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We try to keep our events interesting and diverse. All of our events involve networking, but in lots of different ways!

We run different kinds of events: networking, training and social, plus the occasional special event. Below you can find out about the different venues, speakers, topics and sociable outings we have enjoyed. You can also have a look through the photo galleries and read the event feedback (included in most event listings).

How to Create Videos for Social Media Using Your SmartphoneHow to Create Videos for Social Media Using Your Smartphone Your Place!, October 22, 11:00am-12:00pm SWIB AGMSWIB AGM ZOOM, October 13, 6:00pm-7:00pm ******* Please note that the AGM itself is only open to our members and will commence at 6pm.******** Coffee Meet-UpCoffee Meet-Up Your Place!, October 6, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Coffee Meet UpCoffee Meet Up Your Place!, September 8, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet UpHIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up Your Place!, August 25, 9:30am-11:00am Welcome to our HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up! Social Media Training with Lynsey Mac MediaSocial Media Training with Lynsey Mac Media Your Place!, August 20, 11:00am-12:00pm Social Media Guru and SWIB Member Lynsey Macdonald of Lynsey Mac Media is joining us to run a Social Media Training workshop! Guest Speaker - Bayile Adeoti talking about Dechomai Events & RacismGuest Speaker - Bayile Adeoti talking about Dechomai Events & Racism Your Place!, August 18, 11:00am-12:00pm Member Bayile Adeoti will be our guest speaker for August! Bayile is the Director and Founder of Dechomai Events and we will be hearing about the unique work that they do. Bayile will also be covering the topic of Racism and taking questions from the guests. Coffee Meet-UpCoffee Meet-Up Your Place!, August 4, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? SWIB Summer Social!!SWIB Summer Social!! Your Place!, July 28, 7:00pm-9:00pm Well it isn't our usual Summer BBQ as we normally plan - however it will be fun non the less! Recruitment Workshops with Aspen PeopleRecruitment Workshops with Aspen People Your Place!, July 23, 11:00am-12:00pm With soo many changes in the world of work - we are delighted to be working in conjunction with Aspen People to bring you this key event in the SWIB Calendar. HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet UpHIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up Your Place!, July 21, 9:30am-11:00am Welcome to our HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up! Coffee Meet-UpCoffee Meet-Up Your Place!, July 7, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Reset & Rise with Remarkable WomenReset & Rise with Remarkable Women Your Place!, June 30, 11:00am-12:00pm We are delighted to welcome Danielle Macleod of Remarkable Women to host this event - Reset & Rise! Habits the hold Women Back in Work with Sylvia BaldockHabits the hold Women Back in Work with Sylvia Baldock Your Place!, June 23, 11:00am-12:00pm We are delighted to welcome back Sylvia Baldock to be our guest speaker in June. HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet UpHIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up Your Place!, June 16, 9:30am-11:00am Welcome to our HIGHLIGHT Coffee Meet Up! My Life in TV - Rachel McTavishMy Life in TV - Rachel McTavish Your Place!, June 9, 11:00am-11:45am We are delighted to welcome Rachel McTavish to tell us about her Life in TV this June. Rachel will also be sharing her top tips on how to best present yourself live on video. With more and more going online and the demand to see people live be it on social or events - these tips are very much appreciated! June Coffee Meet UpJune Coffee Meet Up Your Place!, June 2, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Ellis Gin Tasting - Option OneEllis Gin Tasting - Option One Zoom, May 