Membership Information

Networking Works!

Membership in the Network of Black Business and Professional Women (NB2PW) is open to Black female professionals, commissioned sales representatives, women in business, and entrepreneurs. NB2PW has an open-membership policy meaning that women in the same area of business, and profession can join the Network.

Members of the Network must fulfill one of the following criteria

Membership Benefits Per Plan

Membership Benefits

Business Plus

$250

per year

Business & Professional

$150

per year

General

$100

per year

Student

$50

per year

Virtual

$50

per year

Year-round logo/business card placement where applicable along with elevator pitch about yourself, business, and/or service on NB2 website  checkmark
Right of first refusal in cases where special-offer/limited opportunities are presented to Network members (Speaker requests,et passes, certain prizes) checkmark
Opportunity to become a member of a preferred audience/seating with select VIPs at Networking Events checkmark checkmark
Year-round featured member on NB2 website checkmark 3 month feature
Qualifies for additional considerations for NB2 events and promotions including monthly Networking Sessions, Key-Note Speaker, Network merchandise, and packages where applicable checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to purchase business advertising checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Listing in the Membership directory on the NB2 website(optional) checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Access to discounts with Network Community Partners checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to meet regularly with other member and mentors to share ideas and resources in a supportive forum checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to meet potential clients and increase referral base & network endoresment via social media checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Full support of the Network for award nominations and scholarship recommendations in the broader community checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to participate and have fun at monthly Networking Sessions as an attendee or a **co-sponsor/presenter checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to build/hone leadership and other skills through participation on the Executive or Advisory Teams of NB2 checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Participate in corporate/professional civic and community philanthropy through NB2 events. checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to become an NBTwist Blogger on NB2 website as well as participate in other social media posts and discussions(i.e Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin pages). checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
Opportunity to connect and conduct business with other professionals and women in business checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark
NB2PW Network Membership card checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark checkmark

*Virtual members reside and work outside of Ottawa and its surrounding districts.
**Co-sponsors pay a small fee of $40 for expenses which include: audio visual, photography, refreshments, room rental, gifts and/or honorariums. Advance arrangement required.

“Networking works!”