Membership has its privileges. Members of the National Association of Women Business Owners® (NAWBO) are a part of the largest dues paying organization for women entrepreneurs and the voice of the nation’s over 10 million women-owned businesses.  A NAWBO membership offers women-owned businesses a national and local platform to tap into the power of an already established community of women entrepreneurs. For more information on benefits go here.

Membership Criteria:

  • NAWBO Membership is open to individual business owners who own an equity interest and actively participate as a sole proprietor; an active partner of a partnership or active member of a limited liability company; and independent contractor; or individual owners of 5 percent or more of the stock of a corporation and who are involved in policy-making and day-to-day management of the corporation.
  • Members must join both the national organization and a local chapter.    NAWBO has chapters in most metropolitan areas.  If there is a chapter within 45 miles of your home or business location, you must become a member of that chapter. If there is not a chapter in your area, you can join NAWBO as an At-Large member.
  • A NAWBO membership is recorded in the name of the individual, not the organization.
  • Membership dues are nonrefundable and are subject to change.
  • A new member's join date is the first day of the month NAWBO National receives paymemt.
  • Initiation fee is non-refundable



Premier Member (voting): $100 initiation fee + $29.95/mo ($360/yr)
Introductory Member (non-voting): $100 initiation fee + $19.95/mo ($240/yr)
Supporting Member (non-voting): $100 initiation fee + $39.95/mo ($480/yr)

For membership category description with specific benefits go here

Join by using credit card go ONLINE.

To pay by check please to download application here.

If you have already set up a customer profile and have a username and password please log in here. There is no need to re-enter your contact information. To retrieve your user name and password click here.

If you have questions or need more information about a NAWBO membership, contact a local representative at, or National Member Services at  




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