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Minnesota Newsletter

Oct 18
NAWBO MN Newsletter
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ACHIEVETuesday, October 23rd, 2018, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Keynote Speaker
Meghan McInerny, 
Meghan is COO at Clockwork, overseeing agency operations, digital strategy, and the delivery of innovative web, mobile, and application development projects. She's the co-author of Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process, was named a "Woman to Watch" by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and one of Minnesota Business magazine's "Real Power 50." 
Celebrate with our 2018 Achieve! Winners
Woman Business Owner of the Year
Kasey Worrell Hatzung
Lifetime Achievement Award
Jo Reinhardt
  The Marlene Johnson Legacy Award
Marnie Ochs-Raleigh
Evolve Systems
Disrupter of the Year
Lori Bauer
Climate Makers, Inc.
  Advocate Award
Amalia Moreno-Damgaard
Amalia LLC
Established Woman Business Owner
Heide Olson
All In one Accounting
  Founder of the Year
Alexis Walsko
Lola Red
Generational Award
Heidi Gesell
  Innovation Award
Maia Haag
I See Me!
Emerging Woman Business Owner
Nicole Anthony
  Member of the Year
Mary Albright
Mary Albright Consulting
and president of Starbird Association
Partner of the Year
Sunrise Banks
Sunrise Banks


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Volunteer for the Achieve! Awards Committee:
Are you looking for a fun way to get involved with NAWBO? The Achieve! Awards Committee is looking for new members to help plan and create a fabulous experience for our members. It's a great opportunity to plan a large party in a short-term commitment. Contact Buffie Blesi at buffie@wesparkgrowth if you are interested. Committee planning will begin next week and continue through the end of October.

2018 Fall Membership Drive


DRIVE It's that time of year again! And we're spicing things up with our Fall 2018 Membership Drive! From now until October 31st new and returning members will receive:

  • $25 Discount for all NEW member Initiation Fee. This is automatically reduced at check out for membership
  • $25 reinstatement fee WAIVED for any NAWBO members that rejoin.
  • Each new member will be entered a raffle to win a Member Spotlight on the NAWBO National homepage - 12 Spotlights will be given away!
Click here for more membership benefits and information: https://www.nawbo.org/membership
All members are encouraged to join us for our FREE New Member Breakfast! This is a wonderful opportunity to network and meet new members as well as NAWBO-MN leadership. We encourage you to bring business cards, network with other members, and begin to build new relationships! Complimentary light breakfast will be provided.
Date: Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Time: 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Investment: FREE to Members
Thank you to our Host Sponsor:

SuccessionPlan for Your Future Exit Today - Business Succession Planning

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sell your business? Have you thought about the legacy you want to leave when you transition out of your business? Are you curious about what steps you can take today that will enhance the value of your business in the future? Do you know when you should start planning for your exit? Have you wondered what options there are if you want to take some cash off the table and retain control of your business? Do you want to know more about Leveraged Recaps, ESOPs, Management Buyouts, or selling to Private Equity? This panel includes a business owner that sold her business and professionals that will provide valuable insights into what business owners should do today to prepare their businesses for a transition in the future.
Date: Thursday, November 15th, 2018 
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Investment: $25 NAWBO Members // $55 Non Members
Thank You to our Host Sponsor: