Monthly Events

June Women Owned Nights – Prospecting for Business

Join us for our June W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Prospecting for Business Leads Facilitated by Abby Lopez of Abigail’s Vacation Rental Management & Concierge Services   When: Last Tuesday of the month, June 26, 2018 Where: El Pueblito Restaurant | 1948 SE Lund Ave | Port Orchard, WA 98366 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services,...

June 2018 Power Series ~ Your Vision is Your Brand

This month’s Power Series is all about how clarity of vision builds brand, brings in business and boosts profits. Is your vision clear? Is it BIG enough? Are you leveraging your vision to build your brand and your business? In this mini-workshop you will discover how to focus on your future vision of your business and life in order to: Build a Brand that is uniquely yours – even if you don’t control the company branding. Bring in Business using the vision of your ideal customer and how you serve them. Boost Profits by allowing your vision to guide you to the best decisions and future directions. Presented by Lisa Markman, owner of Jigsaw Solutions. Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social ...

May Women Owned Nights ~ Becoming a Competent Communicator

Join us for our May W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Becoming a Competent Communicator Facilitated by Holly Frazier, Bankers Life   When:   Last Tuesday of the month, May 29th, 2018 Where: Morso Restaurant | 9014 Peacock Hill Ave | Gig Harbor WA 98332 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express Employment, The Himmer Center, First F...

May 2018 Power Series ~ The Art of Telling Your Story

Featuring:  Dr. Shirley Hansen Do you always walk away from a presentation, whether it is three clients or a room full, feeling you used your time to its best advantage? Do you ever wonder why your presentations don’t yield the expected results? As a professional speaker around the world for many years, Shirley is looking foward to sharing some tips with you. Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW social hour with appetizers and a no-host bar. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. For additional networking, join us after the program for dinner and a beverage – ask about details at check-in Cost: FREE to Members and First Time Guests – $25 for returning guests. Ask us about becoming an AWOB Me...

April Women Owned Nights/W.O.N. – Putting People First, Start with Yourself

  Join us for our April W.O.N/Women Owned Nights Putting People First – Start with Yourself! Facilitated by Barb Williams – Barbara Williams and Associates When: Last Tuesday, April 24th 2018 Where: Grassi’s Ristorante- 2811 Bridgeport Way W, University Place 98466 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Expres...

April 2018 Power Series – Rotating Roundtables: Finances for Business Owners

AWOB Presents: April Power Series – Rotating Roundtables: Finances for Business Owners. One of your favorite events is back in April – our rotating round tables with 6 experts on a range of topics from business formation to debt advice. You can pick 2 out of 6 so make sure to get there early to reserve your spot. Our experts come from business, non-profits and goverment agencies and are themselves a wealth of valuable information. The 6 table discussion leaders: Table 1: Credit Scoring, facilitated by Melina Stayton, Loan Officer at Evergreen Home Loans Table 2: IRS Code Updates with Alan Johnson, Financial Advisor with Waddell & Reed Table 3: Business Formation with Daelyn Julius, Attorney at Law with Vandeberg, Johnson & Gandara, LLP Table 4: Debt Advice with Andrea S...

March Women Owned Nights – Get Your Target Audience to Notice You

March W.O.N/Women Owned Nights How to Get Your Target Audience to Notice You? Facilitated by Jessica Hopkins, Rainier Family Medicine   When: Last Tuesday, March 27th 2018 Where: Puerto Vallarta Port Orchard | 1599 SE Lund Ave | Port Orchard WA 98366 Time: 5:30 p.m. Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests. Thank you to our AWOB Sponsors who allow us to continue to provide educational workshops, networking opportunities and assist in our organizational goals of supporting women-owned businesses in the West Sound and South Sound regions: UBS Financial Services, Inc., Express Employment, The Himmer Center, First Family Adult...

March 2018 Power Series – Marketing with a Purpose

March Power Series:  Marketing with a Purpose ~ 7 Surefire Tips to Improve Your Visibility and Increase Your Business NEW LOCATION:   Canterwood Country & Golf Club Featuring Joan Duffy Watt, Watt Communications Joan Duffy Watt has been friend-raising and fund-raising for some 40 years. In 2003 after 22 years as chief advancement officer for the state’s largest law school, she established her own marketing firm. Watt Communications offers both nonprofit and professional services organizations a range of consultation services. Join us to hear about concrete ideas to improve your company’s visibility and increase sales. When: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Where: Canterwoood Golf and Country Club | 12606 54th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 Time: 5:00- 7:00 p.m. Join us at 5 for our WTW so...

February W.O.N ~ The Heart of the Matter

February Women Owned Nights (W.O.N)  ~  The Heart of the Matter   When: Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 Where:  Morso Restaurant  |  9014 Peacock Hill Avenue |  Gig Harbor WA 98332 Time:    5:30 p.m. Join us for our February Heart Month conversation:  The Heart of the Matter Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a dinner and a beverage. Facilitated by Josie Hansen, Health Coach Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests (Eventbrite ticket or pay at the door).   Eventbrite tickets

February Power Series: The Business of the Heart, Making Your Health a Priority

  Featuring: Emily Welbourn   Emily Welbourn survived two ischemic strokes in 2013. And then she ran the Boston Marathon 2 years later! She has appeared on the Today Show with Hoda Kotb and served as a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association. Spend a part of your Valentine’s Day getting inspired by Emily’s story and how it could relate to your own success. When:   Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Where:  The INN at Gig Harbor Time:    5 p.m. for our social hour WTW/Woman-to-Woman style, free appetizers and a no-host bar, followed by the program start at 5:30. Power Series is one of 2 main monthly events presented by the Alliance of Women Owned Businesses. The Power Series focuses on education, mentorship, and networking. It is open to ALL and FREE to Memb...

January W.O.N. ~ Leadership Built on Partnerships

January Women Owned Nights (W.O.N) ~ Leadership Built on Partnerships When: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 Where: Grassi’s Ristorante | 2811 Bridgeport Way West | University Place WA 98466 Time:    5:30 p.m. Join us for our Fresh Start to the Year January conversation: Leadership Built on Partnerships Women Owned Nights is a no-host dinner get together to discuss a topic while sharing ideas over a snack, dinner and a beverage. Facilitated by Pat Schmidt of DPI Print, Inc. Everyone is welcome. Free to Members and First Time Guests, $15 for returning guests (Eventbrite ticket or pay at the door). Tickets:  Eventbrite tickets

January 2018 Power Series: The Lost Art of Leadership

AWOB Presents ~ January Power Series The Lost Art of Leadership – Why Does it Matter to Your Business? Presented by Rich Jasper Join us to kick off the New Year with a discussion about leadership with Rich Jasper, Oxford University lecturer and former Russell Company Director of Advisors. “It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it.” And we all do it if we want to succeed, even if it is solely within our one-person office or in the community of our home town. Come hear what this experienced leader has to say and learn interactively some of the principles of leadership that can help make your business soar in 2018 and beyond. When: Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 Where: The INN at Gig Harbor Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Starting at 5 for WTW – Networ...