Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2011
Chicago-based branding agency Soulsight is very proud to announce that it has received certification as a Woman-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by the WBENC (Women's Business Enterprise Council).
WBENC is dedicated to advancing the success of women's business enterprises and recognizes corporations that demonstrate their commitment to supporting WBEs through supplier/vendor diversity programs. The organization performs a thorough review for the certification process requiring in-depth documentation of the business and an on-site interview. Applicant companies must be majority-owned and controlled by one or more women.
The designation acknowledges Soulsight as one of few women-owned businesses in the consumer packaged goods and related services field. Established in 1997, Soulsight is 100% privately owned by founding principal Ann Werner. Ann has been the spark and ignition behind the company's success, leading it to international recognition for world-class creativity. In recent years, Ann founded the Soulsight Global Alliance, which spans the US, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia, allowing for firsthand, real-time insights regarding innovation overseas.
For more information about Soulsight, contact George Argyros at (847) 681-4444 or visit: http://www.soulsight.com
Founded in 1997 by Ann Werner, Soulsight is an award-winning brand identity and package design agency located north of Chicago with global partners in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The company’s experience spans the development of strategy and design programs for some of the world’s best-loved brands to work with niche brands, newly emerging ones, and private label portfolios.
Soulsight is an active presence in the design industry. Earlier this year, the company sponsored the 2011 FUSE conference, also held in Chicago, and members of the team have participated as speakers alongside client partners from MillerCoors and The Hershey Company at past conferences.
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 national standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations.
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