29, 7:30pm-8:30pm This is part two of our Ellis Gin event with Carol Jackson so if you haven't already booked to hear Carol tell us her story please book this too Ellis Gin - The Story Ellis Gin Tasting - Option TwoEllis Gin Tasting - Option Two Zoom, May 29, 7:30pm-8:30pm This is part two of our Ellis Gin event with Carol Jackson so if you haven't already booked to hear Carol tell us her story please book this too Ellis Gin - The Story Ellis Gin - The Story & Optional TastingEllis Gin - The Story & Optional Tasting Zoom, May 29, 7:00pm-8:30pm We are delighted to welcome Carol Jackson of Ellis Gin to host a very special event! Networking Skills with Farah HussainNetworking Skills with Farah Hussain Your Place!, May 26, 11:00am-12:00pm Farah is an outstanding networker - she makes is seem soo easy and seamless! We are delighted that Farah has now launched her own business - FarahNetworking.com. We are very lucky to have her coming on the teach us all her secrets and how we can succeed at networking. Charity Pub QuizCharity Pub Quiz Your Place!, May 22, 8:00pm-10:00pm We are back for ROUND TWO of our Pub Quiz! Hightlight Coffee Meet UpHightlight Coffee Meet Up Your Place!, May 19, 9:30am-11:00am Welcome to our first HIGHTLIGHT Coffee Meet Up!Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? LinkedIn Training with Emma AlkirwiLinkedIn Training with Emma Alkirwi Your Place!, May 14, 11:00am-11:45am Emma Alkirwi is the founder of The LinkedIn Guru and The CV Guru which provide LinkedIn optimisation and sales training, as well as professional writing services. Emma has a worked across various sectors in recruitment and has experience of a wide range of sales techniques as well as running her own business. Emma is able to provide insight into the most effective ways to generate brand awareness and secure sales leads through LinkedIn without ever having to hard sell or betray your brand. Becoming More Significant by Sylvia BaldockBecoming More Significant by Sylvia Baldock Your Place!, May 12, 11:00am-12:00pm We are delighted to welcome Sylvia Baldock to be our guest speaker teaching us how to Become More Significant! Coffee Meet-UpCoffee Meet-Up Your Place!, May 5, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Top 5 tips for Small businesses on surviving Coronavirus from BeyondHRTop 5 tips for Small businesses on surviving Coronavirus from BeyondHR Your Place!, April 28, 10:00am-11:00am Worried about the effect of Coronavirus on your workforce and business? COTY Quiz Night at Home!COTY Quiz Night at Home! Your Place!, April 24, 8:00pm-9:30pm Since we had to cancel out Charity of the Year Quiz Night - we are going online with Goose Quizzes! Coffee Meet-UpCoffee Meet-Up Your Place!, April 21, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Sales is a Stressful Time - Taking Your Business OnlineSales is a Stressful Time - Taking Your Business Online Your Place!, April 14, 5:00pm-6:30pm Member Laurie MacPherson of The Grow Consultancy will be hosting a Zoom Training next week on: Step Out of Fear - with Edward Reid on ZoomStep Out of Fear - with Edward Reid on Zoom Your Place!, April 9, 11:00am-12:30pm We are delighted to have the awesome Edward Reid joining us to host this Mindfulness Session for SWIB. Particularly at this time where we could all do with a little calm! April Coffee Catch UpApril Coffee Catch Up Your Place!, April 7, 9:30am-11:00am Are you ready to Connect, Communicate and Collaborate with other smart, successful women in business? Managing Media in a Crisis with Susie Fraser of Adeo - ZOOMManaging Media in a Crisis with Susie Fraser of Adeo - ZOOM Your Place!, March 31, 11:00am-12:00pm ZOOM DETAILS:Meeting ID: 253 879 064Password: 186517Full details and link at bottom of pageMEMBER ONLY EVENT SWIB Launches in Edinburgh!!SWIB Launches in Edinburgh!! The Edinburgh Grand - The Games Room, February 20, 5:30pm-7:00pm SWIB is delighted to host our first event in Edinburgh - come along and