Connecting Women in Business

We are a professional group of women in Minnesota dedicated to networking, building relationships, growing our business while giving the highest level of service to our clients and fellow members of Connecting Women in Business.

Upcoming Events and News

January Dessert Sponsor & Spotlight:  Thank you Kari Hefnider, American Family Insurance!

Contact : Kari Hefnider, American Family Insurance
Business Website Address:
Business Phone Number: 763-755-0375
Business Contact Email:

Dessert Sponsors for  2021-2022

September: Lynnette Hubert, Mary Kay

October: Karen Dahlquist, MadKat Design

November: Heather Fine, Elusive Image Photography

December: Mary Beck, Realty Executives

January: Kari Hefnider, American Family Insurance

February: Lesa Thompson, Timeless Elements Med Spa and Laser Center

March: Stacey Buchanan, Northeast Bank

April: Beth Whelan, Oxygen Consulting and Websites

May: This could be  you!

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New Location:

Thai Twist Restaurant & Banquet Hall

1009 109th Ave NE, Blaine  MN 55434

*Use back entrance to Restaurant.     Ample Parking.

The standard meeting includes registration and networking from  11:15-11:30 am & the luncheon is from 11:30 – 1:00 pm (2nd Wednesday of the month).

Members pay $19 and non-members pay $25 for lunch. You may pay using your Paypal Account or Pay with Debit or Credit Card.  You will receive an email confirmation from PayPal once you’ve registered for an event.

Membership $50 for 2021-2022

Benefits of Membership:

  • Excellent Educational Speakers
  • Non-exclusive membership opportunities
  • Member Spotlight opportunities
    • Featured on website and promoted on Facebook during Spotlight Month (you provide all content)
    • Spotlight: $20 for ten minutes about your business
    • Spotlight: Provide Event Dessert for 5 minutes about your business
    • Karen Dalquist for information. or 612-616-7035
  • Website: Listed in the Member Directory
  • Post your event or new business information to Facebook: Contact Kendra to post
  • Member Reduced lunch cost $19 vs $25
  • First to be offered to host a Vendor table at the Style Show

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“I’m so excited to be a first year member. I appreciate the warm, welcoming and encouraging atmosphere this group fosters!”

Pam Linton

What Our Members Say

CWIB – I love this group as we raise money for the community two times a year.   Just a great way to give back to the community through this wonderful group.

Mary Beck – Realty Executives Top Results

I love the monthly meetings that CWIB provides. The relationships I have built and the education I have received has help me not only grow my business, but contributed to my personal growth too.

Anne Marie Proulx, Church Offset Printing

“Great organization of professional energetic woman, I really enjoy the speakers and networking that is provided monthly to its members.”

Marcy Isenberg, Legacy Title