International Business Women's Group


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11/04/2017Event: IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Dr. Paula Fellingham - Founder & CEO - The Women’s Information Network Topic: Talking Peace: The Crucial Role Of Women In Business In Igniting Love, Prosperity and Peace Dr. Paula Fellingham is a leader in the global women’s movement today - Paula has spoken for delegates at the United Nations and at conferences around the world for over three decades. For years she hosted her own daily radio show called “Solutions For Families”. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
27/03/2017Event:Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: Finding a balance between what you would like to do and the job available to you - In many cases we work in jobs that we are not passionate about, have you found a way to align your profession with your passion? Join a delightful group of ladies and share your thoughts. Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
07/03/2017Event: IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Tricia Evans - Business Coach –Writer – Keynote Speaker Topic: The Crucial Link between Personalities & Progress - Tricia was the first Business Coach in Dubai, & has coached over 6,000 Managers in the Middle East since 1993. So she’s been one of the top Coaches in the region throughout Dubai’s phenomenal rise over the last 20 years. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
27/02/2017Event:Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: Keeping good habits across all elements of your business - and empowering staff to see these through - is something too few company owners commit to. Keeping your actions in line with the desired end result is a key priority for the businesses - Do you agree with this? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
07/02/2017Event: IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Barry Lee Cummings - Managing Director Maximum NetGain Topic: Your Online Reputation - How much will your digital impression cost you? Barry Lee Cummings is an online marketing strategist who discovered how to use the internet very differently - Explore the reality where you make your first impressions without physically being there. Learn how to take control of your online reputation and navigate the muddied waters of your professional and personal online personasVenue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
30/01/2017Event: Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: In her book “Own It : The Power of Women at Work” Sallie Krawcheck wrote “We direct 80% of consumer spending – We control $5trillion in investable assets. We are more than half the workforce. There really is now a way to engage that power that did not exist before”. The business world is changing rapidly, in a way that makes a woman’s contribution more valuable. What do you see as your particular strengths and how do they differ from those of your male colleagues? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
10/01/2017Event: IBWG Network Lunch & Discussion Forum Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Topic: How will you make marketing trends work for you in 2017 Discussion: So what branding trends can you take advantage of in 2017?Experts tell us that in the year ahead SMEs should turn their attention to the increasingly targeted approaches making headways in the marketing landscape by carefully choosing everything from the partners they work with, to the metrics they use. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1.50 pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
06/12/2016IBWG Xmas Get Together - celebrate the season & the conclusion of another successful year with us. Join IBWG members guests (ladies & gentlemen) & the Committee for an evening of social networking lavish dining & true Xmas spiritBring a gift for our Secret Santa lucky dip. This can be in the form of a small seasonal gift, company product or complimentary service with a minimum value of Dhs 50. That way everyone gets to take home a souvenir of the season!Shangri La Hotel Dunes Restaurant - 7pm onwards Bookings via susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - Last bookings Monday evening 5th December Cost: Dhs 200 per person to include buffet, welcome drink, other soft drinks
08/11/2016Event: IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Vicki Haverson – Sparks International Training Topic: How to Unlock the Secrets of your Strengths In this interactive session you will gain insights into how the strengths approach is revolutionising the workplace along with tools to help you learn how to discover your own unique talents so you can achieve extraordinary results, both personally and professionally.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
31/10/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionSuccess use to be defined by the house that you lived in, the car that you had in your driveway and the money that you had in your pocket. But the concept of ownership has changed dramatically over the last decade with an increasing number now choosing to take advantage of the Internet’s “sharing economy”. Are you one of these and how do you use that advantage? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
26/10/2016IBWG 'Break the Ice' Networking Evening - IBWG would be delighted to welcome Members (Male & Female) of other business groups to this event – so please bring your friends along from 8.00 PM onwards - DEADLINE TO REGISTER: COB Monday 24th October 2016 Face to face networking is still the best way to meet and get to know people who can help you up the ladder of success …. Experience great networking with free flowing house beverages and nonstop cheese, charcuterie with homemade breads and dipsLocation: Jones The Grocer at Dusit Thani Hotel - 8pm to 11pm - Cost : 199/- Dhs/person includes house beverages and cheese platters - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - Please pay by cash or credit card direct to Jones the Grocer on the day
11/10/2016IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Speaker: Miranda Davidson - Founder, entrepreneur, actor & expert coach - Miranda Davidson Studios - Topic: Arriving in Heels from Hollywood! Miranda Davidson both cultivates artists into working talent & inversely creates programs on how to be more effective at work. Early on, Miranda trained as a professional figure skater & toured the US for nearly 2 decades. Her discipline & creativity has been key to continued success as a businesswoman/expert trainer.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
26/09/2016 IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic:Have your priorities changed? In life stages where your energy and time are channelled towards other priorities, knowing how to still maintain a successful career is critical. If you must reach a personal compromise on this front. What would you do? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
06/09/2016IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Ella van den Heuvel - Lieutenant Commander (res) Gender & Security Expert & Advisor to the Dutch Armed Forces Topic:Why there needs to be more attention on 'Women, Peace & Security' Ella has twice been deployed to Afghanistan. Her last mission was in 2009-2010 as the first NATO Gender Advisor for the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul. From 2009 to 2011 Ella was the deputy chair of the NATO Committee on Gender PerspectivesVenue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
