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The Women's Business & Enterprise Conference

Friday 3rd June, 10am-4pm

Gogarburn Conference Centra, 175 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 9BH


We all know a woman who gets on with things, creates brilliant projects or products, who inspires her team or colleagues or who simply makes things happen!

This year's conference is all about those women who work alongside us, who we meet at networking events, who quietly go about making a great living, who make beautiful things or who lead their organisation to bigger and better things.

And those women will be on our stage to tell their stories, inspire the attendees, take part in the discussions and deliver the workshops covering topics including;

  • Service Design Thinking – putting the customer at the heart of your business – Hazel White and Linsey McIntosh, Open Change;
  • Personal and business branding (From punk rock to personal branding: making your mark in business) – Mairi Damer, Word Up Communications;
  • LinkedIn and Social media – Fin Wycherley, Supersize Media;
  • Mentoring – the ASB mentoring programme for mentors and mentees – Eleanor Yearwood & Alison Kearney;
  • Making a business work through technology – Sheryl Newman;
  • Growing a business – RBS with Leah Hutchison, Appointedd;
  • Getting the promotion or position you want – Joy Lewis;
  • Mental Toughness – Dr Sue Mitchell, Aeona and Angela Wilson, Women’s Development Foundation.


Other confirmed speakers include;

  • Nicola Danes, Vanilla Blush
  • Jo Macsween of Macsween of Edinburgh
  • Dr Peter Kenway & Ceri Hughes, New Policy Institute


Book your ticket now

ASB Member* rate - discounted full day conference ticket £40

Conference ticket - full day ticket £75
Please note if you're not already a member of the Association of Scottish Businesswomen and want to join and attend the conference, you can save £5 by choosing that option below

Join ASB & attend conference £60
You can combine your conference ticket with a 1 year membership of the ASB and save £5 - simply choose this option and we will send you the next steps in due course


*The discounted ticket price applies to ASB Members who have a current members profile listed on

If you are not already an ASB member and would like to join, simply choose the joint ticket and we will contact you to complete the next step in your application.

There is NO parking at the venue itself, but there is a park & ride facility close by with a regular bus service into Gogarburn.


The outline programme is:

10-10.30 Registration/networking and coffee

10.30-10.35 Welcome

11.00-11.30 Main Auditorium Opening Session

11.45-12.30 Workshop Sessions

12.30-1.30 lunch & networking

1.30-2.15 Workshop Sessions

2.15-3pm Panel discussion inc Q&A

3.00-3.45pm Keynote speaker 

3.45-4pm Closing & Launch of 2016 ASB awards


More details of the day are available on the Women’s Business and Enterprise Conference website.

Exhibition stands and Brochure advertising are also available to those interested in promoting to our prestigious audience. 
Further details are also available by contacting Alison Henderson, President on





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