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Meetings & Events

Upcoming events

    • 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  & Young Enterprise

    Longstanding SBN member Boze Durston is a board member of Young Enterprise Gloucestershire.

    At our October meeting we will hear from her colleagues about the work of Young Enterprise. It is UK’s leading enterprise and financial education charity reaching over 250,000 young people every year. Since they were established, over 4 million young people have taken part in Young Enterprise programmes in the UK. One million of these have run businesses for a year on their Company Programme. 

     Rush Skatepark is an amazing venue and provides a space for all ages from toddlers to the retired to let their hair down on bikes, scooters, blades and skateboards. Since it opened in 2013 it has drawn riders from literally all over the world because it is a world class facility.

    The Park was started by Michelle and Jerry Norman. They have won various awards including Gloucestershire small business of the year 2016. We are able to visit this amazing venue, hear about their journey and get an update on what happens next…. 

    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
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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.

    • 10 Nov 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • - Subscription Rooms Stroud
    • 8
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    SBN members' special price for Mary Portas talk! 

    WORK LIKE A WOMAN!

    Mary Portas, the retail guru renowned for her starring role in such TV series as Mary, Queen of Shops and What Britain Buys will be in conversation about her new book Work Like a Woman, a bold manifesto for women in business which aims to redefine what we mean by success in a future world of work.

    Mary will be in  In conversation with the Festival’s Artistic Director, Caroline Sanderson, she will share what she’s learned from her experiences throughout her career.

    Both members and non-members are invited to book a place for Saturday November 10th at 2pm at the Subscription Rooms in Stroud.   A reduced rate is available to members.

    We currently have 20 tickets on offer on a first come first served basis.

    Prices:   £8 Members /  £12 Non-Members 

    Please pay online using our website.

    Non-Members please register online using your email address.

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    Venue:  Stroud Subscription Rooms

    Parking:  Closest car parks are Church Street, Stroud or in London Road, Stroud near to Waitrose.  

    Please note that these tickets are non-refundable.


    • 29 Nov 2018
    • 8:45 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)
    • 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 

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

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


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