meet the committee and learn all about SWIB! Unbroken Lunch with Madeliene BlackUnbroken Lunch with Madeliene Black The Restaurant Bar & Grill, February 11, 12:00pm-2:00pm SWIB's February Coffee Meet UpSWIB's February Coffee Meet Up All Bar One, February 4, 9:30am-11:00am Open networking event is for any woman in business SWIB Information EveningSWIB Information Evening Murphy Wealth Offices, January 30, 5:30pm-7:00pm Join us welcoming potential new members to SWIB SWIB Burns Night - A Scotsman’s Tales of Fashion and HollywoodSWIB Burns Night - A Scotsman’s Tales of Fashion and Hollywood The National Piping Centre, January 14, 5:30pm-9:00pm Burns Night - A Scotsman’s Tales of Fashion and Hollywood SWIBs January Coffee Meet UpSWIBs January Coffee Meet Up All Bar One, January 7, 9:30am-11:00am Open networking event is for any woman in business SWIB festive celebration 2019SWIB festive celebration 2019 The Corinthian Club, December 10, 5:30pm-8:00pm A festive evening to celebrate an amazing SWIB year!! Drinks, canapes and fundraiser for the COTY! SWIB Coffee MeetUpSWIB Coffee MeetUp All Bar One, December 3, 9:30am-11:00am Open networking event is for any woman in business November  - Leverage Your Personal Brand and ExperienceNovember - Leverage Your Personal Brand and Experience Citation, November 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm Learn how to leverage your personal brand & experience to become an industry leader from UK Entrepreneur of the Year Liv Conlon Lucy ButtersSWIB November Training Workshop: Enhance your potential with Cultural Intelligence Murphy Wealth, November 7, 5:00pm-7:00pm Essential tools to navigate cultural differences between people, regions and countries SWIBs November Coffee Meet UpSWIBs November Coffee Meet Up All Bar One, November 5, 9:30am-11:00am SWIB's coffee meet-up in November is at All Bar One (upstairs). This event continues our popular once-a-month meet-up on the first Tuesday of the month. My journey to CEO......My journey to CEO...... Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, October 8, 6:30pm-9:00pm We will hear from the CEO of Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity, Shona Cardle who will take us through her journey to CEO of one of Scotland most loved charities. We'll also be announcing the SWIB charity of the year for 2019/2020. SWIB's October Coffee Meet UpSWIB's October Coffee Meet Up All Bar One, October 1, 9:30am-11:00am SWIB's coffee meet-up in October 2019 is at All Bar One (upstairs), a change of location from recent months. This event continues our popular once-a-month meet-up on the first Tuesday of the month. SWIB's AGM and Award winning WomenSWIB's AGM and Award winning Women House for an Art Lover, September 10, 6:00pm-9:00pm Our AGM and September dinner SWIB's September Coffee Meet UpSWIB's September Coffee Meet Up Browns Glasgow, September 3, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over coffee Grand Central HotelAugust Dinner - Networking and Advice... The Grand Central Hotel, Clyde and Queens Rooms, August 13, 6:30pm-9:00pm Need some advice? We're here to help! SWIB's August Coffee Meet UpSWIB's August Coffee Meet Up Browns Glasgow, August 6, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over coffee Amanda Su BrownSWIB Summer Training Workshop - Maximising LinkedIn Turcan Connell, July 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm Maximising your use of LinkedIn to grow your business The perfect equation 3B's = 3C'sThe perfect equation 3B's = 3C's Apartment 29, July 9, 6:30pm-9:00pm Buffet, business and a blether - the 3 Bs SWIB's July Coffee Meet UpSWIB's July Coffee Meet Up Browns Glasgow, July 2, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over coffee SWIB's Popular Pub Quiz returnsSWIB's Popular Pub Quiz returns Van Winkle, June 20, 6:30pm-9:00pm The return of the SWIB Pub Quiz Connecting through business and networkingConnecting through business and networking So LA, The