Welcome!

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! 


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! Central Iowa Satellite monthly luncheons are most often held at the Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines.

December 15 Luncheon: Funding Sources for Your Business

Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines

If you are wondering about the process of seeking a business loan, you won't want to miss the next NAWBO Iowa monthly event!

Join your fellow business owners and Jayne Armstrong, Districtof the SBA Iowa, who will lead a panel discussion of local banking representatives sharing information on how to secure loans for your business.

Networking and lunch included. Register early and save!

NAWBO Iowa is the premier state-wide organization representing the interests of women entrepreneurs in all industries. Over 100 members strong, the award winning Iowa chapter is among the most influencial in the nation today. REGISTER TODAY!


December 15, 2016 | 11:30 AM

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Past Events

The 2016 NAWBO Iowa annual awards celebration was held Thursday, November 10, 2016, at Glen Oaks Country Club in West Des Moines. Over 180 attendees celebrated women business ownership while they enjoyed the beautiful surroundings, a live music presentation and a wonderful luncheon.

Celebration of 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

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

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In the News