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Women-Owned Small Business Certification


Each year, the Federal Government awards a minimum of five percent of all contracting budgets to Women-Owned Small Businesses. With the help of a WOSB/EDWOSB Certification, entities run by women can thrive.

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Becoming certified as a WOSB is an important part of the equation for qualified woman-owned organizations.

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Becoming a Certified Women-Owned Small Business

Leveling the playing for Women-Owned firms was born to get more women in the business industry and to give them the opportunities that they have lacked in the past.

The WOSB Certification opens up the opportunity for thousands of contracts to be handed out to deserving small businesses operated by 51 percent women.

To find out if your business is eligible, fill out our form below, or contact us at any time to receive expert assistance.

WOSB / EDWOSB Benefits

Once you have been awarded a WOSB Certification, there are several benefits that your business will begin to receive.

  • Limited competition by gaining access to exclusive bidding rights on WOSB/EDWOSB set-aside solicitations
  • Increased visibility in the Government marketplace
  • Marketing advantages through government exposure and logo use
  • Many State, City, and Municipal government agencies have WOSB/EDWOSB contracting goals to meet; meaning increased opportunity for your business
  • Many third-party certifiers host marketing events that your business will receive info to attend

WOSB / EDWOSB Eligibilty

While eligibility ranges based on circumstances, to be eligible for the WOSB Program, your business must:

  • Be a small business
  • Be at least 51% owned and controlled by women who are U.S. citizens
  • Have women manage day-to-day operations and also make long-term decisions

Why GSE?

Government Services Exchange has over 25 years of government contracting experience. We have assisted hundreds of clients in becoming certified Women-Owned Small Businesses. 

Our mission at GSE is to take our clients to the next level of business success. By exchanging ideas, guiding and navigating them through the world of government contracting.

Our specialized consultants will work with you to steer through the complicated process of applying for a WOSB Certification. By choosing GSE to assist you, you’re receiving a dedicated group of people who want your Women-Owned business to succeed for years to come.


From our Clients:

“We appreciate the expedience and attention to care and the consistency with follow up. Of course, there always many decisions to be made in business, our entire staff is very pleased to say using Government Services Exchange was one of the good decisions we have made.”

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“Just a note to thank Government Services Exchange for a job well done! The team’s expertise and leadership, deserve a bright spotlight! Their excellent guidance for our company, Steel Toad Consulting, is most worthy of attention.”


“GSE offers top-notch quality, service and rates. Everyone one on their staff is very professional, knowledgeable and willing to assist right away. We were not only able to update our current GSA contract, but enhance our opportunities through avenues we were not currently registered for.”

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