White Box, June 11, 12:00pm-2:00pm Suzanne Hester talks about how good women are at connecting SWIB's June coffee meet-upSWIB's June coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, June 4, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee Celebrating Women - SWIB’s Awards event for 2019 The Principal Grand Central Hotel, May 19, 2:00pm-5:00pm It’s SWIB’s second Awards event - book now! Celebrating Women - SWIB Awards 2019 The Principal Grand Central Hotel, May 19, 2:00pm-5:00pm Our May event is our fabulous Awards afternoon tea! SWIB's May coffee meet-upSWIB's May coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, May 7, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB Stroll & Social - A canal strollSWIB Stroll & Social - A canal stroll Cowcaddens Subway, April 27, 10:00am-1:00pm A late Spring Stroll by the Canal SWIB Spring Training Workshop - Conflict Management and Mediation in BusinessSWIB Spring Training Workshop - Conflict Management and Mediation in Business Zurich Insurance, April 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm Dealing with conflict in the workplace Sheena Walker is a speaker on high performance in businessWhat gives a Corporate Olympian their Winning Edge? The Hideout, Mharsanta, April 9, 6:00pm-8:30pm Sheena Walker shares the secrets of champions to transform you and your business SWIB's April coffee meet-upSWIB's April coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, April 2, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee An 'English' take on BrexitAn 'English' take on Brexit La Bonne Auberge, March 12, 6:30pm-9:00pm Clare English shares her thoughts on identity and Brexit SWIB's March coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, March 5, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB HeartsLove Networking Lunch Opium, February 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm Sharing the networking love Lunch with Sylvia BaldockLunch with Sylvia Baldock Restaurant Bar & Grill, February 11, 12:00pm-2:00pm SWIB's February coffee meet-upSWIB's February coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, February 5, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee January Training - Making Tax DigitalJanuary Training - Making Tax Digital Turcan Connell, January 31, 5:00pm-7:00pm Making Tax Digital - are you ready? All about the lassies: The Burns SupperAll about the lassies: The Burns Supper Rab Ha's, January 15, 6:30pm-9:00pm All About the Lassies - SWIB does Burns' Night SWIB Coffee Meet UpSWIB Coffee Meet Up Browns Glasgow, January 8, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee Canvas at ArtaThe SWIB Christmas Bash! Canvas at Arta, December 11, 6:30pm-11:00pm Christmas starts here! SWIB Coffee MeetupSWIB Coffee Meetup Browns Glasgow, December 4, 9:30am-11:00am drop in networking over a coffee SWIB Stroll & SocialSWIB Stroll & Social The Clutha Bar, November 23, 2:30pm-4:30pm Mural Meander - The Best Mural in Glasgow City Centre Circular Economy - what it means to all of usCircular Economy - what it means to all of us Abbey House, November 13, 12:00pm-2:00pm The Circular Economy – think differently and look at the $trillion opportunity SWIB Coffee Meet-upSWIB Coffee Meet-up Cafe Fame, November 6, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB's Autumn Training Workshop - Confident and Effective CommunicationSWIB's Autumn Training Workshop - Confident and Effective Communication Zurich Insurance, November 1, 5:00pm-7:00pm SWIB's quarterly training workshop - Confident and Effective Communication SWIB Young Star Award Winner - Jenny McCrearySWIB Young Star Award... A Winner's Story The Restaurant Bar + Grill, October 9, 6:30pm-9:00pm 2017 brought us the swib Celebrating Women Awards and one of the winners was Jenny McCreary. Jenny took home the Young Star award. This month, Jenny shared her story with us. SWIB Coffee Meet-upSWIB Coffee Meet-up Cafe Fame, October 2, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB's AGM and Event - Broadcasting: Behind the ScenesSWIB's AGM and Event - Broadcasting: Behind the Scenes House for an Art Lover, September 11, 6:00pm-9:00pm SWIB's kick-off event for the new season (and AGM) Cafe Fame frontageSWIB Coffee meet-up Cafe Fame, September 4, 9:30am-11:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee Inaugural Social Cycle Ride to Loch LomondInaugural Social Cycle Ride to Loch Lomond Crowne Plaza, September 2, 9:45am-2:00pm Inaugural SWIB cycle from Glasgow to Loch Lomond Journey to CEO...and so much moreJourney to CEO...and so much more Grand Central Hotel, August 14, 6:30pm-9:00pm Journey to CEO...and so much more Cafe FameSWIB Coffee Meet Up Cafe Fame, August 7, 9:30am-11:30am Drop in networking event July Training - Exciting Writing!July Training - Exciting Writing! Collabor8te, July 26, 5:00pm-7:00pm Exciting Writing for your Business; Creating the Right Written Content Getting Away from It All!Getting Away from It All! Revolucion de Cuba, July 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm A fun evening getting to know yourself a bit better...and plenty of opportunities to network! Cafe FameSWIB Coffee Meet Up Cafe Fame, July 3, 9:30am-11:30am Drop in networking over coffee SWIB's Speed Networking LunchSWIB's Speed Networking Lunch The Dhabba, June 12, 12:00pm-2:00pm Speed Networking Event Cafe Fame frontageSWIB Coffee Meet-up Cafe Fame, June 5, 9:30am-11:30am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB Stroll and Social West Highland Way Obelisk, June 2, 9:45am-2:00pm Saturday morning stroll along the first part of the West Highland Way Wish It, Dream It, Do It - Aileen Neilson, Team GB ParalympianWish It, Dream It, Do It - Aileen Neilson, Team GB Paralympian La Bonne Auberge, May 8, 6:30pm-9:00pm Aileen Neilson, Team GB Paralympic Curling Skip is our May speaker SWIB Coffee Meet UpSWIB Coffee Meet Up Cafe Fame, May 1, 9:30am-11:30am Drop in networking over a coffee Mentoring - The How and Why for Potential Mentors and MenteesMentoring - The How and Why for Potential Mentors and Mentees Quilter Cheviot, April 26, 5:00pm-7:00pm Mentoring - The How and Why for Potential Mentors and Mentees. post its on a boardSWIBdom - The Big Think Collabor8te, April 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm Networking, eating and thinking ahead... SWIB Coffee Meet UpSWIB Coffee Meet Up Cafe Fame, April 3, 9:30am-11:30am Drop in networking over a coffee Celebrating Women - Inspiration from the PastCelebrating Women - Inspiration from the Past Tron Bar & Restaurant, March 13, 6:30pm-9:00pm Inspiring women from Glasgow's past... SWIB Coffee meet-upSWIB Coffee meet-up Cafe Fame, March 6, 9:30am-11:30am Drop-in networking over a coffee SWIB's first-ever Pub Quiz!SWIB's first-ever Pub Quiz! Curlers Rest, February 22, 6:30pm-9:00pm Help us to raise money for Playlist for Life by coming along to our pub quiz... Love business, love networkingLove business, love networking Citation, Merchant City, February 13, 12:00pm-2:00pm A networking lunch with a twist! Cafe Fame frontageSWIB Coffee Meet-up Cafe Fame, February 6, 9:30am-11:30am A new networking initiative from SWIB! Email Marketing - Why and How Your Business Should Embrace ItEmail Marketing - Why and How Your Business Should Embrace It Turcan Connell, January 25, 5:00pm-7:00pm Cat Cripps of Wildcat Solutions presented this workshop on Email Marketing, covering why and how your business should embrace email marketing, the variety and suitability of different platforms available to you, and why not to rely on Outlook for this important aspect of your business! All About the LassiesAll About the Lassies Rab Ha's, January 16, 6:00pm-9:00pm SWIB celebrates Robert Burns in its very own style! Let the Christmas celebrations begin!Let the Christmas celebrations begin! 