The mission of the Women’s Business Development Council is to assist in the establishment and growth of women in business. We offer business development programs and training designed to develop skills and knowledge for women in business. The WBDC strives to foster and cultivate relationships between our members, corporations and the government.
Our goal is to change the face of business, one woman at a time
The WBDC whose territory includes Florida, minus the panhandle, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, was established in 1993 as a 501c3 non-profit organization and has provided WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) Certification to women business enterprises since 2000.
WBENC/Florida Certification Program Statistics for 2012 year to date:
- 460 Certified WBEs Approximately
- 14,600 persons are employed by our Certified WBEs.
National Certification WBENC Certification
Special Events Networking, business opportunities, Expos and Trade Fairs
BusinessForums Women’s Executive Leadership Forum
Seminars and Workshops For women business owners and women in corporate positions
Counseling One-on-one counseling by reputable experts
Mentoring B2B mentoring and corporate mentoring
Corporate Close-Up Series Sessions to introduce corporate representatives to WBEs
Matchmaker Events Opportunities for one-on-one meetings with Corporate representatives.