NAWBO National Women’s Business Conference Coming to Spokane, Washington

Feb 26, 2018 | Advocacy, Uncategorized

Bank of America Continues to Support Women Business Owners, Will Serve as Presenting Sponsor for Sixth Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO) will bring its annual National Women’s Business Conference (WBC) to Spokane, Washington from September 23 – 25.  The 2018 event will feature keynote remarks by Elizabeth Gilbert, Author of Eat, Pray, Love and most recently, Big Magic. Shabnam Mogharab, CEO and Executive Producer at SoulPancake, an award-winning media, and entertainment company that explores ‘Life’s Big Questions’ and curates uplifting, thought-provoking content to celebrate the human experience will provide a keynote address as well. The theme of this year’s conference is “Work Well, Live Well.”  

“As women entrepreneurs, our lives are a journey, never a destination. We run successful businesses and households, give back to our communities, advocate for causes we care about and nurture other life passions,” said Kathleen Warnick, NAWBO National Board Chair.  “We are constantly focusing, refocusing, pushing, pausing, inventing, reinventing, stretching and balancing. This year’s conference is designed to focus on the wellness and wholeness of attendees so they can continue on their entrepreneurial path armed with the resources they need to be successful.”

The NAWBO WBC draws nearly a thousand women business owners from around the globe and offers break-out sessions that provide practical and inspirational tools to scale and grow businesses of all sizes, from soloproneurs to multi-million dollar enterprises.  Bank of America will serve as the WBC’s Presenting Sponsor for the sixth year. 

“Women business owners play a critical role in driving economic growth, fostering a competitive marketplace and providing critically-needed products and services,” said Jill Calabrese Bain, head of Bank of America’s Small Business Merchant Services. “NAWBO’s annual conference is a great time for women business owners to pause, reflect and recharge. Bank of America is proud to support this empowering event as presenting sponsor.”

NAWBO was founded 43 years ago in Washington, D.C. to serve as an advocacy organization for all women business owners.  The national organization continues to ensure that women business owners have a voice at all decision-making tables. For more information visit 

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