National Women’s Enterprise Day – first 10 to book go FREE

Sligo County Enterprise Board supports NWED Conference fee National Women’s Enterprise Day is now open for bookings.

Sligo County Enterprise Board will subsidise the €100 conference fee for the first 10 booking forms it receives from entrepreneurs wishing to attend the event which takes place the 16th and 17th November in Portlaoise Heritage Hotel.

Applicants must be members of SWIBN (Sligo Women in Business Network). Booking forms can be downloaded by following the link below and clicking on ‘booking form’.

Forms can be either e-mailed to or submitted by hand to Sligo County Enterprise Board, Sligo Development Centre, Cleveragh Road, Sligo.

BPW National Conference – The Family in Ireland 2011; Challenge or Opportunity

Business and Professional Women’s Association announce the launch of their National Conference on 22nd September 2011, in Galway, at the Meyrick Hotel. BPW Ireland will hold a Conference that explores the Family in Ireland 2011; Challenge or Opportunity.

The line up includes six excellent speakers and the Conference will be opened and MC’d by Mrs Fionnuala Kenny. The Conference will be of interest to parents, older people, families under financial and other strain, immigrant families and professionals engaged with any of these groups. In Sligo we have had an excellent and long relationship with the voluntary work of BPW. We would encourage SWIBN members to support the day, enjoy the opportunity to network with colleagues in Galway and meet new people from all the counties of Ireland.

Great offer of Free advertising in Irish Tatler magazine

Every month IT run a feature called the Irish Tatler exchange from a chosen county (this month they’ve picked us in Sligo) in order to support women in business. It’s free advertising and national exposure for your business!

All you need to do is send Eleanor Hutch on three things by email:

Your business logo (if you have one)

Your contact details (phone, email, web)

A 20 – 40 word paragraph about your business

Deadline for info by Wednesday 24th August

All types of businesses including accountants, boutiques, beauty salons, florists, food producers are welcome and bigger profiles will go to 4 women who stand out from the crowd.

What are you waiting for?!