Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 10, 2015
The Women's Business Council – Southwest (WBCS) announced the award winners at the Parade of Stars Awards Gala on February 5, 2015, an evening honoring Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and Sustaining (Corporate) Members who go above and beyond to ensure the successes of women-owned businesses. The members support Women’s Business Enterprises through advocacy, volunteerism and sponsorships, and were stars for the night! It also recognizes the corporations and government agencies that provide Women’s Business Enterprises with growth opportunities in today’s competitive marketplace. The event was held on February 5th at 6:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. The award categories included WBE and Corporate Rising Star, WBE and Corporate Advocate of the Year, WBE, Corporate and Regional Volunteer of the Year, WBE Buyer of the Year, Corporation of the Year, WBE of the Year-under $5 Million revenue and WBE Corporation of the Year-over $5 Million in revenue.
Point 2 Point Global Security was named WBE of the Year – over $5 million in revenue. Founder and CEO Stephanie Point accepted the award: “We are so proud to have been nominated for this prestigious award and honored to be the recipient! Our involvement with WBENC has played a strong role in our growth through access and relationships, opening doors for Point 2 Point with many Fortune 500 companies and fostering relationships, allowing us to increase our revenues over 244% and add 362 jobs in the last 3 years alone!”
Corporation of the Year was presented to Oncor Electric Delivery of Dallas, one of Point 2 Point’s largest clients. Bob Shapard, Chairman and CEO accepted the award on behalf of Oncor.
About Point 2 Point
Point 2 Point Global Security, Inc. is a U.S. based security company protecting major corporations, high profile executives and government entities from physical and reputational risk. The deep experience of our leaders and national network of security personnel prepare us to anticipate and manage the full range of risks to our clients’ people, assets and brands. Our agile business model, supported by an extensive database of certified security forces and the proprietary technology to deploy and manage them, enables us to deliver strategic operations in North America within hours. We pride ourselves on our carefully screened and impeccably trained armed and unarmed security personnel as well as our team of off-duty and retired police officers, government agency and military professionals. Our variety of experts, managed centrally, deliver comprehensive and specific client-centered programs nationwide – 24/7. Our commitment is the safety and security of our clients and employees. Our mission is to deliver unmatched service, on every assignment!
Headquartered in Arlington, Texas, WBCS is dedicated to increasing mutually beneficial procurement opportunities between certified woman-owned businesses, corporations, businesses, government entities, institutions and other organizations. With more than 1,000 WBE members and nearly 100 Sustaining (Corporate) Members, WBCS is in its 20th year of providing national certification to women-owned businesses. To find out more about the WBCS, please visit http://www.wbcsouthwest.org . WBCS is a regional affiliate of the Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) covering North Central Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico. Founded in 1997, WBENC has become a powerhouse organization for women entrepreneurs across the country.