Women Unlimited Conference: Thrive 2013!
Event on 2013-03-08 09:45:00
Our conference is all about you. It's inspiring, motivating, exciting, and invigorating. We use this day to celebrate our bravery, celebrate our successes, and celebrate each other.
This year our theme is all about how to make your business THRIVE! in 2012.What to expect
We have an absolutely fantastic line-up, and feel truly blessed to have so many remarkable women who are willing to come along and share their stories, advice and expertise to help your business become the business that you have been dreaming of.
To be successful in business you need to have a lot of passion, self belief and a powerful vision. But you also need really practical marketing tools and techniques that will help you get the message out, get more clients and powerfully sell your business.
We get that. So we are focusing this year on practical and inspirational marketing skills that will help you get more customers, more clients and more revenue.
All our speakers have achieved fantastic success in their own businesses will share with you what works and what doesn't. They are bringing their specialist knowledge and expertise to you in a beautifully wrapped package.What do we promise?
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll learn and you'll be inspired. At the end of it you'll be so glad that you came, you'll wish you could do it all over again.
Join us for what will be the event of the year for female business owners and entrepreneurs. Soak up the BAFTA vibe from all the successful creators that have walked the corridors before you and give your business a boost for the rest of the year.
This is your chance to THRIVE, SHINE and CELEBRATE ’growing your business your way’ whether you are just sprouting the green shoots of a start-up or harvesting the fruits of your enterprise; you won’t want to miss this unique event.WHAT TO EXPECT
You can expect a day that will leave you underpinned with sessions of practical business advice, inspiration, and motivation with women who are living their business and personal dreams.
Women Unlimited put together an incredible agenda of inspirational speakers. I highly recommend this to any woman who is thinking of becoming an entrepreneur or needs new ideas to take her business to the next level. Reet Wiseman
You will meet and make friends with the most diverse range of female entrepreneurs in the UK and find a support network that will help you grow your business and inspire you for years to come, no matter what the economical backdrop.
At Women Unlimited we understand that ‘Growing your business your way’ means growing your soft and hard skills in equal parts. You need the passion but you also need the technical skills and our wonderful speakers at this year’s conference will help you become a true and constant ’gardener of your business.’
SO WHAT HAVE WE GOT LINED UP!
This year’s line-up of speakers is jam-packed with successful business women who will make you laugh, cry, challenge yourself and return to your business with a renewed sense of what’s possible. Including:- Caroline Redman Lusher
Founder of Rock Choir and Solo Artist
The pioneer of the contemporary choir phenomenon, Caroline Redman Lusher is recognised as a leader of women and as a dynamic and successful businesswoman and entrepreneur. Founder of Rock Choir and a talented solo artist in her own right, she is an inspiration to thousands of women across the UK. Caroline’s dream was realised when Rock Choir was offered a four album record deal with Universal. Caroline will be opening our event and setting the inspirational tone for the day!Wendy Kerr
Owner of Corporate Crossovers. Wendy coaches and inspires women who have left their jobs and set up their own business, and those still in their jobs who may be thinking of leaving. She enables these women to have more focus, feel more in control and make more income. She has been on Radio 4 Women’s Hour discussing her research and has been the Career Coach in Glamour Magazine. Wendy will be giving a fabulous workshop called ‘How to best use your time to get to a £100k per year business?’ It’s guaranteed to give you a fresh perspective on how to value your time! Catherine Watkin
Catherine Watkin owner of Selling From The Heart is a sales expert, coach and trainer who teaches heart-centred business owners how to have effective sales conversations that lead their clients to say a resounding “Yes please!” to working with them –without being pushy or ‘salesy’. Catherine will be sharing – Why heart-centred sales is more effective than traditional sales approaches, the 3 key elements for a successful heart-centred sales conversation and 5 cardinal rules for (effective) non-pushy sales.Anna Ostergren
Anna combines freelance directing, acting coaching, motivational speaking, casting (TV and Film) and teaching and will be delivering an exciting practical session covering ‘Voice placement, body language and how to make an impression, in terms of presentations and public speaking.’ They don’t come any better qualified than Anna. Just take a look at her credits. She is head of acting at CTA Academy in King’s Cross. She works bi-annually in Las Vegas and Los Angeles, where she has close ties with casting directors and agents. She has recently produced, directed and designed her own production of Much Ado About Nothing, which played to full houses and received great acclaim.Kate Hardcastle
