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Meetings & Events

Upcoming events

    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • GL6 9AQ
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    8.45 Doors open for registration

    9.30 Welcome and round the room introductions

    9.40 Notices, announcements & news

    10.00  Coffee re-charge, make connections and quick loo break

    10.10  Guest Speaker Doina Cornell - Leader of Stroud District Council. 

    Doina will tell us about her path to being leader of the council and give us an update about local developments such as the Merrywalks development and The Canal as well as a general update from SDC.

    Please feel free to bring guests along to the meeting; they attend a free taster of our meetings by just signing in on arrival.

    The venue is The Old Lodge, Minchinhampton GL6 9AQ. Parking is free.

    Coffee will be available from 8.45 am; business to begin at 9.30 am.


    • 09 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • at the Dinner at Six restaurant in Stroud
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    Tuesday 9th October 2018:  9am - 3pm;  arrive at 9am for a prompt 9.30am start.

    Open to Members, Non-Members, Friends and Guests!

    Boost your Business Workshop!  We have a great morning planned, a  business workshop presented by Debbie Bird followed by a delicious lunch all at Dinner at Six. There will also be an opportunity to network with your fellow attendees over our specially prepared lunch. Don't forget to bring lots of business cards and a notebook for those great ideas for your business plan. This is a great opportunity to review your business practices which you surely can't afford to miss!

    Boost Your Business Workshop Details:

    Debbie Bird of AbleGrowth will be giving you the opportunity to take a magnifying glass to your business, have a ‘spring clean’ and see positive results. 

    • Do you always use your time wisely?
    • Do you have clear priorities focussed around making profit?
    • Are your products and services priced correctly?
    • Is it easy to get new clients?
    • Do you know where your business will be next year let alone next month?

     During this 3 hour session Debbie will take you through her top tools for business and you will write your one page plan. This will give you focus and greater clarity and direction resulting in better use of your time and more profit. Interested?  Book your place now.

     This workshop is open to members and non-members so spread the word.

    Former National Sales Manager Debbie has extensive and varied business experience from large corporations to her own shops in Cirencester and Hungerford. For the last 4 years Debbie’s business AbleGrowth has been providing coaching and training support to SMEs in Gloucestershire to maximise the potential of her client’s business particularly focused on general business skills, simple techniques with numbers and sales activities. She delivers down to earth and sound advice which has a transforming positive impact on her clients. Her clients come from a wide range of sectors including engineering, food production, retail, recreation, construction, business services, clothing and digital. Debbie is the chair of Stroud Business Women’s network.

    Lunch at Dinner at Six

    The workshop is followed by a specially prepared lunch at Dinner at Six. Dinner at six has built a reputation as a fantastic restaurant which uses quality seasonal ingredients, much of which is local produce, prepared with great care, flare and passion.

    This event is discounted for Members.  Bring your friends -  spread the word and invite your friends/colleagues for what is sure to be a great event whilst mixing business with pleasure. 

    PLEASE BOOK ONLINE by noon 2nd October 2018.      Places are strictly limited!

    Non-Members: Registration, menu selection and payment can be made online through the SBN website.  Please use your own own email address and follow the online instructions.

    Please arrive at 9.00am on Tuesday 9th October 2018.    Lunch is at 12.45pm.        

    View the Menu HERE 

    Ticket prices* for the Training Workshop including a  2 course Lunch with coffee/tea.

    SBN members - £25.00    Non-members - £29.50

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    Venue address: Dinner At Six, 6 Union Street, Stroud, GL5 2HE

    Important: if you have special dietary needs, then please get in touch by emailing enquiries@stroudbusinesswomen.org.uk by Noon Tuesday 2nd October 2018.  

    Please note: that any additional drinks must be paid by yourself at the bar.

    Tips: Prices do not include a tip for the restaurant, we will leave that to your discretion.

    Parking: the closest car park is the multi storey leading out to London Road through Brunel Mall.  Road entry via the roundabout that accesses Waitrose.  Other parking is available in Church Street Car Park, and Parliament Street car park near the police station.

    * Please note: tickets are non-refundable

    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 9-11 King St, Stroud GL5 3BX
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    Informal Networking at The Curio Lounge in Stroud.

    We now run our informal networking meeting at The Curio Lounge in Stroud usually on the second Thursday of the month. It is open to members and non-members to attend and all you need to do is turn up and pay for your drinks. 

    It is a great introduction to going on to attend our main meeting at The Lodge at Minchinhampton, for networking on a more intimate basis or you if find that you cannot make our main meeting.

    Spread the word about our meetings; and bring along friends too.  You do not have to be a member to join in at the Curio Meeting.   We also off a free taster for the main meeting at the Lodge for Member's guests and friends, no booking required, simply sign in on arrival

    Come along between 9-11am to the Curio Lounge  9-11 King St, Stroud GL5 3BX (near Merrywalks).

    Future dates for this meeting are here.

    For further information please contact us by email at enquiries@stroudbusinesswomen.org.uk.


    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)
    • Unit 3 Brimscombe Port Port Lane, Brimscombe Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 2QQ
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    Please Note:  CHANGE OF VENUE for one month only

    8.45 Doors open for registration

    9.30 Welcome and round the room introductions

    9.40 Notices, announcements & news

    10.00  Coffee re-charge, make connections and quick loo break

    10.10  Rush Skatepark  

    Hear about the growth of the business, future plans and see a demo. Debbie will run a business exercise that can apply to us all.


    Please feel free to bring guests along to the meeting; they attend a free taster of our meetings by just signing in on arrival.


    The venue is Rush Skate Park, Brimscombe Port, Stroud GL5 2QQ.  Parking is free.

    Coffee will be available from 8.45 am,; business to begin at 9.30 am.



    • 08 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • 9-11 King St, Stroud GL5 3BX
    Register
    Informal Networking at The Curio Lounge in Stroud.

    We now run our informal networking meeting at The Curio Lounge in Stroud usually on the second Thursday of the month. It is open to members and non-members to attend and all you need to do is turn up and pay for your drinks. 

    It is a great introduction to going on to attend our main meeting at The Lodge at Minchinhampton, for networking on a more intimate basis or you if find that you cannot make our main meeting.

    Spread the word about our meetings; and bring along friends too.  You do not have to be a member to join in at the Curio Meeting.   We also off a free taster for the main meeting at the Lodge for Member's guests and friends, no booking required, simply sign in on arrival

    Come along between 9-11am to the Curio Lounge  9-11 King St, Stroud GL5 3BX (near Merrywalks).

    Future dates for this meeting are here.

    For further information please contact us by email at enquiries@stroudbusinesswomen.org.uk.

    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)
    • GL6 9AQ
    Register

    8.45 Doors open for registration

    9.30 Welcome and round the room introductions

    9.40 Notices, announcements & news

    10.00 Coffee re-charge, make connections and quick loo break

    10.10 

    Member Shout Outs – Why not give it a go!

    Speaker from Leckhampton Hospice  (the residential hospice for Gloucestershire) to tell us how they found themselves exhibiting at the Malvern Flower Show. We hope to invite Longfields (Formerly Cotswold Care) as well.

    Please feel free to bring guests along to the meeting; they attend a free taster of our meetings by just signing in on arrival.

    The venue is Rush Skate Park, Brimscombe Port, Stroud GL5 2QQ.  Parking is free.

    Coffee will be available from 8.45 am,; business to begin at 9.30 am.


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