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Why Become a WBO Member

The WBO is so much more than a group of women that like to network. This is a tribe of women that believe in helping each other. The benefits of becoming a member are really a lifetime of aligned friendships and professional development. 

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  Professional Development

  • Professional Business Advice
  • Access To Professional Network
  • Continued Education Classes
  • Annual Scholarships
  • Awards Ceremonies

  Networking & Advertising

  • Exclusive Facebook Group Access

  • Be a Featured Speaker

  • Showcase your Business

  • Advertising Opportunities

  • Network with Local Business Owners

  Exclusive Events Access

  • Monthly Members Dinner
  • Discounted Events
  • Annual Retreat Invitation
  • Discounted Monthly Workshops
  • Free Monthly Happy Hours

WBO Memberships

Step 1: Application Fee

Upon applying a $50 non-refundable application fee is required. The board approves each level of membership by verifying your company information. 

Step 2: Choose a Membership Level

Active Woman Business Owner
Annual Dues $220.00

Entrepreneurs that want a tribe of like-minded women as they grow their businesses. Sole proprietor, partner, or owner of at least 25% of a company, and active in the day-to-day management of the company.

* Business with more than 1 business owner receive a 50% discount for additional members after the 1st, which includes $50 application fee per member.

Future Business Owner
Annual Dues $170.00

Launch your business by networking with experienced business owners. This membership level is for Individuals who intend to become a full-time business owner within the membership year.

Retired WBO Business Owner
Annual Dues $170.00

Past active members of WBO who are no longer involved in their respective businesses, but still support the mission of WBO. We honor our retired owners as mentors to our group.

Non-Profit Member
Annual Dues $170.00

We love supporting our local non-profits. Institutions that are tax exempt under IRS codes (foundations, associations, government agencies,) and subscribe to the objectives of WBO.  May designate one person in a management position to represent them.

Corporate Member
Annual Dues $370.00

A company or corporation that subscribes to the objectives of WBO and offers opportunities, products, or services that benefit the current members.  May designate one person in a management position to represent them. Group up to 2 Memberships.

Additional Businesses
One-Time $50.00 (per each additional membership)

Individuals who have more than one business and are an Active WBO Member. This fee is for the application process to verify additional your business.

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Attend As A Guest

Guests are encouraged to attend our free monthly social events. This is a great way for guests get to know the WBO every 2nd Thursday of the month. After that you are welcome to attend up to 3 member events before becoming a member.

Need Help?

If you would like to join WBO, please click on the membership application link below.  If you have membership questions, please contact our Membership Chair at, or our virtual administrator Maribel Hernandez  at: 

Get Help

Look for Membership Committee members at the WBO monthly happy hours. These events are a great way to learn all about WBO since they provide guests and prospective members an opportunity to speak with our members and find out why they value their membership and affiliation with WBO!

Membership Application

Want to join, but don't have the funds yet? Apply for our WBO Scholarship Fund. Part of the WBO mission is to support women entrepreneurs. We want to help you succeed with your business. 

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WBO is recognized as the official women's entrepreneurial organization in North Florida, increasing recognition of women business owners and their successes and encouraging ownership by women in business. Our Mission is to inspire women business owners to grow through networking, education, and support.

P.O. Box 16372

Jacksonville, FL 32245
(904) 701-2564

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