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Thinking about becoming a member?  Come to our next meeting!

Attending one of our regular meetings is the perfect way to see if WSWE is right for you. Most meetings are open to prospective members, so feel free to join us. Guest tickets for our scheduled quarterly meetings is $40/person – and we make it easy for you to register and pay online. View our upcoming meetings here.  Guests are allowed to attend 2 times in a year.

Ready to sign up? Here’s how our flexible memberships work.

All women business owners in Chicago’s west suburbs are eligible to apply for WSWE membership. View and complete our online application here.

As a member, you’ll save on meeting costs and enjoy the many member benefits we offer exclusively for women entrepreneurs who are part of our community.

Our pro-rated dues make it easy for you to join anytime and pay only for the months remaining in the membership year, which ends on June 30.

Questions? Email our Membership Chair.

A membership for every type of woman entrepreneur.

Regular Membership

If you’ve been in business for at least one year and your company is more than 50% woman-owned, you are eligible for regular membership in WSWE. Franchise owners and independent contractors qualify for regular membership.

$175 New or  Returning Member 2022- 2023 year

Affiliate Membership

If you are a professional woman who is not a business owner, but you fulfill a senior leadership role within an independently owned small business or association, you are eligible for this level of membership.

$360 Annual Dues | Affiliate Membership


Current members: we make it easy for you to renew.

If you’re currently a member of WSWE, you will receive a renewal notice via email just before the membership year ends on June 30. The email will confirm the amount of your renewal dues and give you the option to pay online with a credit or debit card. If you prefer to pay by check, just bring your payment to the July meeting or mail it to the WSWE Treasurer at the address shown in your renewal email.

Questions about renewal payments? Contact our Treasurer.