ThrivePOP Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council as an official Woman Owned Business

Business News |Feb 6, 2018|3 min read

Muskegon, MI—February 6, 2018—ThrivePOP, a business specializing in Website Development and Marketing Services and Support, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).


“WBENC was instrumental in assisting me with the certification process and guiding me with the proper documentation and attention to detail that is required to obtain this certification. This certification will help me grow my business and give me the opportunity to be introduced to companies that I would not normally be able to pursue. I am proud to be recognized as on Official Woman Owned Business and appreciate the attentive assistance that I was given from WBENC”, states Michele Ringelberg, CEO of ThrivePOP.


WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Great Lakes Business Council is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.


“By hiring companies with the Women Owned label, this enables Women Owned Businesses to grow and the local economy to thrive,” said Michele Ringelberg, CEO of ThrivePOP. According to the 2017 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report by American Express, only 12% of Women Owned Business are in the Technical field such web development.By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs.


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About ThrivePOP:


ThrivePOP is an innovative Digital Marketing Agency that specializes in website development and inbound marketing services for small to medium sized businesses. ThrivePOP is physically located in Muskegon, Michigan but provides support for companies nationwide. ThrivePOP’s specialty is building websites, developing custom online business applications, driving quality traffic that converts into leads for businesses, while tracking, segmenting, and reporting of those activities, and most of all, helping companies generate revenue.


About WBENC:

Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 13,000 certified Women’s Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and over 300 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit