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Top 12 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your NAWBO Membership

The benefits of NAWBO membership are plenty, and many are highlighted below. For details on these and other ways to increase your NAWBO ROI, visit and click on “Membership Benefits” or contact the Chapter office at 312.224.2605 or

Attend 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.

Search 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.

Attend Events.  NAWBO Chicago offers a wide range of interesting and valuable events to fit your business needs, your location and your budget. Visit often to learn about and register for upcoming programs, forums and networking events that interest you.

Meet 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 goals.

Get 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.

Meet 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.

Participate 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.

The “N” 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 headquarters.

Become 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.

Take Advantage of the Listserv.  Have a question or a bit of news to share with other NAWBO members? Send an email to 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 to set up options for receiving the emails. (See Listserv Guidelines in this packet.)

Connect 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.”

    Ways to Join NAWBO or Renew Your Membership

    Once you click these links you will be leaving the NAWBO Chicago Web site and entering the NAWBO National Web site. 

    Join ONLINE by clicking here 

    Renew ONLINE If you have already set up a customer profile and have a username and password please log in here
    If you do not know your logon ID and password, contact the NAWBO National office at (800) 55 NAWBO (800-556-2926) or

    Download a Membership Application
    Submit application by mail, NAWBO, P.O. Box 826157, Philadelphia, PA 19182-6157 or by fax, 202-403-3788.

    If you have questions or need more information about a NAWBO membership, contact Member Services at

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