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 one-time initiation fee  and $39.95 per month or $359.40 if paid in one payment.

Basic Member (non-voting)
$100 one-time initiation fee and $29.95 per month or $239.40 if paid in one payment

Supporting Member (non-voting) 
$100 one-time initiation fee and 
$39.95 per month or $479.40 if paid in one payment


For membership category description with specific benefits go here

Join by using credit card go ONLINE.

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 [email protected], or National Member Services at [email protected].  

Faxed or mailed applications must be received at the NATIONAL NAWBO office by April 30th to receive the discount.

Membership policies:

  1. Membership is NOT refundable.
  2. The monthly installment plan is paid out over (12) months. If you choose to cancel your membership  from the monthly, there is a $50 cancellation fee. 
  3. Cancellation policy: Members may cancel their membership at any time by calling 1-800-556-2926, emailing [email protected], or changing the payment authorization in their customer record. However, if you cancel mid-year you will not be able to get a refund on the full year commitment. To update your payment preferences log on to In the MY NAWBO DASHBOARD you will see a link “Payment Options & Reoccurring Payments” please select this link and update your credit card and/or banking information.
  4. If a member wants to upgrade their membership they need to WAIT until after the 12-month cycle to do this.
  5. Membership is not transferable and based on the individual NOT the company.




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