benefits of NAWBO membership are plenty, and many are highlighted below. For
details on these and other ways to increase your NAWBO ROI, visit
www.nawbochicago.org and click on “Membership Benefits” or contact the Chapter
office at 312.224.2605 or email@example.com.
a Prospective Member Event if you have not already done so. These
informative sessions are great networking events as well as a way for newer
members and those considering membership to get acquainted with all that NAWBO
has to offer.
the Member Directory. NAWBO members provide and need a wide range of products
and services, and represent a rich source of strategic partners for your own
business. Remember to "shop NAWBO first" to support one another when possible.
Events. NAWBO Chicago offers a wide range of interesting and
valuable events to fit your business needs, your location and your budget. Visit
nawbochicago.org often to learn about and register for upcoming programs,
forums and networking events that interest you.
with a Membership Committee Member to discuss ways to get the most out of your
membership. This will help tailor your NAWBO membership to your needs and
Involved in a Business Xchange Group. You
can find up-to-date listings and contact information by clicking here.
Deepen Your Connections By Joining a
Committee. Perhaps most valuable membership benefit of all is the opportunity to help
move NAWBO forward by serving on a committee. This is the place where you will
build the strongest relationships and feel the greatest benefit for your
membership investment. Choose a committee to showcase your talents, to learn
something new, or to suit your availability and interests.
with NAWBO Chicago Advisory Board. Take
advantage of this very special resource and member benefit. The Advisory Board
represents a “Dream Team” of business experts. Apply for this valuable service
and a specially selected group of experienced NAWBO members will help you work
through your specific business issue in a confidential setting.
in Advertising Opportunities. There are numerous
advertising opportunities available for yourself and your business on the NAWBO
Chicago website and also in event programs and sponsorships throughout the year. Check out the
Member Spotlight section, banner ads throughout the site, also the e-Bulletin.
Stands For National. There are
many benefits that come with membership in a national organization, including
the opportunity to connect with members across the country, national and
regional business development conferences, small business advocacy initiatives,
national corporate partner benefits, and more.
Visit the National NAWBO website to discover the
activities, resources and opportunities available through national
Active in Social Networking. Find
NAWBO Chicago on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and You Tube in order to stay
connected with upcoming events and other opportunities.
Advantage of the Listserv. Have a
question or a bit of news to share with other NAWBO members? Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Members are automatically added to the
listserv group when they join the organization. If you wish to be removed, just
contact the office. You can also go to www.googlegroups.com to set up options for
receiving the emails. (See Listserv Guidelines in this packet.)
Through LinkedIn. Join the NAWBO Chicago group on LinkedIn and widen
your networking circle. It’s free to open a LinkedIn profile – then just search
“NAWBO Chicago” under “Groups.”