NAWBO membership is open to sole proprietors, partners and corporate owners, and involved in policy-making, and day-to-day management of the corporation. Membership is recorded in the name of the individual, not the organization. A new member’s join date is the first day of the month NAWBO National receives payment. Membership dues are nonrefundable, and subject to change.

Of special note: NAWBO-VC has established an exclusive “Elite Member Sponsor” for those local members who would like to provide additional support for our local chapter while gaining added exposure for their business. Please see the details below. Elite Member Sponsorship is in addition to a required annual National membership.

Elite Member Sponsor –

$600 annual dues – This local Ventura County add-on membership is in addition to the required annual membership dues as noted below.

Elite Member Sponsors receive:

  • Dinner Meeting Sponsorship Benefits – Eleven free registrations, to be used in any quantity per meeting, to bring guests for example, up to a maximum of eleven within the year ($385 value). Also, special recognition at the podium each meeting, title sponsorship of one pre-determined dinner meeting with company materials at each seat for that meeting and a 3-minute presentation at podium for one sponsored event.
  • Social Media and Website Exposure – Logo placement with link on NAWBOVC website, Logo in monthly e-newsletter reaching 900+, promotion of Elite Member events (by request to the Board), recognition  on NAWBOVC Facebook page.
  • Free Attendance at Mixers and Other Socials
  • To secure an Elite Sponsorship contact our President

Premier Member

(Voting Member): $100 – One time initiation fee and only $29.95 per month. An annual option is also available.

A Premier Member owns a percentage of their company. As a voting member, Premier Members are able to directly impact the current and future of the chapter and organization, helping to form policies and processes, including serving on the Chapter Board of Directors. A Premier Member receives full member benefits

Introductory Member

(Non-Voting Member): $100 – One time initiation fee and only $19.95 per month. An annual option is also available.

Introductory Members receives all communications and publications, is eligible for limited discounts and benefits, and is listed in the online member directory.

Supporting Member

(Non-Voting Member): $100 – One time initiation fee and only $39.95 per month. An annual option is also available.

A Supporting Member is an individual or Non-Profit Organization who subscribes to the objectives of NAWBO and wishes to lend support to NAWBO through membership. A Supporting Member receives full benefits. Supporting Members do not need to be a women business owner. This category includes Students and Retired members.