200 SVS, December 12, 6:30pm-12:00am Festive fun the SWIB way! swib stroll and social Pollok House, Pollok Country Park, December 2, 10:00am-12:00pm Saturday morning stroll in Pollok Country Park to blow away the cobwebs! Celebrating Women - Inspiration from the Past Opium, November 14, 12:00pm-2:00pm Continuing our 25th anniversary of Celebrating Women with inspiring stories from Glasgow's past Pricing and how to get it rightPricing and how to get it right Clyde & Co (Scotland) LLP, October 26, 5:00pm-7:00pm If you are unsure about the pricing strategy that's right for your business, this could be the ideal training session for you. Charity begins at SWIBCharity begins at SWIB Blythswood Square Hotel, October 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm Charity begins at SWIB SWIB's AGM and September eventSWIB's AGM and September event House for an Art Lover, September 12, 6:00pm-9:00pm SWIB's AGM and September event - Flying high in business SWIB stroll and social - The City Centre Mural Trail Virgin Money Lounge, August 25, 4:00pm-5:30pm A City Centre Stroll to follow the City Mural Trail. SWIB's August event - Reality for Business and LifeSWIB's August event - Reality for Business and Life Malmaison, August 8, 6:30pm-9:00pm Inside Out: Reality for Business and Life The ins and outs of InstagramThe ins and outs of Instagram Turcan Connell, July 20, 5:00pm-7:00pm A practical, hands-on session to help you get the most out of Instagram SWIB's July event: Silver celebrationSWIB's July event: Silver celebration Hilton Garden Inn, July 11, 6:30pm-9:00pm A Silver Celebration Swishing with SWIB - charity fundraiser Collabor8te, June 15, 6:30pm-9:00pm Swap your quality clothes and raise money for our charity Scotland's Changing Relationship with EuropeScotland's Changing Relationship with Europe The Spanish Butcher, June 13, 12:00pm-2:00pm A mix of politics and business, Europe and Scotland SWIB's summer Stroll and Social - Inspiring WomenSWIB's summer Stroll and Social - Inspiring Women Meet at Kelvinbridge Subway, June 2, 4:00pm-5:30pm A summer's walk followed by a SWIB social SWIB's 25th Birthday Celebration and Celebrating Women AwardsSWIB's 25th Birthday Celebration and Celebrating Women Awards Oran Mor, May 21, 2:00pm-5:00pm A very special afternoon to celebrate women Top tips to generate PR for your business Maclay Murray & Spens, April 20, 5:00pm-7:00pm Are you proud of your business and desperate to tell the world all about it? SWIB's April event...Breaking the RulesSWIB's April event...Breaking the Rules Browns Bar & Brasserie, April 11, 6:30pm-9:00pm A new venue and an exciting speaker... It's March, it must be a BOOKSWAP!!It's March, it must be a BOOKSWAP!! Restaurant Bar and Grill, March 14, 6:30pm-9:00pm Now in its 5th successful year, don't miss out on the SWIB Bookswap Your business, your passionYour business, your passion The Dhabba, February 14, 12:00pm-2:00pm Are you passionate about your role? Awards and How to win themAwards and How to win them Collabor8te, January 26, 5:00pm-7:00pm Would you like the words "award-winning" to describe your business? This session will help you find out how. New Year, new beginningsNew Year, new beginnings The Clyde Suite, The Grand Central Hotel, January 10, 6:30pm-9:00pm Yes, you can do it! Special Independence Referendum Debate eventSpecial Independence Referendum Debate event McCance Building, University of Strathclyde, April 7, 6:00pm-9:00pm Our panel debate is now SOLD OUT but you can sign up for the waiting list happy 21st birthday swib!happy 21st birthday swib! Glasgow City Chambers (The Picture Gallery), February 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm a special night for a very special celebration SWIB Coffee Meet UpSWIB Coffee Meet Up Cafe Fame, January 1, 1:00am Drop in networking over coffee SWIB's June coffee meet-upSWIB's June coffee meet-up Browns Glasgow, January 1, 1:00am Drop-in networking over a coffee , January 1, 1:00am We are delighted to host an Introduction to SWIB Evening this June!
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