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31st Annual NAWBO Chicago Achievement Luncheon




Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
200 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - Networking
11:30 a.m. - Luncheon & Program
2:00 p.m. - Chocolate Hour
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NAWBO Chicago's recognition, networking and fundraising luncheon, the Celebration of Achievement Luncheon, is the place to be this April. This event draws more than 400 attendees and features a nationally known speaker. The Luncheon also features a Chocolate Hour - our post-luncheon dessert buffet and networking reception - along with recognition of the Corporate Women of Achievement and the presentation of the Woman Business Owner of the Year, Chapter Member of the Year, and new this year, Visionary and Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. 


Thank You To This Year's Sponsors:










Keynote Speaker

Carla Harris

Chair, National Women's Business Council
Leader. Author. Singer.

Carla Harris is Vice Chair of Global Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. She is a nationally–acclaimed motivational speaker, author of Expect to Win (Hudson Press), and was recently appointed by President Obama as Chair of the National Women’s Business Council.

Ms. Harris was named to Fortune Magazine’s list of The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America, to Fortune’s Most Influential List 2005, to Black Enterprise Magazine’s Top 50 African Americans on Wall Street, to Essence Magazine’s The 50 Women Who are Shaping the World, Ebony’s list of 15 Corporate Women at The Top, the Network Journal’s list of 25 Most Outstanding Women in Business and Woman of the Year 2004 by the Harvard University Black Men’s Forum.

Register Today!


Tickets are SOLD OUT!


Please notify us in advance if you or any of your guests have food allergies or if special menu accommodations are required.

I'm a member and want to attend the luncheon! - $150

I'm NOT a member but want to attend the luncheon! - $175 

I want to be a Premier Table Sponsor! - $1500

  • Seating for 10 guests (one table)
  • Table sign
  • Two tickets to NAWBO Connects
I want to be an Exhibitor - $1000
*See Exhibitor Agreement section on the Sponsor Registration.

NAWBO Chicago Members save $25 off their ticket price! 
Not yet a member? Click here to join today!

Raffle Tickets


Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win two (2) Southwest Airline Tickets. There will also be a silent auction during Chocolate Hour with some wonderful prizes.

Click on the links below to purchase tickets. 


Sponsorship Opportunities


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