22/08/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: Would you take that top job if it was offered? Saatchi & Saatchi’s ex-chairman resigned recently after suggesting that the reason there aren’t many women at the top of the advertising industry is that women lack “vertical ambition”.Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
09/08/2016Event: Members Majlis Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Topic: "Businesses should adopt the Majlis Culture" The idea of the Majlis and the opportunity this gives you to meet people in an informal environment to link-up with like-minded business associates who can provide support, advice and guidance has been nurtured by IBWG for many years. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
14/06/2016Iftar Evening Majlis – Share the Ramadan Experience with Business Associates, Clients & Friends at Dubai World Trade Club Ramadan Majlis Setting Host: Sue-Sharyn Ward IBWG Chairwoman and resident in the Gulf since 1974. Join IBWG Members and their guests for an evening which reflects the networking aspects of tribal life in years gone by and discover some of the ‘Protocols’ of networking in a Majlis through an interactive presentationDhs 180 incl International buffet meal & juices Bookings: by email susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - Last Bookings by Sunday 12th June
30/05/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: The summer is fast approaching and with Ramadan starting soon, I am already starting to hear comments along the lines of "Its something we will revisit after the Summer". Its a phrase we hear time and time again throughout the year for numerous reasons so let’s take a few moments to look at the effect these seasonal gaps have on our businesses. Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
10/05/2016Members Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speakers: Faiza Khan & Gabrielle Kane – The Accounts Dept. Topic: "VAT is coming to the UAE- what do businesses need to do" As a predominantly tax-free country, many companies in Dubai are able to operate without maintaining good books and records, but this will not be possible for too much longer. VAT will come into force in the UAE in January 2018, and will affect all UAE businesses.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
25/04/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: In Every Crisis There Is an Opportunity - The UAE & IMF are looking to leverage the oil deflation crisis to achieve long-term goals - What opportunities do you think will present themselves in your Industry Sector? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 150 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
12/04/2016Event: Members Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speakers: Claire Donnelly - Mike Hoff Consulting Topic: Scaling Up – how a few companies make it & why the rest don’t Scaling Up focuses on the four major decision areas every Company must get right: People, Strategy, Execution and Cash. This presentation will give you an overview of these four decisions and why they are so important.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 200/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
08/03/2016IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speakers: Maya Mattar & Orla Spencer - AQR MENA Topic: Developing Resilience & Confidence for Business Success - The role of mental toughness in supporting women in their leadership developmentIt is now more important than ever for women to develop a mindset to enable them to see challenges in a positive light, manage the stress of their businesses and deal with risk and setbacks in order to achieve in spite of these hurdles. Developing that mindset is therefore essential and one of the most effective ways of doing this is to understand and develop Mental Toughness. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
29/02/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionThe most successful businesses are always looking at ways in which to reach out to customers - to replace clients who are no longer with the business or to increase their customer base and improve profits. There are many ways in which to do this but, first and foremost, being social is the key. How are you reaching out to current and potential customers and are your efforts successful?Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
09/02/2016IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Rukhsana Kausar Speaker: TBATopic: TBAVenue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
25/01/2016IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionTopic: 'What will Dubai's Economic Outlook be in 2016 and how will it impact you and your business.' The drastic drop in oil prices is negatively affecting the UAE, but to a lesser extent than most of its regional peers thanks to the country’s diversified economy. The government has addressed the drop in oil revenues mainly by making cuts in public spending and by reducing energy subsidies.. Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
12/01/2016Event: Members Network Lunch Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez This is a Members Networking Lunch in which everyone will be given the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group. Special Paid Up Member rates apply to all events Topic: 2016 – The Year of the Taster Talk – 60 Second Introductions – The point of introducing yourself at a networking meeting is to generate conversations, so that you can start to build relationships, both at the meeting and following up afterwards. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
08/12/2015IBWG GALA XMAS EVENT - IBWG will once again hold its end-of-year gala social event on Tuesday & invite you to join fellow IBWG members, guests (ladies & gentlemen) for an evening of social networking, lavish dining & Lighting of Xmas Tree at 7.15pmentertainment from the resident band playing Christmas Favourites and the Dingbat Competition - For added festive flavour, we would like to ask all members & guests to bring a gift for our Secret Santa lucky dip. This can be in the form of a small seasonal gift, company product or complimentary service with a minimum value of Dhs 50. That way everyone gets to take home a souvenir of the season Venue: Shangri la Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road – The IBWG Christmas Corner Timing: 7-11.00 pm Price: AED 190 per person* including an amazing fully stocked buffet, welcome drink, soft drinks, juices & water (booking by 6th December is required) Book Now : susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
30/11/2015IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionDiscussion Topic: what are the challenges faced by expats in the UAE and are there any specific reasons for this?Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
10/11/2015Event: Members Network Lunch Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Speaker: Dr. Susan Diskic - Atlas Orthogonist Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events. Topic: Importance of posture & workplace ergonomics When you arrive for the day or when you leave your office, what is the pace of your walk? Is there energy in your walk? Is there leadership? Is your head erect, are your shoulders back? Are you slouched forward. What is your body language and posture communicating - Is there focus, drive, purpose? Educated in Canada and the USA Dr. Susan’s passion, interest and drive is Women's Health.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
26/10/2015IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionHow do you find life in Dubai in 2015 – is it bearable or are you ready to move on - Come and share with us your good experiences and where you see yourself in the next 12 monthsVenue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.
13/10/2015Event: Members Network Lunch - Co-Chair Rukhsana Kausar & Daniella Williams Theme: Networking & Member Interaction Taster Talk slots available for paid-up Members "Getting Ahead By Reaching Out" - Whether you are looking to start a new business, grow and expand your existing business or just want to keep in the know, professional business networking can be a powerful marketing strategy. Come and share some of your networking stories and also learn how effective networking can help you to uncover opportunities to accelerate and sustain success. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.
28/09/2015IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionWhat trends seem to be appearing in your business and your industry in light of events over the past 6 months? Back to Business in September 2015 means a different perspective on growing/stabilising in the small business world and beyond. From the ever-changing technology sphere to ideas about the economy and business growthVenue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
08/09/2015Event: Members Network Lunch - Chair Daniella Williams - Speaker: Tricia Evans, Leadership Coach & Writer & ‘Gulf for Good’ Board MemberTheme: Inspirational Thoughts from Successful Women - Topic: Some things I know now that I wish I knew then. Tricia Evans is a Business Coach & Writer & a voluntary Board member for ‘Gulf for Good’ charity. She is from Liverpool in England, but has lived & worked all over the UK, & has been based in Dubai since 1993.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Lunch Served: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
11/08/2015IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Speakers: Esha Singh & Anastasio Mendes, Lifecare - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Topic: Update on Regulations from Dubai Health Authority and how they will impact you - Any visa application whether new or renewal must have health insurance before it is issued, these new measures are being introduced buy the Dubai Health Authority. The emirate’s health authority wants to ensure that all employers comply with the new directive; the linking of the health insurance scheme to visa issuance and renewal will hopefully achieve this. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
12/05/2015IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Rukhsana Kausar - Theme: Inspirational Thoughts from Successful Women - Membership Fees are due for 2015 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Ishara De Silva, Managing Director Srimal Group - After 18 years in London Ishara became a VP for Citibank and inevitably got the city burn out - She decided then to pack her things and return to Sri Lanka to convert an inherited Plantation Villa as a boutique Ayurvedic Treatment centre in Sri Lanka Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
27/04/2015IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionWhat are the two most important things that motivate you? One of the biggest challenges in meeting any goal, whether it be related to productivity, waking early, changing a habit, exercising, or just becoming happier, is finding the motivation to stick with it. If you can stick with a goal for long enough, you’ll almost always get there eventually. It just takes patience, and motivation Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
14/04/2015IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Daniella Williams - Membership Fees are due for 2015 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.TBAVenue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
19/03/2015IBWG Network Breakfast in conjunction with World Trade Club Ladies Breakfast Group Speaker: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Would you like to hear How the IBWG came into being and what pressures convinced 4 professional women to look for a platform where they could support other business women in the UAE? Meet our guest speaker and World Trade Club Member Sue Sharyn, a founding Committee Member of the IBWG - Her professional network and knowledge of the business community is outstanding, she will also talk about women doing business in the Arabian Gulf since 1974 . Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 125 members and guests Registration: 8.30am - Buffet opens: 8.30 am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Wednesday prior to Breakfast
10/03/2015IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Theme: Inspirational Thoughts from Successful Women - Membership Fees are due for 2015 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Jane Drury - Founder of Expatwoman.com - Established in 2002, ExpatWoman.com, is a trusted, free and friendly website helping women and families on their expat journeys. Initially covering the Middle East a knowledgeable and helpful place for all you need to know about being an expat woman and living abroad. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
23/02/2015 IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Daniella Williams - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionWhat separates you and your company from the competition? Are you better at finding new customers- better at closing more sales- better at delivering the product or service- better at quality control- do you create a better value- do you create more loyal customers- do you create superior financial efficiencies Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
10/02/2015IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez - Theme: Inspirational Thoughts from Successful Women - Membership Fees are due for 2015 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Julie-Ann Odell – CEO, Jupiter Eclipse Training - Julie has been living the dream for quite some years now after taking the leap and creating her own business from nothing 13 years ago. However, what challenges you the most is what inevitably teaches you the greatest lessons.Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
26/01/2015IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionHave you set your goals for 2015 (for either yourself or your company)? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
