NAWBO-Indianapolis Annual Visionary Awards recognize

the success and impact of women-owned businesses.

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NAWBO-Indianapolis impacts, influences and propels Indiana

to be a leading state for women-owned businesses.

NAWBO-Indianapolis events are designed to inspire,

educate, and honor women business owners.

NAWBO-Indianapolis drives business networking,

growth, education, and diversity opportunities.

NAWBO-Indianapolis connects women business owners with

resources, opportunities, and each other.

NAWBO-Indianapolis supports and strengthens its members

through learning, luncheons and networking events.

The mission of NAWBO-Indianapolis is to

Drive Business Forward.



Are you an active Premier Member of NAWBO-Indy who wants to influence the direction of our organization?

Please consider applying to be a Board Member.  It’s a big responsibility, yet a significant way to influence the direction of our organization.

Applications of Interest are being accepted now through March 16, 2018. Send an email to, stating your interest to self-nominate. You’ll receive an application from the office.

  • Advocacy Efforts
  • Economic Impact
  • Diversity
  • Influence
  • Membership Size
  • Power

The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide.

As an organization with a “customer first” philosophy, we:

STRENGTHEN the wealth creating capacity of our members and promote economic development within the entrepreneurial community,

CREATE innovative and effective changes in the business culture,

BUILD strategic alliances, coalitions and affiliations, and

TRANSFORM public policy and influence opinion makers.

NAWBO-Indianapolis received its charter in 1997 and is the largest of 60 chapters across the United States.

Latest News/Upcoming Events

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What gold nuggets do successful women entrepreneurs and business leaders have for those wanting to grow their business and themselves? Find out April 19th at Trailblazers, featuring panel discussions from women leading the way in all walks of business. Register – Nominate – Sponsor today!

2017 Visionary Awards Pre-Event Program

Congratulations to our 2017 Visionary Award Winners!

Learn More

Read about our inspirational 2017 Visionary Award winners by clicking the photo above or the button below to view this year’s Digital Program Guide. And check back soon for  photos from this year’s luncheon.

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April New/Potential Member Coffee

Join us for our April New/Potential Member Coffee. This special event will celebrate our Spring Membership Drive. If you’ve been considering joining NAWBO, now is the time. Enjoy a great atmosphere, connections, and SAVINGS!

New Website Update

NAWBO-Indianapolis is developing this new web site to better serve our members, partners, and community with information and resources. Today’s site continues to grow and expand information and functionality—including our member and corporate partner profiles, which you can access by clicking links in the top navigation. If you have questions, feel free to contact the NAWBO-Indy office by calling 317.608.0251, or email

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Upcoming NAWBO-Indy Events...



Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Indianapolis International Airport Board Room

The Runway Chat with the President, is an energy filled evening with the NAWBO President and is an opportunity for the members to hear mission driven accomplishments, as well as the vision for the remainder of the year. IAA leadership will also share current procurement opportunities, supplier diversity goals, and much more.

This event offers an opportunity for NAWBO-Indy members to connect with one another, corporate partners, and supporters in order to make strategic business connections while enjoying good food, music and an aesthetically pleasing atmosphere.



Thursday, March 15, 2018
Time:  8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:  Citizens Energy Group Langsdale Facility
*Note: space is extremely limited for this event. Register now to secure your spot

This month's topic is Marketing: Brand Building for Business Growth.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals and importance of brand development.
  • Learn ways to use digital and social media to tell your story.
  • Learn ways to use the media to spread the word about your business.

Registration is closed.

SECURITY NOTICE: This is a gated and guarded facility. YOU MUST PRESENT A VALID I.D. TO ENTER THE PREMISES AND BE REGISTERED FOR THIS EVENT. Walk-ins will not be admitted.



Friday, March16, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Location: Public Greens Health Food Restaurant


Join our New/Potential Member Coffee at Public Greens Health Food Restaurant. Connect with other business owners and learn more about the benefits of NAWBO during our 2018 Spring Membership Drive. Read about Membership perks here.



Friday, April 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Tilly's Tea Room

Join our New/Potential Member Coffee at Tilly's Tea Room located on the third floor in Saks Fifth Avenue at Keystone Fashion Mall. Connect with other business owners and learn more about the benefits of NAWBO during our 2018 Spring Membership Drive. Read about Membership perks here.



Thursday, April 19, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Indiana Roof Ballroom


What gold nuggets do successful women entrepreneurs and business leaders have for those wanting to grow their business and themselves? Our panel of diverse women business leaders at Trailblazers 2018 will share stories of their paths to success, lessons learned, strategies for survival, business and personal philosophies and how they “pay it forward.” Save the date. More details to come.

Sponsorships Now Available—click here for more information.

Resources you need to achieve smart business growth are available to NAWBO members on both a local and national level—resources that can help you find everything from new sources of capital to maximizing your certification to tips on how to begin government contracting. Join NAWBO and drive your business forward!

Our Members Say It Best

Read what NAWBO-Indy members have to say.

Laura Sniadecki, A.G. Maas Company, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Laura Sniadecki

A.G. Maas Company

“I've learned strategies to run my business more effectively through monthly programming and relationships built with other women business owners. It has also been a forum for creating partnerships with fellow members to gain new business. As a working mom, I gain strength and encouragement from other working moms. Additionally, these women are my friends—we share something so unique in common!”

Tiffany Thompson, DaMar Staffing Solutions, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Tiffany Thompson

DaMar Staffing Solutions of Indianapolis, Inc.

“I have been a NAWBO-Indy member since January 2011, and I can truly say that it was a great decision to join the organization. NAWBO opens doors for women business owners to make connections. I am convinced that NAWBO is committed to helping women and small businesses grow professionally. Your NAWBO membership is like most things: you only get out of it, what you put into it!”

Jill Hall, ReproGraphix, NAWBO-Indianapolis member and past president

Jill Hall

Repro Graphix Inc.

“NAWBO is an amazing women’s organization comprised of actual business owners that network, support and promote each other’s businesses.”

Jeryl Mitsch, Mitsch Design, NAWBO-Indianapolis member and past president

Jeryl Mitsch

Mitsch Design | NAWBO member since 2003

“NAWBO has been a terrific source of information, new business leads and contacts that I can call on when I need assistance with my business. Just last week one of the members sent me an email informing me of an opportunity for my business that I was not aware of. It is great to have so many incredible women business owners looking out for one another.”

Jannett Keesling, Keys to Work, NAWBO-Indianapolis member

Jannett Keesling

Keys to Work, Inc.

“NAWBO has given me a wonderful opportunity to network with business women and has definitely helped with the growth of my business.”