WOMEN OF THE VINE & SPIRITS
CERTIFIED WOMEN OWNED LOGO
Getting Visible is Key: Corporations with supplier diversity programs rely on a variety of local and national certifying agencies to help them find diverse-owned businesses.
The purpose of the logo is for wholesalers, buyers, importers, supplier diversity procurement managers, suppliers AND consumers to easily identify
certified women owned brands and companies servicing the three-tier system.
Any business or product bearing the Women of the Vine & Spirits Certified Women Owned logo will have been certified by WBENC in the United States, and globally by WEConnect International.
Who is eligible to use the Logo?
Corporate Members in good standing with Women of the Vine & Spirits with current WBENC or WEConnect International certification. Corporate Members must apply, showing proof of certification, and receive permission, with signed licensing agreement in place (licensing fee waived for 2019 and 2020) to be approved to use the logo. See below “How to Get Started” for application link.
My business is not certified. Can I still use the logo?
No. If you are not certified then you will not be permitted to obtain use of the Certified Women Owned logo.
The Women of the Vine & Spirits and Certified Women Owned logos are Official Marks and are protected by law. These elements are the exclusive right of Women of the Vine & Spirits and may not be used by any unauthorized person without the written approval of Women of the Vine & Spirits. Any unauthorized use of the name or seal mark is prohibited.
TTB Labeling - Allowable Revisions
Per consultation with and email from TTB dated Nov. 21, 2018,
Allowable Revision 30, for already TTB approved labels, means a company does not have to submit a new COLA application to TTB before being allowed to use the Women of the Vine & Spirits Certified Women Owned logo.
Why become a Corporate Member of Women of the Vine & Spirits?
Becoming a Women of the Vine & Spirits Corporate Member provides a portfolio of benefits and signals to employees, potential employees, and the industry at large that your organization supports gender diverse leadership teams and talent development.
Only Corporate Members are eligible to apply for usage of the Women of the Vine & Spirits Certified Women Owned Logo.
Want to become a Corporate Member? E-mail Elizabeth Campbell Boyd, Director of Corporate Membership for information and pricing at firstname.lastname@example.org.