Invest in Success — Invest in You: Making the Most of Your NLOWE Membership

Women business owners are making a difference to our communities and the provincial economy. Whether you are just starting out with a business idea or you have new plans to expand your already established business, NLOWE offers all entrepreneurial women in Newfoundland and Labrador access to quality information, valuable connections, and exciting opportunities for development and growth. Our professional network of entrepreneurs and our wide range of client services support women business owners where they are and where they want to go.

When we talk with members, they tell us they value

  • The community of NLOWE—the connections and relationships with staff and with other members
  • The peer support—the empowerment they feel and the encouragement they receive
  • The focus on professional development—not just training workshops, but also certification, the annual conference, the Mastermind groups, and networking events that are high quality and offer personal development
  • The many opportunities—members can see their growth as entrepreneurs and their business(es) through supplier diversity, export development and innovation, and they value the recognition they receive from peers and industry/business community

We are excited to launch our new membership package! Based on your feedback, we have developed a program that includes

  • Invest in Success—Invest in You, an information session that clarifies how to make the most of your NLOWE membership
  • A membership package with details and benefits of different levels of membership
  • A membership ambassador program!

INVESTING IN AN NLOWE MEMBERSHIP MEANS
INVESTING IN YOURSELF AND YOUR BUSINESS.

What membership level works for you as a woman business owner?

Silver

Silver members receive the following:

  • A subscription to the member exclusive weekly NLOWE Update and The NLOWE Advisor
  • Discounts on events, training, and advertising
  • Listing in the online directory
  • Access to member-only events and marketing/business development opportunities
  • Participate in the Ambassador, Mastermind, and Business Connections Programs
  • Participate in trade missions and exporting opportunities
  • Access exclusive information on the member-only portion of the website
  • Promote your business events and services in the weekly NLOWE Update
  • Run for office as a member of the NLOWE Board of Directors
  • Vote on policy and in elections at the Annual General Meeting
  • Standard listing in the print member directory

Gold

Gold members receive the following:

  • A subscription to the member exclusive weekly NLOWE Update and The NLOWE Advisor
  • Discounts on events, training, and advertising
  • Listing in the online directory
  • Access to member-only events and marketing/business development opportunities
  • Participate in the Ambassador, Mastermind, and Business Connections Programs
  • Participate in trade missions and exporting opportunities
  • Access exclusive information on the member-only portion of the website
  • Promote your business events and services in the weekly NLOWE Update
  • Run for office as a member of the NLOWE Board of Directors
  • Vote on policy and in elections at the Annual General Meeting
  • Spotlight on NLOWE homepage
  • Logo listing in print member directory
  • One-sixth page profile in one of the four editions of The NLOWE Advisor

Platinum

Platinum members receive the following:

  • A subscription to the member exclusive weekly NLOWE Update and The NLOWE Advisor
  • Discounts on events, training, and advertising
  • Listing in the online directory
  • Access to member-only events and marketing/business development opportunities
  • Participate in the Ambassador, Mastermind, and Business Connections Programs
  • Participate in trade missions and exporting opportunities
  • Access exclusive information on the member-only portion of the website
  • Promote your business events and services in the weekly NLOWE Update
  • Run for office as a member of the NLOWE Board of Directors
  • Vote on policy and in elections at the Annual General Meeting
  • Spotlight on NLOWE homepage
  • Premium listing in print member directory
  • Half page profile in one of four editions of The NLOWE Advisor
  • One annual conference registration

If you have not yet set up your business, would like to support the goals of NLOWE, or are a business or community organization interested in the work of NLOWE and women’s entrepreneurship, you would fit in our Associate Membership.

All Associates receive:

  • A subscription to the member exclusive weekly NLOWE Update and The NLOWE Advisor
  • Discounts on events, training, and advertising
  • Listing in the online and print member directories
  • Access to member-only events and marketing/business development opportunities

NLOWE IS A GREAT PLACE TO LEARN,
TO CONNECT, AND TO INNOVATE.

How We Help

We can help you connect to programs in the business community, and to women business leaders and mentors, here and throughout the world. We offer multiple platforms to promote and market your business, be it face-to-face, in print, or through electronic and social media.

Through our excellent training opportunities, facilitated business matching experiences, and varied business development experts, we focus on women-owned businesses at all levels of development and growth.

Our business advisors and program consultants can give you advice and information about our business environment and the tools you need to grow. If you are just starting out on your entrepreneurial path, NLOWE staff can link you to other programs, members, and mentors for additional advice and support.

We work with you to ensure you have access to the best information you need to succeed. We support your development, expansion, and diversification efforts through special programming. We celebrate your achievements and business progress through our awards programs and through social media promotions.

Getting the most from your membership

Getting the most value from your membership is possible through investment of your time and energy in NLOWE activities and events, by sharing your business profile and achievements, and leading through board involvement, training, writing, and membership promotion.

Invest your time and energy

  • Connect with other members, expand your circle of influence, and increase your network.
  • Build your contact list by attending events and meeting other entrepreneurs.
  • Discover potential business partnerships by attending member-only events and networking with other women business owners.
  • Learn new skills that will help you develop and grow your business by participating in training opportunities.
  • Take advantage of member discounts on events.

Share your successes

  • Tell us about your accomplishments so that we can share them on our social media channels or other publications.
  • Advertise in our quarterly publication, The NLOWE Advisor (members receive a 50% discount on all ads).
  • Share your upcoming events in our weekly NLOWE Update.
  • Complete your profile for our membership directory and use it to market, network, and connect with business prospects.
  • List your business on our vendor database.

Lead by example

  • Contribute your expertise—Become an NLOWE workshop leader or trainer. Participate in our conference and networking sessions.
  • Become a Board Member—Gain valuable experience for your business while volunteering your time and expertise to NLOWE’s Board of Directors.
  • Share Ideas and Feedback—We love hearing from our members! Tell us what you need so we can serve you better and improve our membership services.
  • Show You Are a Member—Let others know that you are a member of NLOWE. Display our NLOWE Member window cling at your business. Download the NLOWE member logo and use it on your website or business cards.
  • Become a Membership Ambassador—Word of mouth is our biggest source of new member referrals. We will supply you with materials you can share with your business colleagues about all NLOWE has to offer.

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