NAWBO Iowa Programs

NAWBO Iowa encourages women entrepreneurs to connect and engage in local, state, national and even international events – to expand their network and spheres of influence within the entrepreneurial community at large. See our programs list to discover your next opportunity! If you are interested in joining our programs team please complete this online form: NAWBO Iowa Opportunities >> 

Interested in learning more about being a potential speaker for one of our educational sessions?  Come back to this site to submit an application if your topic aligns with NAWBO’s mission, creates value, and addresses today’s hottest issues affecting women business owners.  Preferred speaking topics and application details, along with the official speaker’s application will be posted here by August 1, 2018 and you will have the opportunity to submit an official speaker’s application which will be due by September 15, 2018 for consideration for our January – June, 2019 speaking engagements.

If you have already applied in the past, you will also have the opportunity to fill out the new speaker’s application (as the past speaker applications are no longer valid) and submit it during those same dates.    


Your Business Check In! NAWBO Iowa Year-End & New Year Kick-Off Party! - JULY 19

July 19, 2018
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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Glen Oaks Country Club
1401 Glen Oaks Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
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New YearAs we look back and celebrate the highlights of this past NAWBO 2017-2018 year and set the tone for where we’re headed in the future year, it’s also the perfect time for Your Business Check In for this 2018 calendar year!

*Registration is still open. Members $30 | NonMembers $40. Please scroll down and click the "Register Now" button.

As we embrace all that summer has to offer, it’s the perfect time to pause, reflect and prepare ourselves to finish our business year strong! During our celebration, we’re also going to dedicate time for an interactive exercise, led by Dorene MacVey, Owner of ithrive31, to set you and your business up for maximum impact in the remaining 2018 calendar year. You’ll ensure you’re not looking back as now is the time to look forward and make this your best year yet!

This action-packed evening is open to all members and guests who love small business. Be prepared to be reenergized for your future potential, learn more about NAWBO Iowa and where we’re heading, all while sending up a cheers for where we’ve been. You’ve heard the buzz about the enhanced programming, now’s your chance to be here first hand when you hear our Mission, Vision, updates on issues impacting WBOs, and our new theme that will help you hit your own business goals.

This fun event is one you don’t want to miss as you won’t be able to leave without being lifted up by your fellow women business owners!

$20 Early-Bird Registration Member Ticket Paid in Advance Online
$30 Late Registration Member Ticket Paid after 5 p.m. on July 13
$30 Early-Bird Registration NON-Member Ticket Paid in Advance Online
$40 Late Registration Member Ticket Paid after 5 p.m. on July 13

Your registration includes one drink ticket and availability to appetizers.

NOTE: New registration policies have been put in place: Payment due online at time of registration. Non-Members may attend at Non-Member Rate. Early-bird registration is preferred. No refunds. For registration questions, contact our administrator at

RSVP by Friday at 4:59 p.m. on July 13 for Early-Bird Registration Discounted Rates.

DATE: Thursday, July 19, 2018
TIME: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
LOCATION: Glen Oaks Country Club, West Des Moines

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Cancellations:  Cancellations are permitted for members who cancel up to 5 days before the event by emailing You must receive a confirmation to know that the registration cancelation was received and the amount paid will be provided as a credit toward a future event.  Our administrator will put your credit on file and the next time you want to register for an event, simply email our administrator to use your credit for your next paid attendance event.  Cancellations after the 5-day cancelation window are not available for a credit option.  (No Refunds)

Registrations + Payment:  Payment is required for registration. Please contact the administrator at with questions or additional registration assistance. 

Late Registration & Payment: NAWBO Iowa welcomes all registrations. However, as events are planned well in advance, NAWBO Iowa cannot guarantee walk-ins or day-of-event registrations. If possible, any day-of-event registrations would be accepted ONLY with credit card pay-at-the-door payment. The $10 late registration fee will be added to the original member or guest event fee. 


$20.00 Member Registration
$30.00 after 5:00 pm July 13

$30.00 Non-Member Registration
$40.00 after 5:00 pm July 13