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Women's Business Development Center
The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) is a nationally and internationally recognized not-for-profit organization established in 1986 to work with women to launch new businesses and strengthen existing businesses in the Chicago area. Over the past 20 years, the WBDC has become a leader in providing direct services to women business owners and in effecting public policy changes which reflect the needs of women entrepreneurs and their families.

Athena Powerlink
Since 1999, the ATHENAPowerLink® Program has been helping women-owned businesses expand profitably through the use of professional advisory panels.

AmFam Business Accelerator Program
At American Family Insurance, we know how hard you’ve worked to build your dream — your business and your future. The Business Accelerator Program gives you the tools and strategies you need to grow your business and attain the quality of life you desire. It’s a national small business series presented by proven growth coaches. And it’s uniquely designed to deliver free business growth education in a community environment that will challenge the way you operate today and encourage sharing of ideas among participants. The Business Accelerator program ran from June through October 2009. Many NAWBO members took advantage of this worthwhile program.

Center for Women's Business Research
For the latest facts and figures about how women-owned and led businesses are impacting the economy, visit the Center for Women's Business Research webpage for the latest trends you need to know today.

Small Business Administration
Information about government assistance to small business.

SBA Office of Women's Business Ownership
Small Business Administrator's Office of Women's Business Ownership Outside Resources Hotline. Provides more than three dozen useful links to resources for women business owners

National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC)
WBE certification

National Women's Business Council
Procurement links
News on Federal government procurement issues
Federal Business Opportunities
State of Illinois Purchasing

City of Chicago Procurement Dept
Selling to the Government
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government.

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