Join NAWBO

You can become a member of NAWBO today!

We offer many different types of membership to suit your needs -- student, emerging business owner, supporter, corporate partner, established business owner... and more!

Membership is open to sole proprietors, partners, and corporate owners with day-to-day management responsibility in their businesses. Active members who live in a chapter area automatically join both their local chapter of NAWBO® and the national association headquartered in the Washington DC area.

NAWBO®'s strength comes from the diversity of its membership. We encompass all sizes of business, from those where the owner is the sole member to those with hundreds of employees. Every industry is represented, from construction to importers, retailers to service providers. Women from every ethnicity and all over the country add to the mix. All appreciate the increased business opportunities and visibility that their membership affords, along with the supportive sharing of resources. The National Association of Women Business Owners is a real force in the political arena, lobbying policymakers to address women's concerns in the workplace.

Established Business Owner - Voting

(Voting empowers our members to directly impact the current and future movement of the organization with policies and processes)
A regular voting category, member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for all discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory. Chapter membership is automatic for those whose businesses are located in a chapter area those outside the 45 mile radius of a chapter qualify for At-Large Membership. To qualify for membership, members must own a percentage of their company.

Key Membership Benefits Include:

  • Maui Mastermind Virtual Coaching valued at $2,400
  • Complimentary one-year PR Newswire membership valued at $2,000
  • Sage Payment Solutions complimentary setup valued at $75
  • Enterprise Software and Professional Services offered by the One Page Business Plan a tool used for precise business planning
  • Opportunity to submit content for publication in the NAWBO ONE for Women Business Leaders e-publication
  • Exclusive Invitation for Opening Reception & 40th Anniversary Bash at 2015 National Women's Business Conference
  • Invitation to participate in the MentorCloud online mentoring platform
  • Early Bird Discount to NAWBO National events
  • Access to eLearning Series that provides business solutions to build better business leaders
  • PerkSpot program offers significant savings with a robust menu of over 500 different merchants (expected to launch Q2 2015)

    *Note: All member benefits for this category include the benefits listed below for the Emerging Member Category.

Emerging Business Owner - Non-Voting

A non-voting category member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for limited discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Significant Savings up to 70% with Independent Stationers
  • Special tools provided by Constant Contact
  • Discounts provided by UPS
  • Early Bird Discount to NAWBO National events
  • Access to eLearning Series providing business solutions to help become a better business leader
  • Learn from the Resource Center of cutting-edge business information on the NAWBO web site
  • Eligible to participate in NAWBO Video Contests

Supporting Member - Non-Voting

An Individual or Non-Profit Organization who subscribes to the objectives of NAWBO and wishes to lend support to NAWBO through membership. This category of membership includes limited discounts and listed in the online member directory. The individual does not need to be a women business owner and this category includes retired women business owners.

*Note: This category includes Student and Retired members

Member Benefits Include:

  • Significant Savings up to 70% with Independent Stationers
  • Special tools provided by Constant Contact
  • Discounts provided by UPS
  • Access to eLearning Series providing business solutions to help become a better business leader

Sustaining Member - Voting

(Voting empowers our members to directly impact the current and future movement of the organization with policies and processes)
A regular voting category, member receives all communications and publications, is eligible for all discounts and benefits members are individuals who hold executive titles at corporations that subscribe to the objectives of NAWBO and wish to lend support to NAWBO through a corporate membership.

Checkout our member inquiry form, or if you just want to learn MORE about NAWBO, send us your information and you will be contacted by a member of our Membership Committee!