Upcoming Events


Busting Networking’s Biggest Myths

Posted Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Join us for lunch on April 14th as referral marketing expert and master trainer Paula Frazier of Referral Institute debunks some of networking’s biggest myths and show you how to build, educate, motivate and activate your networking partners to maximize the returns for your business!

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Spring Membership Social

Posted Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Make plans to join us for a fun, festive and FREE evening at Butler’s Unique Catering at “The Brownstone” on Thursday, April 30th as we say thank you to our members and celebrate NAWBO’s 40th Anniversary! Grab some friends and clients and bring them out to see what NAWBO Richmond is all about!

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What’s It Worth? How to Maximize the Value of Your Business When You Exit

Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015

Join us for a special high energy, content rich session on March 17th as Patrick Morin, Managing Director of Transact Capital Partners, guides attendees in how to begin effectively planning and executing their exit strategy now in order to maximize their return when they sell their business down the road.

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Recap of 2015 Legislative Reception @ The General Assembly!

Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Thanks to all who came out to help make our 2015 Legislative Reception a big success! We had a great showing from our members and corporate partners and the many legislators who attended. Check out some photo highlights from the event!

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2015 Legislative Reception @ The General Assembly

Posted Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Be a part of the policy making process! Join us for our annual Legislative Reception at the Virginia General Assembly on Thursday, February 12th to meet one-on-one with your legislators and share your thoughts and concerns on issues impacting women business owners in Virginia.

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Meet the 2015 Award Finalists!

Posted Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Meet our fabulous 2015 finalists! This special group of women will be honored at the 17th Annual Enterprising Women of Excellence Awards Dinner on March 5 at the Omni Richmond Hotel.

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Don’t Try This At Home! When It’s Time To Hire A Marketing Agency

Posted Monday, January 26th, 2015

Make plans to join us for lunch on February 10th as local marketing expert, Jennifer Sperberg, guide us through the considerations and timing of hiring a marketing agency to assist in your business’s branding and marketing efforts.

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Franchising: A Proven Concept

Posted Friday, January 16th, 2015

Have you wondered if franchising might be the right fit for you? Are you interested in learning more about the pros and cons of owning a franchise vs. starting your own business and whether you have what it takes? Join us for a special morning workshop on January 27th as our panel of local franchisors and franchisees share their best advice and answer your questions.

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Top Ten Hiring Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Posted Monday, January 5th, 2015

Join us for lunch on January 13th as small business HR consultant Mindy Flanigan, PHR, shares expert advice on the top ten hiring mistakes that small business owners make and how to avoid them. Mindy will offer practical tips on how to hire wisely and minimize turnover for your business!

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Overcoming Obstacles in Business: Holiday Luncheon

Posted Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Starting & running a business is tough business. Ever wonder how some entrepreneurs are able to navigate & rebound from challenges that may cause others to throw in the towel? Join us on December 9th as Freda Thornton, owner/operator of several local McDonald’s restaurants, shares her inspiring story of resilience & success in the often choppy waters of business.

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