The WIEF Businesswomen Network (WBN) aims to provide a conduit by which businesswomen can access relevant entrepreneurial resources, network with prominent women entrepreneurs, and share ideas. To this end, the Network is dedicated to furthering understanding about new or small businesses, as well as promoting continuous upgrading of knowledge and skills by women entrepreneurs across all business fields.



Members of the WBN are a part of the fastest growing Network of women entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses. A WBN membership offers women-owned businesses the ability to tap into the power of an already established community of women entrepreneurs around the world.


  • WBN Membership is open to individual business owners who own an equity interest and actively participate as a sole proprietor; an active partner of a partnership or active member of a limited liability company; and independent contractor; or individual owners of 5 percent or more of the stock of a corporation and who are involved in policy-making and day-to-day management of the corporation.
  • A WBN membership is recorded in the name of the individual, not the organization.
A WBN membership provides a portfolio of benefits that propel business growth and fuel personal and professional development. Here are a few of the benefits that a WBN membership offers:


    WBN membership offers women-owned businesses an international platform to tap into the power of an already established community of women entrepreneurs. Members are encouraged to engage actively in all WBN’s activities to gain access to other women business owners, leadership development opportunities and community involvement.
    WBN is an unparalleled resource for women entrepreneurs seeking to navigate the various stages of business growth. WIEF Foundation attracts corporations and affiliate partners that offer a rich base of resources and expertise that can help propel women business owners to the next level of success.
    WBN members have access to a dynamic online platform that offers a multitude of tools and resources critical for navigating the everyday challenges of business ownership. Members are assigned a unique username and password upon joining— providing a powerful platform for building an international network, connecting them with peers and tapping into valuable resources to help grow their business.
    WBN offers a variety of online communication vehicles that provide our members with pertinent information that will help make the most of their membership experience. Members receive press releases and announcements to keep them abreast of our activities; and our calendar of events help members actively participate in our WIEF’s events.
    The online member directory enables members to update and manage their own profile and connects the entire membership base for business development and networking opportunities.
    WBN’s Businesswomen Conference provides women business owners with personal and professional business development opportunities to take their businesses to the next level of success. The annual conference brings together businesses of all sizes from all industries to celebrate and leverage the collective power of the fastest growing segment of the economy—women business owners.
    WBN members are an extension of our international brand. Through entrepreneurial success and community involvement, our members help elevate WIEF’s brand by proudly showcasing their association with an organization that propels women business owners into economic, social and political spheres of power.



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