America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises

The selection of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) is conducted annually by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The list of Top Corporations is designed to recognize WBENC National Corporate and Government Members who choose to integrate policies and programs across their organization to enable growth and innovation, and reduce barriers for women-owned businesses.

WBENC celebrates Top Corporation honorees who successfully drive the sustainable inclusion of women-owned businesses within corporate and government supply chains and empowered local communities through economic growth and job creation.



  • Company is a WBENC National Corporate Member in good standing, and

  • Company has an active Supplier Diversity Program

Requirements of Award Recipients:

  • A C-Suite Executive must be available to participate in the Top Corporation programing and recognition which will occur during the annual Summit & Salute.

  • Honorees must participate in both annual events; the Summit & Salute held in March and the National Conference & Business Fair held in June, including:

    • Networking

    • Matchmaker sessions

    • Workshops – to include roles such as facilitation of sessions, panel participation, presentations, etc. 


The America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises Awards presentation takes place during WBENC's Summit & Salute. WBENC’s Summit engages participants in a two-day program filled with a focus on industry breakouts, business networking, and development opportunities. The Salute follows the Summit and is a festive evening that highlights America’s Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises. Click here to view the current Top Corporations award recipients. 

How to Apply:

National Corporate and Government Members may request information on the application process by sending an email to

Note: WBEs are not eligible for this award as it is for WBENC National Corporate and Government Members only.