epiphany glass studios awarded WBENC Certification
epiphany glass studios, one of the Midwest's largest glassblowing studios, today announced it is has been awarded certification from the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The announcement was made by owner April Wagner.
epiphany glass studios, which opened in 1997, is owned and operated by glassblowing artist April Wagner. The Pontiac studio has grown to include three lines of elegant, handcrafted glass pieces: the StudioE line of gift items and custom corporate awards; the epiphany glass sculptures; and the April Wagner line of custom installations for corporate and residential designs. Her work is found in many public and private collections, including those of GM, Pfizer, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Vladimir Putin, Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson.
"We are proud to receive this prestigious certification as a Women's Business Enterprise,"
According to WBENC, "We foster diversity in the world of commerce. Diversity promotes innovation, opens new channels of revenue and creates partnerships which provide opportunities that fuel the economy."
WBENC's world-class certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. WBENC is also an approved Third Party Certifier for the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Program.
WBENC is the nation's largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for nearly 700 U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC's certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs. For more information, please go to www.wbenc.org.
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