Celebrate International Women's Day Join IoD Wales on 8th March

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, IoD Wales is thrilled to invite leaders from the business community to join them for a special event highlighting female entrepreneurship in West Wales.

Themed around “Count Her In: Accelerating Gender Equality Through Economic Empowerment,” this event aims to celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs while fostering discussions on gender equality in the economic sector.

The lunchtime event is taking place on Friday 8th March from 12:00pm to 3.00pm, at the picturesque Black Pool Mill Restaurant within Bluestone National Park Resort, this event promises an enriching experience for all attendees.

The event will feature esteemed guest speakers:
– Bernie Davies, Tedx Speaker Mentor & DEI Specialist
– Mel Evans, The Voice of the Customer
– Lee Ann Smith, Printed Chocolates

Their expertise and insights are sure to inspire and empower attendees as they reflect on the progress made and the work yet to be done in advancing gender equality in business.

Keynote Speaker, Bernie Davies

In anticipation of this event, Joanna Price, Nations Manager for IoD Wales, expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “We are very much looking forward to this event as it provides a platform to celebrate the incredible contributions of women entrepreneurs in West Wales.”

“Events like these are crucial in advancing gender equality and promoting inclusivity in the business landscape.”
Jo Price
Nations Manager, IoD Wales

The event is being sponsored by Bluestone National Park Resort, thank you to the team for their generous sponsorship, which enables the IoD to host this significant event and further their commitment to supporting women in business.

Operations Director, Rebecca Rigby says: “It’s a privilege to host this IoD event at Black Pool Mill and to be part of the celebration of female entrepreneurship in west Wales. Black Pool Mill really is a special location and we’re delighted to offer the unique building to bring together such a diverse and inspiring group of women. With inspiring speakers including Bernie Davies, Mel Evans and Lee Ann Smith, and the tranquil surroundings of the historic mill, we hope all of those attending will be inspired to continue to work to advance gender equality in business and inspire inclusion”

“Black Pool Mill really is a special location and we’re delighted to offer the unique building to bring together such a diverse and inspiring group of women.”
Rebecca Rigby
Operations Director, Bluestone National Park Resort

Tickets for this event can be booked here.

Join likeminded business leaders as they celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs, foster meaningful conversations, and advocate for gender equality in the economic field.

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