BUSINESS: Successful Women Conference to celebrate International Women’s Day


The event will incorporate this year’s International Women’s Day theme of celebrating women’s achievements across the world and inspiring equality.

Gill Donnell MBE

Gill Donnell MBE, and Founder of Successful Women said: I am thrilled that this years Conference and Awards Launch is looking to be our best ever! We have some incredible keynote speakers lined up, including the phenomenal Lynne Franks OBE who has spent decades empowering women on the world stage.

Lynme Franks OBE

Lynne Franks OBE who helped establish London Fashion Week and was the PR guru that inspired the hit comedy series Absolutely Fabulous, is now based in Wincanton, Somerset. Lynne said: I am delighted to be the headline speaker at the Successful Women conference on International Womens Day. This event which brings so many women leaders of the South West into one room is a perfect opportunity to discuss how we can go forward, creating a sustainable future for all.

Attendees will get the chance to interact and ask questions during the expert panel discussion and browse exhibitor stands throughout the day, all hosted by female businesswomen. 

This years annual conference also marks the launch of the third 2020 Successful Women Awards which showcases and celebrates the achievements of women in business from across the South West. Entries will open on Thursday 5th March and include categories such as new business, creativity, public speaking and independent food and drink. Click here to find out more.

You can purchase tickets to the conference here. £69 for non-members and £59 for SWIB members. The conference will be held from 9.30 – 4.30 pm on Thursday 5 March at George Albert Hotel & Spa Dorchester.


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