A Celebration of Women in Business


A final call has been issued to book tickets for a special Celebration of Women in Business event taking place next week.

A top line-up of speakers has been announced by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) for the event, which is being hosted at the Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay on Tuesday, May 16, as part of Cornwall Business Week.

The conference, to be held at the Lighthouse Cinema in Newquay on May 16, will be hosted by Bini Ludlow of the FSB Women in Business Taskforce.

Ludlow has turned her passion for traditional Indian cuisine into a business and launched ‘Sweet Cumin’ in 2012. Since then she has won several local and national awards, is a regular contributor to the local food scene as well as penning guest columns, appearing on a number of regional food programmes and being a national ambassador for FSB Women.

Other speakers talking about their journey to becoming successful business women include Alexis Bowater of Bowater Communications and the Venus Awards, Jo Downs of Jo Downs Glass, Michele Poynter of Mish, Linsey Hall of the Real Ideas Organisation and Karen Oldham-Waring of Sunflower Training.

The event is free to attend and open to everyone, not just ladies! It follows PKF Francis Clark’s Finance in Cornwall event at the same venue in the morning.

For full speaker profiles, event details and advance booking, click here.

Other events taking place during Cornwall Business Week include the Cornwall Business Fair on May 17 and the Cornwall Business Awards on May 18.