You’re a NJAWBO Member. Now What?
Maximize Your NJAWBO Membership
There are MANY ways to get value from your NJAWBO membership!
Attend Meetings in Your Region and Beyond—Remember, people do business with people they know and like. Don’t forget that membership entitles you to attend meetings anywhere in New Jersey at member prices; so, grow your network and build some solid relationships.
Volunteer/Lead/Get Involved—A great way to get to know NJAWBO members and for them to get to know you is to become involved. There are many opportunities to volunteer for region leader or committee positions.
Professional Development—NJAWBO offers access to many different educational and mentoring programs.
Valuable Exposure—Showcase your expertise at meetings by giving educational presentations. Doing this gives members the opportunity to get to know you and gives you a wonderful public relations opportunity. Plus, your online member profile will give you even more “searchability” and exposure.
NJAWBO Blog—Submit a blog that includes a link to your website, where people can learn more about you. Your blog will be publicized on the NJAWBO website, by email, and on our social media platforms.
Your Online Membership Profile—Make sure you take time to update yours. Prospective clients Use Find-A-Member to search for you on the NJAWBO website. Add your head shot. Upload your logo to your image gallery to make it even more appealing to visitors.
Write an Article for the NJAWBO Newsletter—The Bottom Line—Another way to showcase your expertise. In addition to sharing valuable content, an article in The Bottom Line will establish you as a subject-matter expert. The Bottom Line is circulated electronically to over 2500 recipients with print issues available at all NJAWBO events.
Referrals—Get real referrals through building your relationships with NJAWBO members…not forced, empty ones.
Credibility—Being a member of NJAWBO gives your business credibility and a sense of trustworthiness.
Public Policy—NJAWBO is the voice of thousands of women business owners. Learn about the policies that will affect us and get involved if you are interested in advocacy and government affairs.
And perhaps most important…help other women businesses to succeed and thrive. If you’re a New Jersey woman business owner—whether you’re an employer of many or a solopreneur or anywhere in between—you should be a proud member of NJAWBO, the longest-standing statewide organization of women business owners in the state of New Jersey!
For more information on any of the above, contact your region leadership team members, any board member, or email [email protected].