The 2020 NAWBO Iowa Celebration of Excellence will begin at 11:30 AM on Thursday, Januay 14, 2021. This year's event promises to be entertaining and truly unique with an engaging mix of live and pre-recorded activity highlighting our honorees and their accomplishments plus a chance for guests to network in small groups with fellow local business owners. Networking begins at 11:30 AM. The main event will begin at noon.
NAWBO Iowa presents three annual awards to celebrate women business owners in Iowa. In addition, this event also presents the annual SBA Iowa Top Lender to Woman-Owned Small Business Award. This awards program is its 11th year celebrating women business ownership in Iowa with the support of local and national businesses who share the NAWBO Mission: to propel women business owners into greater economic, social and political spheres of power statewide.
ANNOUNCING: THE 2020 HONOREES INCLUDE:
NAWBO IOWA HALL OF FAME LEGACY HONOREE
President / Owner
The NAWBO Iowa Hall of Fame Legacy Award was established in 2014 to honor Iowa’s women business owners who demonstrate exemplary leadership. These women are respected for their commitment to leadership and excellence across their business, industry, community, and volunteer service. Their contributions represent a legacy of achievement and an inspiration to others.
NAWBO IOWA WOMAN BUSINESS OWNER OF THE YEAR
East Village Spa
This award honors one outstanding NAWBO Iowa woman business owner who has used creative initiatives to overcome obstacles, generate economic impact, grow a successful and sustainable business, and improve the community.
NAWBO IOWA ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
Mary Anne Kennedy
Primary Source, Inc.
This award honors one outstanding individual or company who has worked to practice, innovate, and effect change by supporting and advocating for women business owners in Iowa.
U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IOWA TOP LENDER TO WOMAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESSES
To Lincoln Savings Bank
Presented by Jayne Armstrong, SBA Iowa District Director, 2020 U.S. Small Business Administration
See Photos from 2019 Celebration of Excellence >>
Event: 2020 NAWBO Iowa Celebration of Excellence
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Place: Virtual - Login link will be sent to registrants prior to the event