Women Owned and Operated (WBE)
Since 2006, Office Furniture Outlet has earned a certification as a Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
The certification process requires documented proof that a business is in fact a woman-owned and controlled business. Most local and national government purchasing agents track and/or have programs for doing business with these types of businesses. This is also true for many publicly-held corporations as well as larger private corporations.
The program’s intent is to encourage procurement officers to utilize women-owned to encourage procurement officers to utilize women-owned firms at a higher level in both the number of firms awarded contracts and the dollar amounts awarded to them.