National Women's Business Conference | NAWBO

Success is a combination of being at the right place, at the right time, and doing something about it. For entrepreneurs and women in general, that place and time is right now. Women business owners are starting and growing companies at a pace faster than ever before.

They are at the table in more executive boardrooms, speaking out on more important personal and business issues and becoming key contenders and players in Washington, D.C. and in their state and local government offices. And they are paying forward this success by reaching down to the next generation and out to women around the globe to bring them up. Join hundreds of women entrepreneurs as we come together to capitalize on this incredible moment in time, and do something about it.

keynote speaker

Sophia Amoruso

Sophia is Founder of Girlboss

As the founder of Girlboss, Sophia is the creative visionary, entrepreneur, and industry disruptor who has forged an unprecedented path in building modern brands. Named by Forbes as “Fashion’s New Phenom” and featured on the cover of their June 2016 “Self-Made Women” issue, Sophia has gone from one of the most prominent figures in retail to a cultural thought leader. Sophia is the author of New York Times 18-week bestseller #GIRLBOSS, which sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide to date. In 2014, Sophia launched The Girlboss Foundation, which awards financial grants of $15,000 to women in industries of design, fashion, music and the arts to help them build and grow their small businesses

keynote speaker

Tiffany Dufu

Tiffany is Co-Founder and CEO of The Cru

Tiffany Dufu is a catalyst-at-large in the world of women’s leadership and the author of Drop the Ball, a memoir and manifesto that shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go. According to foreword contributor Gloria Steinem, DROP THE BALL is “important, path-breaking, intimate and brave.

Named to Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women, Tiffany is Co-Founder and CEO of The Cru, was a launch team member to Lean In, and also served as Chief Leadership Officer to Levo, the fastest growing millennial professional network. Prior to that, Tiffany served as President of The White House Project. Having raised nearly $20 million toward the cause of women and girls, she’s been featured in The New York Times, ESSENCE, O, The Oprah Magazine, and on NPR.  Tiffany is a member of Women's Forum New York, Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Inc. and is a Lifetime Girl Scout. In addition to being a part of TARA, a sister group of the Belizean Grove focusing on the next generation of global leaders, she serves on the board of Girls Who Code and Simmons College.

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The NAWBO Women’s Business Conference is the only event of its kind focused on connecting women entrepreneurs to real business opportunities that deliver bottom-line results.

The conference brings together hundreds of businesses of all sizes from various industries to provide women entrepreneurs with both personal and professional tools and resources to take their business to the next level of success.

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exhibiting opportunities

The exhibit hall at NAWBO’s Women’s Business Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, will be a major highlight of this year’s conference experience.

Hundreds of conference participants will stop in throughout their days to connect with a wide range of local, national and global exhibitors and their products and services, as well as with one another. It’s a high-traffic, high-visibility set up that will no doubt increase your exposure and build your brand.

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registration fees


All Inclusive

  • Includes all official activities, including NAWBO Annual Membership Meeting, general sessions with meals, breakout sessions, exhibit hall pass, opening reception and awards gala.





  • Registration

    Includes all official activities, including general sessions with meals, breakout sessions, exhibit hall pass, opening reception and awards gala.

    Does not include NAWBO Annual Membership Meeting.





  • Annual Membership Meeting Only




  • Opening Reception Ticket




  • Awards Gala




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Hyatt Regency Jacksonville - Riverfront Hyatt

225 E Coastline Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: +1 904 588 1234
Room Rate: $189.00/night + tax
Check-in 3:00 pm and Check-out 12:00pm

Room Block ends on September 21, 2019 or when room block is full. Use Code G-NATW

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Event venues are handicap accessible. Please let us know if you have any special requirements.

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