National Association Women Business Owners

Save The Date - NAWBO Greater Detroit presents

Save The Date

2/13/2019

Southfield, Michigan:  Join us for the 25th Anniversary celebration of NAWBO’s Annual Top 10 Michigan Business Women Awards and Silent Auction on March 28, 2019. Registration opens at 5:00 p.m. The VIP Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards program at 6:30 P.M. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Excel, our 501(c)3 arm which provides on-going education, support and mentoring programs for girls as they start or grow successful business.


NAWBO-GDC values its long- term relationship with all of its partners who support various initiatives. We are excited to introduce this year’s remarkable Michigan women who are making a difference in their companies, in Michigan and in the local economy.


The venue for this year’s event will be the beautiful Somerset Inn - Banquet & Conference Center located at 2601 W. Big Beaver road in Troy, Michigan 48084. Suggested Attire:  Cocktail Reception


Registration, tickets, advertising and sponsorship opportunities can be found at NAWBOGDC.org or by calling 313-961-4748 or email at admin@nawbogdc.org.


The following awards will be presented to honorees during this event:


EMERGING BUSINESS - An emerging and promising woman business owner who has owned her business for 5 years or less. Must be age 40 or older.


MILLENNIAL ENTREPRENUER AWARD - A woman age 21 - 39 who has owned her business for at least 2 years and has demonstrated consistent growth each year she has been in business.


GIVING SPIRIT AWARD – A woman business owner who selflessly provides her time, talent and support to better the community through volunteerism and leadership.


WARRIOR AWARD – A woman business owner who has overcome personal and professional obstacles, has persevered through those obstacles and currently owns a successful business.


INNOVATION AWARD – A woman business owner who has demonstrated commitment to developing game changing technology tools, products or services.


PINNACLE AWARD – A woman business owner who has owned one or more businesses for 25 years or more.


DIVERSITY CHAMPION CORPORATE AWARD – A woman, organization or business that has promoted and facilitated diversity.


DIVERSITY CHAMPION BUSINESS OWNER AWARD – A woman owned diverse business (MBE, WBE, Veteran or LGBT) that demonstrates a commitment to diversity as reflected in the company’s hiring and

recruitment practices and/or within their current supply chain that includes other diverse suppliers.


WORDS OF WISDOM AWARD – A woman who has been instrumental in educating, mentoring and inspiring professional women toward achieving their

Dreams of entrepreneurship.


NAWBO/EXCEL YOUNG ENTREPRENUER AWARD – Young girl under age 21

who owns her own business.



 The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), headquartered in Washington, DC is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries, and boasts over 5,000 members and 60 chapters across the country. Founded in 1975, it is the unified voice of more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propel women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. Visit nawbogdc.org

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