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.

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  • Advocacy Efforts
  • Economic Impact
  • Diversity
  • Influence
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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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TRAILBLAZERS 2018

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. 

Registration for this event is now closed.

NAWBO-Indianapolis 2018 Trailblazers Program

Access the NAWBO-Indy 2018 Trailblazers Program

Learn More

Read about our inspirational 2018 Trailblazers by clicking the photo above or the button below to view the 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 info@nawboindy.org.

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Events

Upcoming NAWBO-Indy Events...

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April

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Butler University

Join the growing number of young entrepreneurs who are seeking careers and business opportunities as innovators. The U.S. is experiencing the largest workforce shift since the industrial revolution. Traditional career paths are vanishing. Education should allow students to taste entrepreneurship.

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April

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.

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON APRIL 9TH.

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April

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.

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May

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Frost Brown Todd

Join us at May's Circle for Learning. This is informal after hours opportunity will enable you to meet and greet with Corporate Partners and Members in a structured but easygoing atmosphere. 

 

The goal for these informal gatherings is to connect NAWBO-Indy members and Partners while providing additional opportunities for:
•Networking
•Business Development
•Contracts & Procurement
•Mentoring
•Mini seminars on various business-related topics

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June

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Ivy Tech Culinary Center

Join us for our June Luncheon. Network with other women business owners and Corporate Partners.

 

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.”