National Women's Business Conference - 2023 | NAWBO

National Women's Business Conference - 2023

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POWER YOUR DREAM

Every entrepreneurial journey starts with a dream. To create something new, better or more meaningful. To be your own boss and leader. To enjoy a more flexible lifestyle. To leave a legacy for the next generation. To give back to a community. To change the world in positive ways. Whatever your dream as a woman business owner, NAWBO is here to power it by delivering a uniquely fun and impactful experience infused with connectivity, inspiration, learning, resources and more.

 

Registration Fees
  • All Inclusive Conference 3-Day Registration (Includes Annual Membership Meeting, Leadership Reception and Full Conference)
    Early Bird Pricing (Ends June 30, 2023)

    member 

    $525

    non-member

    $575

  • All Inclusive Conference 3-Day Registration (Oct. 15-17)
    Regular Pricing 

    member

    $575

    non-member

    $650

     

  • Full 2-Day Conference Registration
    (Includes both conference days, Oct. 16-17 only)
    Early Bird Pricing (Ends June 30, 2023)

    member

    $475

    non-member

    $550

     

  • Full 2-Day Conference Registration
    Regular Pricing

    member

    $525

    non-member

    $600

     

Register Now

Renaissance Austin Hotel  

9721 Arboretum Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759

Phone: +1 512-343-2626 

 

Room Rate: $209.00/night + tax
Room block available until September 15, 2023 or when full.

 

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Join hundreds of women entrepreneurs as we come together to capitalize on this incredible moment in time.

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Interested in being a conference speaker? Please submit this form for consideration.

All times are listed in Central Daylight Time; events and times are subject to change.

 

 

 

October 15, 2023
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  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CT

    Breakfast

    Celebratory Toast to Excellence

  • 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. CT

    Committee Updates: Membership, National Events, Governance, Finance, Technology

  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT

    BREAK

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

    Chapter Awards Ceremony

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

    LUNCH

  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.CT

    Strategies for Growing Your Business

  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

    Experience Austin

  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT

    First time Attendee Meet and Greet

    • How to maximize your NAWBO membership
  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT

    Leadership Reception

October 16, 2023
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  • 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. CT

    Meditation, yoga and mindfulness session

  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. CT

    Breakfast

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CT

    Morning General Session

    Welcome

    Keynote – Martha Beck

  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

    BREAK

  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

    Lunch

  • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT

    Exhibit Hall Hours

  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT

    Breakout Sessions

  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT

    Breakout Sessions

  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT

    General Session

  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT

    Welcome to Austin Reception!

     

     

October 17, 2023
  • time
  • description
  • location
  • 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. CT

    Meditation, yoga and mindfulness session

  • 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CT

    Networking Activity and Raffles

  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT

    Workshops

  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT

    Speed Networking

  • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CT

    Exhibit Hall Hours

  • 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CT

    Lunch General Session

  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. CDT

    Breakout Sessions

  • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

    Breakout Sessios

  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT

    Get ready for gala!

  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT

    Award Reception/Photo Ops

  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CT

    NAWBO Annual National Awards Gala

    • Woman Business Owner of the Year panel
    • Advocacy Award, Member of the Year Award, Rising Star Award
    • Susan Hagar Legacy Award 
    • Gillian Rudd Business Leadership Award
Featured Keynote

Martha Beck

New York Times Bestselling Author

Dr. Martha Beck is a New York Times bestselling author who has spent her career helping thousands of people create their best lives. She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D., all from Harvard University. Her published works include several self-help books and memoirs, including Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant, The Joy Diet: 10 Daily Practices for a Happier Life and Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic. Martha has also published over 150 magazine articles, including almost two decades of monthly columns for O, The Oprah Magazine. In Martha’s latest book, an instant New York Times bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection, The Way of Integrity: Find the Path to Your True Self, she explores why “integrity”—being in harmony with ourselves—is the key to a meaningful and joyful life.

Vera Jones (Emcee)

Motivational Speaker, Communication Coach and Author

Vera is a motivational speaker, communication coach and author as well as a 30-year broadcast veteran and former ESPN and Big Ten Network basketball analyst. She offers leadership, communication, resilience, diversity and inclusion and conflict resolution coaching and consulting. She also recently founded Perseverance Speakers Academy to help people confidently realize their professional speaking purpose. Vera holds a master’s degree in Television and Radio from Syracuse University, where she is a Hall of Fame athlete. She is also MTI certified in conflict dynamics and workplace conflict resolution.