022.

Comcast is providing 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 to 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.

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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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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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