Upcoming Events

IWIB Business Networking Lunch

Event Sponsor: The Illawarra Grammar School
When: Friday 27/11/2015 - 12 noon
Where: The Lagoon Restaurant
Stuart Park, Wollongong
Subscribers Cost: $48.00
Non-Subscribers Cost: $60.00

Includes a welcome glass of bubbles or wine - a delicious 2 course Lagoon Lunch with breads, juice, softdrink - tea & coffee!

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 Topic:   Forward to the Future

TIGS recent alumni are breaking ground in diverse arenas across the world and taking on multiple challenges like Victoria Clent at Aligned FM Funds Management, Zach Kitschke at Canva or Adam Murphy at MCT and Humber. TIGS is pleased to present Georgia Kollaras, Rhiannon Bannenberg and Semaema Grace who are three young women who are making their mark on the world since graduating from TIGS and who will share their stories with Illawarra Women in Business. 

Read more about Georgia Kollaras

Read more about Rhiannon Bannenberg

Read more about Semaema Grace

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IWIB Coffee Club @ Pepe’s on the Beach

Event Sponsor: This IWIB Coffee Club is proudly sponsored by Novotel Wollongong NorthBeach
When: Friday 11/12/2015 - 10 am
Where: Pepe's on the Beach @ the Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
2-14 Cliff Road, Wollongong
Subscribers Cost: Free
Non-Subscribers Cost: Free

IWIB Coffee Club is a FREE networking event - it is a condition when attending an IWIB FREE networking event that you order a Coffee/tea/hot chocolate/other beverage!

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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)!

It is essential to register online to attend IWIB Coffee Club - no prepayment is required - 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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IWIB Business Networking Lunch
with guest speaker
Mark Bouris

Event Sponsor: GOLD SPONSORS: KPMG, Hillross Fairy Meadow, Your Business Buddy, In the Loop

SILVER SPONSORS: Domina Insurance Brokers, Lancaster Law & Mediation, One Agency Sally Absalom, Casamia Lingerie, Novotel NorthBeach

MEDIA SPONSORS: The Illawarra Mercury, WINTV


When: Friday 05/02/2016 - 12:00noon sharp!
Where: Novotel Northbeach
Cliff Road, Wollongong
Subscribers Cost: $95
Non-Subscribers Cost: $115

Includes a 3 course lunch with wine, bubbles, soft drink - tea and coffee

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Event Topic: What Really Matters!

Mark Bouris has established a successful career from building disruptive businesses to challenge the market and provide smarter solutions for consumers. His passion is to lead companies that are dedicated to optimising the way we live.

Mark believes that every Australian deserves access to quality financial advice, which is the driving force behind his financial services company, Yellow Brick Road Wealth Management (ASX:YBR). Since its inception in 2007, Yellow Brick Road has built a national branch network with the aim to bring first class financial services to the suburbs. Yellow Brick Road offers comprehensive products and advice for home loans, financial planning, insurance, investments, accounting and tax.

Click here to read more about Mark Bouris

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Full Calender

  • 22/01/2016 22/1/2016 IWIB IWIB Coffee Club @ 10am 10:00am
  • 26/02/2016 26/02/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 11/03/2016 11/03/2016 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12:00noon
  • 08/04/2016 8/04/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 29/04/2016 29/04/2016 IWIB Business Women’s Awards Day 12:00noon
  • 20/05/2016 20/05/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 10/06/2016 10/06/2016 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12:00 noon
  • 01/07/2016 1/07/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 22/07/2016 22/07/2016 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12:00noon
  • 12/08/2016 12/08/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 02/09/2016 2/09/2016 IWIB Lunch with ??? 12:00noon
  • 23/09/2016 23/09/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 14/10/2016 14/10/2016 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12:00noon
  • 04/11/2016 4/11/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am
  • 25/11/2016 25/11/2016 IWIB Business Networking Lunch 12:00noon
  • 09/12/2016 9/12/2016 IWIB Coffee Club 10:00am

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