WBC2023 UPDATE: Bestselling Author Dr. Martha Beck Announced as Keynote

Jan 18, 2023 | First Person

Plus, Register Early For Chance to Win a One-Night Stay at Host Hotel


NAWBO’s 2023 National Women’s Business Conference (WBC) presented by Bank of America brings together hundreds of women business owners of all sizes, sectors and backgrounds from across the globe for a one-of-a-kind in-person experience that will lift you up and power your dream in a way like no other. It will be held on October 15-17 in Austin, Texas, and includes a one-day Membership Meeting and two-day conference. Plan to join us for all three days or just two, and register early for the chance to win a one-night stay at our host hotel!


Announcing Our First Keynote Speaker…

Dr. Martha Beck is a New York Times bestselling author who has spent her career helping thousands of people create their best lives. She holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D., all from Harvard University. Her published works include several self-help books and memoirs, including Finding Your Own North Star: Claiming the Life You Were Meant, The Joy Diet: 10 Daily Practices for a Happier Life and Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic. Martha has also published over 150 magazine articles, including almost two decades of monthly columns for O, The Oprah Magazine. In Martha’s latest book, an instant New York Times bestseller and Oprah’s Book Club selection, The Way of Integrity: Find the Path to Your True Self, she explores why “integrity”—being in harmony with ourselves—is the key to a meaningful and joyful life.

Announcing Our Returning Emcee…

Vera Jones is a motivational speaker, communication coach and author as well as a 30-year broadcast veteran and former ESPN and Big Ten Network basketball analyst. She also founded Perseverance Speakers Academy to help people confidently realize their professional speaking purpose. Vera emceed our 2021 and 2022 conferences and we’re excited for her to return in 2023!


Other Agenda Highlights…

• Networking
• Exhibit hall
• Partner resources
• Breakout sessions

• Swag
• Awards gala
• Giveaways
• Stay and play 


Announcing a Special Incentive to Register Early…

We’re offering a special incentive this year to register early! Every month starting in January and continuing through the conference, we’re randomly drawing the name of one registrant to win a 1-night hotel stay at this year’s conference host venue, Renaissance Austin Hotel. That means, the earlier you register, the better your odds of winning!



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