There aren’t many people who can say they have set up their own award-winning business, are Founder of a charitable organisation and who have (amongst other things) provided backing vocals for several major recording artistes. This colourful and exciting life story belongs to Kate Hardcastle, a lady who has ridden the highs, overcome the lows and sidestepped the challenges of her life, not for material gain but to offer people around her the benefits of overcoming adversity. Kate’s drive and passion to achieve her ambitions has seen her in some challenging situations (including being very nearly kidnapped in China) but what she learns she loves to share. Her rule of thumb – Passion, Persistence, Persuasion, Patience and Politeness makes a good recipe for success. As the Queen of Customer Service Kate will be sharing her journey with us. You can find Kate at her business Insight With Passion or campaigning with Positive Image, The Charity Dreamgirls and as patron of the RSPCA.And Taking Centre Stage To Share ’MY JOURNEY’Oma Edoja
Oma, founder and client-attraction coach, through her strategy of Get Clear Get Known Get Clients is passionate about the economic empowerment of women through entrepreneurship! She is a prolific writer, speaker, industry blogger, coach, mentor and hostess of two online radio shows for the empowerment of women. Oma speaks locally and internationally and is featured in both local and international media. A former school teacher, you will love her educational and inspirational style, infused with humour.Viv Oyolu
Viv will be sharing her story of DREAM CORNER – ‘For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a radio presenter, but I never had the confidence to pursue it, and think prior to when I got the gig, would been happy to go through life without fulfilling this dream. But through a chain of events which was written about in the Sunday Telegraph Stella magazine in July 2012, Viv’s Telegraph article, you will see that anything and everything is possible. If I in my 40s can realise my almost-30-year dream, then it’s never too late and nothing is impossible.’Keren Lerner
Keren has been running Top Left Design since January 2002. Keren is an experienced designer and an expert on usability and accessibility and using design to communicate clear marketing messages. She also regularly trains fellow business people and budding entrepreneurs in social media, blogging, the principles of good website design, creating effective email newsletters, and improving their online reputation. Keren will be sharing her tips for success, her mission to ‘clean up the internet’ and empower clients to represent and promote themselves in a way they can be proud of.Galia Orme
Galia will delight you with her success story – ‘Having worked for several years in business development, marketing and communications, dabbling in music and realising it was getting a bit late to become a Rock Chick, I discovered raw chocolate making and set up CHOC Chick in Sept 2008. After spending several months developing recipes and sourcing organic ingredients I created CHOC Chick Kits with all the natural chocolate making ingredients and simple recipes to help anyone who loves chocolate make delicious chocolates that are free from dairy, processed sugars, additives, gluten, soya and guilt! Our mission is to promote the pure goodness of chocolate in its raw state and bring the delights and benefits of natural chocolate making to everyone.’
We will have a special guest appearing before our final close out for the day. So stay tuned for this exciting announcement!!FANTASTIC NETWORKING
We are scheduling in great networking for this event! You will have multiple opportunities to network with each other and our speakers during the conference. We believe that meeting and engaging with other women who are experiencing the same challenges and successes as you are can be extremely heartening and motivating, so take this opportunity to meet and learn from each other as much as possible. WHEN WHERE AND HOW MUCH!
Date: March 8th, 2013 (International Women’s Day)
Time: Registration and refreshments from 9:00, conference from 9:45 – 5:00pm
Where: BAFTA 195 Piccadilly
How much: £95 Early Bird (includes lunch and all refreshments)
For those of you who would also like an opportunity to exhibit we have 4 x tables available in the David Lean Room (at price of x 1 ticket).
This really is going to be a FANTASTIC day, so give yourself and your business a boost and book your ticket today.
The Women Unlimited conference will empower you to take your business to the next level, while introducing you to a community of intelligent, ambitious like-minded women who are all overcoming the challenges and enjoying the rewards of running a business.
at British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA)
Piccadilly, United Kingdom