NAWBO NYC. Fueling the success of New York City women-owned businesses.

for Support from your NAWBO NYC Sisters 

At NAWBO NYC, exclusive membership perks to strengthen your business include:


Find business partners, clients, customers, mentors, and more.

  • NAWBO NYC Membership Directory access
  • NAWBO National Membership Directory access
  • Member Spotlight and Success Stories that promote your business to NAWBO NYC members and friends
  • Invitations to exclusive NAWBO NYC programs and events


Programming & Events

Attend engaging events and programs that excite, inform, and motivate, with opportunities to connect with fellow business owners.

  • Monthly events to meet, greet, and network with your fellow members. 
  • Programs and events with expert speakers who share insights and answer questions on various business topics. Guest expert talks address leadership, sales, marketing, finance, and public policy, plus programs on work/life balance, time management, health, and more.
  • Monthly Mastermind Groups for ongoing support where you can confidentially discuss problems, share successes, ask advice, find help, and develop solutions with your peers


Gain contacts, mentors, and advocacy wins to help your business achieve new heights of success.

  • The NAWBO NYC Mentoring Program pairs mentors (qualified and experienced women business owners) with mentees (business owners who need guidance), providing personal support that leads to breakthroughs, stronger business acumen, and more confidence in your business and leadership skills.
  • Partner Offers, including discounts and benefits that deliver significant bottom-line savings to all members.
  • Your public policy advocate. NAWBO represents a united voice on issues that impact women-owned and small businesses daily. NAWBO provides members with information about current legislation affecting women-owned businesses and serves as a vehicle for exercising political influence through action at national and local levels.


Discover new friends and spend time with fellow women business owners who truly understand the ups and downs of running a business.

  • Online newsletters and tools that provide support.
  • Social media connections through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, providing pertinent information to help you grow your business.
  • Meet & Greets that fit your schedule, from breakfast socials to lunch-and-learns to connecting over cocktails in the evening (virtually and in-person).


From new partnerships and mentorship opportunities to advisory support and volunteering, you’ll be presented with countless opportunities to get involved.

  • Celebrate and leverage the collective power of women entrepreneurs from around the world at the annual NAWBO Women’s Business Conference, bringing together hundreds of business owners of all sizes, from all industries. 
  • Volunteer with NAWBO NYC. Meet new people, develop new skills, feel more confident, and play a bigger part in your community. We have projects for all interests, from Marketing & Communications, Events, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, to Corporate Development, Membership Engagement, and more. Pick from projects that fit your interests and schedule.
  • Market your business through the NAWBO Member Directory, NAWBO NYC Member Spotlight, NAWBO NYC Newsletters, and more.


Strength in Connections. Strength in Knowledge. Strength in Opportunity. 

for Support from your NAWBO NYC Sisters 

Premier Membership


$479.40 if paid in one payment

Basic Membership


$359.40 if paid in one payment

Supporting Membership


$795.00 if paid in one payment

NextGen Membership

$120.00 annual

Online Communication Membership

No annual fee

Membership Dues

With shared values and the strength and business support of your smart, savvy sisters in NAWBO NYC, let us help you overcome challenges, channel your inner champion, and become an unstoppable trailblazer on your business journey.

Premier members get the full and extensive range of national and local benefits, including Member Spotlights and Mastermind groups. Please click here for membership category details and national benefits and click here for all our local chapter benefits.

There is a $100 application fee for new members. We welcome returning NAWBO members with a reinstatement processing fee of $25.

Membership for NAWBO is recorded in the name of the individual, not the organization. Your dues payments are non-refundable. Your membership dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for Federal Income Tax purposes.