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Homeport Stays LLC Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, 11/04/2018 - Hopkinton, Massachusetts — Homeport Stays LLC, a business specializing in fully furnished corporate and temporary housing and apartment rentals, is proud to announce national certification as a Women Owned Small Business and Women’s Business Enterprise by the Center for Women & Enterprise, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Kate Skelly, Founder & CEO of Homeport Stays stated: “Homeport Stays is honored to have achieved this distinctive certification. Becoming WBENC-certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise allows us to pass along advantageous benefits to our partners and clients while encouraging and empowering women in business”.

Why is working with a women-owned small business advantageous?

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. Additional advantages include:

• Tax incentives from the federal government

• Potential profitability increase and lower operating costs according to research

• Opening doors to innovation and agility by partnering with a small business

• Demonstrating your company’s commitment to working in diverse markets to your shareholders and customers

• Making your business more attractive to customers and prospects who seek ‘second-tier sourcing’ from suppliers working with women-owned businesses

WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Center for Women & Enterprise is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the legal and ownership structure, as well as the control of day-to-day operations, are operated and controlled by a woman or women.

About Homeport Stays:

Based in the Boston area, Homeport Stays provides fully-furnished apartment rentals and temporary housing solutions in New England and nationwide. Homeport Stays’ focus is on high touch and personable customer service to ensure experiences and expectations are consistently exceeded. Homeport clients range from Fortune 500 companies to individual consumers needing high quality temporary housing. Navigate new waters. Stay with Homeport.

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. 

Contact: Kate Skelly


Phone: (860) 916-0702