Welcome to NAWBO Iowa, the website of the National Association of Women Business Owners Iowa. Whether you are just starting a business or have been a woman business owner for 30 years, you will find a supportive, educational and energetic environment within NAWBO Iowa, a group that took root in Iowa in 1986. Women in business propelling other women in business. Join the movement! 

Celebration of Excellence

Register now for the 2016 NAWBO Iowa annual awards celebration! >>
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Glen Oaks Country Club, West Des Moines

This year NAWBO Iowa honors the following three women for their excellence:

Miriam Erickson Brown

Miriam Erickson Brown
Anderson Erickson Dairy
2016 NAWBO Iowa Hall of Fame Legacy Award Honorree

Mary Anne Kennedy
Primary Source Promotion
2016 NAWBO Iowa Woman Business Owner of the Year
Jayne Armstrong

Jayne Armstrong
U.S. Small Business Admin.
2016 NAWBO Iowa Advocate of the Year

Upcoming Events

NAWBO Iowa invites members and guests to attend a variety of events throughout each month and throughout the state of Iowa. Connect with women business owners at the following NAWBO Iowa events!


Webinar: Iowa Pregnant Workers’ Rights: A straightforward approach for Iowa businesses

This webinar will highlight the background, including legislative history of the proposed legislation, strategy for moving forward and a Question & Answer portion with the panelists.
October 24, 2016 | 12:00 PM

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Siouxland Satellite Mixer

Come meet other women in business!
October 25, 2016 | 5:15 PM

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Webinar: Scary Politics Party - Online on Halloween

JOIN US with NAWBO Public Policy to make a difference. Connect with people that matter most including legislators, organizations and women leaders that will shape policy.
October 31, 2016 | 12:00 PM

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NAWBO Iowa Annual Awards Celebration

Honoring the contributions made by women to the Iowa business landscape. The NAWBO Iowa Celebration of Excellence Annual Awards program is an established tradition in the state, recognizing our highest achieving women in business in Iowa.
November 10, 2016 | 11:30 AM

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Funding Sources for Your Business

Panel Discussion
December 15, 2016 | 11:30 AM

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Member Spotlight

We recognize our NAWBO Iowa members for their drive, participation and wealth-creating capacity as local members of the National Association of Women Business Owners. This month we appreciate:

Kristen Hall

Attorney & Mediator
Hall Mediation & Law

Members in the News

On the right path - Stony Creek combines landscape with creativity

Bronze Satellite Partner, Stony Creek Landscapes, is making news in North Central Iowa. Take a moment to learn more about them as they continue to support women business owners and leaders.
02/20/2016 | dswon@intandemmarketing.net | 0

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In the News