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Events Calendar


Our Events Calendar allows women entrepreneurs to connect and engage in regional, national and international events – to expand their network and spheres of influence within the entrepreneurial community at large. To have an event/conference uploaded onto the NAWBO® events calendar, please submit in writing to for consideration.    

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UPCOMING NAWBO® PROGRAMS & EVENTS                                               


2015 Events                


NAWBO- Member Orientation
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm ET

Did you know that with your NAWBO membership you have the following benefits;
• Affinity Partners- “member only” benefits
• eLearning Series-cutting edge resources to become a better business leader
• Ability to increase your company’s visibility
• Opportunity to develop leadership skills
This webinar will provide best practices of how to get the most out of your NAWBO membership! We look forward to your participation.
*Note-All members will benefit from this webinar



Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Learn WHY NAWBO is the “go to” premiere women’s organization. This 30 minute presentation will provide an overview of all of the key benefits of membership. NAWBO has over 5000 members with 60 chapters nationwide. We hope you can join us and learn more about our community! 

Follow this link to Register:

Presidents Assembly Webinar- Best Practices for Membership Recruitment
Thursday,  March 19, 2015 at noon ET

Learn from the top 3 chapters in the Country (NAWBO-Orange County, Indianapolis and Columbus) what best practices they use to recruit new members! Don’t miss this webinar just in time to pick up a few new ideas in time for the annual Membership Drive. 

This webinar is for all chapter leaders! We look forward to your participation.

Click Here to Register
Webinar ID: 134-032-067                  

Thursday, March 24th at 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST
One Page Business Plan (OPBP) - Review and Polish Plan
Does your chapter have a OPBP draft? This webinar will help you polish and complete your plan. Join us as Cynthia Riggs, Certified Trainer for the OPBP, helps you finalize your chapter’s plan. 

Click here to register.

Note: This webinar is for chapter leaders.

Thursday, March 26th at 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST

Membership Training for Chapter Leaders
NEW WEBINAR to help chapters for the membership drive!
Join us for this fun, interactive training as we role-play and help each other learn best practices for:

·       Membership Recruitment

·       Membership Engagement

·       Membership Retention

Click here to register.
Note: This webinar is for chapter leaders.


NAWBO Leadership Boot Camp
April 26, 2015
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
Sacramento, California

Room Block Dates: April 24-26, 2015
Room Rate is $156 plus tax
Cutoff Date is April 3, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. PT
Please reserve guestroom through the following link or by calling Central Reservations at 1-800-325-3535 for the dates listed above. Please state the NAWBO Room Block for April if you decide to call-in.   

**If you plan to attend both the NAWBO leadrership training and NAWBO - CA conference, reservations must be booked separately. Please see below for hotel room block reservation information for NAWBO - CA Propel Your Business.


General Sessions:

                    ·        State of NAWBO    
                    ·        Five Star Program- chapter metrics – what chapters are on a roll- what chapters are working on.  Success stories celebrated.    
                    ·        2015-2016 planning – OPBP (committee OPBP) Get ready for your summer retreats and plan for the next board year    
                    ·        Education/development- how to help our members get to that next level of success- best Practice Sharing    
                    ·        Culture of NAWBO    

Breakout Sessions:

                    ·        NAWBO Backend Admin Reports Training/Website roll out    
                    ·        Advocacy – Events and Support - Women in Government initiative – Vision 2020 goal   

                    ·        One-on-One Advisory Sessions with Rachael Bender, Director of Chapter Services; Joy Lutes, Director of Public Policy;  Deborah Snyder, Director of Membership or Presidents Assembly Steering Committee Regional Representatives    
                    ·        NAWBO Communications/Marketing    
                    ·        What it means to serve on a board – your responsibilities to the organization, the culture and the bottom line- for President Elects    
                    ·        Membership strategies   

Take Aways:    
Get started on your One page business plan for your 2015-2016 year- get ready for your board retreats…how to get the most out of your board planning   

·        NAWBO CULTURE and how to best work with your board team to sustain a healthy board, plus takeaways for board retreats i.e. how to build your chapter codes of conduct

·        Work on chapter budgets…how to plan for scaling and growth

·        See the new NAWBO website and chapter template that is available. 

·        Learn how to continue to market and communicate the value of NAWBO

·        Once you have reached 100 members – how to do you get to that next level

Click Here to Register cost is $75 per person.          


NAWBO - California Propel Your Business Conference 2015
April 27-28, 2015
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
$176 per night, reservation deadline is April 6, 2015
Reserve by phone: 1-800-325-3535 or online:

Please state the California Propel your Business Conference room block for April if you decide to call-in.

Exciting planning is already on its way. This is a conference of opportunity! Before our conference begins on Monday, NAWBO National will be holding their Leadership Boot Camp on Sunday, 4/26. So you have the opportunity to attend two conferences while in Sacramento. Click here to register the cost is $125 if you register before March 15, 2015. Click here for agenda. 


Receive Promo code for NAWBO National Leadership Boot Camp upon checkout.

**If you plan to attend each conference, reservations must be booked separately**