Screen Shot 2018-03-05 at 2.00.56 PMIt’s time for the Spring Membership Drive!  Join NAWBO by April 30, and save $25 off your membership.  Isn’t it time to Fuel Your Success?


Congratulations to our 2017 Women in Business Award Winners!


Woman Business Owner:
Fabi Preslar, SPARK Publications

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Rising Star:
Carolina Aponte, CAJA Holdings

Each year NAWBO Charlotte awards two women business owners with prestigious awards.  These women are nominated by you, and a panel of judges interviews each candidate finalist to choose the final winner. Read more about this year’s awards and all our finalists: 2017 Women Business Owner Awards


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NAWBO Charlotte past president Penny Benkeser appeared on WJZY’s Good Day Charlotte with co-host Barbara Pinson. During October’s National Women’s Small Business Month, Penny shared information on the 92,000 women-owned businesses in the Charlotte metro area and the chapter’s 2nd Annual Success in the City event held on October 26. 


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NAWBO® Charlotte is a professional organization specifically designed to fuel the success of the 42,000 women-owned businesses in the greater Charlotte area.  Since 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) has been the front line of America’s 10.6 million women-owned businesses. The organization helps women across the U.S. move their businesses forward by sharing resources, providing education, and providing a single voice to define economic and public policy.  We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our organization, and to keep up with news about our chapter, members and partners. We hope you find interesting and helpful information, and we welcome your inquiries!

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