MINNEAPOLIS, MN – October 14, 2020
Omni Workspace Company, parent company of Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, is proud to announce two new certifications for Connect Interiors, an authorized Steelcase dealership in which Omni is a minority investment partner.
Connect Interiors met the high standards to achieve nationally recognized certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and as a Women Owned Small Business (WOSB). These certifications were provided by the Woman’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and the Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program effective September 24, 2020.
“These certifications reflect the passion and professionalism embodied by the Connect Interiors organization,” says Carlene Wilson, CEO of Atmosphere and Connect board member and shareholder. “Together with our parent company, Omni, we are proud of their accomplishment as we believe diversity and inclusivity uniquely strengthen our organization and the communities and clients that we serve.”
“The positive effects of certification on our people and clients have been inspirational,” said CharRae Chwialkowski, President of Connect Interiors. “This is a prestigious honor and we are thrilled to lead with our message of excellence and strength.”
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.
ABOUT CONNECT INTERIORS
Connect Interiors is headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota with offices in Grand Forks, North Dakota and Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Connect Interiors is an authorized Steelcase dealer and the region’s premier women-owned dealership. Connect is also a multi-year recipient of the distinguished Steelcase Premier Partner Award. Connect Interiors offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to their clients, ranging from small business owners to large corporations in healthcare, education, government, sports arenas and hospitality industries. Connect Interiors is certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
ABOUT OMNI WORKSPACE COMPANY
Omni Workspace Company is a privately held, limited liability company that provides strategic oversight and resources to a portfolio of Steelcase and commercial facility service businesses. Their distinctive brands serve their clients in many ways, all with a focus on delivering superior products and services. Each business demonstrates market leadership in its category, and they are united under the core principle of building long-term business relationships.
ABOUT ATMOSPHERE COMMERCIAL INTERIORS
Atmosphere Commercial Interiors is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Arizona. Atmosphere Commercial Interiors has a rich history in the office furniture industry, serving organizations around the globe of every size, from start-up to Fortune 500, and across corporate, healthcare, education, and hospitality industries. Atmosphere is also a multi-year recipient of the distinguished Steelcase Premier Partner Award.
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