Conference Provides Launchpad for Women Owned Businesses to Compete to Win Cash & Valuable In-Kind Prizes at Full Sail Live

ORLANDO, FL, January 24, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Orlando Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO Orlando) proudly announces the call for entries for its esteemed PropelHER Pitch Competition. Women entrepreneurs are invited to showcase their businesses or business concepts, vying for not just cash rewards but also invaluable in-kind services to boost their ventures. This illustrious event culminates at the Take Flight Women’s Business Conference, an annual gathering designed to uplift and empower women in business, set for Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Full Sail University’s Live Venue in Winter Park, Florida.

The PropelHER Pitch Competition is more than a contest; it’s a launchpad for growth and opportunity. Participants will benefit from:
• Intensive skill development, from market analysis to financial planning.
• Exclusive networking with industry experts and fellow entrepreneurs.
• A chance to refine and present a business plan that could ignite their company’s trajectory.

“Access to resources is a critical driver of success for women-owned businesses. The PropelHER Pitch Competition connects women entrepreneurs with the tools, exposure, and capital to take their businesses to new heights,” says Christa Santos, President of NAWBO Orlando.

Past winners have leveraged this platform to secure further investment, gaining recognition on national stages such as Shark Tank.

Applications are now open at NAWBO Orlando PropelHER Pitch Competition Page. The deadline for submissions is February 23, 2024, and should include a two-page executive summary, a short 45-120 second promotional video, and a 10-slide pitch deck.

To assist contenders in crafting compelling business pitches, NAWBO Orlando, in collaboration with Full Sail University, offers a complimentary webinar series addressing key business fundamentals available at

A judging panel of experienced business professionals will review all applications. Six finalists (three emerging businesses and three established businesses) will be selected and announced in March 2024, who will present LIVE at the Take Flight Women’s Business Conference.

Founded in 1975, NAWBO is the unified voice of over 12 million women-owned businesses in the United States, representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. It is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries with chapters across the country. With far-reaching clout and impact, NAWBO is a one-stop resource to propelling women business owners into greater economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, offering visibility among a targeted demographic of local women business owners. For more information on available sponsorship packages, please email [email protected].

For more information about NAWBO Orlando and the PropelHER Pitch Competition, please visit NAWBO Orlando Website.

About NAWBO Orlando:
A 5-Star Award Recipient, NAWBO Orlando’s vision is to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide. Our mission is to strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of NAWBO Orlando’s members and promote economic development; create innovative and effective changes in the business culture; build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations; and transform public policy and influence opinion–makers.

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