WBENC’s Summit engages participants to focus on the future of various industries, business networking, and development opportunities for women. The program highlights the 2016 America’s Top Corporations for Women Business Enterprises. The Summit occurs on March 21 – 23, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country.