13/01/2015IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Membership Fees are due for 2015 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Face to Face Networking - In the age of social media it can be easy to think that face to face networking has had its day, after all, every contact you’d ever need is just a click or a phone call away… However the importance of meeting in person cannot be under-estimated Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday before the lunch
14/10/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm - Speaker: Keith Longney - Principal Acorn International - UK based Coaching & Development specialist in Leadership Skills for WomenWomen in Leadership Series - Women see opportunity in everything & everyone, they are masters of navigation, putting their ideas to the test is their gift. Women seek to give to others but also to their communities, cultivating relationships that are purposeful, genuine & meaningful. BUT are these the traits that male CEOs look for when promoting women to leadership roles?Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings Monday 10th at noon
29/09/2014IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Rukhsana Kausar & Daniella Williams - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionDiscussion Topic: What’s the toughest decision you’ve had to make and how did it impact your life? Any woman, whether she's working for a large employer, in a small business or for herself, has to make many tough decisions to ensure the safety and security of her family, her financial situation and herself - What was Yours?Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
09/09/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Ruksana Kausar - Speaker: Tanya Schober - Owner, Aconitas GmbHWomen in Leadership Series - Professional women in International Business Mgmt - as a foreign professional woman having lived, worked and educated across the US, UK, Australia, India, UAE, CEE Region and now in Germany, Tanya has many hands-on experiences & insights to share on the topic of professional women in International BusinessVenue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings Monday 10th at noon
12/08/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Interview with Amy Morin, licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, college psychology instructor and writer for Forbes.comPowerful Exercises To Increase Your Mental Strength - Developing mental strength is about finding the courage to live according to your values and being bold enough to create your own definition of success. Mental strength involves more than just willpower; it requires hard work and commitment. It’s about establishing healthy habits and choosing to devote your time and energy to self-improvement Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on the Monday before the lunch
10/06/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair:Sue-Sharyn Ward - Speaker: 1. Phil Bedford MSc, Bestselling co Author, Managing Director/Master Franchisee - Referral Institute 2. Nanette Fairley - Chief Juggler and Multi Tasking Specialist1. Keeping Communication Real in a High Tech World - Phil will expand on the differences between men and women when networking 2. Nanette will expand on the idea of moving planned tasks and projects out of your mind by recording them externally and then breaking them into actionable work items, allowing you to focus attention on actioning tasks instead of recalling them Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on the Monday before the lunch
26/05/2014IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionWhat has been the greatest event in your life todate and how has it helped to shape your life? What major events within your life have helped define you as the person that are today? What lessons have you learned from this that you could share with those present, to help them in their lives?Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
13/05/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm - Speaker: Linzi J Kemp, Assistant Professor, School of Business & Management - American University of Sharjah Influences on women’s entry, retention and progress at work - findings on women in the workforce in the UAE and beyond! Linzi has been researching business women (expatriate and local) in the UAE. She will explain the studies, make some sense of the analysis - the personal, professional and socio cultural factors influencing women’s status in the labour market.Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on the Monday before the lunch
08/04/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Ruksana Kausar - Speaker: Holly Fenton, Director, fhinsights - Developing Behaviour. Delivering PerformanceDeciphering Personalities and Role Suitability in the Workplace - This interactive session will show you how you can use an understanding of personality styles to make sure you get the right people in the right roles. You will be exploring your own personalities, skills and attributes in your current role to help you understand the model and how you can apply it for recruitment and selection. Be prepared to get involved, learn something and have some fun!Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Monday prior to Lunch
31/03/2014IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Jillian McCullough - The Breakfasts are Discussion Forums where all members and guests are able to introduce themselves to the room and contribute to the discussionWhat is the main threat to your business, or your success, and how are you handling it? Every business is faced with challenges. You may be faced with unique threats to your business that, if not recognized and addressed quickly, will drastically affect your success in the market placeVenue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 100 members/Dhs 120 guests Registration: 7.30am - Buffet opens: 8am - Discussion closed: 9am - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on Sunday prior to Breakfast
