Marketing Resources & Results Receives 2013 Women Business Enterprise National Certification

HUDSON, OHIO (March 19, 2013) – Marketing Resources & Results, Inc., a strategic marketing firm that specializes in customized marketing programs, received the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) national certification for the sixth year. The certification enables the company to assist their clients in reaching their supplier diversity goals, in addition to several development opportunities and advocacy benefits.

“The certification allows us to assist organizations and companies in meeting their supplier diversity initiatives, while offering exceptional marketing services,” said Chris Brown, owner and president of Marketing Resources & Results. “We’re delighted to be certified for another year, and are looking forward to better serving our clients in meeting their vendor diversity goals.”

WBENC certifies that the business is at least 51% operated, controlled and owned by a woman or women. Businesses may only be certified after a rigorous process and formal documentation under specific WBENC standards that includes an in-depth review of the business and an on-site inspection.

The WBENC certification grants Marketing Resources & Results access to a national database of corporations who seek to work with businesses owned by women. The company acquires access to mentoring, education and help in capacity development. Marketing Resources & Results also receives national recognition as a WBENC certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE). Opportunities from certification include promotion through the WBENC, advocacy and representation in key women business issues at WBENC events.

The services Marketing Resources & Results provides fall under several North American Industry Classification (NAICS) categories that include: 541613 (Marketing consulting services), 541430 (Graphic design services), 541910 (Market research and public opinion polling), 541820 (Public relations agencies). The company’s services also fall under several United Nations Standard Products and Service Codes (UNSPSC) that include: 80141618 (Sales marketing agencies including print), 80140000 (Marketing and distribution), 801415000 (Market research), 82101500 (Print advertising), 82101800 (Mailing services), 82100000 (Advertising), and 82141600 (Sales and business promotion activities).

The WBENC is the largest third-party certifier in the nation of women-owned and operated businesses. Founded in 1997, it is the leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to companies in the United States. The non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serves as the resource for the 700 plus U.S. companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification to help meet their supplier diversity initiatives.

About Marketing Resources & Results
Marketing Resources & Results, Inc. helps companies profitably promote new services, market their business and build brand identities. The firm serves companies nationwide in developing strategic marketing plans and by providing market research, sales presentations, graphic design, printing, press releases and direct mail programs. They also provide marketing seminars and workshops for associations, companies and other business organizations. For more information call 330-656-9793, or visit www.resources-results.com.