NAWBO Congratulates Women’s Business Plan Competition Winners

Built upon the foundations of strength, creation, and transformation NAWBO, National Association of Women Business Owners, is a leading organization in inspiring women businesses around the country. The NAWBO Orlando “Driving Your Business Plan Competition” is an exciting opportunity for women business owners to showcase their business venture to prominent Orlando sponsors and business partners while competing for thousands of dollars in cash prizes. On September 26, 2013, six finalists presented a business plan to a panel of judges to where two were chosen. Appleton Creative President & Creative Director Diana LaRue was a judge for the competition for the second year in a row. The competition showcases Orlando’s finest women business owners and awards them with much more.

We would like to congratulate everyone who participated in this prestigious competition. We are happy to recognize Claire Evans of amaZulu for winning in the established business category and Janel Young of Nava Pets for winning in the emerging business category. These two women put forward a business plan that just could not be ignored. The winners were rewarded cash prizes, an advisory team, professional services, two Southwest round trip airline tickets, a promotional table at selected NAWBO Orlando events, NAWBO membership for one year, and more. To learn more about all the competition finalists visit: link.

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