The WBN serves as a vehicle for Ottawa’s successful, dynamic and diverse women’s business community to come together and collaborate while building professional and personal skills, inspiring others and giving back to community! The business networking opportunities alone are worth the investment.

Apply for Membership Today!

Online applications for new and existing members can be done at any time. All membership fees are subject to HST. New and rejoining lapsed members will be required to pay an additional application fee of $50 per individual.

Membership Categories

If you are not sure what category you qualify for, please contact our Membership Committee and we will assist you with your membership decision.

We acknowledge that the term ‘women’ may not encompass the diverse identities of our audience and membership. We strive to create an inclusive environment for all trans, non-binary, two-spirit, and agender persons within our organization. If you have any concerns or questions about participation, please reach out.

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Policy

We require 30 days notice to defer, suspend or cancel your membership.

Join a community of businesswomen committed to helping each other succeed! We use the power of community and networking to help you grow in your career.

A membership will support you and your career growth by:

Connecting

  • Keeping you up-to-date on networking opportunities with a diverse group of professionals and entrepreneurs from some of Ottawa’s most successful businesses and organizations.
  • Exclusive member pricing and access to all WBN official events and WBN partnered events.
  • Connect with a network of over 250 business owners, corporate professionals, and non-profit/charitable leaders.
  • Access to invites and discounts to exclusive events with Ottawa’s most top women in business. 
  • Complimentary networking events geared towards personal, professional and business development.
  • Access to the WBN member-only exclusive Facebook and LinkedIn groups.

Growing

  • Providing you with an opportunity to join our mentorship program.
  • Join a WBN committee and make a deeper connection with WBN members, gain exposure, reach, and visibility within the network.
  • Increase your exposure in our online Membership Directory.
  • Build your online profile by promoting your business and services, events, and products online and via social media.
  • Be warmly welcomed to the network via a new member email and social media announcements.
  • Establish your personal brand and showcase your expertise by becoming a published blog author on our website.
  • Join our Annual Meeting of Members to vote on decisions regarding the strategic direction of the network.
  • Lead a WBN committee to build your professional brand, hone your leadership skills, and join the WBN board, helping make strategic decisions that contribute to the growth and success of the network.
  • Apply to be an Executive with the WBN to enhance your abilities to lead, inspire and strategize on behalf of the Organization.
  • Priority sponsorship opportunities to build your professional profile within the WBN and beyond.

Celebrating

  • Join in the celebration of the Businesswomen of the Year Awards Gala – celebrate the business achievements, professional expertise and leadership of outstanding women in the National Capital Region.
  • Member rewards and recognition – Celebrate our members of inspiration and recognize leaders in our network.
  • Tell your story as a leader in business by submitting a Member Spotlight and be featured on the WBN website and social media platforms.
  • Your membership supports tomorrow’s business leaders through our Scholarship Fund, which awards annual scholarships at the Universities of Ottawa, Carleton and Algonquin College.

 

For membership, event registration and all other inquiries please contact our Executive Director:

Soula Burrell
soula@womensbusinessnetwork.ca
(613) 983-4145


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