TRADEMARK Receives Both WBENC-Certified Women Owned Business and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Certifications

Certifications Underscore Experiential Marketing Agency’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion as a Core Principle in Business, Employment, Client Relationships, and Global Citizenship.

San Francisco, CA – March 8, 2024 – TRADEMARK, a leading full-service, global corporate marketing and experience agency, proudly announces its certification as both WBENC-Certified women-owned enterprise and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), underscoring its 25 year commitment to diversity and inclusion. Founded in 1998, TRADEMARK has an exemplary record of hiring, working with, mentoring, and embracing people, suppliers, vendors, and clients from all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, lifestyles, and perspectives. Working across boundaries, TRADEMARK produces highly creative, impactful and valuable corporate events for companies around the globe.

Elle Chan, co-founder and CEO of TRADEMARK, commented: “We couldn’t be more honored to be recognized by both MBE and WBENC organizations, whose commitment to diversity and inclusion aligns with our corporate ethos and culture. Our history of working with leading companies in technology, biotech, entertainment, and philanthropic and educational institutions has cemented our belief that varying perspectives, talents, backgrounds, and belief systems lead to better ideas and better outcomes in business and in life.”

TRADEMARK’S minority-owned certification verifies that it meets the criteria defined by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), which requires a business to be at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by racial or ethnic minorities who are U.S. citizens. TRADEMARK joins 400+ NMSDC-certified corporate members in the United States.

TRADEMARK’Ss certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) recognizes that it is a U.S.-based company that is at least 51% woman-owned. WBE is an advocate for women business owners, leaders, and entrepreneurs. To become a WBENC-Certified WBE, Trademark underwent a rigorous vetting process, including an in-depth review of the business and a site inspection.

“The progressive organizations that we work with are increasingly committed to diversity, inclusion, and active participation in positive global citizenry,”… “These certifications are particularly meaningful as today we also recognize International Women’s Day, a global celebration of women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements.”

Elle Chan, co-founder and CEO


Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of women-owned and operated businesses, 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 and many states, cities, and other entities, accept WBENC Certification. For more information,


Founded in 1972, the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) is the longest-operating business growth engine for the broadest group of systematically excluded communities of color (Asian-Indian, Asian-Pacific, Black, Hispanic, and Native American), and our impact goes far beyond the supply chain. It’s about upward mobility for the emerging majority of Americans, an equal shot at participating in the American experiment of free-market capitalism and entrepreneurship. Our work is about correcting the unequal access to wealth-building opportunities.

About Trademark

TRADEMARK, Inc. is a full-service, global event production company that has worked with important brands across technology, biotech, pharmaceutical, education, philanthropy, and financial services companies to imagine, define, produce, and execute award-winning corporate events since 1998. Based in San Francisco, CA, and New York, NY, TRADEMARK combines technology, visual arts, event acumen, and creativity to produce immersive experiences that influence, educate, and inspire attendees in person, virtually, and hybrid environments. Borne of the film and entertainment industry, TRADEMARK productions connect with and engage audiences with content and execution that strengthens brands, customer relationships, and revenue. To learn more, visit, or follow us on LinkedIn, X, or Instagram.