11/03/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Jillian McCullough - Speaker: Stacey Renolds, MCIPD, MBA, Managing Director and International HR Director, 10Eighty Middle East Career Building Series - Taking Charge of your Career DevelopmentVenue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings noon on the Monday before the lunch
11/02/2014IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez - Speaker: Linda McLaughlin, Founder of Top Women Top Jobs Women in Leadership Series – How to Change the Game. Women face a dilemma in the corporate world – should you adopt the “if you can’t beat them, join them” mentality? Should you blend in or stand out? Should you ‘out-man’your colleagues in terms of work rate and resilience? Venue: World Trade Club - Cost: Dhs 170 members/Dhs 190 guests Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch: 1pm - Speaker: 1.20pm - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings Monday 10th at noon
27/01/2014IBWG Network Breakfast & Discussion Forum - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Membership Fees are due for 2014 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all eventsDiscussion Topic: What’s one of the biggest advances in your industry or area of expertise over the past five years?Venue: TBC - Registration: 7.30am - Cost: TBC - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com - last bookings Sunday 26th
14/01/2014IBWG Network Buffet Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Topic: High Level Networking - Getting the Balance Right! Membership Fees are due for 2014 - Special paid-up Member rates apply for all events.Some people seem to have a knack for automatically connecting with others in any setting. For those who don’t, learning how to interact quickly and comfortably with others is critical. Business people need to connect on a professional level and seamlessly build information about their businesses and services into the conversation - too little emphasis on work-related information can mean wasted time and effort. Too much emphasis on business can be a turnoff. Join us to get the balance right!Venue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15 pm - Buffet Open: 1pm - Cost: Members 170/- Dhs Guests 190/- Dhs - Bookings via email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com. Last bookings Monday 13th
10/12/2013IBWG Gala Dinner - One of the highlights of our membership year, the Gala Dinner is always well attended and sponsored by Companies who recognise the benefit of reaching out to Professional Business WomenGuest Speaker: TBCVenue: TBC - Registration from 7pm - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
25/11/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez - This is a Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topicWhat are your Current Business and/or Passion Projects – we all have very busy lives but what are the projects you really enjoy doing that ‘make your day’.Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
12/11/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Pansy Gonsalvez - Speaker: Martin Van Almsick, General Manager - Al Nassma Chocolate LLC Al Nassma will produce its first and finest camel milk chocolate and also our café-lounge concept ‘The Majlis’, the first and finest camel milk café.Venue: World Trade Club – 12.15pm Registration & Networking 1.00pm Sit Down Lunch – Cost Dhs 190/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
28/10/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - This is a Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topicIf you had to start your working life over from scratch, knowing what you know now, what would you do differently?Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
08/10/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Presenters: Sue-Sharyn Ward & Claire MalcolmHow will we get to 2020 - Our role at DTCM is to act as a facilitator of growth, harnessing the collective power of stakeholders in the city and deepening engagement with parties outside of Dubai, so that we deliver the vision,” said Helal Saeed Al Merri, Director General of DTCMVenue: World Trade Club - Registration from 12.15 pm - Cost Dhs 190 pp - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
30/09/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm - This is a Buffet Breakfast & Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topic Practical Business Plans for internal use in your business. Yes, Business Plans are important for properly managing your business. The issue is the difficulty & time to create/maintain a plan. Business plans do not have to be large or complex, they do need to be a living documentVenue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
10/09/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm - Speaker: Ruksana Kausar, owner of Liquid of Life has worked with large corporates to implement alternative solutions to provide drinking water & eliminate the need to purchase plastic bottled waterthese initiatives have resulted in cost reductions of almost 80%. Solutions include quality filtration systems & the more innovative air-to-water systems. Rukhsana continues to introduce further technologies into the region which promote sustainable livingVenue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking: 12.15pm - Lunch served: 1pm - Cost: Dhs 190/- pp - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
26/08/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Jillian McCullough - This is a Buffet Breakfast and Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topic It’s the middle of Summer, how on earth can I keep myself focussed and motivated in this heat – ways to make your day easier and more productiveVenue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
13/08/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward - Discussion Topic : Dubai Real Estate - Are you Renting or Buying?All of us, whether Renter or Landlord, now have to deal with RERA on an annual basis, tell us your stories so our members will be aware of potential pitfalls and celebrate your successesVenue: World Trade Club - Registration: 12.15pm - Lunch served @ 1pm - Cost Dhs 190/- per person - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
