Important Deadlines

  • Jan. 1, 2018 Council Officer Election Report and administrative fee are due at National.
  • Jan. 31, 2018 To award an Impact Scholarship in May 2017, submit your league’s SBMEF contribution and selection criteria to before January 31, 2018.
  • Jan. 31, 2018 Select your league’s Top Ten Business Woman nominee.
  • March 1, 2018 Nomination for National Office and Acceptance of Nomination forms must be submitted to ABWA National by this date.
  • March 31, 2018 Elect Nominating Committee for your league elections.
  • March-May 2018 Nationally sponsored spring Membership Recruitment Campaign.
  • May 2018 Universal Officer Election Month for all leagues (Chapters and Express Networks).
  • May 15, 2018 2017 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA applications due to ABWA National.
  • May 15, 2018 Councils’ IRS Form 990-N (e-Postcard, Return of Organization Exempt Form Income Tax for small tax-exempt groups whose gross receipts are $25,000 or less) is due. The IRS’s filing deadline for councils is four and one-half months after the
    Council-year end.
  • June 1, 2018 This is the last day that SBMEF contributions for the 2016-2017 Award Year and applications for Scholarship Grant Requests and/or Business Skills Tuition Reimbursement can be submitted.
  • June–July 2018 Leadership transition and planning for the 2018-2019 Award Year.
  • June 30, 2018 Administrative Fee payment due to ABWA National.
  • June 30, 2018 Report names of Executive Board and Standing Committee Chairs to ABWA Nat’l.
  • By July 2018 Appoint two members to the Auditing Committee.
  • July 31, 2018 Best Practices Submissions due to ABWA National.