Eriksen Translations Wins 2017 WPEO WBE Done Deals Champion Award
Brooklyn, NY - October 6, 2017 - Eriksen Translations Inc. (www.eriksen.com), a leading multilingual services provider, received the WBE Done Deals Champion Award on Friday at the Women Presidents' Educational Organization’s (WPEO) Annual Breakthrough Breakfast at New York’s Plaza Hotel. The award honors the WPEO Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) that reported the most Done Deals with WPEO corporate members during the challenge period.
Eriksen is proud to be recognized for the work it conducts with WPEO corporate members, leading global corporations that are firmly committed to supplier diversity. Eriksen helps its clients produce multilingual customer support materials, online content, and marketing messaging along with the human resources and training materials they need to support international workforces. While this award recognizes Eriksen for its work with clients in the fields of finance and insurance, the company also supports businesses in law, creative services, healthcare, and education, as well as nonprofits and leading museums and cultural institutions.
This is the seventh time that Eriksen has received a Done Deals award from the WPEO, which attests to the company’s leadership as a woman-owned business and the strong relationships forged with clients.
"We are fortunate to have built long-term relationships with global companies who are committed to supporting diverse suppliers,” said Vigdis Eriksen, Founder and CEO. “Our ability to build and maintain a stable, consistent workforce is one of the key reasons we’ve been able to develop such strong partnerships over the years. My team always puts the clients first. This customer-centric approach stems from the top down and drives us each and every day.”
This year’s Breakthrough Breakfast featured speakers from Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Avis Budget Group, and Ampcus, addressing the topic of “Disruption: Impact on the Supply Chain and Procurement.” Panelists discussed the opportunities and challenges presented by disruption, and the importance of interconnectivity at all levels of the supply chain as businesses seek to reinvent themselves.
About Eriksen Translations Inc.
One of the top 40 language services providers in North America, Eriksen Translations Inc. helps companies reach their audiences in the domestic and global marketplace. Founded in 1986, Eriksen provides language solutions in over 100 languages, offering print and website translation, desktop publishing, multimedia localization, cultural consulting, transcription, and voiceover and subtitling services. Headquartered in Brooklyn, Eriksen partners with companies in finance and insurance, law, creative services, health care, and education, as well as nonprofits and leading museums and cultural institutions worldwide. For more information, visit www.eriksen.com / @eriksentrans
About the Women Presidents' Educational Organization
The Women Presidents' Educational Organization (WPEO) is a regional affiliate of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation's premier third-party certification organization for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs). The mission of the WPEO is to create increased access to business opportunities for WBEs. Its programs develop skills and knowledge for WBEs, advocate in the public and private sectors, foster relationships between WBEs, corporations and the government, and provide full service, third-party certification to women entrepreneurs in areas that include New York, Northern New Jersey, Southern Connecticut, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. WPEO is incorporated in the state of New York and is recognized as a 501(c) (3) organization. For more information, visit www.wpeo.us / @wpeonydc