Bondy World Wins National Accelerator Contest “SmartTank” Award
Sarasota, FL (July 25, 2022) – Bondy World, an employee gift box company, has been recognized as one of America’s Top Women-Owned Companies after winning second place in the Smart Tank Accelerator competition at the 2022 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) National Conference in June this year. Bondy World co-founder Kimberly Martinez accepted the award after pitching Bondy employee gift ideas on stage to a nationally acclaimed panel of judges.
The competition, one of many events at the WBENC conference, was organized by CAPAX Ventures, an investment subsidiary of Accel Inc., and provided thousands of WBENC women entrepreneurs with the opportunity to showcase their consumption at the conference held in Atlanta. Prizes included a cash grant, as well as a chance to meet industry investors and access global supply chain partners and marketing professionals. While all participants were invited to enter the competition, only three of them received a first prize and the opportunity to present their company not only to the jury, but also to all other participants.
“Recognition at this level is both an honor and an opportunity for Bondy(R) World,” said Martinez. “It speaks to the value we bring to employers looking to keep remote teams connected in a hybrid world. It also honors the commitment of my partner, Lisa Harrington and I, to support businesses owned by BCorp, Women-Owned, BIPOC and LBTGIA, as well as other entrepreneurs who support vital social causes and are committed to doing “business for good”.
WBENC (www.wbenc.org) is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the United States. Their national conference is the largest event of its kind for women business owners, attracting thousands of diversity professionals from suppliers, sourcing companies and senior Fortune executives. 1000 companies and the federal government. Founded in 1997, WBENC is also the national leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of women-owned and operated businesses, with over 17,000 certified women’s business enterprises, 14 national regional partner organizations and over 350 member businesses. . . More than 1,000 companies representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as numerous states, cities and other entities often accept and seek WBENC certification when choosing their brand partners and suppliers.
About Bondy World: Bondy World is a curated gift company that offers employee gift boxes created in partnership with various vendors, including BCorp, Women Owned, LBGTQIA and BIPOC, offering a wide variety of employee gifts to choose from. Launched in 2020 in response to America’s changing corporate interactions with their employees, Bondy’s employee-themed gift sets are the perfect way for forward-thinking leaders to celebrate their team anytime, anywhere. where they power their laptops. PayPal, Spotify, Uber, Phillips and Columbia University are just a few of the Fortune 1000 companies and universities that have signed up to Bondy’s employee gifting program since the company was founded in 2020.
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Address: 11110 Kinsman Road, Newbury, Ohio 44065, USA
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