Why Join NAWBO

We provide programs and resources that represent women entrepreneurs from all industries in Georgia. As a member of NAWBO-Atlanta you can:

  • Learn from other women entrepreneurs
  • Develop business contacts and friends
  • Participate in our programs
  • Join a CEO Roundtable
  • Be mentored or become a mentor

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Michelle Wilson
Michelle Wilson
Premier Expeditors, Inc - PEI

Established in 1992

Transportation – Trucking, Brokerage, Freight Forwarding...Fast growing companies looking for a partner to handle their logistical needs.

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Congratulations to Our REFER & RECEIVE Program Recipients:
The following members are being recognized for generating new members during our Membership Drive 2014! They will recieve $25 as a token of appreciation!
Nancy Chorpenning
Heather Herrig
Jill Peck
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NAWBO Networking Mixer - Vino Venue, September 30th


Join Us
September 30th


a Networking Happy Hour!
Vino Venue
DATE:Tuesday,September 30th, 2013
TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
PLACE: 4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
(Located at I285 and Chamblee Dunwoody Road)
PHONE: 770-668-0435
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COST:$15** per person (includes fabulous hors d' oeuvres and lots of networking opportunity!)
Cash Bar

Please join NAWBO Atlanta at Vino Venue on Tuesday, September 30th, for an evening of fine wine and food. Praised by Food & Wine magazine as one of the “25 Places to Drink Wine Now,” Vino Venue is Atlanta’s premier destination for tasting, purchasing, and learning about wine, while enjoying items from Chef’s specially curated small plate menu. Vino Venue’s self-serve wine dispensing machines add to the dynamic experience as guests may use preloaded debit cards to sample from 32 unique and exciting wines. In addition, Vino Venue offers a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen which can host a wide range of wine education seminars, hands-on culinary classes, and other food and wine related events.

Please call Julie Marino with any questions, 678-534-8092 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
** Please not that a $5 adminstrative fee will be charged for onsite registration and only cash will be accepted. Thanks.

NAWBO October 2014 Chapter Program

Are you Up on IP (Intellectual Property)?

* Wish you knew more about patents, copyright, etc...?
* How can you protect trade secrets?
* Do you want to learn business methods that protect your IP?

October 9th
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
The Buckhead Club

Felicia Boyd and Jason Bernstein


11:30-12:00 Open Networking & Table Networking

12:00-12:10:  Announcements

12:10 -12:50:  Guest Speaker

12:50-1:00: Q&A & Final Statements

1:00-1:30: Open Networking (optional)


Jason Bernstein and Felicia Boyd, partners at the law firm Barnes & Thornburg, will talk about intellectual property and how to protect your innovations, designs, and brands. They will cover:

  • The basics of trademarks, copyrights and patents and the different things they cover
  • How to identify when you have created something
  • Tips and tricks to protect your intellectual property rights
  • How to avoid losing your IP rights
  • Tips on making sure you own things others create for you
  • When to handle protecting the IP yourself, and when you should consult an attorney

You will come away with a greater understanding of how to create greater value for your business and avoid getting ripped off. 

 If you need assistance, contact Julie Marino, Executive Administrator, NAWBO Atlanta, 678-534-8092 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

  • Build a half-million dollar business my first year returning to work after spending 5 years as a stay-at-home mother
  • Sell $700,000 worth of business in 2010 to a client
  • Increase retention 10% over 9 months for a client’s organization, leading to an annual savings of over $1.5 million.
  • Align with management to create a paradigm shift in the culture of a call center, from one of compliance and monitoring bad behavior to one of breakthrough performance development.
  • Consult and lead trainings for Ogilvy & Mather, FedEx, and Bright House Networks amongst others.
  • Mobilize top performance among call center representatives, for AIG and American Express, as well as quality and service managers in several industries including financial services, advertising and non-profits.
  • Lead programs for an international training and development firm, facilitating and managing leadership programs for over 50,000 people.

Monthly Breakfast Discussion Forum - October 10th

Let’s Talk Business....
an open forum for women business owners

You asked for it - we created it! NAWBO is adding even more value to your membership by offering a free, monthly discussion group focused on your needs as a business owner.

Come together with other women business owners to share best practices, exchange ideas, and offer peer-to-peer business support. Who knows – the person sitting next to you could have the solution you’ve been looking for…and you could have the exact expertise she needs as well.

·         Friday, October 10 (2nd Friday of every month; no forum in December)
·         7:30am – 9:00am
·         FREE for NAWBO Atlanta members; $20 for all non-members, affiliates, and guests
·         Continental breakfast followed by participant introductions and discussion topic

October Topic: Coming Soon!

Click here to REGISTER. Please note that registration will be capped at 20 participants, to ensure an ideal discussion environment. Don’t delay!

The Offices of Barnes & Thornburg LLP (B&T Website)
3475 Piedmont Road, NE, Suite 1700 (free, convenient parking onsite)
Atlanta, Georgia 30305-3327
Main Office: 404-846-1693
NAWBO Atlanta’s Corporate Partner Barnes & Thornburg LLP is graciously hosting our Monthly Breakfast Discussion Forum. Barnes & Thornburg LLP offers access to over 600 legal professionals in a variety of practice areas for Atlanta businesses.

6300 Powers Ferry Road Suite 600-247, Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (678) 534-8092     Email:

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