29/07/2013IBWG Iftar Evening - Chair: Pansy Gonslavez - Speaker: Leila Ben Gacem, Sougha Project, The Khalifa Fund will address the group at 8pmThis is a microeconomic project to promote local UAE artisans(all ladies)to develop/sell handmade products. Leila will talk about the process she had to go through in order to encourage local talent to step up and become entrepreneursVenue: Queen of Sheba Majlis, Times Hotel & Suites, Tecom - Registration & Networking: 7pm Iftar Buffet available - Cost Dhs 150/- pp Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
24/06/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - This is a Buffet Breakfast and Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topic This Breakfast was cancelled due to the advent of Ramadan and SummerVenue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
11/06/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm - Buffet Lunch with - Do you have a Product/Service you want to showcase to our Members? Are you in need of a Product/Service that is available through one or more of our Members?Networking with a Difference - will give each Member at the lunch the opportunity to introduce her product/service to all the ladies present. Venue: World Trade Club – 12.15pm Registration & Networking 12.45pm intros & Buffet open – Cost Dhs 190/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
27/05/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - This is a Buffet Breakfast and Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topicHow do you get people to buy into your product/service – Do you think it is the greatest thing since sliced bread and tell everyone or do you find it difficult to talk about yourself and your product?Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
14/05/2013IBWG Network Lunch – Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward – Speaker: Iba Masood – Emirati Entrepreneur & Owner of Gradberry, The Middle East’s first career portal for student internships and graduate jobsSocial Media - how to get started on various platforms as an entrepreneur Venue: World Trade Club – 12.15pm Registration & Networking 1.00pm Sit Down Lunch – Cost Dhs 190/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
29/04/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Jillian McCullough - This is a Buffet Breakfast and Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topicAccelerate Sales and Customer Loyalty by Harnessing Mobile, Social and Web Technologies. - discuss trends, guiding principles and best practices along with considering measurements of success and return on investmentVenue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
08/04/2013IBWG Network Lunch – Chair: Jillian McCullough – Speaker: Alexandar Williams, Director Strategy & Policy Formulation, Dubai SME, agency of DEDThe history of SMEs in Dubai and Free Zones, Steps needed to set up an SME, most common issues/stumbling blocks to growing your SME, the benefits of having someone to go to for advice , how Dubai SME can help expatriate owned SMEsVenue: World Trade Club – 12.15pm Registration & Networking 1.00pm Sit Down Lunch – Cost Dhs 190/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
25/03/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - This is a Buffet Breakfast and Discussion Forum where everyone has the opportunity to introduce themselves and their product/service and contribute to the topicWorkplace Wellness Tips for Small Businesses. Workplace health promotion can help improve employee health, boost productivity, increase employee morale, reduce employee turnover and increase your bottom lineVenue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel, Downtown - 7.30am Registration & Networking - Cost Dhs 120/- per person, bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
12/03/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm - Speaker: Merwyn Strate, Dean of Hult International Business SchoolHow to keep your top performers ... The Do's & Don'ts” Every organization has top performers, even 2-3 person SMEs. Do you know who they are? Do you know how much they contribute directly to your bottom line? What is the cost if they leave? Venue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15pm - Lunch at 1pm - Cost Dhs 190pp. Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
02/03/2013IBWG Professional Workshop for SMEs, Start Up Entrepreneurs, Business Owners & Consultants - Presenter: Philippa Steele - Director of Detox Wisdom & international speaker on how to achieve success in business with little effort. Money Makes the Business World Go Around! Learn how your views of money affect your bottom line & the figures to watch that truly impact the future of your business. Your Business Working Capital needs & the cash conversion cycle Location: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 8.30am - Workshop 9am to 12.30pm - Cost Dhs 150 pp incl snacks/bev - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
25/02/2013IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair Pansy Gonsalvez - this is a Buffet Breakfast with a Discussion ForumDiscussion Topic: Does Money Matter? Is it what drives you to succeed? Are you happy with your life/job or would you prefer to be sitting on a beach/in the mountains Location: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel - Registration & Networking from 07.30am - Cost: Dhs 120/- pp - Breakfast finished at 9am - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
12/02/2013IBWG Network Lunch - Chair Pansy Gonsalvez - Speaker: Amal Loring, Founder of Mind Body Dynamix .. We will also have a short jewellery fashion show in celebration of Valentine's Day - Share the Love for Longer'From Behind the Veil' - offers an understanding of the Emirati psyche and what motivates and brings happiness to this proud and ever-changing society, followed by Q&A. Location: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15pm - Cost: Dhs 190/- pp - Fashion Show at 12.45pm - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
