Englewood Business Gains National Certification

8Twelv, an Englewood business specializing in social media management and marketing received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s Business Development Center is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

About 8Twelv
8Twelv is a social media marketing company rooted in Chicago’s Englewood community striving to contribute to a community to often disregarded as unworthy and hopeless. 8Twelv helps organizations use social media to accomplish their business goals.

Our mission is to cultivate, engage and convert online communities from passive followers into users, buyers or enrollments. 

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.

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