May non-business owners join?

Yes, non-business owners may join as a Supporting Member, however, they are unable to vote. Depending on the needs of your company, it may be a better option to become a corporate partner.

Must I join both the national organization and local chapter?

Any member who lives within 45 miles of the 43215 area code must join both the National organization and the Columbus chapter. Individuals who live outside of this territory may join as a Virtual Member.

How much are annual membership dues?

NAWBO membership dues vary depending on your membership category. To learn more about dues click here.

How do I renew my membership online?

NAWBO National handles the renewal process and members are highly encouraged to submit their renewal payment online via National’s website. To renew your membership online follow these steps:

Visit NAWBO National’s website at

Enter your login and password on the Member Login section on National’s website:

Confirm contact information is accurate. [Bypass this step by clicking on “Back to Main Menu.”]

On the Main Menu, click on “Open Invoices.”

If you prefer to submit a check payment, please mail checks, made payable to NAWBO, to:

P.O. Box 826157
Philadelphia, PA 19182-6157

How will I know when it is time to renew my membership?

Renewal notifications are processed by NAWBO National 30 days prior to your renewal date.

What is my login and password for National’s website?

Your username and password should have been mailed and/or emailed to you upon registration. Unless you changed it, your username for NAWBO National’s website is your first initial + last name + the last three digits of your Member ID number. Your password is your Member ID number. You can have your username and password emailed to you by completing this quick form.