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2017 National Women's Business Conference - Hosted by NAWBO

Register for the WBC2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017 (All day)Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (All day)
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
United States

 

HYATT REGENCY MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA

OCTOBER 15-17,  2017


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As women business owners, we’re naturally “daring” individuals. After all, we took a huge leap in starting our own businesses and continue to dare every day—to break boundaries, push limits, change the status quo, work together, attempt the unexpected, be authentic and create our magic. We simply look at the world differently and see opportunities in obstacles. Join NAWBO’s inspiring community of women entrepreneurs as we dare together to reach new heights in our lives, our businesses, our communities and the world. There’s no limit to what we can do when TOGETHER WE DARE! 

 

FEATURED KEYNOTES

 

Brockovich

Erin Brockovich

True American hero determinated to lend her voice to those who do not have one

Say the name Erin Brockovich and you think, strong, tough, stubborn and sexy. Erin is all that and more. She is a modern-day “David” who loves a good brawl with today’s “Goliaths”. She thrives on being the voice for those who don’t know how to yell. She is a rebel. She is a fighter. She is a mother. She is a woman. She is you and me.

Her story and film made “Erin Brockovich” a household name. Over time, Erin realized that she could use her notoriety to spread positive messages of personal empowerment and to encourage others to stand up and make a difference.  Read her full bio >>

 


Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon 

Author of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana and Ashley's War

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author most recently of the New York Times bestseller Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield (2015); as well as the New York Times bestseller The Dressmaker of Khair Khana (2011), about a young entrepreneur who supported her community under the Taliban.

Lemmon began her career as a journalist in Washington. From 1997 to 2004, she covered presidential politics and public policy issues for the ABC News Political Unit and served as an editorial producer during the first year of This Week with George Stephanopoulos. In 2004, she left ABC News to pursue her interest in international development and began MBA study at Harvard. It was during this time that she began reporting from conflict regions.

Read her bio >>

 


REGISTRATION FEES

All Inclusive

Includes all official activities, including NAWBO Annual Membership Meeting/Leadership Development Day, general sessions with meals, breakout sessions, exhibit hall pass, opening reception and awards gala. Please note that there is limited availability for Sunday, so register early. Early Bird registration ends July 31, 2017.

Member $400
Non-member $475
   

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/Leadership Development Day. Early Bird registration ends July 31, 2017.

Member $325
Non-member $375
   

Annual Membership Meeting / Leadership Training Only

Member $75
Non-member $100
   

Opening Reception Ticket

Member $75
Non-member $100
   

Awards Gala

Member $75
Non-member $100

 


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Made in Minnesota Sponsor

 


 

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