Mon, Oct. 11, 2021

Golf Classic & Silent Auction

Thu, Nov. 18, 2021

Cutting Edge Awards and Scholarship Ceremony

Tue, Dec. 07, 2021

Holiday Networking Social

WBE Information

WBEA Sponsors

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The WBEA would like to thank our corporate sponsors and their continued support of Supplier Diversity and women-owned businesses. It's because of our corporate partners that the organization is able to provide quality educational programs, and networking events to our certified WBEs.

 

BENEFITS OF CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

Procurement Support

 

As a WBEA Corporate Member, your company can connect with more than 800 vetted WBENC Certified women-owned businesses (WBEs) providing over more than 200 different types of goods, services and core competencies. WBEA helps to build capacity and prepare WBEs to do business successfully with large corporations.

 

  • Access to a network of local and national certified WBEs
  • Access to WBEA Liaison for assistance with WBE sourcing for upcoming projects
  • Standardized certification procedures to assist with confidently awarding contracts
  • Secure diversified customers and suppliers at your finger tip
  • Simplified reporting of WBE dollar spend and utilization data for Billion Dollar Roundtable
  • Certification assistance and resource center for incumbent non-certified suppliers
  • Offer expedited certification processing procedures for all qualified incumbent suppliers
  • Provide on-site “How to Get Certified” Training Sessions for specific suppliers

 

Networking

  • Quarterly procurement luncheons structured for strategic  networking
  • Signature events such as Golf Classic and Business EXPO that attract Houston’s top WBEs/MBEs
  • One-on-One meetings with vetted WBEs for upcoming projects
  • Participation on various committees designed to  increase supplier diversity efficiency and WBE capacity 

 

Advocacy

  • Assistance in developing or improving your company's supplier diversity programs
  • RFP/RFI opportunities posted on WBEA website
  • Opportunities to host online webinars, geared towards your specified target audience 
  • Corporate Advisory Committee best practice sharing designed to strengthen supplier diversity programs

For information on becoming a corporate member, or if you're interested in supporting women-owned businesses, and learning more about supplier diversity, please contact April Day about becoming involved as a corporate member at aday@wbea-texas.org or (713) 681-9232.

 

Download the 2021 Engagement Package

 

Download the 2021 Membership Application

 

 

 

 

WBEA Corporate Members 

 

Amegy Bank

Baker Hughes, Inc.

BP America, Inc.

CenterPoint Energy

Chevron

City of Houston

ExxonMobil

Fluor Corporation

HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Houston ISD

Legal Access Plans, LLC

Manhattan Construction Group - Houston

Mastery Education

MD Anderson

Metro Transit Authority

Port of Houston Authority

Shell Oil Company

Southwest Research Institute

The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD
The Stepping Stones Group

Toyota Motor Engineering

University of Houston

Vistra Corp

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