• Monday, April 1, 2019 (All day)Friday, May 31, 2019 (All day)

    Dr. Tererai Trent Award recognizes a woman who encompasses the characteristics displayed and practiced by Dr. Trent.

    • A desire and focus to accomplish a task that serves others

    • A voice toward equality and empowerment for women and girls

    • Motivates others to step up, dream and to take action

    • A woman who uses their power and influence for good and always has a "give-back attitude" and a servant focus.


  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:00pm7:00pm

    In May, it’s all about networking! Join us after work for an informal networking Happy Hour.  5:00 – 7:00 PM. Happy Hour specials include ½ price cocktails, $1 off 22 oz. draft beers and glasses of wine. ‘Bar bites’ are $5 each. Separate checks. Hope you can join us as we talk business and get to know each other better! And, maybe play a few games.

    RSVP to Deb Dietz, ddietz@smbvaluepartners.com


  • Monday, June 3, 2019 (All day)Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day)
  • Monday, June 3, 2019 - 8:00am7:30pm

    Chapter Presidents Onboard Training
    Monday, June 3, 2019
    Westin D.C. City Center, Washington, D.C.

    “Creating Leaders for a World of Change”

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day)
  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 8:00am4:00pm



  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 5:00pm6:00pm

    “I Need More Clients.”

    If I got paid a dollar each time I heard this, my piggy bank would overflow! This collective yearning for “more clients” is shared by nearly all business owners around the world. But most of them don’t realize that they are missing a critical element.

    It’s not one thing that is missing, it’s a series of steps you need. 

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:00pm6:00pm

    A mastermind group is a peer-to-peer mentoring concept used to help members solve their problems with input and advice from other group members. The concept was coined in 1925 by author Napoleon Hill in his book, The Law of Success, and described in his 1937 book, Think and Grow Rich.

    Benefits of a Mastermind Group include:

  • Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:30pm6:00pm

    Celebrate NAWBO Chicago's annual leadership installation and help welcome the incoming board, recognize the hard work of the past year's board and learn about our upcoming initiatives. 

    Registration: 2:30 pm
    Annual Meeting: 3:00 pm
    Reception: 4:00 - 6:00 pm


    Member $40
    Non-Member $50

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 8:45am10:15am

    Overview of the Entrepreneurial Academy and educational opportunities available to small and emerging businesses.

    NOTE: We will have our Book Club discussion during our September meeting, so if you have recently read a great business book you believe would be relevant to our members, please let Deb or Christine know by the June Connects meeting so we all have an opportunity to read and prepare for the September discussion.