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WIISE women to attend conference

Businesswomen from across Derbyshire will be gathering at Pride Park Stadium in March to take part in one of the regions most prestigious networking events.The Women’s Conference, organised by WIISE (Women Involved In Successful Enterprise), features speakers from the world of business and will also appeal to any Women who are thinking of starting their own business.Guest speakers at the event on Thursday, March 10 include journalist, producer and broadcaster Alice Beer and the Enterprise Editor at The Sunday Times, Rachel Bridge.The Conference is the highlight of a programme of events organised by WIISE, an increasingly popular networking organisation founded by Derbyshire Chamber and Business Link.Explained Theresa McDermott, Head of Networking and Commercial Services at Derbyshire Chamber and Business Link: “If you are a woman thinking of starting a business or already running a company but in need of help and support, you can gain invaluable help and information by attending this conference.”The conference also features a range of workshops, covering important topics such as motivation, work life balance, choosing an accountant and improving your PR.Continued Theresa: “From start-up to marketing, to managing your cashflow, you’ll find a workshop to suit your needs.“There’s also the chance to learn or improve your networking skills through our ‘Tips on Networking’ workshop and then to put theory into practice in our speed networking session.”Visitors to the conference will also have the chance to browse an exhibition of local suppliers.Added Theresa: “The Derbyshire Business Women’s Conference is the ideal place to meet with like-minded women from across the county, make new contacts and pick up useful tips from celebrity speakers, experienced workshop presenters and local suppliers.”Further information about the conference, including booking details, are available by contacting Sue Radford on 01246 212533.

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