The 10th annual Illawarra Women in Business (IWIB) Conference & Expo Day is one week away on Friday, September 20 and preparations are well underway for another fantastic event!
The Sage Hotel is once again the venue of the IWIB Conference & Expo Day with ANZ coming on board as platinum sponsors, supporting this event for the entire 10 years.
Wollongong Diagnostics have come on board as gold sponsors this year, Lancaster Law & Mediation are silver sponsors while Zig Zag Hub and Better Business Accounting are bronze sponsors of the event.
"This year's event is raising funds for the Cancer Council's Wollongong Relay for Life," director Glenda Papac of IWIB said.
Keynote speaker is renowned businesswoman Jo Burston, CEO of Inspiring Rare Birds, a business that maximises the economic value of female entrepreneurs.
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There is also a panel of three local businesswomen, Henny Williams from Essential Bookkeeping Solutions, Marie Russo from Zig Zag Hub and Amy Harper for Kells Lawyers.
"Margaret Biggs from the Disability Trust is joining us as our panel facilitator once again this year," Mrs Papac said.
"We can assure guests will leave feeling inspired and motivated and with some food for thought about their own business and personal development while at the same time enjoying a day of networking in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
"At this event the foyer to the conference room is packed with expo tables that create a lot of energy and puts a real buzz in the room.
"We have the open networking in this area and it provides a fantastic atmosphere to network in and at the same time also gives the expo stand holders a great opportunity to demonstrate or sell their products."
IWIB is for every woman who is keen to learn, share ideas and collaborate with other women in business.
For more information, see the comprehensive website at iwib.com.au, follow IWIB on Twitter and connect with them on Facebook.
IWIB - largest women's networking group in the Illawarra
In 13 years Illawarra Women in Business (IWIB) has grown to become the largest women's networking group in the Illawarra.
IWIB is an energetic business networking group dedicated to women helping women in business development, as well as professional and personal growth.
IWIB director, Glenda Papac said, "The main objective of IWIB is to provide women with a first class networking forum, to network in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
"We want everyone to build and strengthen their own individual networks, to have a strong network of business and personal contacts dedicated to helping each other. It's about getting to know who we do business with and who we refer our clients and customers to."
For more information, see the website at iwib.com.au or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org