Upcoming Events

IWIB Business Networking Lunch 31 March 2017

Event Sponsor: This IWIB event is proudly sponsored by Foye Legal
When: Friday 31/03/2017 - 12noon
Where: Thirroul Surf Club
The Esplanade Thirroul
Subscribers Cost: $48
Non-Subscribers Cost: $60

This event is sold out! no more tickets are available - the next lunch event is the IWIB Business Women's Awards Day on 5th May - please book early to attend that event when it comes online to avoid disappointment....

Price includes a welcome glass of bubbles/wine or softdrink on arrival and a delicious 2 course meal.  

m2 kitchen will be catering for the lunch at this IWIB event and we thank Kubarz South Coast for looking after the beverages/bar on the day.

IWIB Business Networking Lunch 31 March 2017 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 31 March 2017

Join us at the March IWIB Business Networking Lunch.  Don't arrive late and miss out on the open networking at the start of the event!  You will enjoy open networking over a glass of wine or bubbles - this is the time for you to meet new contacts and catch up with familiar faces and build on your business relationships.  Make sure you bring a good supply of business cards to all IWIB events.  Subscribers (members) don't forget to bring you advertising floor banners and information/flyers/give aways to pop in the Mercury Bags at this event.

Guest Speaker: Kellie O'Brien

Kellie O’Brien is an author, speaker and blogger who specialises in social media and online marketing.

She empowers female entrepreneurs through to national companies to use storytelling and systems to build soulful client pathways that move your most aligned clients from discovering who you are online through to investing with you. With 16 years as a journalist, 5 years owning a PR agency, and now as a published author, online influencer and digital coach, she lives and breathes story and strategy. Her book Shaking The Foundations, about one of Tasmania’s most successful businessmen and his story of resilience, was launched in bookstores in 2015.

Speaker Topic: Selling Soulfully Through Storytelling

Business is increasingly moving away from the one-way marketing and push-based selling of old. As we navigate our businesses deeper into the online world, it’s important we become great storytellers. By using the art of storytelling, it allows us to build trust, nurture relationships and convert in a soulful way. Whether through social media or online marketing, discover how this powerful tool attracts and converts your most aligned clients and, just as importantly, repels those who aren’t.

At this event we will be supporting The Thirroul Surf Club with the charity raffle - raffle tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.  

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6/04/2017 IWIB Coffee Club

Event Sponsor: This IWIB Coffee Club is proudly hosted by Bill & James & The Disability Trust
When: Thursday 06/04/2017 - 10am
Where: Bill & James
Shop 3, 169 - 172 Balgownie Road, Balgownie
Subscribers Cost: Free
Non-Subscribers Cost: Free

We will be collecting $5 at the door to cover your morning tea.  Bill & James are kindly donating the funds from your coffee/tea/other beverage & morning tea to the Disability Trust

IWIB Coffee Club is a free networking event - it is a condition when you attend IWIB Coffee Club that you purchase a coffee, tea or other beverage.

Please book online to attend  - as we need numbers for catering purposes!  

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 IWIB Coffee Club is a fabulous networking opportunity - a chance to meet new contacts or to catch up with familiar faces and build on your business relationships.

It is networking in a relaxed and informal environment - no formalities - just networking over a coffee! At IWIB Coffee Club you will be surrounded by women (and men) who mean business!

IWIB Coffee Club is open to everyone to attend - you don't have to be an IWIB Subscriber/Member to attend (and men are welcome to all IWIB events)!

Register online to attend IWIB Coffee Club - no prepayment is required at IWIB Coffee Club - however we need you to register online for catering purposes.

Remember to bring a good supply of business cards to all IWIB events! 

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Full Calender

  • 05/05/2017 5/05/2017 IWIB Business Womens Awards Day
  • 26/05/2017 26/05/2017 IWIB Coffee Club 10am
  • 02/06/2017 2/06/2017 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12noon
  • 30/06/2017 30/6/2017 IWIB Coffee Club 10am
  • 21/07/2017 21/07/2017 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12noon
  • 11/08/2017 11/08/2017 IWIB Coffee Club 10am
  • 01/09/2017 1/09/2017 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12noon
  • 22/09/2017 22/09/2017 IIWB Coffee Club 10am
  • 13/10/2017 13/10/2017 IWIB Conference & Expo Day 10>30am - 2.30pm
  • 03/11/2017 3/11/2017 IWIB Coffee Club 10am
  • 24/11/2017 24/11/2017 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12noon
  • 08/12/2017 8/12/2017 IWIB Coffee Club 10am

Business Networking Lunch event - start time

Please note our IWIB Business Networking Lunch event arrival time is 12noon. We need everyone to arrive at 12noon in order to hand out name badges. ALSO arriving at 12noon not only gives you more time for open networking - it also allows us to start the event on time and to help you get back to work on time after the event.

No Advertising or promotional materials on tables at meetings thanks

One of the benefits of being a subsciber of IWIB is to be able to place your business cards, brochures, flyers, advertising and promotional products (pens etc) in the "Mercury bag" left on the chairs at IWIB events. NO advertising materials or promotional products are to be left on the tables at IWIB events - they must be placed in the MERCURY BAGS before the start of the event. Please arrive early in order to do this.

Ticket Refunds & Exchanges once booked

Tickets to IWIB Events are non-refundable, however you may transfer your ticket to another date, with over 48hrs cancellation notice (we have to give final numbers & pay the venue by that time).  Please email to arrange cancellation and transfer of your ticket to another event.

Event Sponsorship

IWIB attracts an impressive line up of sponsors who contribute to the success of the IWIB Business Networking Lunch event and other IWIB events. In return sponsors enjoy a range of benefits! For more details on Sponsoring an IWIB Business Networking Lunch Event or IWIB Coffee Club or other events – email

Payment Methods

CREDIT CARD (PayPal): Pay Using VISA or Mastercard! Payment is secured using Paypal's payment system. You DO NOT need a Paypal account to use this method of payment. Instructions for payment by Credit Card/PayPal appear at the end of registration for each event.

DIRECT DEPOSIT: Banking Details: IMB
Account Name: IWIB
BSB: 641 800 ACC: 200551344
REFERENCE: Your SURNAME or BUSINESS NAME as on event registration

OVER THE COUNTER AT ANY IMB BRANCH: Please advise the teller of your SURNAME as it will need to appear on our bank records.

CHEQUE: Please make cheques payable to: Illawarra Women in Business and post to IWIB PO Box 529 UNANDERRA 2526