Resources

Resources

Whether you’re looking for business strategies for getting started, information on certification or just building your “network” of relationships, NAWBO has all the right connections to get the information you need on-line. Here you’ll find popular and helpful websites for all of your research needs, so be sure to save this page.

BUSINESS RESOURCES

Business Network International www.bni.com/
Missouri Enterprise Business Assistance Center www.missourienterprise.org
Missouri Venture Forum
www.mvfstl.org/
My Own Business www.myownbusiness.org/
Office of Women’s Business Ownership
www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/wbo
SCORE-St. Louis www.stlscore.org
Small Business Administration www.sba.gov
Small Business Development Center www.sba.gov/sbdc
St. Louis Community College Women Entrepreneur Training Program  www.stlcc.edu/Workforce_Development/Events_and_Seminars.html 
St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association
www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/comptroller/documents/audits/st-louis-regional-chamber-growth-association.cfm

CERTIFICATION RESOURCES

You don’t have to be in the construction business to take advantage of Supplier Diversity programs! All government agencies and many large private corporations have active supplier diversity initiatives. Get certified to leverage this valuable advantage!

The National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) www.nwboc.org
The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) www.wbenc.org
Missouri Office of Equal Opportunity
oeo.mo.gov/
Airport Minority Advisory Council www.amac-org.com/
Small Business Administration- Government Contracting
www.sba.gov/contracting

ST. LOUIS MEDIA RESOURCES

St. Louis American Newspaper www.stlamerican.com/
St. Louis Business Journal stlouis.bizjournals.com/stlouis/
St. Louis Post Dispatch www.stltoday.com/
St. Louis Small Business Monthly www.sbmon.com/
St. Louis Women’s eMagazine www.bizjournals.com/bizwomen/ 
Women’s Yellow Pages and St. Louis Women on the Move www.wypstlouis.com/

STATE OF MISSOURI RESOURCES

Misssouri Department of Transportation www.modot.org/
State of Missouri Office of Administration www.oa.mo.gov/
Missouri State Attorney General www.ago.mo.gov/
Missouri State Lieutenant Governor
ltgov.mo.gov/
Missouri Governor www.gov.mo.gov/
Missouri Secretary of State
www.sos.mo.gov/

STATE OF ILLINOIS RESOURCES

Illinois Department of Transportation www.dot.state.il.us/
State of Illinois Business Portal business.illinois.gov/women_assistance.cfm
Illinois Government News Network www.illinois.gov
Illinois State Attorney General www.ag.state.il.us/
Illinois State Lieutenant Governor
www.illinois.gov/ltg/Pages/default.aspx
Illinois Governor www.illinois.gov/gov/Pages/default.aspx
Illinois Secretary of State www.cyberdriveillinois.com/

PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY

Women Entrepreneurs of America www.weainc.webs.com/

Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) www.wipp.org/

St. Louis Regional Chamber www.stlregionalchamber.com/

 

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

American Association of University Women www.aauw.org
American Business Women’s Association www.abwa.org/ 
American Medical Women’s Association www.amwa-doc.org
Association of Women Lawyers of St. Louis www.wlastl.org/
National Association for Female Executives
www.nafe.com/?service=vpage/1474
eWomen Network www.ewomennetwork.com
Women’s President Organization www.womenpresidentsorg.com/index.htm