Bev Gray Is Named A "2013 Women's Business Enterprise Star" By Women's Business Enterprise National Council

March 12, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Chantilly, VA, March 12, 2013 Bev Gray, CEO & President of Exhibit Edge Inc. will receive the nation's premier award for excellence among women's business enterprises (WBEs) bestowed by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) at its Salute to Women's Business Enterprises. The annual event will take place March 14, 2013, before 1,000 corporate and government executives, WBEs and members of WBENC's Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) at the Baltimore Hilton, Baltimore, MD.

Exhibit Edge provides all-inclusive services and innovative products to trade show exhibitors. They combine business and artistry to accurately deliver clients' brand and message, while creating an attendee experience that leads to our clients' desired results. For example, increasing sales, introducing new products or services, or enhancing visibility.

"Bev Gray is an outstanding leader who's strategic and innovative approach benefits her clients and her company. She demonstrates the power of women's businesses in driving sustainable economic growth," said Pamela Prince-Eason, WBENC President and CEO, the leading advocate for and authority on WBEs as suppliers to the nation's top corporations and government agencies.

"We are proud to receive this recognition by WBENC. Being WBENC Certified has helped propel my company to the next level. Several of our largest clients have been a result of relationships we have formed since being certified," said Bev.

Bev Gray will be recognized for her leadership in business, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at the helm of Exhibit Edge. The Women Presidents' Education Organization (WPEO) selected Bev for this national honor. It is one of WBENC's 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) that process WBENC's world-class certification of WBEs, in addition to providing skills-building educational programs and business development opportunities in their regions.

"Bev Gray, President of Exhibit Edge, was an easy and perfect choice for this national recognition and award. Bev's success is only eclipsed by her generosity of spirit, time and talent. This approach to life and business helps Bev connect with everyone she meets always enhancing a network of potential friends, employees and business opportunities. Delivering excellent products and service while maintaining extraordinary customer relationships is a specialty that seems to come easy for Bev! I am proud that she is part of the WPEO-DC network and congratulate her on her continued success," said Sandra Eberhard, Executive Director, WPEO-DC.

Under the banner of the organization's 2013 theme "Join Forces. Succeed Together," WBENC's Summit & Salute is a major national event designed to drive business development and collaborative success among WBENC's Corporate and Government Members and WBEs. Sponsored by Accenture and Ernst & Young LLP, the two-day event provides vital access to the thought leaders, business intelligence and senior-level networking opportunities that enable sustainable growth.

About WBENC: The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the leading advocate for, and authority on, Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs) as suppliers and vendors to the nation's corporations. Founded in 1997, WBENC is also the nation's leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with nearly 11,000 WBENC-Certified WBEs. WBENC certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. Throughout the year, WBENC and its 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) provide opportunities for interactions among Corporate and Government Members and certified WBEs at business building events and other forums. WBENC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks and accepts donations from corporations, foundations and individuals that support its mission and programs. For more information, please go to

About Exhibit Edge Inc.: We accomplish this thanks to our in-house industry professionals, graphic and exhibit designers, fabricators, and our expertise in dimensional, high technology elements. Exhibit Edge streamlines that client experience through innovation, such as complimentary online cataloging of exhibit properties and collateral, repurposing of trade show properties, and the use of greener, more user-friendly exhibit systems.