15/01/2013IBWG Network Lunch - 400 Dhs Membership Fee for 2013 is due so please arrange to pay at this event or the Breakfast on 29th January.this is a special New Year event with a Buffet style lunch and opportunities to meet new members and catch up with old friends for the New Year. Venue: World Trade Club - Registration from 12.15 pm - Cost Dhs 190 pp - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
11/12/2012IBWG Gala Dinner - One of the highlights of our membership year, the Gala Dinner is always well attended and sponsored by Companies who recognise the benefit of reaching out to Professional Business WomenTheme: 'Women on Top' - the rise of powerful women especially in the Middle East Guest Speaker: Francis Matthew - Editor at Large, Gulf News - check out the NewsFlash tab for more infoVenue: Vista Restaurant, Holiday Inn Express, Knowledge Village - Registration from 7pm - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
26/11/2012IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm - These breakfasts are forums for round table discussions on current topicsTopic: Letting off steam. Hard day at work? Client really getting on your nerves? How do you let off steam and de-stress to ensure you optimise your professional performance? Venue: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel Downtown - Registration & Networking 7.30 am - Breakfast @ 8 am - Fee 100/- Dhs per person - Bookings by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
13/11/2012IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Malcolm Speaker: Tricia Evans, Business Coach & Writer Topic: POSITIONING FOR THE FUTUREHow to develop multiple (& often passive) income streams-a look at how you can increase your monthly income by building up a series of different income streams. It’s equally relevant for freelancers, those running their own business & fulltime employees Venue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm - Lunch @ 1 pm - Booking by email only to susharyn@ibwgdubai.com
22/10/2012The BBG would like to invite all SMEs and those working with SMEs, to a panel discussion about the realities of setting up and running an SME in the UAE. Book online at http://bbg.olasoft.comSpeakers from BBG UAE business community & Dubai SME (the government entity under the Department for Economic Development) share information on the support that is available for foreign & local SMEs in the countryVenue: The Address, Dubai Mall - Monday, 22nd October 2012, 9.30am to 12 noon - Cost AED 150 incl buffet breakfast - 48 Hour Cancellation Policy - Free Valet Parking Available - Dress: Business
10/10/2012Our previous evenings at M’s Restaurant have been very enjoyable with great networking so why not join the IBWG Committee at Emirates Golf Club - 7.30 to 10.30 pm on Wednesday 10thThe M's Food and Beverage Fair will feature a host of homestyle traditional dishes, hand carved meats, delicious cheeses and a selection of beverages in the relaxed atmosphere of M's restaurant.Food and Beverage Package: IBWG Member AED 250 Food only Package: IBWG Member AED 150 Dress code: Smart Casual For reservations, please contact M's direct on +97144179999email emiratesdining@dubaigolf.com dubaigolf.com
09/10/2012IBWG Network Lunch - Buffet Lunch with Networking Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - Members have requested to hold another Pay It Forward to give each Member at the lunch the opportunity to introduce or offer her product/service* Do you have a Product/Service you want to showcase to our Members? ... Or *Are you in need of a Product/Service that is available through one or more of our Members?Venue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm - Introductions commence @ 12.45 - Lunch @ 1.15 pm - Booking by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Last bookings Monday before event
24/09/2012IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Blakeborough - These breakfasts are forums for round table discussions on current issuesTopic : Back from Holidays? Can you recommend a great destination - hot travel tips to save dirhams and hot locationsLocation: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Old Town Registration & Networking: from 7.30 am Buffet Breakfast: from 8.00 am Cost: 100/- Dirhams per person Bookings: through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - last bookings noon on Sunday
11/09/2012IBWG Network Lunch - Chair: Claire Blakeborough - Speaker: Neway - to enhance the health, wealth, and well-being of people around the world.Topic: Often hidden, harmful chemicals affect your Long Term Health - many mainstream personal-care products contain potentially harmful ingredientsVenue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm - cost Dhs 170/- members 190/- guests - bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae, bookings until Monday 10th
27/08/2012IBWG Network Breakfast Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward - these breakfasts are forums for round table discussions on current issues Topic: Food intolerances and ‘brain food’ – eat smart, think clearer, feel greatRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am Venue: Tipthara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Cost: Dhs 100/- per head for buffet breakfast Bookings: Through ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only in advance
14/08/2012IBWG Iftar Evening - Members are welcome to bring guests, spouses & colleagues for a memorable Ramadan event with a delicious traditional Iftar Buffet.An intimate networking evening where you will meet like-minded people who appreciate the opportunity to experience the traditions and culture of the regionLocation: Farriers @ The Meydan - Iftar Venue Registration & Breaking of the Fast: 6.45pm onwards Imax Movie 'Journey to Mecca' showing at 9pm - Bookings via email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae only - Last bookings Sunday 12th August
