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About NAWBO Charlotte

Are you a woman-owned business? Since 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) has been the front line of America’s 10.6 million women-owned businesses.

NAWBO-Charlotte is designed to fuel the success of the 90,000 women entrepreneurs in the greater Charlotte area, representing a wide variety of business segments and sizes: the businesses driving our economy’s growth. The organization has helped women across the country move forward in their businesses by sharing resources, providing education, and giving a single voice to define economic and public policy.


Calling all women entrepreneurs! NAWBO Charlotte helps women in the Charlotte region move their businesses forward by sharing resources and providing training, education and networking opportunities.

Additionally, the National NAWBO organization offers access to regional and national educational and networking seminars, a voice in public policy creation at a national level, and discounts from national corporate partners. Join NAWBO and learn more about the benefits of becoming a member.

NAWBO Charlotte hosts monthly association meetings and workshops for women business owners in Charlotte. In addition to providing valuable information about starting a business, these events are also great opportunities for networking and connecting with other women-owned businesses! View their upcoming events, and register to attend.


If you’re a woman entrepreneur and are ready to take the next step in growing your business, NAWBO is the only member-based organization designed to serve, support and strengthen women entrepreneurs in Charlotte. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of NAWBO Charlotte!

There’s a lot to learn about growing your business in Charlotte! By becoming a member of NAWBO, women-owned businesses have access to monthly meetings and workshops that cover a variety of topics beneficial to entrepreneurs. For more information and to join, click here!

Business Advisory and IncubationIt’s time to take your business to the next level. If you’re a woman-owned business and are trying to reach a larger market, join NAWBO Charlotte for access to learning and networking opportunities, monthly meetings and workshops. Get more information and join here!

Award Opportunities

Each year NAWBO Charlotte honors two women business owners with the prestigious Rising Star and Woman Business Owner of the Year Award at the Annual Gala. Are you the next winner? Find out how to enter here!.

Business Associations

NAWBO proudly fuels the success of its members through education, networking and support programs. Some of their programs include:

  • Monthly Meetings: informative speakers cover a variety of topics important to women business owners, with opportunities to network and share best practices with other business owners.
  • Masterminds Groups: small groups of 6-8 members that can act as a Board of Advisors, mentors, or a sounding board.
  • Monthly Expansion Group: Meetings outside of Center City offer opportunities to network with fellow members and visitors, and learn from informative speakers.
  • Lunch ‘n Learn Workshops: Offer small-group education by our Corporate Partners.

Click here to reserve your seat at the next event!


Economic Development

By supporting women entrepreneurs economically, socially and politically, NAWBO Charlotte provides resources to help strengthen the wealth of local businesses and promote economic development within our community. Learn more about how NAWBO supports and propels women-owned businesses!



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NAWBO Charlotte

1800 Camden Road, Suite 107 #44
Charlotte, NC 28203

(704) 900-3067



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