Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to be a member of the BWN?
$75 per year paid in either January or June.
What do I get for my membership?

Benefits include:

  • Event attendance at discounted Member rate
  • Eligibility to be a cameo speaker at a breakfast
  • Personalised name badge
  • Member-only events
  • Free attendance at online events (from 2021)
  • Opportunities to connect with an amazing bunch of women.
What events does the BWN hold?

We hold breakfast meetings each month from February to November, a special lunch in March for International Women's Day, a Members-only event in August and a Christmas party in December.

We also offer 1-2 online events (via Zoom).

Can I suggest a venue?

Yes! We are always looking for new venues. Please email us with your suggestion.

Can I suggest a guest speaker?

Absolutely! We are always looking for interesting speakers. Please email us to discuss further.

What topics can I speak about?
We like to hear all kinds of business-related presentations, and are also keen to hear inspirational stories.
What audio visual equipment is available to use?
We provide a data projector, screen and microphone. You will need to supply your own laptop. We will be in touch with you to discuss your AV needs well before the event.
How long do I speak for?
40 minutes.
What is the fee for a guest speaker?

As a not-for-profit community organisation, we do not have a budget for guest speakers. However, you will receive a lovely gift!

Consider it as a marketing opportunity for your business. We are more than happy for you to sell your books/ wares/ services to attendees.

If you are located outside the Highlands we can discuss reimbursing accommodation and some travel costs.

How often can I be a cameo speaker?

Maximum once per year. You need to be a Member to be a cameo speaker.

How long do I speak for as a cameo?
5 minutes - think of it as a simple showcasing of your business, or an elevator pitch.
Can I join the committee?

We are always looking for energetic women to help us run the BWN. Please email us or speak to a Committee Member at an event about how you can get involved.

Who is on the committee?

Find out about our current Committee Members.

Does the BWN have a constitution?

Yes, we do have a constitution which describes the structure under which the club operates. Download the constitution.

Can I make a special offer from my business to the members?

If you are a member, yes. Please email us to discuss further.