10/07/2012IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Claire Malcolm Speaker: Kimberly King, business owner, social entrepreneur and consultantKimberely's role focuses around women's economic & personal empowerment, girls' education & self-esteem programs in the US & across the world, including special projects with the United NationsVenue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm - Lunch @ 1 pm - Booking by email only to claire@ibwgdubai.com
25/06/2012IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair : Claire Blakeborough -- these breakfasts are Forums for round table discussions on current issuesTopic: Legal challenges – know your way around the labour law etc., Your chance to share tips and personal experience with our membersVenue: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel Downtown - Registration & Networking from 7.30 am - Buffet from 8 am - Bookings by email only to claire@ibwgdubai.com
12/06/2012IBWG Network Lunch - Buffet Lunch with Networking Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Theme: Pay It Forward – will give each Member at the lunch the opportunity to introduce or offer her product/service* Do you have a Product/Service you want to showcase to our Members? ... Or *Are you in need of a Product/Service that is available through one or more of our Members?Venue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15 pm - Lunch @ 1 pm - Booking by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
28/05/2012IBWG Network Breakfast with Buffet & Discussion ForumTopic: The recruitment of staff/resourcing of good talent how this has changed since the credit crunch took place.Venue: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel Downtown - Registration & Networking 7.30 am - Breakfast @ 8 am - Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
08/05/2012IBWG Network Lunch Speaker: Franklin Connellan, Senior Consultant AGT Topic: The Cost Benefit of Calculating Your Carbon FootprintWorried about your impact on the environment? The way we use the planet's resources makes up our ecological footprint. Measuring yours takes less than 5 minutes and could set you on a life-changing journeyVenue: World Trade Club - Registraton & networking: 12.15 pm - Lunch @ 1pm - Bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/04/2012Event: IBWG Network Buffet Breakfast and Discussion ForumTopic: Statistics show that successful women in businesses use the Internet to do business more effectively – are you Internet savvy and is your business turning more in this direction as the world and technology changes – especially the ‘Cloud’?Venue: Thiptara Restaurant, The Palace Hotel Downtown - Registration & Networking from 7.30 am - Breakfast @ 8am - Bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
10/04/2012Event: Members Network Lunch Speaker: Alia Alikhan – Management Consultant & certified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) practitioner How an MBTI personality assessment can be linked to choosing a career path, improving relationship dynamics and increasing teamwork productivityVenue: World Trade Club - Registration & Networking from 12.15pm - Lunch @ 1pm. Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
26/03/2012IBWG Network Breakfast & Discussion Forum Chair: Sue-Sharyn Ward Topic: Why women are great when they get togetherWhat do you think women bring specifically to business, which is unique and gives them a competitive advantage over their male counterparts?Venue: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel Old Town Registration: 7.30 am Cost: Dhs 100/- pp Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
13/03/2012IBWG Network Lunch - Chair Sue-Sharyn Ward An Intimate Interview with Malcolm Taylor - Dubaieye Business Breakfast Co-HostThis unusual way of presenting our speaker by asking the right questions to gain an amazing insight into her/his life, both personal and professionalVenue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15 pm Seated for Lunch at 1pm - cost Dhs 170/- members 190/- guests - bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae, bookings until Monday 12th
27/02/2012IBWG Network Breakfast and Discussion Forum Chair: Claire Malcolm Topic: All change - Are you considering a career change in 2012?The IT, health care and science industry sectors are all mooted to be employment drivers this year, but what other opportunities are out there and are you preparing to make a move or sit tight for the next 12 months? Venue: Tipthara Restaurant Palace Hotel Old Town Registration: 7.30 am Cost: Dhs 100/- pp Bookings by email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
14/02/2012IBWG Network Lunch Chair: Claire Malcolm Guest Speakers: David and Theresa Wernery - The PlasticNotSoFantastic (PNSF) Expedition, a global road trip starts in UAE in March 2012raising awareness about plastic pollution they are most at home exploring the deserts and mountains of the UAE and Oman which have unfortunately come under increasing threat from carelessly discarded refuse and waste.Venue: World Trade Club Registration & Networking: 12.15pm Lunch: 1pm Speakers introduced: 1.20 pm Cost: 170/- members, 190/- guests Bookings: via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae
30/01/2012IBWG Network Breakfast - Chair: Claire Malcolm - This is a discuss forum with a very special introduction'The Power of Positivity - Collaboration -v- Competition' - share your positive experiences and examples of collaboration successesRegistration & Networking: 7.30 am onwards Introductions: 7.55 am Discussion Forum : 8.15 am - Buffet Breakfast - bookings via email only to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae - Cost for Breakfast is Dhs 100 pp
10/01/2012Network Lunch - this is a special New Year event with a Buffet style lunch and opportunities to catch up for the New Year. Membership fees are due for 2012 so please arrange to pay at this event or the Breakfast on 30th January‘Bring along a Young Professional Business Woman Entrepreneur’ to give them an opportunity to meet and network with our members and listen to some inspirational tips from our Mentors.Venue: World Trade Club - Cost is Dhs 170/- members & Dhs 190/- Guests - Registration from 12.15 pm with Networking and Canapes - Buffet lunch from 1pm - bookings via email to ibwg_dxb@eim.ae