Empowering Women for the Future!


Cancellation by the Women Business Owner Network – Triangle (“WBON – Triangle”) WBON – Triangle reserves the right to refuse a new membership registration or the renewal of an existing member, as permitted by law. 

Cancellation by Applicant or Member

New, or renewing, members may elect to cancel their membership for any reason within five (5) days after submitting their registration and will receive a full refund less a service processing fee of $20 within 45 business days of making their request . Cancellation requests received after five (5) days of the stated deadline are not be eligible for a refund. No exceptions.

Member Benefits

All further membership benefits and incentives will terminate upon cancellation. 


Cancellation or Postponement

WBON – Triangle reserves the right, within its sole discretion, to cancel or postpone events it deems non-viable, including but not limited to those events with low registration, or those threatened by inclement weather.

Cancellation by WBON of the Triangle

Registrants for events cancelled by WBON of the Triangle will receive a full refund within 45 business days of the event cancellation upon request within 7 days of the event cancelled. 

Postponement by WBON of the Triangle

WBON – Triangle reserves the right, within its sole discretion, to provide registrants for events postponed by WBON – Triangle .If and event is postponed, the registration will be transferred to the rescheduled event.

Cancellation by Member or Guest

Refunds are not be available for members or guests who do not to attend an event they registered for.

Refund Process for a cancelled event

  • Refund requests will be accepted by Mail sent to

    Women Business Owner Network of the Triangle
    within the deadline periods stated above.

  • PO Box 1346 Cary NC 27512

  • All refund requests must be made by the member, attendee, or credit card holder, and will be refunded in the original form of payment.
  • Refunds will be processed within 45 business days of receipt.
  • To facilitate the refund process, please include your name as it appears on the credit card, the event name (if applicable), and/ or the transaction number.


SECOND WEDNESDAY of the month 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Please check program schedule. Dates can change for Special Events


Ruth Drum Outstanding Membership Award

ELIGIBILITY – THE NOMINEE SHOULD BE A CURRENT MEMBER OF WBON AND HAS BEEN FOR A MINIMIUM OF 3 YEARS. The nominee must have demonstrated enthusiasm and outstanding dedication to WBON’s mission to inspire, educate and empower women to make, a positive impact in their lives and businesses for the future.

In addition, the nominee has demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Member must contribute significantly in the growth of the WBON membership and act as an ambassador to recruit new members.
  • Member must participation in monthly, quarterly and twice a year large fundraising events and must make a substantial contribution giving their time, talent and dedication in support of the organization.
  • Member must contribute to the mission and values of WBON.
  • Member must be an ambassador in the community and actively contribute to the higher good of other organizations and give back to   other civic groups.
  • WBON Membership must be in good standing and all membership dues paid.
  • Member must have either served as a current, past board or committee member for WBON.
  • Member must be a current or past women’s business owner defined as a 51% owner or more.
  • Member must be a current or past business owner in either Wake, Orange or Durham Counties of North Carolina.

Nomination Process:

The nominee application must be completed and submitted by midnight August 1st each year to the email the President of WBON of the Triangle Jodih@platinumbusinessnc.com. 

  • Application must be submitted with all information completed.
  • Nominees may nominate themselves or may be nominated by a current WBON member.
  • All nominee applications for the “Ruth Drum Award” will be reviewed and voted on by the current board of directors and awarded in the Sept monthly meeting.
  • A Plaque will be awarded to the winner yearly.
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