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Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)


May, 2012 - Brenneman Printing, Inc. was certified by the Small Business Administration as an eligible WOSB (Woman-owned Small Business) for the following NAICs Codes: 323110, 323114, 323115, 323117, 323119.

December 20, 2011 - Brenneman Printing, Inc. received national certification as a Women Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-NJ, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

The WBENC certification for women-owned business is the most recognizable and sought after certification of its kind. WBENC's national standard of certification implemented by the Women's Business Development Center is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection.

WBENC is the nations largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity program.

What is the purpose of the WBE Certification?

The WBE (Women Business Enterprise) CERTIFICATION helps women business owners create new marketing opportunities with corporate and government buyers.

How does a business qualify for the WBE Certification?

The following basic criteria are used to evaluate eligibility for certification. However, meeting these criteria does not guarantee that an application will be approved. This is only intended as a general overview.

Basic requirements that cannot be waived:

In which states is Brenneman a certified WBE?

Does a WBE Certification guarantee work to a certified firm?

No. The Certification is a tool, not a guarantee. In addition, although certification enhances a firm's exposure to prime contractors and the business community, a certified firm must still market itself, its personnel and its services.

Does each state have its own certification process?

Yes. Each state has its own certification process, and most require WBE Certification in the home state.

What types of businesses typically use WBE-certified companies?

Brenneman works with companies who are prime contractors awarded state contracts and who provide the following services to the state:

What is the benefit of using a WBE-certified company?

For those firms seeking to win state contracts, using a WBE-certified company as a subcontractor for supplies and services enhances their ability to win the contract.