• Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 8:30am

    The Lincoln Park Business Exchange (BXG) is a peer-to-peer advisory and networking group for NAWBO members in non-competing businesses who live or work in or near Lincoln Park. Join the discussion at 8:30 a.m. on fourth Tuesday of every month. Members interested in attending as a guest may contact Helen Bloch for more information: hbloch@blochpc.com

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 8:45am10:15am

    Karen Goldman, Director of The Women’s Business Development Center, and her team will share what we need to know about the certification process. WBENC is the largest certifier of women-owned businesses in the U.S. and a leading advocate for women business owners and entrepreneurs. They believe diversity promoted innovation, open doors, and creates partnerships that fuel the economy. They provide the most relied upon certification standard for women-owned businesses and the tools to help them succeed.

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 11:30am1:00pm


  • Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 5:30pm

    The NAWBO Boardroom Exchange, which offers a forum for established women business owners to exchange ideas, socialize and gain peer support, is opening its doors to new members.

    Member candidates must be NAWBO members, and own businesses that: do not compete with other members; are at least seven years old, and have overhead expenses such as employees, rent, etc.

    The group typically meets for dinner on the first Thursday of every other month at 5:30 pm at the East Bank Club. 

    Interested candidates should contact Linda Forman at lformancpa@aol.com.

  • Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:00pm6:00pm

    A.I.M. for Greatness and Rise to your Potential  

    Business development comes down to those who can pivot in an ever-changing workplace.  Is your business focused on versatile, uplifting and adaptable learning tools that result in you becoming more effective and producing phenomenal results?

    Agile business development means concurrently pursuing multiple paths and destinations to rise to your potential. You must be willing to shift, turn and adjust as the demand for excellence changes.

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 12:00pm1:00pm

    Please join us for lunch as we get to know one another. The forum is open discussion. 

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 9:00am10:30am
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 8:30am10:00am

    Visit our monthly meetings the fourth Thursday of the month in Downers Grove from 8:30 am to 10:00 am. Each month a member presents her business while attendees are encouraged to share their own stories and ask questions both in the Connect meeting and afterwards. There is plenty of time to network before and after the presentation, so plan to join the active dialogue around the monthly topic and other topics brought to the meeting.

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 8:45am10:15am

    One of the NAWBO Chicago North Connects members will showcase their business and we will discuss opportunities to provide support, assistance, opportunities and connections.