WBE Services

Women Business Enterprises (WBE) Services provides certified WBEs with the tools and resources to maximize their certification via webinars, forums, educational series, and engagement opportunities.

Certified, Now What?

Now that you are certified, attend the training webinars to discover the opportunities, and learn how to leverage your WBENC WBE certification. Webinars are for WBE owners and business development team members.


WBE Onboarding Webinar

The WBE Onboarding is an introductory webinar and overview of how WBENC and Great Lakes WBC is here to support your business growth.


WBE Toolkit 2.0 Training Webinar

The WBE Toolkit training will outfit you with the strategies and tools to maximize your new certification. This webinar will strengthen and grow your WBENC network and opportunities.


WBE Forums

WBE Forums offer Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) opportunities to build relationships and increase capacity. Quarterly sessions are held at various locations within Michigan, Indiana, or virtually. WBE Forums include a corporate presentation by one of our corporate members and an opportunity to network with other WBEs.

Check out May 10, 2022 | WBE Forum | From Me to WE! | Becoming a Leader of Influence


WE Succeed

WE Succeed is the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council’s transformational education and development program equipping certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBEs) with the tools and knowledge to maximize growth opportunities and grow sustainable businesses.

Who Should Participate? 

Women Entrepreneurs in business for 2 or more years looking to:

  • Scale their businesses 
  • Succeed despite obstacles 
  • Cultivate strong relationships with WBEs

WE Succeed Executive Library

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council created the WE Succeed Executive Library for those that attended the modules. This library contains resources, recordings, and highlights from each module and is password protected.


Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference

Great Lakes Women’s Business Conference will help your business expand through workshops, one-on-one matches with Corporates and fellow WBEs for procurement opportunities*, the Great Pitch competition and more.

*Business and WBEs summit their procurements needs and companies are matched to their needs. You will only be able to attend the one-on-one if you have met the criteria.

Events and Engagements

Check the events schedule for the entire region and partners.