"MY NAWBO" Membership Advantages Video Contest

Enter The "MY NAWBO" 
Membership Advantages Video Contest

One Top Video Wins a 2015 NAWBO Membership and 
Two Runners-Up Win $40 off a 2015 Membership!

NAWBO is pleased to announce the launch of a new video contest that's all about the power of NAWBO membership. That's why, at the end of the contest period, we're awarding one top video entrant with a free 2015 NAWBO membership and two runners-up with $40 off their 2015 membership (in honor of NAWBO's 40th anniversary in 2015)!

The "MY NAWBO" video contest is designed to capture and highlight member experiences around advantages they receive exclusively from NAWBO that have helped to propel them personally and professionally. In a short video, please tell us:

"The greatest advantage my NAWBO membership has given me and my business that I couldn't have received from any other organization is..."

The contest runs through Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at 12 midnight EST. Then, starting on Thursday, October 16, 2014, through Friday, October 31, 2014, all approved videos will be shared on the NAWBO National Facebook page. ("Like" our page here if you haven't already!) The Top 5 videos with the most "likes" will be shared with the NAWBO National Board of Directors to select the top winner and two runners-up. Winners will be notified on Monday, November 3, 2014.

Click here for details on submission criteria and other important info, including tips for making a great video on YouTube!

Catherine Lang-Cline Named to Greater Columbus Arts Council Board

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) recently named Catherine Lang-Cline to its board of trustees. Lang-Cline is president and co-founder of Portfolio Creative, the nation's fastest growing creative recruiting and staffing firm. The GCAC supports and advances the culture of the region through vision, leadership, advocacy and collaboration. Board members are selected for their visibility in the community, their experience with cultural and civic organizations and their representation of the diversity of the community.

Tom Katzenmeyer, president of the GCAC said, "Our new board members bring diverse expertise and important communication relationships that will be a great asset to GCAC and its programs."

Portfolio Creative is headquartered in Columbus with a branch office in Pittsburgh. It connects clients with creative talent in all areas of marketing, design advertising and digital roles.  It also provides direct hire, educational resources and payroll services.

Founded in 2005, the company has been recognized with awards from Staffing Industry Analysts, Columbus CEO magazine, the Columbus Chamber, Enterprising Women magazine, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the American Staffing Association, the Ohio Department of Development and the National Association of Women Business Owners.  Clients and creative talent can call (614) 839-4897.  More company information and a job board are online at

Women Winning Contracts Event

Learn How to Effectively Compete for Government Contracts

The Government is the world's largest purchaser of goods and services. There is no better time to learn the methods to earn your share of contracts. This workshop will teach participants about the procurement process and how they can compete effectively for their share of the business.

If you are a women owned small business and are interested in exploring the procurement process or have recently begun to sell to federal agencies you will want to join us on Wednesday Oct. 15th.

When: Wednesday, October 15,  7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Where: The Carnegie Center of Columbia, 3738 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226

Event Registration: $49.00 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks)

Seats are limited! Please register by Oct 8th

For more info and to register, click here