We try to keep our events interesting and diverse. Here you can find out about the different venues and speakers we have enjoyed - have a look through the galleries and read the event feedback.
In recent months, our members heard leadership advice from Mary Craig OBE, got fitter on Twitter, indulged in a good laugh for the sake of our health, revealed their ideal dinner dates while table swapping, sampled award-winning beer at West, explored crowdfunding with Amanda Boyle and put faces to twitter names at our latest tweetup.
Discover the Spirit of SWIB... The Corinthian Club, May 14, 6:30pm-9:00pm A high-spirited evening with a few surprises for good measure! The Women’s Business and Enterprise Conference 2013 Crowne Plaza Hotel, May 9, 9:00am-5:30pm For women starting and growing businesses in Scotland Blogging for your Business - the basics Touchbase, April 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm Why you should be blogging. SWIB Business Panel La Bonne Auberge, April 9, 6:30pm-9:00pm Need some friendly and helpful advice for your business or work? SWIB's Business Panel may be able to help... ASB Work-Life Balance Leadership & Development Weekend Ingliston Country Club, March 22, 6:00pm-2:00pm A mix of training, networking and fun SWIB's first Book Swap networking lunch The Sisters Kelvingrove, March 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm How do you combine World Book Day with International Women's Day for a networking lunch? Read on... happy 21st birthday swib! Glasgow City Chambers (The Picture Gallery), February 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm a special night for a very special celebration A Not-Doing-Valentine drop-in All Bar One, February 14, 5:30pm-8:00pm Forget the roses and expensive menus, and join us for informal networking Achieve your goals in 2013: Top Tips lindsays, February 13, 5:00pm-7:00pm Let's get motivated, top tips to success! Spice up Your People Power! Kama Sutra, January 15, 6:30pm-9:00pm New Year Networking with Linda Urquhart SWIB goes west and talks Turkey! Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel, December 11, 6:30pm-9:00pm SWIB goes west and talks Turkey! A tweet-up in a new venue All Bar One, November 23, 5:30pm-8:00pm Drop in to meet your fellow tweeters in informal surroundings ASB AGM 2012 Mercure Hotel, November 17, 9:30am-11:45am ASB's Annual General Meeting is open to all ASB members Women of Influence: Donalda MacKinnon, BBC Scotland Opium, November 13, 12:00pm-2:00pm The woman who controls what we watch on BBC Scotland! Top tips to bring compassion into business Turcan Connell, October 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm Susan Grandfield of SG Development Solutions enabled us to explore compassion and its impact at work Women of Influence: Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh Windows Rooftop Restaurant, October 9, 6:30pm-9:00pm Tasmina Ahmed Sheikh is our next speaker in the Women of Influence series of events ASB Conference and Awards Dinner Our Dynamic Earth, September 14, 7:00pm-1:00am The ASB's Annual Awards Dinner was held in the stunning Earthscape galleries at Our Dynamic Earth. Start the new SWIB year: Business Success - nature or nurture? 29 Royal Exchange Square, September 11, 6:30pm-9:00pm Time to kick off the new SWIB year with an inspiring speaker at 29 SWIB's 20th Birthday Barbecue House for an Art Lover, August 14, 6:30pm-9:00pm This event will be celebrating 20 years of business networking with swib Top Tips on Time Management Morton Fraser Solicitors, July 18, 5:00pm-7:00pm Priority Management's Gilly MacMorran shared her expertise to ensure that we all make better use of our time Beyond the 2014 Games: Business Opportunities Red Onion, July 10, 12:00pm-2:00pm Women of Influence: Dr Bridget McConnell, Chief Executive of Culture & Sport Glasgow A special tweet-up Vroni's Wine Bar, June 21, 5:30pm-8:00pm A tweet-up with a difference - book now! Women of Influence: Susan Aktemel, Director of Impact Arts Hilton Garden Inn, June 12, 6:30pm-9:00pm The Social Enterprise Myth Uncovered Meet your fellow tweeters! Vroni's Wine Bar, May 17, 5:30pm-8:00pm Drop in to Vroni's upstairs any time between 5.30 and 8pm, and meet the #SWIB tweeps. May networking lunch Restaurant Bar and Grill, May 8, 12:00pm-2:00pm The return of the popular SWIB table swap networking event. Be fitter on Twitter Morisons, April 19, 5:00pm-7:00pm Kim McAllister of Impact Online shared her expertise with us in order to make Twitter work for us and our businesses. Women of Influence: Amanda Boyle La Bonne Auberge, April 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm Amanda Boyle, CEO of Bloom Venture Catalyst Go West with SWIB! West Brewery & Bar, March 13, 6:30pm-9:00pm For our March event, we went West – to the authentic Bavarian-style brewery and restaurant run by multi-award winning entrepreneur Petra Wetzel. Who are you tweeting with? Vroni's, March 1, 5:30pm-8:00pm Around 15 folk gathered to meet their fellow tweeters Table networking lunch Tron Theatre, February 14, 12:00pm-2:00pm "Who would you most like to have a dinner date with?" Using Linked In to supercharge your personal profile Glasgow, January 26, 5:00pm-7:00pm Managing your reputation online Women of Influence: Leading the way Alla Turca, January 17, 6:30pm-9:00pm The first of our “Women of Influence” series of speakers Laughing our way to Christmas The Corinthian Club, December 13, 6:30pm-1:00am All a-board! with Lindsay Burley Mansionhouse, November 8, 6:30pm SWIB was pleased to welcome Lindsay Burley as our speaker, who outlined her journey from doctor, through health service manager to non-executive director and health board chair. How to traverse the rapids of the current economic climate Glasgow, October 27, 5:00pm-7:00pm Alison Smith helped delegates to understanding what might be holding back their progress, then went on to identify actions to ensure that they felt confident about traversing and getting to the other side of the economic rapids! Winning business by collaborating Esca, October 11, 6:30pm We were delighted to welcome the Chief Executive of Co-operative Development Scotland, Sarah Deas, to this event, to explore how, by working together, businesses can achieve scale in buying, producing and selling. AGM & guest speaker Dame Elish Angiolini 29, September 13, 6:30pm SWIB returned to 29 for its Annual General Meeting and kick-off event for the new presidential year.We were delighted to welcome Dame Elish Angiolini as our guest speaker at this event. Small company? You too can play big city centre, July 28, 5:00pm-7:00pm Top tips on how to create a strategy for growth