1. Networking with some of the most creative people in Santa Barbara. Our members include authors, broadcasters, social media gurus, PR experts, coaches, entrepreneurs and scholars—all willing to share what they know with fellow members.
  2. Informative meetings. Our monthly meetings feature panelists and speakers who can take you to the next level as a communicator. Members attend free. And we are always open to suggestions for topics.
  3. Members Only Events. These special, more intimate sessions are focused on mastering specific skills. Members are also invited to Pop-up gatherings and a President’s reception in the fall.
  4. Webinars. At the monthly Know to Grow Webinars, AWC members from all over the country share their expertise on timely topics. Members attend free and are also eligible to give webinars.
  5. Professional Services Directory. Our directory is a terrific way to let other members know about your special areas of expertise—and to get discounts on services from other members.
  6. Opportunities to Grow. We welcome members who want to help Membership, Social Media, Programming and the Women of Achievement Luncheon. We’ll tailor tasks so you get to do something you love to do or something you want to learn.
  7. National job board. The AWC job board lists opportunities all over the country. Check it out if you’re looking for a change or just want to know what’s happening in your field.
  8. Mentorship. Our members are top-notch professionals willing to share their expertise. If you’re looking for advice or have advice to offer, we’ll help you make a connection.
  9. Discounts. AWC Members get special rates on hotel rooms, office supplies and legal services.
  10. Inspiration. Our annual Women of Achievement luncheon honors women who have used their powers of communication to strengthen our community.
  11. Great Photos. Every AWC-SB meeting is covered by a professional photographer who makes every member look great. Members are welcome to share event photos on social media.
  12. Award Winning Opportunities. Members get a discount on the entrees for the AWC Clarion Awards, a national award which recognizes excellence in over 100 communication categories ranging from books to websites.
  13. New Friends and Connections. AWC-SB meetings always include a glass of wine and an opportunity to socialize. You work hard as a communicator and you deserve to relax with women who understand and appreciate what you do.