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Women in Business | Dynamic

Women in Business helps foster new ideas to help businesses succeed. They approach businesses through an unconventional lense to help drive connections.

Mission Statement


Women in Business meets every 2nd Monday of the month (location varries) | $10 for members, $15 for non members | 5:30 - 7PM

Women in Business

2020 WIB Hosts & Presenters

It is about building deeper relationships and being visible in the community, again it is a community of networking and we have a great time.

Imee B. 




According to a 2018 Online survey of female business travelers (four or more trips per year) conducted by AIG Travel Inc. and Global Business Travel Association, 71% believe they face greater risk than their male counterparts.

Out of the 503 women surveyed, 83% percent experienced a safety-related event within that year, and 80 percent said those events impacted their work productivity. Tonight we will hear from two meeting and hospitality professionals who will share their observations, experiences, and travel safety knowledge with us.  You will gain tools and information to be more secure on the road, learn to make smart choices and return home safe.


Best Western Novato Oaks Inn
250 Alameda Del Prado

Lisa Marie Taylor and Roxanne Albin at Women in Business

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The format of WIB is unique in the Chamber. People form themselves into groups and discuss a general roundtable topic and then groups focus on specific attributes of that topic. We invite others to bring topics to the table and be willing to discuss them in an honest open forum.


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Patsy Fleisch

Committee CoChair
Mary Kay Cosmetics

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Imee Birkett

Committee Member

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Jamie Escamilla

Committee Member
Moonstone Bodycare

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Mary Jannisse

Committee Member
Jannisse &  Hull Certified Public Accountants

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Marie Rios

BEC Liaison
MTR Event Design

Open Spot!

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Festival of Art, wine music brings you a Bohehmian style street festival in the heart of the North Bay. Downtown Novato turns into a FREE concert for two days along with a wide selection of local microbrews and elegant wines from the esteemed Northern and Central California Wine regions as well as international selections. Your North Coast Riviera tour doesn't end there; enjoy the arts, crafts and skills of the locals at this great fair which spans the guantlet from live wreathes to metal art to comforts that no home should live without, even in the wildly minimulist style of our modern era. Join us for the annual Marin Sonoma North Bay Festival of Art, Wine and Music.

Christina Niles

Staff Liason

Committee Guidelines

WIB Committee may have 6-8 members at a time. Members serve 2-year terms, and may serve 2 consecutive terms; they MUST take 1-year off before rejoining the committee. Committee CoChairs are elected by the committee for 1-year terms and may serve 2 consecutive terms. Guests may be invited. Prospective members must attend a WIB committee meeting and "interview" with the committee. 

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Winning with WIN

WIN is our Wednesday morning networking group and it is beastly! Boasting 25+ regular attendees each week, WIN is a great way to generate referrals and get the low-down on the Novato community! Every Wednesday 7:45 am - 8:45 am.

FREE to attend (and complimentary coffee)

Membership | Shaping Tomorrow!

Membership in the Novato Chamber is more than succeeding; it is knowing someone is representing your interests and concerns on a local, regional and state level. It's knowing that you have a resource and an ally, and it is knowing that we want to see our community succeed together. We proactively Shape Tomorrow, check us out!

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Novato Chamber Policies

Just some general knowledge and conveniences regarding the Chamber's day-to-day operations. If you have questions or want to schedule an appointment etc. Know this page, it can help you!

Chamber Policies and Structure

Order New Badges

Order / Re-Order your Novato Chamber badges. Order your committee badge, board/ambassador badges, and now purchase replacement Leadership Novato Alumni Badges and a (new) general Membership Badge. Order form available online!

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The Novato Chamber is lead by a board of volunteers. Contrary to the norm, the Novato Chamber is one of the most gender-diverse Chambers in the region. It was the first Chamber in the North Bay to be lead by a woman President back in 1973 - #RevolutionaryForTheDay


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If you have any questions about this page, the Novato Chamber's Signature Events, or hosting a Ribbon Cutting / Extended Hours, or Women in Business, click here to email Christina Niles!

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